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2010-05-14 14:15:27

Promoting parent involvement has been a big part of efforts to improve school performance.

2010-04-09 15:06:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Racing Ahead, an organization providing assessments, early intervention services and individual instruction for infants and toddlers and their parents is offering free developmental screenings on Saturday, April 10, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

2010-03-25 14:48:44

Decision making within families is an important way for young people to gain independence and responsibility, and adolescence is a time of increasing autonomy.

2010-03-25 12:21:08

Words influence infants' cognition from first months of life

2010-02-05 14:29:27

Executive functioning is a set of advanced cognitive functions—such as the ability to control impulses, remember things, and show mental flexibility—that help us plan and monitor what we do to reach goals.

2009-11-13 13:38:36

A new study has found that young people feel differently about two types of parental control, generally viewing a type of control that's thought to be better for their development more positively.

2009-11-13 13:36:39

Many parents of preschoolers struggle with their children's fears of real and imaginary creatures.

2009-11-13 13:30:30

Societal and technological changes have taken place at a dizzying pace over recent decades.

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2009-11-13 08:55:00

A new study that explored why young children ask so many "why" questions concludes that children are motivated by a desire for explanation.

2009-11-12 10:00:00

SEATTLE Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parenting is a tough job, but now parents have a unique online resource for navigating their children's early years through today's launch of ParentingCounts.org.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]