Studies have shown that children today spend more time indoors than previous generations did in their time. The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to the trend - lockdowns meant children and adults were forced to stay indoors - but technology itself started the trend. The average American child spends 7.5 hours . . .
A celebration of tradition, Christmas brings together families, friends, and loved ones. And as many would say, Christmas is mainly about—and for—children. Parents want to make the season a fun, unique, and magical experience for their kids! Watching the children excitedly doing the Christmas countdown evokes feelings of joy and . . .
Most parents in the US believe they deserve a good parenting score, according to Pew Research. Roughly 57% of millennial moms say they're doing a very good job as parents. Strange as it may seem, good parenting, parenting styles, and general childcare are relatively new concepts. In recent years, the scientific . . .
As parents, helping our kids develop and practice the right social skills, like interacting with others politely, is undoubtedly one of the toughest jobs we have. In teaching our kids proper manners, we are instilling important values like respect and kindness—which the world needs today more than ever. Everyone wants to . . .
Playtime is fun... and develops motor skills! Children between the ages of 3 and 7 years old love playing with their siblings, parents, and peers! Playtime isn't just about having fun with others but also about learning new skills, strengthening old skills, and establishing relationships with others. Indeed, it isn't . . .
Tooth decay... Yuck! Studies showed that 1 out of 5 toddlers have tooth decay, maybe because kids are not big on brushing their teeth! Because they love eating ice cream, candies, cakes, and cereals, toddlers must brush their teeth twice a day. Doing so prevents the development of plaque—a combination of . . .