“Travel can be an enlightening and eye-opening experience for children of all ages: there’s new foods, experiences and sights, not to mention quality family time. But traveling with children can also be an overwhelming proposition — unpredictable schedules, long packing lists and cranky kids are just a few of the challenges you may encounter along the way. But here we’ll help you make traveling with kids a breeze. After all, you and your children should enjoy every moment seeing the world and create a lifetime of memories along the way. Isn’t that the point of travel in the first place?”
Read the New York Times article on travel with children:
The number of children injured by strollers, cribs, carriers and other nursery products is on the rise. Researchers say both parents and manufacturers can do things to limit injuries.
Source: Nursery Products To Blame For Rise In Infant Injuries, Study Finds
Technology is designed to be addictive, offering gratification that’s similar to that of drug abuse or gambling. Author Adam Alter says a new frontier could soon provide another escape from reality.
Source: ‘Irresistible’ By Design: It’s No Accident You Can’t Stop Looking At The Screen
An interesting read from the New York Times: Parents and teachers can inadvertently teach children that feigning incompetence gets results.
Source: When Children Say ‘I Can’t,’ but They Can, and Adults Know It
Kids read emotions better after spending several days without electronic media, according to new research.
Source: Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?
Temper tantrums are a normal part of growing up. A Mayo Clinic specialist explains how to respond to temper tantrums — and what you can do to prevent them.