News tagged with parents

How terminally ill kids and their parents can plan for a better death

The diagnosis of a palliative illness in a child or adolescent is devastating for all involved: parents, family members and the children themselves, as they grieve for life they had planned and believed they would have. The child, their parents (and sometimes siblings) ...

Nov 05, 2014
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Mom's words matter most to newborns

(HealthDay)—Infants are exposed to more speech from mothers during their first year of life, which may be why they often pay more attention to mom, new research suggests.

Nov 03, 2014
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Can parents make their kids smarter?

Reading bedtime stories, engaging in conversation and eating nightly dinners together are all positive ways in which parents interact with their children, but according to new research, none of these actions ...

Oct 30, 2014
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The new challenges of parenting

In 1964, when the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development (then known as Child Study) became part of Tufts, a family was generally understood to consist of two parents, one of whom was ...

Oct 15, 2014
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