Do women play key role in child development?

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?

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How to raise responsible children

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

Sir Elton John’s amazing parenting tips

Sir Elton John has promised to train his children with silver gloves. The 72-year-old singer prefers to "discipline" Zachary, nine, and six-year-old Elijah - his kids with husband David Furnish - with calm discussions as he doesn't want them to have a "fearful" childhood like his own. Elton admitted his distant father, Stanley's explosive relationship … Continue reading Sir Elton John’s amazing parenting tips

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Chinese blogger slammed for this dangerous parenting decision

A popular Chinese childcare blogger has apologised for leaving her six-year-old daughter alone at home to punish her while the rest of the family visited an amusement park. Zou Yue, also known as Zhou Yueyue, said she had wanted to teach her daughter a lesson about finishing her homework on time, but apologised to her … Continue reading Chinese blogger slammed for this dangerous parenting decision

Smart Diaper: Pre-launch information you need to know

Ding! Your baby's diaper is wet. That's the idea behind Lumi by Pampers, a new line of smart diapers that text-alerts parents when the baby needs changing, CNN reports. The product also tracks the baby's sleep time and number of pees, but not—as a dad points out at Mashable—how often it poops. Like other products, Lumi includes a … Continue reading Smart Diaper: Pre-launch information you need to know

Little things that matter most in life

A visit to my kids’ cultural day celebration today was an eye-opener. I’d rather describe the chain of events as morally-charged, thought-provoking and inspiring. “Daddy, I’m so happy that you’re going to be there when I present my recital today…,” my 7-year-old son said earlier in the morning. Excitement and gratitude blazoned on his face. … Continue reading Little things that matter most in life

Is it right for parents to yell at their kids?

  The use of spanking to discipline children has been in decline for 50 years. But yelling? Almost everybody still yells at their kids sometimes, even the parents who know it doesn’t work. Yelling may be the most widespread parental stupidity around today. Households with regular shouting incidents tend to have children with lower self-esteem … Continue reading Is it right for parents to yell at their kids?

Parenting The Hard Way With Humor.

Parenting couldn't be any easier as couples are always faced with difficult questions and complicated situations made worse by everyday life struggles. But smart parents get things done with humor even when direct answers aren't readily available. These super dad tweets might just explain how difficult or easy it is to be a responsible parent … Continue reading Parenting The Hard Way With Humor.