Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Achild with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has a shorter attention span, which could hinder their day-to-day activities. Therefore, after-school activities that can enhance their attentive skills are valuable. In addition, these activities may also help them drain their extra energy and channel it better. Here, we bring activities for
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Researchers at Yale University analyzing specialized MRI exams found significant changes in the microstructure of the brain’s white matter in adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to a control group, according to research being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The changes
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Image: Shutterstock Did you know the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that children between ages two and three can be allowed to watch a maximum of one hour a day of high-quality educational programs under the supervision of a parent or caregiver (1). Educational TV shows can help children learn new subjects and improve their
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Image: Shutterstock Education and knowledge are much more than just learning how to read and write. It is about building an opinion, gaining resourceful information, and implementing it in everyday life. The process of learning involves registering relevant information, organizing it with cognition, and adding it to the existing knowledge activated through long-term memory (1).
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Who does not like a good dish at lunchtime? We are often lazy to prepare the complicated recipes that we read on the internet, but we are here to change that. We have tons of kitchen hacks and easy recipes that you are going to love. From now on, you can enjoy delicious desserts and
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Social-emotional development of a toddler is a gradual and integrative process. It refers to the process of inculcating self-awareness, social skills, and self-control to maintain healthy relationships (1). Through this process, a toddler learns how to express, experience, understand, and manage emotions. And it enables them to build meaningful and
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Quarraisha Abdool Karim has spent the past three decades studying HIV and AIDS. She has become one of the world’s leading epidemiologists and made major contributions to the global understanding of how HIV affects young women. As associate scientific director of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), Abdool Karim
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Image: Shutterstock All-about-me activities are a fun way for children to explore different aspects of themselves. It helps in drawing attention towards their personality, interests, and abilities. For example, they may notice the lines on their palm or the shape of their feet as part of these activities. All-about-me activities for preschoolers help them realize
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE A pack and play or pack n play is a combination of a play yard with bumper pads that can be used for solitary play and a bassinet. It is called a ‘pack and play’ because it can be folded and packed into a compact size and carried while traveling/moving
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Twinkle twinkle little stars, Johnny Johnny, yes papa! Feels nostalgic, isn’t it? Children are easily drawn to songs and rhymes that have catchy beats. Preschool nursery rhymes allow children to explore languages, alphabet and numerals in a fun way, which stays in their memory forever. The learning process automatically becomes
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