Toddler News

May 15, 2014

My Smart Kid – Play & Learn

  Mysmartkid is a play-based educational programme targeting 0-6 year-olds. By focusing on your child’s development through the use of age-appropriate toys, tools and activities, Mysmartkid […]
October 17, 2013

One Cool Friend – Book Review

When proper and very wealthy Elliot discovers penguins, he finds a very well-dressed friend. Feeling that a penguin would make the perfect pet, he asks his […]
August 11, 2013

Television could harm your child

In the US every half-hour a child is sent to the hospital because of a television. That is what a new study found, according to npr.org […]
August 5, 2013

Toddlers are getting crafty with smart phones

Its 10:00 on a Saturday morning. Mom and dad are enjoying a cup of coffee and reading a newspaper while junior is being calmed down and […]
July 11, 2013

Toddler-speak more than just babble study reveals

The babbling of babies learning how to speak might seem nonsensical, but are far more advanced than we think. Fifty French children of 23 and 37 […]
June 19, 2013

Autism: earlier diagnosis, earlier intervention

Researchers are now looking for signs of autism – a neurobiological disorder that presents challenges in social skills, communication and behaviour in children – from as […]
June 26, 2012

Health Tip: Prepare Children for Sleep

(HealthDay News) — Young children need plenty of quality sleep each night, but meeting that goal can be a struggle for parents.       The […]
June 22, 2012

Health Tip: Are Your Child’s Tantrums Dangerous?

(HealthDay News) — Parents often think of a child’s tantrum as a typical part of growing up. But sometimes there are warning signs that should prompt […]
June 13, 2012

Young Kids With Hip, Thigh Fractures Heal Well With Single-Leg Casts

WEDNESDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) — Children with hip and thigh fractures heal just as well when they have a cast on one leg instead of […]
June 1, 2012

Small Batteries, Other Shiny Objects Pose Risks to Children

FRIDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) — Coins, magnets and small batteries pose serious dangers to children when accidentally swallowed, the American College of Emergency Physicians warns. […]
May 7, 2012

In Mom’s Eyes, Overweight Toddler May Not Be

MONDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that many mothers of overweight toddlers misjudge their child’s weight and that could lead to overfeeding, […]
April 24, 2012

Impulsive Tots at Risk for Gambling Problems Later: Study

TUESDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) — Preschoolers who are impulsive, restless, moody and inattentive are twice as likely as other kids to have a gambling problem […]
April 12, 2012

Even Toddlers Succumb to Peer Pressure, Study Says

THURSDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) — Toddlers are more likely to pick up a behavior if they see most other toddlers doing it, a new study […]
April 6, 2012

Emotional Trauma May Hurt Toddlers’ Later Learning

SATURDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) — Suffering emotional trauma such as witnessing domestic violence or being abused early in life may inhibit children’s intellectual development, according […]
April 4, 2012

Health Tip: Stop Toddler Tantrums Before They Start

(HealthDay News) — It’s usually tough to stop a toddler’s tantrum once it starts, so the Nemours Foundation suggests how to avoid one altogether: Give your […]