Category Archives: Child Care & Rearing

Child Care & Rearing

Parent’s Tips for Biracial Adoptions and Multicultural Families

When it comes to adoption, adoptive parents may choose a child whose cultural and racial background is similar to their own, or a biracial child from a different country or culture. Most adoptive parents say their hearts led them to the child, and color or race didn’t matter. The unfortunate reality however, is that we live in […]

The Swine Flu Risk and Protecting Against Swine Flu

Swine flu has created widespread panic amongst governments, health organizations, medical practitioners and scientists as well as the media and the common man. While there are a number of reasons for this reaction, chiefly the speed at which the virus spreads, a large cause of concern is that it is children and teens that are […]

Parenting Tips for Children with Reading Problems

Reading plays a huge part in our daily lives, right from books and magazines to signboards, brochures, maps, lists, and instruction leaflets.  It creates avenues for communication, knowledge, learning and information processing, and also provides a time for relaxation and quiet pursuit of learning that is enjoyable. Children who have problems with reading will be severely limited […]

Parenting Children After Natural Disasters

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, adults find it hard to rationalize and accept the catastrophe. For children, coping with trauma is enhanced by their sense of powerlessness and dependency. Often, an entire area or community has suffered destruction and death during this event, making even the comfort of normalcy impossible for children. At this point, […]

Child Carers and Creative Children

As children grow and spend more time in schools, their ability for creative thinking is stifled and converted into a more linear way of thinking or solving problems. Schools commonly focus on learning by imitating or repeating, discouraging children from learning through experimenting, observing and imagining. For young children at child care centers, the time […]

Child Carer’s Tips for Culture Sensitive Care

Culture attitudes affect the way we behave, think and interact with other people. It is not just about where our ancestors come from; culture also shows in our dress sense, what we eat, how we bring up children and interact with family, discipline and routines, the music and entertainment we choose, our festivals and our style of […]

Baby Savings & Budgeting: The What And Why Of It

Setting aside a baby budget is of vital importance while planning to start a family as, baby savings not only help in putting aside some money for the child but also help in easing the burden off new parents. Baby Budget Planner-Getting Started The best way to start on a baby budget is to get thinking about all the […]