‘Fortnite’ Reaches New Level Of Video Game Popularity — And Addiction
If you’re having trouble getting your kid to the dinner table because they’re playing ‘Fortnite,’ you’re not alone. Over 200 million gamers have registered for the video game worldwide. And it’s not just kids —
Pretend play is less beneficial for early child development than play that’s rooted in real life
Child-raising and early education would do well to shift towards play, books, and visual media that are more rooted in real life. Young children—particularly those aged over three years—often prefer these things to pretend play
Can Childhood Stress Affect the Immune System?
Whether it’s growing up in gut-wrenching poverty, dealing with dysfunctional family dynamics, or coping with persistent bullying in school, extreme adversity can shatter a child’s sense of emotional well-being. But does it also place kids
Bringing Up Baby
Bababababa, dadadadada, ahgagaga. Got that? Babies are speaking to us all the time, but most of us have no clue what they’re saying. To us non-babies, it all sounds like charming, mysterious, gobbledegook. To researchers
Spanking Is Still Really Common and Still Really Bad for Kids
The good news about spanking is that parents today are less likely to do it to their children than parents in the past. The bad news is that parents today still spank their kids—a lot.
Spanking Is Ineffective and Harmful to Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says
Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said on Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of corporal punishment in the home. The group, which