November 16, 2018An elderly couple is taking on the challenges of caring for their son with Down Syndrome, who is now enduring perhaps the cruelest of characteristics often associated with his condition – accelerated ageing.
October 14, 2018Simply telling children to stay away from water is not a strategy – since when do children listen to adults? Drownings are not ‘just accidents’, and more needs to be done to prevent such deaths.
October 8, 2018Children's fascination with strong language isn’t new. By age five, kids get a big thrill out of profanities. Here's how to help them understand that hurtful words are no laughing matter.
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.
July 17, 2018“Children don’t know how to regulate their emotions, behaviour, thoughts, and we need to teach them,” says Lewis, whose research led to writing The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever – And What to Do About It.