Healthy vision is essential to a child’s success in the classroom. Some children may eventually require glasses.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the children from various sections in Uttar Pradesh on September 17.
Settling youngsters down to sleep at night isn't always easy. Recent research suggests that the number of exposure children has to bright light in the hour leading up to bedtime — whether emanating from light bulbs or electronic devices — can have a big impact on sleep-related behavior.
A new study from a team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that in the previous three months, about half of parents talked on a cell phone while driving when their children between the ages of 4 and 10 were in the car, while one in three read text messages and one in seven used social media.
For children of lesbian or gay parents, the psychological adjustment is about the same as in children of heterosexual parents, reports a study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
Children tying ‘Rakhi’ on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wrist on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, in New Delhi on August 26.
Children as young as can be clinically depressed, and often that depression recurs as kids get older and go to school. It also can reappear during adolescence and throughout life.
Research shows that the more skills children bring with them to kindergarten – in basic math, reading, even friendship, and cooperation – the more likely they will succeed in those same areas in school. Hence, “kindergarten readiness” is the goal of many preschool programs and a motivator for many parents.
Most children do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, some eating less than one serving of fruits and vegetables a day. Though there are multiple federal-level policies in place to ensure healthy options in school lunchrooms, these measures can’t guarantee that kids will choose the fruit or vegetable option, let alone eat it.