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Princess Beatrice reflects on childhood struggle with dyslexia

Posted on May 27, 2020 by BANG Showbiz

Princess Beatrice suffered with low self-confidence due to her dyslexia but says it has helped her in her ...

How COVID-19 affects children – it’s worse than we thought

Posted on May 12, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Despite the claims about children’s resilience to the virus, COVID-19 does affect children and the complications are worse ...

meningococcal meningitis

Are your kids vaccinated against meningococcal meningitis?

Posted on Apr 23, 2020 by PRESS

Meningococcal meningitis can end the life of a child in less than 24 hours, which is why vaccination ...

parents' smoking

Children exposed to parents’ smoking have poorer midlife cognitive function

Posted on Apr 17, 2020 by A4W Contributor

New research has found that children who have been exposed to parents’ smoking have a poorer cognitive function ...

sleep can help teens deal with social stress

Sleep can help teens deal with social stress

Posted on Feb 27, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Is your teen getting enough sleep? Research has found that sleep can help teens deal with social stress ...

children in nature

Could time spent in nature help children process negative emotions?

Posted on Feb 26, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Spending time in nature may help children regulate their emotions, suggests new research...

5 Superfoods to help your child focus at school

Posted on Feb 24, 2020 by Lara Bestbier

What mom isn't looking for ways to get her children to focus their attention, particularly when it comes ...

Since children who spend time in nature are healthy and happier, here are tips for creating a natural outdoor play area in your garden...

How to create a natural outdoor play area for your kids

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 by Monique Warner

Since children who spend time in nature are healthy and happier, here are tips for creating a natural ...

How to get your children to eat their greens.

The proven way get your children to eat their greens

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 by Monique Warner

Begging, bribing and disguising, as a conscientious parent you will do almost anything to get your children to ...

How nature play benefits children’s health

How nature play benefits children’s health

Posted on Feb 19, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Move over indoor play parks, research has found that nature play benefits children's health, cognitive abilities and creativity...

Research has discovered how breastfeeding boosts your baby’s brain - a carbohydrate in breast milk has a positive impact on neurodevelopment...

Study: Breastfeeding boosts your baby’s brain

Posted on Feb 19, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Research has discovered how breastfeeding boosts your baby’s brain - a carbohydrate in breast milk has a positive ...

Since teens are the most at-risk age group for suicide, here’s what you need to know about helping depressed teenager...

How to help a depressed teenager

Posted on Feb 17, 2020 by PRESS

Since teens are the most at-risk age group for suicide, here’s what you need to know about helping ...

Here’s more reason to prioritise date night – research has found that when parents’ have a loving relationship, their children benefit...

Parents’ relationship shapes children’s lives

Posted on Feb 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Here’s more reason to prioritise date night – research has found that when parents have a loving relationship, ...

Children’s health: How children will bear the brunt of climate change

Children’s health: How children will bear the brunt of climate change

Posted on Feb 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Children could bear the brunt of climate change as the crisis can adversely affect children's health before they ...

Children's lack of sleep affects their mental health

Children’s lack of sleep affects their mental health

Posted on Feb 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Are your children getting enough sleep? A lack of sleep could make your kids depressed, anxious, and impulsive...

the importance of play

The importance of play: Baby and adult brains ‘sync up’ during play

Posted on Jan 22, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Interesting new research underscores the importance of play since baby and adult brain activity syncs up when playing ...

Children & diarrhoea: Parents cautioned to take it seriously, after 2 fatalities

Posted on Jan 21, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Despite a slow start to the 'surge season' - when higher temperatures promote an increase in the prevalence ...

How can we feed our kids better? Start by taking a look in the mirror

Posted on Jan 20, 2020 by ANA Newswire

Here's the thing about kid food: Dig into it a bit, and you find that it's not really ...

Study: C-section does not increase child's risk of obesity

Study: Being born via C-section does not increase a child’s risk of obesity

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 by A4W Contributor

If you’ve been told that having a C-section will condemn your child to a lifetime of battling obesity, ...

Children’s physical activity is on an unhealthy decline worldwide

Children’s physical activity is on an unhealthy decline worldwide

Posted on Dec 13, 2019 by A4W Contributor

A new study led by the University of Strathclyde has found that children’s physical activity starts to decline ...

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