When your child is young, making good friends can be easy. “For the most part, kids gravitate to kids who are kind to them and are unlikely to be friends with the kid who’s causing them problems,” said Dr. Christopher Drescher, a child psychologist with the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. While that may seem like … Read more Your guide to helping your child make good friends
As soon as your new baby is born, you think you’ll never, ever want to let this sweet bundle out of your arms. Fast forward a couple of weeks: Your house is a mess, you need to go to the potty and you really need a snack and a drink of water—but your baby wails as … Read more Wearing Baby: Carrier safety
From car seats and baby gates to bicycle helmets and football pads, there are numerous ways to protect children as they grow. One of the most important ways to protect them is by getting them vaccinated. Numerous perilous ailments, for example, polio and smallpox, have been for all intents and purposes killed today in the United States … Read more Measles and the importance of childhood vaccinations
Are You—and Your Child—Ready for Preschool?. Once upon a time, kindergarten was a major rite of passage in a child’s life. These days, it’s all about preschool. Around 1 of every 3 kids in the United States goes to a preschool program, some as youthful as age over two. Considerably more than “mother’s outing” or … Read more Are You—and Your Child—Ready for Preschool?
Divorces Are Hard Just Ask the Kids. When you can’t get along with your boyfriend or girlfriend, breaking up can be easy. When you’re married, it’s a little messier, but it can still be simple to walk away and start fresh. When children are included? That is the point at which it can get truly … Read more Divorces Are Hard Just Ask the Kids
How to teach you kids to be strong AND sensitive. Meghan Markle may be better known as an actress and today as the Duchess of Sussex, but before that, she was an activist supporting gender equality. All when she was just 11 years old. It began when her class needed to expound on messages in … Read more How to teach our kids to be strong AND sensitive