September 18, 2018The Make A Splash programme has made swimming lessons accessible to more children to prevent drowning deaths. The programme has been credited with the increased number of kids – about 5-10% – who have learned to swim since its inception.
September 17, 2018Guilt and shame are a natural part of life because society expects us to take responsibility for our actions. Parents and teachers need to guide children on how to let go of their wrongdoings by acknowledging them and aspiring to improve.
September 13, 2018Human traffickers in Mexico often hold the children of women sold into the sex trade hostage in order to force the mothers to keep working, campaigners said.
Traffickers prey on young and impoverished mothers, sometimes posing as a victims’ boyfriend, and even marrying and having children with her, according to experts.
August 23, 2018THE old adage that “practice makes perfect” never seems more true than when it is applied to parenting. A commonly shared keen observation – or even a funny “urban legend” of sorts – is how a first child in a family is cared for differently from how the following children are raised.