How do you know when your child is ready for more independence and less adult supervision? Good Morning America Parenting Contributor and author Ann Pleshette Murphy has some excellent advice on how to know when it's okay to give kids more independence.
Reuters (Dec. 23, 2013) UK Mums and Dads are buying more and more mobile phones and tablet computers than ever for their children, earning them the label 'Generation Give In' as they cave in to toddlers' so-called 'Pester ... watch video
AP (Nov. 27, 2013) In a new study, patients paralyzed from the neck down may have gained more mobility and independence by flicking their tongues. Researchers created an experimental device that relies on tongue ... watch video
Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) Quadriplegics may soon gain more independence with a device that allows them to steer a wheelchair and operate wireless technology with their tongue. Its developers at Georgia Institute of ... watch video
FORA.tv (Apr. 19, 2013) Children Learn By Being Playful Scientists
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Alison Gopnik takes her study of children's play and compares them to scientists performing experiments and thinking about ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 12, 2013) On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the village of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut.
After the ... watch video
CBC (Apr. 10, 2013) A new report from UNICEF suggests the well-being of children living in Canada is lower than children growing up in many other wealthy countries, placing 17th overall out of 29 countries included in ... watch video
AP (Feb. 13, 2014) Belgian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to extend the country's euthanasia law to children under 18. The bill, which has wide public support, allows children with terminal ailments the right to ... watch video
July 21, 2016 The choroid plexus, a largely ignored structure in the brain that produces the cerebrospinal fluid, is an important regulator of adult neural stem cells, research indicates. ... read more
July 22, 2016 Children who experience inadequate or disrupted sleep are more likely to develop depression and anxiety disorders later in life according to recent research. The study seeks ... read more
July 12, 2016 The idea of what it means to become “independent” has evolved significantly in recent generations, and new research finds that the concept of being wholly dependent or independent doesn’t apply ... read more
Nov. 12, 2015 More children in the Western world are staying at home longer, but their parents often pay the price as tensions flare and conflict damages relationships, an international literature review ... read more
Sep. 2, 2014 In light of the upcoming referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country, researchers present a set of predictions of the possible effects on internal and international ... read more