How To Understand & Help the Highly Sensitive Child

Added February 6, 2020, Under: Books, Children's Health, How To, Parents

It might be hard to imagine that 15 to 20% of all children are born highly sensitive, meaning they can be deeply reflective, sensitive to those things that non-HSC are not, and can be easily overwhelmed. Until recently, parents and teachers alike were not given the tools to help such children as there just was not the information out there. Now, courtesy of Dr. Elaine N. Aron, PH.D, help is at hand... She is the bestselling author of The highly Sensitive Person as ...


Encourage Your Children to Love Reading, Setting Up Skills for The Rest of Their Lives

Added June 24, 2019, Under: Books, Children's Health, New Moms, Parents

I have always thought that one of the best things you can do for your children is to instil a love of reading from an early age. And now this is born out by the words of Dan Snow (the UK historian and TV presenter) who says that reading to children from a young age is one of the best ways to set them up for life.  He is one of several ambassadors for Coram Beanstalk which is an organization helping ...


Fatherhood & The Reasons Why Fathers Stick Around

Added July 5, 2018, Under: Books, Men's Health, Parents

I recently read a very interesting article on fatherhood and how today, fathers are so much more involved in the upbringing of their children right from conception, through pregnancy, labor and of course beyond. And yet, in spite of this, it is the mother who is given all the support and counselling should anything go wrong - while the father is not. After her own child was born, Dr Anna Machin decided to investigate the science behind fatherhood (which took her some ...


Does Paper Still Have a Future in Our Lives?

Added December 26, 2016, Under: Books, Environment, How To, Technology

In this digital age, it is sometimes difficult to remember that a hard copy is always the most reliable way of preserving material. Technology continually changes and updates - and one system of saving material keeps replacing an older version so that, in time, there could be no way of recalling the original archives.  The equipment required eventually becomes obsolete. It was not too long ago that we thought we were heading for a paperless society - but it has not ...


Chamomile Is A Popular Home Remedy With Caring Mothers |

Added March 17, 2012, Under: Books, Children's Health, Diseases, Parents

  Anyone who was brought up on Beatrix Potter books will know about chamomile tea. In the story of Peter Bunny when he had a traumatic day, escaping from Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden and did not feel very well that evening, his mother put him to bed and made some chamomile tea. She gave a dose of it to Peter, saying: 'One table-spoonful to be taken at bed-time.' His sisters Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail had bread and milk and blackberries for supper. ...


A New But Natural Form Of Family Planning |

Added December 2, 2011, Under: Books, Pregnancy, Technology

If you are in the age group where you have to worry about family planning, whether you wish to fall pregnant or you are anxious to avoid falling pregnant, there is a comparatively new gadget out there that might be just right for you. It is an electronic fertility monitor If used correctly, it has an accuracy rate of 99.3% and is completely drug and chemical-free. This monitor is as reliable as the hormone based birth control pill but without the risks. One ...


10 Special Guidelines for Parents |

Added September 25, 2011, Under: Books, Children's Health, Diets, Environment, Parents

No one can be the perfect parent, or even come close, but we can all try by teaching our children to be independent while helping them to feel secure and loved. Here are a few guidelines to achieve this goal 1. Learn to listen and not while you are concentrating on something else. Sometimes children really need your undivided attention and of course they will soon learn to know when you are not really listening. 2. Take care to boost their self esteem ...

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