Parents Can Be Good Teachers to Their Children From a very young age, children are exposed to different people on a regular basis – any of whom can form their thoughts and beliefs. None of the people they are exposed to on a regular basis are more important than their
Bringing home a new baby is an exciting and magical event for any family. Preparing your home in advance for the big day helps parents to proactively provide built in safety for the new addition to the family. There are a range of different baby safety products on the market
Summer is the time of year for running around, playing outdoors, and staying active in the beautiful weather. However, all this running and physical activity in the heat of the day can put children, and adults, at risk for heat stroke and related types of complications. Heat stroke is not
It’s no secret that raising children today is a tough job. With all of the influences they have in their lives, keeping them on the right path is never easy. One area that will never be “out of style” when it comes to raising good kids is teaching them manners.
Listening to music may make your children smart, according to many child development experts. Dubbed “the Mozart Effect,” thanks to a 1993 study in which college students’ scores on spatial and temporal reasoning problems improved after listening to the music of the famous 18th-century composer, the theory is backed up
Some people believe that child discipline is what happens when parents get angry at their child’s behavior. The truth is that discipline is not about punishment or anger; it is about teaching your child and helping him or her to learn and receive guidance as to what kind of behavior
Imaginary playmates are common with young children—studies suggest that 65 percent of children age 7 and younger have had them. Parents sometimes wonder whether they’re a symptom of psychological problems, though. Shouldn’t a well-adjusted child be interacting with real people instead of invisible companions? Don’t worry. Even though the line
Talking to children and answering any questions they may throw at you is one of the fundamental ways in which they learn. Talking, however, isn’t just important once youngsters have already mastered basic language skills, but well before they have even uttered their first words. Human beings aren’t born with