Anxiety does not discriminate based on gender, wealth, or even age. Children are just as susceptible to anxiety as adults, with lots of possible factors to blame for its cause. Sometimes it is a genetic predisposition, sometimes something triggers it, and sometimes it pops up out of nowhere. While the conversation has gotten better, society
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Unable to get your kid outdoors? Get them a hoverboard and see! Hoverboards are transporters without handles and make excellent toys for indoor as well as outdoor physical activities. This trending and sophisticated toy is just what you may need to improve a child’s ability to balance their body. But
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Respiratory problems can be troublesome for a baby. Some are mild and can be treated with oral medications and vapor rubs. But some could need the medicine to be directly delivered to the lungs, for quicker and more effective results. A nebulizer serves this precise purpose. Nebulizers are used for
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Most women go through a life-changing experience once or several times in their life and it is called ‘giving birth’. It is both a beautiful and traumatic experience at the same time. Although most mothers heave a big sigh of relief once their baby is in their arms, the experience of ‘birth’ doesn’t end there.
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Image: Shutterstock The state of Pennsylvania was originally a private land that was later transformed into a bustling colony. The colony saw an inflow of people from several parts of the world, which brought diversity in the economy too. If you want to know the complete story of the Pennsylvania colony, read this MomJunction article.
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A range of conditions can affect the way a person urinates. If a person has a constant urge to pee but little comes out when they go, they may have an infection or other health condition. If a person frequently needs to pee but little comes out when they try to go, it can be
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, by the time children have reached the fifth grade, around 80 percent of them have been physically punished. They also report that physical punishment, which includes spanking and hitting, has been shown to be ineffective and lead to more aggressive behavior. They recommend that parents use more effective
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By the time your child is in the third grade, they would know how to read and write. It is also the time when children develop a keen interest in books. You can encourage that interest in reading by giving them the right kind of books to read. What kind of books would a third
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE There is nothing more heartwarming than a baby’s smile. As a new parent, you excitedly wait for your baby to smile. And one day, you are pleasantly surprised when you see the baby smile in their sleep. Your immediate reaction could be immense love and adoration for the baby, and
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The very thought of hemorrhoids can make one uncomfortable. While the condition is more common among adults, it can also develop in babies and toddlers. They are painful hemorrhoids in babies can be handled with medical and home care. In this MomJunction post, find out what causes hemorrhoids in babies,
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It seems pretty unlikely that there are any parents out there who want to talk to their children about divorce. It’s an ugly, messy word that’s hard to explain, especially to children. When you think or hear about having to explain divorce to little ones, most often you probably think about parents having to explain
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Technically, people can get pregnant at any time during their menstrual cycle, though it is much less likely during their period. A person is most likely to get pregnant in the middle of their menstrual cycle. This phase is called the fertile window. The chances of becoming pregnant are much lower before and after the
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By Caroline Knorr You may wonder why certain social media such as Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok get so popular with kids and teens practically overnight. It’s because kids want to be where their friends are. But what if your kid wants to share something with someone they’re not friends with online, like their assigned lab
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We’re a quarter of the way through 2019, and there are already some interesting new trends in the world of baby names. The folks at Nameberry have been tracking the most popular names of 2019 so far, and they’ve identified Posie and Milo as the current top names for girls and boys, respectively. Nameberry’s most
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Families large and small all know the struggle of trying to create, design and develop ideas for sharing a bedroom. Whether the children in your family are bunking up out of necessity or simply because they enjoy one another’s company (enjoy it while you can!), we have a few tips, tricks, and ideas for sharing
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IN THIS ARTICLE After being invaded by the Mughals, the French and the Dutch, India was under the rule of the British Empire for nearly 200 years. The struggle for India’s Independence was mostly non-violent, laden with inspirational tales and lessons for all of us, especially children. Indian Independence history is vast and may encourage
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One thing seems certain, however. This baby is likely to be royally cute. In anticipation of the bundle of joy’s arrival, we’re here to remind you that Prince Harry was a truly adorable baby. There are endless photos from the famous redhead’s childhood to back that up. Sadly, baby photos of Meghan aren’t as readily
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A 1995 study found that by the age of three, children in low-income homes knew 30 million less words that children raised in upper-class homes. They found that this word gap was due to the fact that children in lower-income homes were not spoken to as often as children in high-income homes. Newer research shows
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