Gardening helps younger children with their development and provides them with the skills needed to navigate the world efficiently. Gardening helps the kiddos practice locomotor, management, and object control skills as they haul materials back and forth to put the garden together and to water it. They also learn balance and hand eye coordination. Fine … Continue reading Gardening and Child Development
In the United States, according to the Adoption Network, there are 428,000 children waiting in foster care. Only about 135,000 children are adopted each year. Among these children, in both groups just mentioned, there are more boys than girls, over half are over the age of 6 and African American children are “disproportionately represented”. More … Continue reading Adoption Facts
As parents, we just want whatever is best for our kids. When you notice that your child is overweight or shows other diet related signs that they’re unhealthy of course you want to do something about it. Along with exercising more, you may think about putting your kiddo on a diet. Wellllllllll, according to ParentMap … Continue reading Children And Dieting
One of the unfortunate disparities between impoverished children and other children is that the underserved don’t readily have available the tools needed to cope with stress. This can end up being completely devastating since high, prolonged stress is one of the most dominant byproducts of poverty. One way people around the country have tried to … Continue reading Children and Meditation
Imagine watching the clock as you speak to a customer over the phone at your $9 an hour job on a Wednesday afternoon. Job number one of three. You try to rush the customer off of the phone because it is 3:07 pm and your shift was over at 3:00 pm. The bus comes at … Continue reading The Cost of Being Poor
There are four primary types of parenting styles based on how supportive and how demanding you are regarding your children. Out of the four that we’re about to explain, keep in mind that psychology says that AUTHORITATIVE parenting is the style that produces the healthiest children. Supportiveness, also called Parental Responsiveness, refers to “the extent … Continue reading Parenting Styles
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