Spanking Children Promotes Antisocial Behaviour and Slows Mental ...

There are many ways to correct a child’s behaviour and one that some parents may use would be spanking. Research has shown that spanking is one of the ways to correct misbehaviour but at a very huge cost.

Apr 13

Categories: Child Development

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The Learned Attitude That Makes Children More Anxious and Violent

The values and beliefs of society have a tremendous impact on a child’s personality. New research has discovered the reason to why children in certain countries are more likely to be more aggressive than children from other countries.

Apr 13

Categories: Child Development

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In Preschool, it is Quality that Matters

There is far from a dearth of research regarding early childhood education, and the main question that researchers ask is whether attending preschool is a necessary endeavour. The latest research shows that preschool education only has long-lasting ...

Mar 13

Categories: Child Development

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Elaborative Conversational Style Helps Your Child In Remembering ...

Questions with plenty of ‘who?’. ‘what?’, ‘when?’, ‘where?’ and ‘why?’ encourage children to go into details and such open-ended questions are known as the elaborative style. Past and on-going researches have shown improvement in ...

Feb 24

Categories: Child Development

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Sleeping difficulties in children with adhd

Sleeping difficulties have been recognized as an issue among some children with ADHD. Lack of sleep leads to children having difficulty in focusing and providing attention when needed which may cause a long-term effect on their quality of life.

Feb 13

Categories: Child Development

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Talking To Your Child At Their Level

It is challenging to communicate with toddlers as they are still learning to speak in full sentences and not forgetting, they have difficulty understanding what the adults are saying to them.

Feb 3

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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Parental obesity linked to young children’s neurodevelopmental ...

According to a study by the researchers at National Institutes of Health, children of obese parents may be at risk for developmental delays. Investigators found that children of obese mothers were more likely to fail in fine motor skill test – ...

Jan 4

Categories: Child Development

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Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

Current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatric researchers report that children with ASD may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD because they have autism-related social impairments rather than ...

Dec 29

Categories: Adult ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...

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Father Absence in Childhood and its Effects on Mating Strategy

There are broadly two types of heterosexual mating strategies that humans pursue: short-term and the long-term mating strategy. Short-term mating strategy means forming brief relationships with multiple partners while long-term mating strategy means ...

Dec 7

Categories: Child Development

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Some children are extra sensitive to parenting style, bad and good

Just over ten years ago, a fascinating journal article argued that some children are like orchids – they don’t just wither in response to a harsh upbringing, they also flourish in a positive environment, unlike their “dandelion” peers who ...

Nov 28

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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The trouble of third culture kids

Third Culture Kids (TCK) are children who have moved in and out of foreign countries as their parents - international business people, diplomats, missionaries, military and so on - transfer around the world. Born into one culture yet raised among ...

Nov 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child Development, ...

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Childhood Family Environment Linked With Relationship Quality 60 ...

New research has found that growing up in a warm family environment in childhood is associated with feeling more secure in romantic relationships in one's 80s. The findings show that men who grew up in caring homes were more adept at managing ...

Oct 22

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, ...

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Affection, Not Money, Key to Child Health

Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later, but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor University ...

Oct 21

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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Bad relationships increase risk of infection in both mother and child

Pregnant women dissatisfied in their relationship have an increased risk of infectious diseases. This also affects their children.

Oct 19

Categories: Child Development, Family Problems

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How to raise kinder, less entitled kids

Nearly all of us have ...

Oct 14

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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