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2013-04-17 23:03:44

Kids are not equipped to know how to heal from incidents like the recent Boston Marathon at their young ages, they should not know how. Dr. Bonnie gives tips on how to help your children and other children on how to heal. (http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/boston-marathon-investigation-fbi-announce-substantial-progress-probe-170749073.html) (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Dr. Bonnie says, “These children need reassurance that the bad guy is gone and they are safe. Their parents are safe and...

2013-04-11 12:50:33

A simple in-home training program for caregivers can give children of AIDS patients a better shot at prosperity by improving their early-childhood development, according to a study led by a Michigan State University researcher. Michael Boivin, MSU associate professor in the departments of Psychiatry, and of Neurology and Ophthalmology, conducted the research in Uganda, where about one million children have lost at least one parent to AIDS — an unlucky club that adds another member...

2013-02-12 10:37:53

Toddlers whose parents praised their efforts more than they praised them as individuals had a more positive approach to challenges five years later. That's the finding of a new longitudinal study that also found gender differences in the kind of praise that parents offer their children. The study, by researchers at the University of Chicago and Stanford University, appears in the journal Child Development. "Previous studies have looked at this issue among older students," according to...

Review Compares Methodology Of US And Norway Child Care
2013-01-18 07:59:09

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from scientists in Norway studied the relationship between behavioral issues and day care, determining that there is little evidence to show that there is a direct correlation in the increase of behavioral issues due to a higher amount of time spent in day care. In the past, a number of studies in the U.S. have looked at the link between time spent in day care and a child´s behavioral issues. Researchers...

2013-01-08 10:13:52

A new study out by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, found large differences in the criteria that states use to determine eligibility for Part C early intervention services for infants and toddlers who have developmental delays. A developmental delay is any significant lag in a child's development as compared with typical child development. Current eligibility criteria for Part C services vary from state to state. With their colleagues, Steven Rosenberg, PhD,...

2012-12-21 05:00:32

Managing stress and grief as a result of crisis, such as the one at the Sandy Hook Elementary School is a challenge, even for the most experienced, trained professionals. Here are some suggestions on how to begin and what you can do if your child has been affected and is asking questions. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Managing stress and grief as a result of crisis, such as the one at the Sandy Hook Elementary School is a challenge, even for the most experienced, trained...

2012-12-20 19:07:38

Toddlers with more developed language skills are better able to manage frustration and less likely to express anger by the time they're in preschool. That's the conclusion of a new longitudinal study from researchers at the Pennsylvania State University that appears in the journal Child Development. "This is the first longitudinal evidence of early language abilities predicting later aspects of anger regulation," according to Pamela M. Cole, liberal arts research professor of psychology...

Bonding With Your Child Early Has Long-lasting Benefits
2012-10-12 10:20:07

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by scientists at the University of Iowa (UI) has determined that parental bonding early on could result in behavioral and emotional benefits for the child. The study came about from the group´s interest in studying the attachment theory, an important topic in research regarding social and emotional development. In particular, researchers observed that a close relationship between child and parents was less...

2012-10-09 10:36:04

By the time our children reach kindergarten their learning and developmental patterns are already taking shape, as is a trajectory for their future health. Now, for the first time, scientists have amassed a large collection of research that looks "under the skin", to examine how and why experiences interact with biology starting before birth to affect a life course. Biological Embedding of Early Social Adversity: From Fruit Flies to Kindergartners, a special volume published in the...

2012-08-21 22:25:05

It's thought that children grow increasingly distant and independent from their parents during their teen years. But a new longitudinal study has found that spending time with parents is important to teens' well-being. The study, conducted at the Pennsylvania State University, appears in the journal Child Development. Researchers studied whether the stereotype of teens growing apart from their parents and spending less time with them captured the everyday experiences of families by...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.