Child Development

Essential oils a poisoning danger for young children

Essential oils a poisoning danger for young children

Essential oils, popular home remedies for everything from digestive ailments to insomnia, increasingly are being accidentally ingested by small children, sending them to emergency...
A little vigorous exercise may help boost kids' cardiometabolic health

A little vigorous exercise may help boost kids’ cardiometabolic health

As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic...
3 conversations to have with your kids this year

3 conversations to have with your kids this year

If you're a parent, you know kids grow and learn quickly. They learn from friends, teachers, and public role models. But as a parent, what...
Age at immigration influences occupational skill development

Age at immigration influences occupational skill development

New Study Shows Why Some U.S. immigrants study math rather than poetry The future occupations of U.S. immigrant children are influenced by how similar their...
Why we need to manage the Internet of Toys?

Why we need to manage the Internet of Toys?

Action is needed to monitor and control the emerging Internet of Toys, concludes a new report by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC). Privacy...
Essential nutrients for brain development

Essential nutrients for brain development

Several nutrients play critical roles in brain development. Make sure your child can get them all to have a healthy brain. Taurine. Can be found...
Headache: Far more common stroke symptom in children than adults

Headache: Far more common stroke symptom in children than adults

Children are far more likely than adults to report headache when having a stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International...
Food insecurity in early childhood linked to young children's skills in kindergarten

Food insecurity in early childhood linked to young children’s skills in kindergarten

In the United States, estimates show that a substantial number of children under age 5 live in households that are food insecure. That means that...
Opioids can pose particular danger to children

Opioids can pose particular danger to children

Overdose of prescription painkillers may seem like a grown-up problem, but children are increasingly being hospitalized for opioid poisoning. This is reported by a recent...
4 skills to teach your daughter by 13

4 skills to teach your daughter by 13

A pre-teen girl is at a unique moment in her life. The spark of her potential grows more intense, yet she'll have to fight gender...