Photo by JESSICA TICOZZELLI on Pexels.com In the aftermath of gun violence in schools, many parents are asking "How can I help my children feel safe" or "How do I reassure myself that my children are safe?" As parents, it is important to acknowledge and gain a healthy perspective of your fears for the safety … Continue reading How to help children feel safe
Photo by Naomi Shi on Pexels.com It's only natural that as parents you want to instill confidence in your kids. Confident children believe in themselves and can face new challenges without fear — essential factors for a happy and fulfilling life. Children's confidence depends on hearing certain messages, and parents are in the best position … Continue reading Practical ideas for raising confident children
In low- and middle-income countries, an estimated 350,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, said the World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Wednesday. “Many of them cannot access the treatment they need. Only 25% of low-income countries cover childhood cancer medicines in their health benefit packages,” Tedros Ghebreyesus told a press briefing in Geneva. … Continue reading WHO: Survival rate of children in low-income countries less than 30%
Photo by samer daboul on Pexels.com Bed-wetting is common and often runs in families. It can be upsetting, but most children and young people will grow out of it. Things you can do at home to help with bed-wetting Do give your child enough water to drink during the daymake sure your child goes to … Continue reading Bed-wetting in Children: Everything you should know
Photo by Julia Volk on Pexels.com There is a lot of "woke culture' going on in today's world where important values, ethos, manners and etiquette that was ingrained in us as little Children have now been seen as outdated or old fashioned. Below are some reminders: TEACH THEM TO BE POLITE:Teach your Child that being … Continue reading 10 Old-fashioned manners we need to teach our children
Photo by Mary Taylor on Pexels.com I want to tell everyone here that it is my business to worry about how you raise your children. And it should also be your business how I raise mine, if you are a parent indeed. 🔴 It is my business because, your ill-parented children will corrupt other children, … Continue reading It’s my business to mind yours
Photo by THIS IS ZUN on Pexels.com IF YOU KNOW YOU CAN'T TRAIN AND WATCH A FEMALE CHILD GROW UNDER YOUR ROOF TILL 2O YEARS AND ABOVE, WHY THEN DO YOU GIVE BIRTH TO THEM? A week ago a 13 year old girl was found pregnant but she didn't know who impregnated her. But I … Continue reading Save the girl child
Depression We are in the midst of a pediatric mental health crisis — and parents need to take action. Over the past couple of years, the pandemic has not only killed hundreds of thousands; it has also shut us inside, cut off social contacts, taken parents out of work and children out of school. The … Continue reading How parents can deal with mental health issues among children and teens
A new study has revealed that 44 per cent of hospitalised children who tested or were presumed positive for SARS-CoV-2, developed neurological symptoms, and were more likely to require intensive care than their peers who didn't experience such symptoms. Photo by samer daboul on Pexels.com The study was led by a pediatrician-scientist at UPMC and … Continue reading Virus linked with headaches, altered mental status in kids
Fathers play a surprisingly large role in their children’s development, from language and cognitive growth in toddlerhood to social skills in fifth grade, according to new findings from Michigan State University scholars. Photo by Emma Bauso on Pexels.com The research provides some of the most conclusive evidence to date of fathers’ importance to children’s outcomes … Continue reading Do women play key role in child development?
Give your children age-appropriate domestic tasks, even if you have a thousand and one domestic servants at home. It is sheer ignorance to think that doing everything for your children is a mark of honour or a way of bequeathing royalty on them.Teach them to be useful and make their impact felt positively wherever they … Continue reading How to raise responsible children
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, children have been largely spared the worst health impacts of COVID-19, but the same SARS-CoV-2 virus capable of killing a 50-year-old might leave a four-year-old unscathed. Now, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending K-12 schools reopen this fall, saying the health risks should be … Continue reading How does coronavirus affect children?
Electronic books, called e-books, are becoming more and more commonplace these days. Some readers, like the first generation Kindle and Nook devices, offer a basic digital version of a print book. Children scroll through the pages to read, and the experience is somewhat similar to reading a traditional book. Newer, full-color, touchscreen devices such as … Continue reading How to read e-books with children
Sex-related topics are often viewed with myopic goggles around China, and most educators who dare to discuss sex in public or among children always get it distorted for fear of either portraying themselves as perverts or attracting the wrath of unrepentant traditionalists who view sex education as a taboo. In light of the "socio-cultural backwardness" … Continue reading How sexual violence against children is misconstrued in China