When girls are toddlers, they think makeup is a toy or something to eat. As preschoolers, they might create a “kiss” impression with their lips while trying to apply makeup like mommy. When they hit puberty, they become more aware and self-conscious of their bodies and what others might think of them, and may start showing a genuine interest in wearing makeup.
Between taking care of the house, the kids, and all of the other tasks that fall to mom, sometimes there’s just not enough energy left to fix dinner. It doesn’t have to be that way, though.
Olympics and food should = healthy, right? That's what the UK's Children's Food Campaign is hoping for in the near future!
As with so many things, the way that a childcare provider or parent approaches the task of caring for a child is often largely shaped by cultural influences. When parents come from disparate cultures or hire a childcare provider who’s own cultural background is dramatically different from their own, misunderstandings and disagreements can be commonplace.
Fulfilling the role of mum is arguably one of the most difficult jobs out there, but it is also one that is equally as rewarding as it is demanding. With each new day comes dozens of problems to fix, hurts to help heal, opportunities to teach and needs to meet.
There comes a point in every child’s life when she’s forced to face the world without the parents she depends upon so fiercely. While painful for everyone involved, this rite of passage is an essential one along the road to a healthy, independent adulthood.
Child Psychologist and Foresnic Evaluator, Dr Faye Snyder, was asked by the Attachment Parenting Association to write an article about the subject. It was refused and never published, until now.
For the millions of parents who have babies with eczema, many will be surprised to hear that their child's eczema could be due to cow's milk allergy (CMA), as a new campaign highlights eczema as one of the primary symptoms of the condition.
When it comes to signing your child up for a sports team, it’s natural to feel a bit of trepidation while they’re still young. While you do not want your child to be behind the other children in terms of skills, you may wonder if your child is ready to devote the time and effort it takes to learn a sport and to be a part of a team.