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Maybe you are one of the lucky parents who have found a parenting style that works well for you and your kids. More likely though, you are like the rest of us who have to make changes to our parenting style now and then.
How much praise we give to children is a growing debate in the United States. There are some who say too much praise will give kids a false sense of reality, an inflated ego, or a pride complex. In places like China, praise is so rare it is a cultural taboo. However, withholding praise to children can
According to a report from MSNBC, a new study by the University of Missouri suggests that children with autism may have wider eyes and distinct facial features. By analyzing 3-D images of children with autism and comparing them with images of children without the disorder, researchers discovered some
Drowning is a leading cause of death among young children, but even if you're vigilant about watching your kids near water, they could still be at risk. Secondary drowning, also known as "dry drowning," is a phenomenon that many parents don't even consider and yet, while rare, its risks are very real.