To Americans and Britons, the Nordic countries have come to represent a near-mythical paradise of gender equality and family harmony, where legions of happy fathers push prams through the streets, relaxed mothers enjoy lengthy paid maternity leaves, and well-nourished children in chunky sweaters glow from their free healthcare.
Close to four million children under the age of five are living in poverty across Uganda. The number has been increasing steadily in the past decade despite several initiatives by the government and help from various children’s rights agencies. Our correspondent Daniel Arapmoi has spoken to officials from the UN children’s agency, UNICEF about the implications of this rising trend and ways to effectively tackle it, presstv.com reported.
More kids don’t have to mean more clutter. That’s the message from Marie Kondo, bestselling author of ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’, who recently told the website Babble that she is writing a version of her book for kids. (There is already a graphic novel called ‘The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up’ for adolescents but this will be for an even younger crowd).
Nearly half of American children have faced at least one traumatic experience, such as the death of a parent, witnessing a violent crime or living with someone who is suicidal or abuses drugs or alcohol, new research revealed.
There's a dichotomy and inconsistency among many of today's American parents. Many parents aren't afraid to push their children really hard when it comes to athletics and emphasize the connection between hard work and athletic achievement.
When mothers trust their friends and neighbors more than doctors or struggle to access or afford care, they may be less likely to seek out medical help for young kids with developmental delays, a small US study suggested.
A study published on October 9 in The Lancet Psychiatry warns of the risks of over diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in school-age children who are the youngest in the year. Such children can be several months younger than peers in the same class.