When I was a kid, I frequently tried to explain to my parents why video games were very important to my development. I vividly remember discussing this in second grade over a shared Ecto Cooler with a classmate who helped me structure an argument around hand-eye coordination improvement. Show More Summary
People throw so much advice at you when you're a first-time parent. Just the sight of your pregnant belly and a confirmation that it's your first brings an onslaught of unsolicited tips and sometimes helpful musings. Cut to the second time you expand and your family and everyone just assumes you've got it down. Show More Summary
A baby boy born in China in January suffers from an extreme form of polydactylism, a congenital condition that causes babies to be born with extra fingers and toes, and his parents are desperately seeking help to pay for the surgery to remove the surplus digits. Show More Summary
The CEO and Co-Founder of the Family Online Safety Institute weighs in with tips and insights for helping parents keep kids safe online.
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On her BBC show Victoria Live, host Victoria Derbyshire was interviewing guests—including 6-year-old Kai—about the SATs, Metro reported. Not the American version, but a British version that parents of six- and seven-year-olds are protesting because it's stressful on their young ones. Show More Summary
Like most toddlers, when Taylor Marshall took his first steps, he needed some encouragement and assistance. But unlike many others, this 20-month-old tot also needed help from a prosthesis on one leg as well as a full-length splint on the other. This major milestone in the British boy's life is one that almost never happened. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, one unfortunate child in Hunan was born with a total of 31 fingers and toes, his parents are now seeking help to fund what is certain to be an extremely difficult surgery. [ more › ]
Chad Miller shares his tips on how to survive the transition to stay at home. The post 8 Parenting Lessons to Help New Stay at Home Dad’s appeared first on The Good Men Project.
"The Bank of Mum and Dad" is "a major player" in the UK housing market, according to new research — almost two-thirds of under-35 homeowners had help from parents in buying their property. Insurer Legal & General and the Centre for Economics...Show More Summary
The “bank of mum and dad”—parents helping their kids get on the property ladder —is now the equivalent of a top 10 U.K. mortgage lender. Parents will lend over £5 billion ($7.4 billion), providing deposits for over 300,000 mortgages,...Show More Summary
Being away from your children for short or long spans of time can be difficult, but Samsung is showing how virtual reality may help ease the pain of separation. With the new Bedtime VR Stories app, parents and kids can spend time together in the virtual world while they're apart in the the physical world. Show More Summary
Samsung is working on a system that the firm hopes will help connect parents with their premature infant children and potentially improve developmental outcomes. In a way it is a speakerphone that would be installed inside the incubator and linked to a parent’s smartphone. Show More Summary
Traveling with a baby is challenging, particularly when a flight is involved. On top of the strollers, blankets, diapers and toys, parents have to deal with possible negativity from their fellow passengers. In honor of Mother's Day, JetBlue decided to help out a group of moms flying with their infants. Show More Summary
The reasonably rare but terrifying news that a small kid has gone missing is enough to make any parent want to lock the front door and never open it – but smartwatches for kids are increasingly on hand to help you keep that watchful eye remotely. Show More Summary
It's extremely humbling to think about God using us to give birth, adopt or foster other human beings, while also helping form them into adults. In a sense, God entrusts us with the ability to shape our future through parenting.
Most parents want to always be in the loop of their children’s lives. That’s especially true when they’re at that vulnerable preK age, starting daycare but too young for independence, and still elusive about what’s happening during those long days away from mom and dad. Show More Summary
Regulating emotions can be difficult for any child, those with more of a natural inclination to anger can have an especially difficult time. It is our job as parents to find ways to not only help them calm down when becoming upset, but to help them learn to calm themselves in any given situation. Show More Summary
Samsung worries about your child. Are they sleeping well? Do they miss you when you’re away on business? Can they put on a VR headset without their parents’ help? That last one is pretty important. Because Samsung wants your kids to experience the joy of VR just before bed instead of a regular bedtime story even though why would you do that. Read More
I grew up poor. My family and I lived in a studio apartment in Delhi. I had one set of clothes, one pair of shoes, and I remember my father going an entire winter without a sweater. Seeing my parents struggle, I felt a duty to help the family by earning money when I was old enough. Show More Summary