The best parenting style according to this article is Authoritative but with Compassion. It is better for kids and you. Dr. Shafer adds that authoritative parenting can reduce anxiety levels “because you know a lot more about your kids.” Source: … Continue reading How Your Parenting Style Can Affect Your Health
Reading aloud and playing imaginative games may help children deal with emotions like anger and sadness, researchers say. — Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/well/family/reading-aloud-to-young-children-has-benefits-for-behavior-and-attention.html Continue reading Reading Aloud to Young Children Has Benefits for Behavior and Attention – The New York Times
Thumb-sucking in children younger than 4 is usually not a problem. Children who suck their thumbs often or with great intensity around age 4 or 5, or those who are still sucking their thumbs at age 6, are at risk … Continue reading Is thumb-sucking bad?
But, seemingly counterintuitively, the teens whose parents reported having these apps were also more likely to report being exposed to unwanted explicit content, online harassment, and problems with other kids via https://gizmodo.com/teen-monitoring-apps-dont-work-and-just-make-teens-hate-1824706829 Continue reading Teen monitoring apps don’t work, and drive a wedge between teens and parents
I didn’t know that car seats have expiration dates, usually 6 years for infant car seat, check out this New York Times piece for more info about car seats. Continue reading Car Seats Expire
This will be a really hard test. American Academy of Pediatrics recommends zero screen time for children under 2 years of age. Even all those “make your baby smart” videos are harmful for a developing brain of babies. Our baby … Continue reading No Screen for First 2 Years of Life
Interesting but sad article about technologies behind diapers and the reason why they end costing so much: here Continue reading Why are diapers so expensive?