Do you know how popular Facebook or other social networking sites are among school-age kids? Consider these surprising statistics: More than 1 billion registered users are on Facebook, with 11 percent aged 13 – 17, and 29 percent aged 18 - 29.
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Do you have a fisherman in your life? Here's a great idea for your kids to make for daddy this Father's Day. This easy-to-make Father's Day gift is made with pinecones and cardboard. Check out this easy fish picture frame tutorial courtesy of Crafster.org.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the latest reports for incidence of autism in children are 1 out of every 150. Autism is a severe developmental disorder. Most autistic children look ‘normal’ in appearance but they exhibit behaviors that are puzzling in comparison to children of the same age range.
It's back to school season and this week we're highlighting many different forms of education in Inhabitots' green education series. Click on each link to gain invaluable insight into varying teaching styles.
If your kids are old enough to have any teeth at all, chances are you've already experienced the "joys" of getting them to brush. When the first few teeth start to come in, brushing is a somewhat novel experience for little ones, but as they age, brushing dynamics shift. Toddlers want to do everything themselves, making it tough to get a good tooth brushing session.
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Bullying is one of those inevitable facts of life. As much as parents try to eliminate it, schools try to govern it, and politicians try to legislate it, bullying will not ever go away. Why? Because there will always be people in the world who will use cruelty to dominate others. Kids aren't the only ones who experience bullying.
We all want responsible, caring, healthy, happy children. Add any number of positive adjectives to the list, and we want it for our kids. The job of raising highly conscious children is not always an easy one. Here are some ways in which your family can progress in the area of consciousness-raising. Responsibility
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.
The furious winds of Hurricane Sandy have long since subsided, but the devastation in Staten Island is still a reality for many families.