Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a handful to say, and the children diagnosed with it can be a handful, too. But it’s a relatively common neurodevelopmental disorder in childhood. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, it occurs in about 3 percent to 5 percent of preschool and . . .
For toddlers, playing and learning are one and the same. As these young children fresh out of infancy begin to explore the world, there’s so much for them to learn. They’re primed to begin understanding language, they’re starting to develop physical dexterity and motor skills and they are even capable . . .
Play is an important aspect of every child's life. Several play types help kids express themselves, such as physical play, playing with objects, symbolic play, pretend play, and rules. Moreover, play helps develop the brain's structures by focusing and enjoying the process of learning to help them pursue a goal . . .
Children are generally curious. And with the rising use of technology, they are exposed to digital platforms at a very early age. For some parents, video games are approached with caution because of its ill-reputation for turning adorable little children into video addicts. However, this is not always the case. . . .
Written by Britt Lynn STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These areas of study give us the tools we need for some of the coolest jobs in the world. Ever wanted to build robots, go to the moon, work with whales, build bridges, code video games, or dig up dinosaurs? STEM . . .
Giftedness is such a loaded word that it isn't used lightly! While most parents believe their children to be gifted individuals, psychologists and educators define "gifted" in other ways. Giftedness isn't common, with only an estimated 3 to 5 out of every 100 children falling into the category. Gifted children are . . .
Podcasts...for your kids? Yes, you read that right! Contrary to popular belief, there is kid-friendly audio content for your kids, made available for every age group and developmental stage. As we all know, podcasts are the modern versions of radio shows that talk about any topic under the sun. Depending . . .
"Spare the rod and spoil the child." This adage takes on a different meaning, especially today. The traditional child-rearing and discipline practices of the past are now coming into question. What was previously practiced before is now carefully being analyzed. Although it may be appropriate, those practices are integrated into family . . .