Children

Your little one is growing up and new questions come up every day: what foods will help him or her grow, what the symptoms of certain illnesses are and how to prevent them, how to handle tantrums, how to build a good relationship… Everything you need to know is here.

Being a Single Mother: What Awaits You

It’s not easy being a single mother. However, there have been single mothers since time immemorial. These amazing women raise and educate their children on their own or with little help. There are millions of single mothers who have raised happy…

How to React When Children Bite

It’s common that children bite during a phase that occurs between two to three years of age. This occurs when they start to have emotions they didn’t have previously (such as anger, frustration, or jealousy) and don’t know how to…

Two Diets for Children with Obesity

Over the past few years, the number of children with obesity has increased dramatically. Many parents are looking for dietary solutions for their children to prevent future heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and even social discrimination. To help with this, today we’ll…

What to do about Disobedient Children

Disobedient children can be a headache for parents. Childhood is one of the happiest and most challenging times for every parents. There are many stages, challenges and changes that they must face together. Meanwhile, they must try to maintain the…

Signs of Attention Deficit Disorder in Children

Attention deficit disorder in children is one of the greatest causes for worry among parents. However, due to its complexity, it is difficult to get an accurate diagnosis when you first notice its early signs. Children with ADHD (attention deficit…

Teach a Child What to Do if They Get Lost

Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. Whether it be in a public space or in your own neighborhood, it’s a situation that no family should have to go through. However, it happens more than we would like to…

Iron-deficiency Anemia in Children

Iron-deficiency anemia in children is a condition that comes from a deficiency in iron. This mineral is an essential part of hemoglobin, a protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood to keep your body’s tissues functioning optimally. This disease…

Four Problems of Being an Only Daughter

From birth, an only daughter may become spoiled at home and become mom and dad’s little princess. As a result, her parents may be overprotective. They may also make an extra effort to take care of her needs, since she’s…

Five Exercises to Promote Speech in Children

Although very young children don’t know how to talk, they can express themselves through crying and body language. It’s vitally important that they develop their verbal abilities, however. One way to do this is to perform some exercises to promote…

Children Who Grow Up Without a Father or Mother

Families are changing. In the western world, the number of single-parent families is increasing  and, consequently, so is the percentage of children who grow up without a father or mother. Whatever the reason that leads a family to be single-parent may be…

How to Treat Constipation in Children

There are many natural ways to help treat constipation in children. Babies only a few months old or older children can all be affected by constipation, but most cases can be solved by diet and adapting some healthy habits.

5 Characteristics of Exceptionally Gifted Children

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 2% of children are exceptionally gifted. Therefore, gifted children are in your family, school, and community. The education system or specialists in psychology or psychopedagogy don’t always recognize exceptionally gifted children, and few receive…

Four Reasons Why Late Bedtimes are Bad for Kids

Getting good quality sleep is no less important than nutrition for children’s overall development. Although this may seem obvious, many people don’t give a second thought to their children’s sleep schedules and their late bedtimes. Our modern lifestyle has influenced…

What to do When Your Child Misbehaves

When your child misbehaves, parents tend to lose their patience and a power struggle ensues. People often think that children misbehave on a whim, but they’re wrong. Your job as a parent is to identify the reasons why your child…

My Child Doesn’t Listen to Me

Many mothers say that their children don’t listen to them. These mothers have tried everything to communicate effectively with their child and have failed doing so. However, this isn’t the end of the world. You can have a good communication…

5 Tips to Have a Loving Child

How many parents dream of those great big hugs they get from their kids? When they arrive home from work they’re so happy to have affectionate children. Having a loving child is very satisfying for a parent and it’s also…

How to Treat Herpes in Children

Herpes in children is caused by the herpes virus.  A few decades ago, it wasn’t very common in children. However, in recent years, it has gained ground. This could be due to certain risk factors that children are exposed to…