Children growing up with ADHD are sometimes socially awkward, making it more difficult to make friends. Teaching social skills to our children can make it easier for them to make friends.
Humans have so much in common with the oceans, much more than we care to admit at times. Why not make a name reflect that?
My Aunt's wishes were to be cremated and have her ashes scattered in the ocean. This is a photo review of the burial ceremony carrying out her wishes.
Single parenting can be hard and all-consuming. Sometimes, we single parents lose ourselves without even realising it. Have you lost the real you, somewhere beneath the relentless reality of parenting alone? Here is now to find yourself again.
1st trimester bleeding is always scary, but not necessarily indicative of a miscarriage. There are several common causes of bleeding, most of which are harmless.
This is the story of how I was affected by my controlling mother, and how I overcame the psychological consequences of overbearing parents.
It is important to have cell phone rules for kids. Your family cell phone policy should include limits on cell phones at night and at school, and you should monitor cell phone contacts for young kids.
If your child's ADHD symptoms include a diagnosis of Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), they may be aggressive, impulsive and highly irritable. Up to 40% of people with ADHD are also diagnosed as having ODD. Here are some approaches you might consider to manage and extinguish these behaviors.
Music education is highly important for young children, increasing math skills, fine motor coordination, and helping children learn the benefits of perseverance and delayed gratification. Think your child is ready for music lessons? Consider the age of the child, developmental readiness, and time commitment before staring formal instrument lessons!
A natural playground contains elements from nature, such as trees, grass, rocks, sand, and water. It's a great place for both active play and creative play.
We're at a tragic point when preschools are seen as places to prepare students for kindergarten. Not only is this developmentally inappropriate and cruel, but it also has long-term negative consequences for our nation. It results in kids who are less creative, less curious, and less communicative.
Why growing up as a military brat is a unique experience. My childhood as a Navy Junior, daughter of a career Naval officer and Annapolis grad shaped me more than I ever knew
Puzzled about how to get the most out of your Ancestry DNA test? Here are some tips from an experienced genealogist.
Don't forget anything with this amazing diaper bag checklist. It lists everything you need, plus all of the things that most parents forget!