Latest Child development Stories

2011-03-31 14:32:48

Most research studies that look at parenting focus on mothers.

2011-02-04 11:52:09

Decades of research have demonstrated the importance of the resources in children's homes and the benefits of high-quality interactions with parents in supporting healthy development.

2011-02-04 11:45:46

Many teens work part-time during the school year, and in the current economic climate, more youths may take jobs to help out with family finances.

2011-01-20 16:12:00

Santa Barbara, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An experienced educator and nursing leader, Dr. Kathleen Schrader has joined Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, a unique graduate institution offering graduate degrees in prenatal and perinatal psychology and in somatic psychology. Dr.

2011-01-04 04:10:21

Parent education programs delivered through pediatric primary care offices increased parent-child play and reading activities critical for child development and school readiness during infancy in at-risk families.

2010-12-02 21:01:40

Why does a child grow up to become a lawyer, a politician, a professional athlete, an environmentalist or a churchgoer?

2010-11-16 18:55:09

At ages 1 and 1-1/2, children who get most of their sleep at night (as opposed to during the day) do better in a variety of skill areas than children who don't sleep as much at night.

2010-10-30 00:00:00

"Terrible Twos" a Misnomer, According to Research; Extended Edition of International Bestseller Released, Helps Parents Weather Emotional Storms An extended edition of the bestselling parental guidebook, The Wonder Weeks, is now available, it was announced today.

2010-09-15 17:12:54

People with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are thought to have a specific profile of cognitive strengths and weaknesses—difficulties appreciating others' thoughts and feelings, problems regulating and controlling their behavior, and an enhanced ability to perceive details—but few studies have tracked children's cognitive skills over time.

2010-08-17 13:29:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In late July, 2010, Teresa Huizar, executive director of National Children's Alliance, joined Turkish child welfare professionals to provide training and share best practices around the internationally implemented children's advocacy center model.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.