SIDS refers to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome which is characterized by infants and babies dying unexpectedly in their sleep. It is also known as “cot death”. This is often the more frequently used name. This is, of course, tragic, but READ MORE
Before sending your kids out into the night to do trick-or-treating, you should take note of some of the trick-or-treating tips that are available. There are quite a few things to take in consideration such as the checklist of what READ MORE
As a parent one of your primary concerns should be sourcing safe toys for toddlers. Toddlers simply cannot play with absolutely anything and even when you have provided them with ‘safe’ toys you need to monitor them as frequently as READ MORE
One of the biggest problems that parents experience year on year is children who inadvertently access prescription medications. However, this problem need not be as excessive as it is, if parents were to observe a few safety tips and measures READ MORE
If your child is on the computer all day he is well on the way to becoming an internet junkie and probably quite familiar with how to get into sites he shouldn’t be entering. With the advent of Facebook and READ MORE
Parental child abduction most commonly happens when two parents separate or begin divorce proceedings. This vulnerability of the child is magnified if the other parent has close family, or other ties, in another country. There are several reasons for parental READ MORE
As a single parent, what are your thoughts on posting photographs and other information of your family online? Facebook, MySpace, Twitter: there are so many online communities where members can share photos and memories, and so many people doing it, READ MORE
Social media for kids is a fun way to interact, share and play games with their friends. While you might be concerned about the potential perils of social media for kids, it can be equally detrimental should you not allow READ MORE
Does you child have their own computer? If they are above a certain age I’d be surprised if you said they didn’t. It seems that in current times children see it as their right to be able to go on the web in the privacy of their own space away from parents and away from any prying eyes. As computers have decreased in price I guess that we as parents are just as much to blame, it’s oh so easy just to let them get on with it in their bedroom leaving us with time to ourselves.
Knowing the difference between bullying and normal childhood arguments and conflicts is important. It is all right to let your child learn to communicate and handle day to day conflicts between peers. The growing up process will have many such incidents that do not rise to the level of bullying. Some think that normal arguments are even healthy for children as they learn to negotiate and argue among themselves.