Connecting With Your Children

Touchscreen affects your kid’s sleep

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.

What About Adults with Autism?

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.

The Arts as therapy

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.

Sharing is Caring and So Much More

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.

Can Blocks Build a Math Whiz?

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,…

Nootropics: Boost Body and Brain?

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…

Teaching the brain to be resilient

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…

Kissin' Conns' pig for the Congo

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.

What the Tech: Disturbing Youtube Videos

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.

Doctor delivers baby while in labor herself

(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.

Buckle up: Car seat guidelines updated

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.