A simple conversation with dad could convince sons to use condoms

A simple conversation with dad could convince sons to use condoms

Fathers can play in important role in promoting consistent and correct condom use among male adolescents, according to a small new study. According to sexually transmitted infection (STI) surveillance data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in fall 2018, the number of reportable STIs reached an all-time...

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Clear expectations of behavior, drop school suspensions  by as much as 10 percent

Clear expectations of behavior, drop school suspensions by as much as 10 percent

When students receive clear, consistent expectations of behavior, school suspensions drop by as much as 10 percent, a new study shows. To put that in context, more than 2.75 million K-12 students were suspended during the 2013 to 2014 school year. A 10 percent reduction means 275,000 more students were...

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Ensure your child is safe on the roads with these cycle tips

Ensure your child is safe on the roads with these cycle tips

It’s only natural for parents to worry about their child’s safety and when their beloved offspring is about to make their first journey on two wheels parents will understandably be anxious. But don’t despair, here are some simple tips and advice to calm your nerves and ensure that children are...

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Crosswords and its benefits in the education of children

Crosswords and its benefits in the education of children

Solving crosswords, is not just a thing for adults, from a young age produces short and long term benefits, facilitates learning, improves attention and concentration, since it stimulates different brain functions and cognitive skills necessary in the development of children. Then, before talking about the many benefits that crosswords represent...

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Should parents help their child with homework?

Should parents help their child with homework?

The short answer is “yes“! The parents should help their child with homework, yet the trick to success is doing it the right way! The best thing you can do as a parent is to try to find the right balance between being involved, but not too much involved in...

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Reasons why parents need to spend time playing with kids

Reasons why parents need to spend time playing with kids

It is easy for parents these days to make excuses that they can no longer spend time playing with their kids. They are too busy with work, and when they reach home, they are too tired to even get up from the couch. Regardless of how you feel like a...

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Family fun – 5 ways to have fun with your kids this summer

Family fun – 5 ways to have fun with your kids this summer

Kids … they just want to have fun. And that’s what summer’s all about. It’s time to push aside school books and homework assignments. It’s time to forget the rigorous schedules and nonstop activities. It’s time to play. But that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop when the last...

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Five key essentials for mums whose little ones are entering school for the first time this Autumn

Five key essentials for mums whose little ones are entering school for the first time this Autumn

While many parents are busy gearing up for the school summer holidays, those with little ones who haven’t yet started school see the summer in a more poignant way. Preparing to send your little one off to school for the first time in the Autumn can be a bittersweet moment...

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How to enjoy a night off parenting

How to enjoy a night off parenting

After looking after your children 24/7 for days or weeks on end, you deserve a little time to go out and let your hair down. However, many parents find it hard to go out and enjoy themselves, even though their children may love having a childminder or a relative to...

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Four professions every expectant mother relies on

Four professions every expectant mother relies on

In the months leading up to the eventual birth of your little one, you may find yourself being shuffled from clinic to clinic, meeting a lot of medical professionals. Health experts are there to make sure you and the baby are as healthy as can be, and to offer advice...

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