Whether you are expecting a baby or your child is already in school, if you are going back to work you will be needing childcare. The choices can be overwhelming. Do you want your baby or toddler in a large daycare center, smaller family daycare setting or with a nanny? Would your older child do better
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.
Small people can have big emotions. A crucial time for parents to teach coping skills to their children is when they are young. There are the commonly known periods, such as “terrible twos and threes” and “the teenage years” where developing emotions are either forming or being heightened by
So you think you're little one is ready to potty train? If she's been waking up dry in the morning, or has expressed an interest in the potty, or informs you when her diaper is dirty, you're probably right. As well-meaning as parents are, everyone makes mistakes in potty training. Why? Because there
The kids are out of school and you have vacation that you’ve been saving up. Hmm, what to do? With summer fully in swing, it’s time to venture out and create family moments that you all will reflect on for years to come. How exactly do you do that, you say? Well, we have nine great ideas to help
Every parent knows that all children develop at a different pace. While some kids seem to arrive at every growth milestone at lightning speed, others simply need a bit more time to get there. This is perhaps especially true in regard to language skills. While a slower timeline in the development of language
Better job prospects. More brain power. Academic success.Social and cultural awareness. These are all reasons parents want their children to learn a foreign language. But did you know that only about 25 percent of Americans can converse in a language other than English? Give your children an edge above
Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fable with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here