Your guide to helping your child make good friends

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

Measles and the importance of childhood vaccinations

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?

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?