Childcare

Why Does Daenerys Think She Can’t Have Children? – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Watching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation newsletter and website. So is Viserion an ice dragon now? The Night King’s acquisition of a dragon is definitely a game-changer, but what does this mean for the poor, revived Viserion? Some fans have started calling him an “ice dragon” — a name that recalls George R.R. Martin’s children’s novel, “The Ice Dragon,” as well as the ice dragons mythologized…

3 children pulled from rubble on quake-hit Italian island – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Firefighters on the Italian resort island of Ischia first freed a 7-month-old baby and then his two older brothers from the rubble Tuesday, working through the night and often by hand to rescue the children after a 4.0-magnitude quake toppled homes and other buildings on the island. At least two people were killed in the quake that struck just before 9 p.m. Monday, while another 39 were injured and some…

Children from Gaza visit Jerusalem for first time – CNN

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

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Many more children will suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure – CNN

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

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If You Want Your Children To Go To Harvard, Don’t Have Them In The Summer – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Shutterstock There are many things parents can do to give their children the best chance of going to a top university, but the most important is not to have them in the summer. Two studies this week revealed the odds are stacked against summer-born children getting into elite higher education. The obstacles faced by summer-born children have been well-documented. Previous research has shown that, in a system where the school…

Home Visits Help Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children – NPR

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Rosendo Gil, a family support worker with the Imperial County, Calif., home visiting program, has visited Blas Lopez and his fiancée Lluvia Padilla dozens of times since their daughter was born three years ago. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption toggle caption Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News Rosendo Gil, a family support worker with the Imperial County, Calif., home visiting program, has visited Blas Lopez and his fiancée Lluvia…

If You Want Your Children To Go To Harvard, Don’t Have Them In The Summer – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

There are many things parents can do to give their children the best chance of going to a top university, but the most important is not to have them in the summer. Two studies this week revealed the odds are stacked against summer-born children getting into elite higher education. The obstacles faced by summer-born children have been well-documented. Previous research has shown that, in a system where the school year…

If You Want Your Children To Go To Harvard, Don’t Have Them In The Summer – Forbes

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

There are many things parents can do to give their children the best chance of going to a top university, but the most important is not to have them in the summer. Two studies this week revealed the odds are stacked against summer-born children getting into elite higher education. The obstacles faced by summer-born children have been well-documented. Previous research has shown that, in a system where the school year…

Children and parents prepare for eclipse at Port Discovery – Baltimore Sun

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Families prepared their children for Monday’s solar eclipse through themed activities Sunday at Baltimore’s Port Discovery Children’s Museum. Barbara Henschel, community outreach coordinator at the museum, said Port Discovery’s events often reflect what’s happening in the world. A popular activity, called “Big Moon, Little Moon,” used beach and tennis balls to show why the moon and sun appear to be the same size during an eclipse. Five-year-old Noah Minsk visited…

With selfie sticks, excitement and apprehension, Gazan children visit Jerusalem for the first time – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

 JERUSALEM — It was a journey of just 50 miles, but for the nearly 100 children who visited Jerusalem on Sunday, it seemed like they had traveled to a distant world.  For the vast majority, it was their first trip outside of Gaza, the largely blockaded enclave they call home. Selfie sticks abounded as they visited the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the third-holiest site in Islam, to pray. Many said it…

‘Woodland Elves’ book series helps connect children to other cultures of the world – Marion Star

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Mia Chatman, 7, plays at one of the stations on the quarter mile Woodland Elves Trail, which winds around the wooded yard of Williamson’s residential home.(Photo: Hasan Karim/Marion Star)   MARION – Her fantasy series “The Woodland Elves” was originally a gift to her grandchildren, but local author Shary Williamson has turned it into a tool to connect children to other cultures and languages from around the world. Fans of…

Children are the key to solving a 2000 year old philosophical mystery – Quartz

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik has published countless studies in prestigious journals. Her work covers how children are more open-minded than adults (and often learn better, as a result), and how they approach the world (in much the same way as scientists). Each finding is significant on its own but, collectively, says Gopnik, she’s working towards solving “the biggest, deepest question in philosophy.” That question is, essentially, how do we have…

Center for Early Childhood Education celebrates important … – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

In the far southwest corner of the College of the Canyons Valencia campus, nestled in a quiet ravine between a few large oak trees, lies the COC Center for Early Childhood Education—a spacious facility dedicated to instruction of preschool aged children and professionals who wish to enter the early education field.   The expansive center however, which currently employs 51 staff members and features a…

Brattleboro Retreat unveils new childcare center – The Keene Sentinel

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

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New program offers ways to tackle parenting’s toughest issues – Hamilton Journal News

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Cincinnati Children’s Ages & Stages program is a monthly event series for parents, and some of the topics that will be featured later this year are the opioid epidemic and how it affects children, depression and anxiety, literacy, fitness and nutrition, and gaming and texting.

New program offers ways to tackle parenting’s toughest issues – Hamilton Journal News

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Cincinnati Children’s Ages & Stages program is a monthly event series for parents, and some of the topics that will be featured later this year are the opioid epidemic and how it affects children, depression and anxiety, literacy, fitness and nutrition, and gaming and texting.

Encourage children to explore – Starjournalnow

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

BY THE MASKED BIOLOGIST Special to the Star Journal I was searching for a quote the other day, a quote I know I have seen before. I believe it was from noted author and naturalist Aldo Leopold, stating he would have hated to grow up in a world without wilderness. It speaks to the importance of children having an opportunity to explore the natural world, and learn…

Center for Early Childhood Education celebrates important milestone with COC – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

In the far southwest corner of the College of the Canyons Valencia campus, nestled in a quiet ravine between a few large oak trees, lies the COC Center for Early Childhood Education—a spacious facility dedicated to instruction of preschool aged children and professionals who wish to enter the early education field.   The expansive center however, which currently employs 51 staff members and features a…