The tales they see and hear there can feed their own developing literacy.
Child development experts continue to debate the iPad's potential to help and to harm.
Those political champions need to learn from places that have done this successfully -- even places with very different governmental models. On the one hand there is no doubt that there are innovative local parenting programs and early childhood education models underway.
Does self-discipline today really pay off later in life -- in jobs, paychecks, promotions and bonuses, professional prestige and wealth? Surprisingly, given the importance of employment to well-being and the global economy, the link between self-control and job success has not been thoroughly studied. Until now.
I remember those days when my kids went from one birthday party to the next, eating what seemed like nothing but cake and ice cream. I also saw the parents who would try to get their kids to not eat the cake, even forbidding it due to the sugar overload for that particular day.
It's one thing for parents to tell their children to behave kindly toward others, and another for them to embody the message
So it’s both timely and ironic that a newly published study concludes WIC doesn’t just boost the health of young children
At the Aspen Ideas Festival in June, Engel talked to HuffPost Live about the mistakes parents make while raising their children
No one will argue that children are naturally creative. But it is our responsibility as parents and educators to nurture their inherent abilities. For the opportunity to knock, you have to build the door.