How much screen time is too much for your toddler and baby? Turns out, not all screens and media are created equal.
Connecting With Your Children
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,…
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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.
Imagine that your child is searching YouTube for their favorite cartoon character, instead of seeing a legitimate video they’re seeing disturbing images of characters doing unspeakable things.
Everything you see in your child's classroom costs money. Local teachers tell us what they're spending of their own money to help their students learn.
Many of your children head back to school Thursday. Kentucky State Police Post 1 reminds drivers to watch out for kids getting on and off the bus.
A hospital in Illinois is offering delayed first baths for healthy newborns as part of a low-tech approach to infant care.
Children in Weakley County, Tennessee, area are among the healthiest kids in their state, according to the 2016 Kids Count report the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released Friday.
(WLEX) When Leah Halliday Johnson went into labor, she had no idea that the doctor who'd deliver her baby was actually on the maternity ward floor ready to give birth herself.
Mothers and soon-to-be mothers can learn about breastfeeding at a fair being held at the University Mall in Carbondale.
The American Academy of Pediatrics have recently updated its guidelines on car seats and made it even easier for parent to use the right car seat for every age.
Oscar Cross Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Bjarne Hansen says not everyone can afford to shop at Academy Sports, so he was ecstatic when the store offered to give $100 gift cards to 30 students.
Soup for the Soul wrapped up its summer lunch and literacy program Thursday afternoon after making some final deliveries. The program is geared toward providing students in need with two meals and...