Here are some guidelines for parents to follow when they are physically present with their child, so technology won’t interfere.
Connecting With Your Children
Violence is unsettling for children, whether they witnessed the crime or not. What happens to kids in the aftermath of crime and how can parents lessen the impact?
Some states could run out of funding for their Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as early as this month, despite recently approved spending by Congress that was expected to keep the program running through the end of March, federal health officials said Friday.
Do you have a safe place to keep your children during a crisis like the cold weather we're experiencing?
Dinner time is a stressful time of day for many families – with parents coming home from work, kids coming home from school, and everybody is really hungry and ready to eat.
Everyone looks forward to counting down to Christmas, especially kids. That's why we're introducing you to three smartphone apps that'll make that time even more fun.
Still holiday shopping for mom? Here are some high-tech ideas.
Early childhood care and education in the United States can be expensive. But does the cost of early education pay off over a lifetime?
Child care is an important resource for working parents. It’s not always easy to find the best arrangement for your child and yourself, but scientists are finding moving kids around too much when they’re young might affect them later on.
High school is a time when many teens start to explore who they are and studies suggest when adolescents have a clear sense of their general identity, it may promote higher self-esteem and better mental health.
How much screen time is too much for your toddler and baby? Turns out, not all screens and media are created equal.
Nowadays many toddlers learn how to use a touchscreen device before they can walk. The good news is that your toddler is likely to become a tech- savvy kid. The bad news is it is linked to poorer sleep.
Naps are not only good for a child’s physical and mental health, but also for their emotional health.
Mention autism and invariably people talk about autistic children. But as they get older and the hope of a cure fades, what support they get as young adults becomes critical because their futures depend on that support.
Poverty, violence, and instability have been associated with chronically high levels of stress in kids. Now a newly-published study suggests involving preschoolers from disadvantaged neighborhoods in music, dance and visual arts programs may reduce their stress levels.
It’s one of the first social lessons kids learn growing up. Sharing with others is generous and makes you feel good; however, for a three-year-old, giving toys to another child may not be something they will readily want to do. Now a new study is examining how kids link generosity with their own happiness.
The average adult forgets three things a day. What do you struggle to remember?
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It’s an age-old question from parents to kids: what do you want to be when you grow up? Mother Amy Spencer told Ivanhoe, “Especially with the girls,…
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- They’re being called nootropics. So called smart drugs that offer a short cut to sharpen your focus and your thinking. it’s an online sensation hitting the…
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heartache, adversity and failure can happen to anybody, at any age. But why do some people bounce back while others struggle? Scientists say the ability to…
Adoption is no doubt worth it, but it is not easy. For a local family, it is their mission to adopt a child and they are using a creative event to raise money to bring their baby home.
Elementary-aged students in one local community finally have a school of their own.
Marshall County Schools Director of Transportation Jeff Stokes says a new five-point camera system installed on 55 buses will allow him and school administrators monitor what happens on the buses.
Have you packed your student's lunch for school yet? You may not have to. Several schools in our area qualify for the community eligibility program.