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All About Growth and BMI Charts
All About Growth and BMI Charts
An overview of growth charts and BMI charts. Includes rankings for BMI chart percentiles....
Bed-Wetting
Bed-Wetting
Bedwetting can be a real worry, but it's actually very common. Discover the causes and practical ways of dealing with bedwetting in children....
Clumsy Children and Dyspraxia
Clumsy Children and Dyspraxia
All children are clumsy sometimes, but for some children, the condition dyspraxia could be the underlying cause. Find out all about it, the symptoms and treatment....
Communicating Through Baby Signing
Communicating Through Baby Signing
This article discusses the benefits of using sign language with babies and children, not just for those who are deaf or partially hearing....
Developing Good Oral Hygiene
Developing Good Oral Hygiene
Developing good oral hygiene is your first line of defence for healthy teeth and gums. This article advises parents on developing good oral hygiene with their children....
Do Boys and Girls Learn Differently?
Do Boys and Girls Learn Differently?
This article discusses whether or not boys and girls learn differently and examines how attitudes have changed in the last two decades...
Doctors, Dentists and Kids
Doctors, Dentists and Kids
Help your child develop healthy habits, by getting them used to going to the doctor and dentist....
Encouraging a Healthy Body Image
Encouraging a Healthy Body Image
A look at body image and ways to encourage kids and teens to have a healthy, positive view of themselves. Includes tips on boosting self esteem....
Glasses, Braces, and Self Esteem
Glasses, Braces, and Self Esteem
Ideas about encouraging children and teens to celebrate their unique talents and skills instead of focusing merely on looks and worrying about being "different."...
Hearing Problems
Hearing Problems
A look at hearing problems in infants and children, including causes, methods of diagnosis, and possible treatment options....
Helping Your Child Become a Good Reader
Helping Your Child Become a Good Reader
Tips on encouraging good reading habits and fostering a love of reading in children....
Making Friends
Making Friends
Advice on helping shy children overcome their fears and learn to make friends....
Music and Movement
Music and Movement
A look at the benefits of music and movement, whether at home or enrollment in organized classes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers....
Orthodontic Treatments
Orthodontic Treatments
A look at orthodontic treatments to correct malocclusion, or dental misalignments. Includes information about treatment options as well advancements in orthodontic…...
Persistent Ear Infections
Persistent Ear Infections
It's no fun being susceptible to persistent ear infections. Find out why some children may have an increased risk and the symptoms involved....
Psoriasis in Children
Psoriasis in Children
A look at psoriasis, or plaque psoriasis -- a condition that causes patches of red, scaly skin, including tips for helping kids understand and manage the condition....
Separation Anxiety
Separation Anxiety
A look at separation anxiety in babies and toddlers, including tips for easier departures....
Specs vs Contact Lenses
Specs vs Contact Lenses
If your kids need glasses, what are the best options and should you consider contact lenses? Discover the facts about glasses and lenses....
Speech Therapy
Speech Therapy
Nearly 5% of children entering school in the UK have speech, language or swallowing difficulties. This article answers a variety of questions commonly asked about…...
Stimulating Your Baby's Intellect
Stimulating Your Baby's Intellect
Stimulating your baby's intellect is a challenge all parents face, so follow these tips for easy activities that will nurture your baby's development....
Stuttering in Children
Stuttering in Children
Stuttering in children can be a real worry to parents. Find out why it occurs, what you can do about it and how you can do the best to help your child....
Talking to Kids About Puberty
Talking to Kids About Puberty
Ideas about talking to kids about the onset of puberty and the changes that they can expect....
Talking to Kids About Sex
Talking to Kids About Sex
A quick guide for parents about talking to their children about sex. Includes advice on approaching the topic in small, manageable doses....
The Importance of Exercise for Kids
The Importance of Exercise for Kids
A look at the importance of exercise for kids -- stresses the physical, emotional, and social benefits of exercise. Includes advice for incorporating activity into the…...
Walking and Talking
Walking and Talking
A look at the developmental milestones of walking and talking, including typical ages that most babies begin to do both....
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