Parents, Kids, and Discipline
WebMD describes various discipline techniques for parents, barriers to good behavior, and when to get help for dangerous behavior patterns.
Nursery Equipment Safety Checklist - Topic Overview
The following safety guidelines are adapted from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC). They are for various equipment found in nurseries, both at home and in child care settings. Back carriersAll back carriers should meet the following safety standards:Check if meets standards1. Carrier has restraining strap to secure child. 2. Leg openings are small enough to prevent ...
Time-Out - Topic Overview
Time-out is a technique used to teach children age 2 and older how to control their behavior. Time-out is not a punishment. It is an opportunity for the child to calm down or regain control of his or her behavior. If your child has trouble sharing a toy,you may even decide to put the toy in time-out. It works best for children who understand why it is being used. Time-out also works best ...
Effective Parenting: Discipline - Topic Overview
Discipline should be thought of as the teaching of good and appropriate behavior. Effective parenting techniques use discipline proactively. They encourage your child's sense of responsibility,nurture self-esteem,and strengthen your parent–child relationship. It is important to continually learn and practice good parenting techniques,using different discipline strategies as your child grows ...
Fighting Kitchen Germs: Dos and Don'ts
How to keep your kitchen mostly germ-free -- what works for fighting germs and what doesn't.
How to Avoid Germs When You Travel
Keep your family healthy on the road with these germ-fighting tips for travel.
Speed Cleaning to Kill Household Germs
How to speed clean your house to kill household germs.
Daycare Germs: Talking to Your Child's Teacher About Fighting Illness
How to make sure your child's daycare is doing its best to keep colds, flu, pinkeye, and bacteria under control.
Growth and Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months - Promoting Healthy Growth and Development
Babies thrive when all of their needs are fulfilled consistently and with loving care. A baby goes through so many changes that it can be hard for you to keep up with all the things experts say you "should be" doing to promote healthy growth and development. Remember that the best things for your baby are usually the simplest. Loving, holding, feeding, changing, and talking to your baby are the ..
Growth and Development, Newborn - Promoting Healthy Growth and Development
For healthy growth and development, newborns need physical and emotional care. You enhance development and give your newborn a sense of security and being loved by: Feeding on demand. Respond to your baby's hunger cues, no matter how frequent.Encouraging emotional bonding. Your baby needs to be close to you and to anticipate that you will respond to his or her needs.Stimulating learning and ...