Tag: parenting

Kidstrology: Your Parenting Horoscope for February

Ah, February. The month of Valentine’s Day, the holiday of love. But don’t get too swept up in all the hearts and flowers. “Venus, the planet dedicated to romance, shines in careful Capricorn from Feb. 3 on, making this a time to make careful choices in your love life. If your relationship is rock-solid, you

Dispelled the most popular myths about the dangers of microwaves

Today, they are visible in nearly every kitchen, so we have grown to be familiar with warming our breakfast without needing whether stove or perhaps a fry pan. This really is convenient, what is dangerous microwave? You most likely needed to learn about the risks of microwaves: about harmful radiation, about how exactly helpful products

Don’t Miss These Signs of Toxic Parenting

The parenting gig is tough, and there’s no one-size-fits all manual for how to do it; we all have to figure things out as we go along. So we do the best we can — and we all screw up at one point or another. That’s totally normal. The problem? When our screw-ups turn into

Are you ready for Positive Parenting?

The idea of Positive Parenting is gaining momentum worldwide, with the focus on training and learning rather than punishing. By Shaira Mohan There’s a couple I know who I admire greatly for their unique parenting style. For two people who are constantly on the opposite sides of the net when it comes to parenting decisions

What Is Attachment Parenting, & Is It Too Extreme?

Attachment parenting is a popular way to raise kids at the moment (at least where I live, in Los Angeles). The basic premise is that the primary caregiver is always attuned to their child — this usually translates to being physically close, thus also practicing co-sleeping, breastfeeding (often extended) and babywearing (using slings and wraps

Your Parenting Horoscope for October

It’s officially fall! October appears to be quite the complex month: countless, diverse energies are going to clutter the sky. Some will be supporting you; some others will be limiting you. But never fear, Venus is here! The planet of love is retrograde in Scorpio, says Southern California based Wayne Gonzalez, third-generation astrologer. "The new

Chrissy Teigen Ate Placenta to Prevent Postpartum Depression

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen is much-loved for her openness, and her willingness to candidly post on social media about everything from stretch marks to fertility issues. In an interview on CBS, the mum of two revealed that she ate her placenta after the birth of her second child, Miles, to avoid postpartum depression

Marijuana found in breast milk up to six days after use: Researchers report 63 percent of breast milk samples from mothers using marijuana contained traces of the drug

With the legalization of marijuana in several states, increased use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has been documented in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Although national organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that breastfeeding mothers do not use marijuana, there has been a lack of specific data to support health or neurodevelopmental concerns

connections between early childhood program and teenage outcomes

A new study published in PLOS ONE by researchers from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development examined the long-term impacts of an early childhood program called the Chicago School Readiness Project (CSRP) and found evidence suggesting that the program positively affected children’s executive function and academic achievement during adolescence. The

These Are The Least Popular Baby Names In 2018

Whilst the amount of Emmas, Avas and Liams are only on the up and up, baby names like Gary and Linda have become few and far between. In New South Wales, between 2004 and 2008, less than 10 Garys were born each year and according to the Daily Mail, none after that. Poor Gary.  So if

TECH Parenting Can Limit Negative Impact of Media on Kids

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 — The talk, educate, co-view, and house rules (TECH) parenting framework can promote positive and specific media parenting behaviors that could help mitigate the potential negative impacts of media consumption for youth, according to an article published in the July issue of Pediatrics. Joy Gabrielli, Ph.D., from Dartmouth College in Hanover,

Teen crash risk highest during first three months after getting driver’s license: Study uses software and cameras to monitor teen driving behaviors

Teenage drivers are eight times more likely to be involved in a collision or near miss during the first three months after getting a driver’s license, compared to the previous three months on a learner’s permit, suggests a study led by the National Institutes of Health. Teens are also four times more likely to engage

Mum Warns Of Dangers Of Mini Eggs After Daughter Chokes

A mum has shared her anguish after her five-year-old daughter choked on a Cadbury Mini Egg and sadly passed away. Taking to parenting blog Mumsadvice.co.uk, she warned other parents to be aware of the possible dangers of giving young children the treats. “With Easter coming up I want to warn you all about another deadly

George And Amal Clooney Just Won Parenting With This Latest Hack

It’s official: George and Amal Clooney have mastered the art of parenting. On a recent long-haul flight from the US to the UK, the high-profile couple handed out noise-cancelling headphones to their first-class co-passengers.  The reason for their generosity? To pre-empt any issues with their six-month-old twins, Ella and Alexander. According to US Weekly, the