Image: iStock Jump To Specific Section: Anna has reached the age of puberty. Her mom Debby was expecting Anna’s first period to begin any time now. This has been bothering Debby for some time as she did not want Anna to face any embarrassment at school. Moreover, it could be painful for Anna and she
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Our personality traits may affect many of the choices we make and alter different aspects of our lives. A new study now suggests that an individual’s personality traits in adolescence may help predict their longevity. Researchers looked at personality traits in adolescence to see if they could predict a person’s longevity. Recently, various studies have
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Image: Shutterstock Tylenol is what you might reach out for when the baby has a fever. A commonly used medication, Tylenol is available in different variations, one specifically for infants. The dosage is also different. Read this MomJunction post to know more about Tylenol for babies, its administration, dosage, and side effects, if any. What
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Image: Shutterstock Soothing a cranky and fussy baby is hard. Parents may rely on everything they can think of to calm down their child. But not many think of white noise for babies, which can work wonders when you make the right choice. So what is white noise and how does it help a baby
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Image: Shutterstock Whether your teen is shy and introverted or is always hyperactive and extremely outgoing, drama games will help channel all her energy into a positive action. We at MomJunction have compiled a list of brilliant improv and drama games for teens. Drama Games For Teens: 1. Count The One, Two, Threes: Let your
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Image: Shutterstock For a teen, being fashionable is rather important. This importance has led to quite a surge in the kind of clothes manufactured today. Most teens keep abreast with the latest trends in fashion and are excited about every new trend. But, fashion does not mean expensive or extravagant clothes. You need to look
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Image: Shutterstock Thought Of The Day Quotes About: 13-year-old Amy was late to school. At breakfast, she argued with her mom and went to school feeling sullen and angry about everything. She hated starting her day like that. It’s frustrating to start the day on a wrong note, isn’t it? So why not try something
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Image: Shutterstock Table of Contents: Being a teenage boy is hard, and if you think your teen is free from stress, we’d really hate to burst your bubble. Consider all those awkward questions he has, like the one about suspicious hair sprouting up in places that were earlier barren. Or, when all his friends are
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Source: iStock Table Of Content: One of the most troublesome times for a girl is her period. The sudden physiological and emotional changes along with the social stigma associated with puberty tend to make the whole experience too overwhelming for girls who are still in their teens. Lack of complete information leave the girls confused
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Image: iStock Jump to: General knowledge encompasses knowledge of every aspect of life. It may or may not be related to your kid’s academic studies, but it can inadvertently shape their personality, boost confidence, improve academic grades and make conversations extremely interesting. If you want your kid to start learning about myriad things and become
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All Saint’s Day is a Catholic Christian Holiday that occurs annually on November 1. For Catholics, this is considered a Holy Day of Obligation (that means “Get Thee to Church!”) But what is All Saint’s Day? What is a Saint? Pope John Paul II handed out canonizations like Oprah hands out cars at Christmas. During
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Image: iStock The dictionary meaning of ‘therapeutic’ is the use of remedial methods in the treatment of a disease or disorder. Therapeutic activities help your teenager to recover from any physical or mental stress. According to the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, therapeutic activities aim at enhancing a person’s physical, cognitive, and emotional health.
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Source: Shutterstock Teenage abortions are surprisingly common, but unavoidably traumatic. The growing exposure of teens to help them explore their sexuality without the right sex education can lead to physical relationships, which often lead to STDs, and, in some cases, pregnancies and subsequent abortions. To understand the growing incidence of teenage abortions, it is important
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Image: Shutterstock We may visit the beach a zillion times, but each time it is fascinating. And when you have kids to accompany you, their thrill and squeals of laughter make things even more adorable. You may have already played various games on the beach, and wondering what new to try. MomJunction shares with you
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Image: Shutterstock Africa, the land of abundantly diverse cultures, is home to many distinct ethnic groups. If you are fascinated by the breathtaking scenery, exceptional art forms such as beading, masks, totem carvings, dances, and music, chances are, you would have heard the beautiful names of the African people. The indigenous African last names and
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Image: iStock The Sun is the closest star to the earth, and one of the largest space entities that we can see with the naked eye. A source of abundant energy, the Sun is the reason for life on our planet and a source of abundant energy. Interesting, isn’t it? There is so much more
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Gifts, toys, stocking stuffers, and all the excitement of the holiday season is in full swing. The last thing you need to stress about is what type of toy to get for your niece, nephew, son, or daughter. After all, you’re probably thinking to yourself they already have a semi-truckload of toys, so what else
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