More than any other time in history, children today have access to a plethora of electronic devices that are designed to communicate with others, access the internet and are geared towards entertainment. Most children are satisfied with staying indoors and playing games on their computers or chatting on the internet than going outdoors and doing anything physical. Unfortunately, studies have shown that technology is partly to blame for the lack of physical activity in children today. Continue reading
The eyes are said to be windows to the soul, but a new study suggests they may also provide a glimpse into a kids future risk. Continue reading
America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 continues a series of annual reports to the Nation on conditions affecting children in the United States. Three demographic background measures and 41 selected indicators describe the population of children and depict child well-being in the areas of family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. This year’s report has a special feature on adoption. Highlights from each section follow. Continue reading
A report published by The American Psychological Association shows that mothers who maintain their jobs while their children are in infancy and pre-school years are happier and healthier than their more traditional stay at home moms.
Summary of Life
GREAT TRUTHS THAT LITTLE CHILDREN HAVE LEARNED: Continue reading
Why does anyone have children in the first place? If, statistically and on average, parents are no happier, and many are less happy, then those without childbirth, then what are all these baby showers about? Continue reading