Italian Restaurant Offers Parents 5 Percent Discount for Quiet and Respectful Children
Many parents have been researching and reading rules for eating in restaurants with young children, but an Italian restauranteur, Antonio Ferrari, has been inspired to implement an effective rule to reining in rowdy children in public restaurants: reward diners with well-behaved children with 5% discounts.
First-Born Children Are Smarter Due To Intense Parenting
New research says that first-born children tend to do better in school due to their parents spending more time stimulating their mental abilities. Later in life, this translates to higher wages, and higher levels of education.
Taking Naps Helps Preschoolers Learn Better
Nap times can be good to take breaks. Naps are also found to be good for preschoolers. Taking naps helps preschoolers to learn better.
Physical Activity Strengthens Arteries in Children
New research says that moderate to vigorous physical activity in children leads to healthy arteries, reducing their chances of getting heart diseases later in life. Daily exercise is recommended after heart disease is found to develop in childhood.
Diabetes News: Virus Found In Feces Linked To Diabetes Type 1
The latest on diabetes news confirms that virus from feces has been definitively linked to the development of type 1 Diabetes. The study opens up the oppotunity to developm a vaccine to preven the disorder in the near future.
Too Much TV And Video Games: Boys Are More Likely To Suffer Behavioral Problems Than Girls
There is a link between too much TV or video games and mental health, specifically for boys, new study shows. Girls, however, were not affected by screen time as boys.
Anti-Polio Drive Launched After Rare Virus Attack In Southwestern Pakistan
A rare strain of virus was found in sewage samples. Local officials have recruited Muslim clerics to promote the anti-polio drive since past programs were met with resistance and even violence by extremists.
Hearing Test May Tell If Athlete's Head Knocks Result To Concussion
A simple hearing test may be able to determine if an athelete suffers from concussion. Researchers at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois did a test to measure "“frequency following response”.
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town: How Child Psychology Gets Affected By The Myth
How do you tell your child the truth about Santa? Psychologists explain the importance of good timing and other tips to ensure your child will adjust well once the myth is expelled.
Child Abuse Victims Face High Risk Of Future Health Problems
Children who are maltreated are more likely to suffer even whey they get older.
Births Of Many Chinese Girls Are Not Registered To Escape One-Child Policy
China has the largest population in the world. To control population growth, the one child policy was put in place.
Mom Of Cancer Patient Accused Of Injecting Feces Into Son's IV
A mom from Indiana, who is accused of injecting her son’s IV line with feces, is awaiting trial. Her 15-year-old son was being treated for cancer, and her action several infections that delayed treatment.
Emotionally Involved Dads Raise Well-Behaved Kids
Fathers who confidently embrace parenthood are more likely to produce children who are well-mannered, according to a recent study. Results of this research could help inform policies for improving the upbringing of children and family life.
6-Year Old Girl's Illness From 'Cold-Like' Virus Caused Paralysis
Poppy Smith, a six-year old girl, had runny nose and an achy body, but these symptoms worsened leaving her paralyzed. She was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), caused by a cold-like virus.