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20

Aug

Kids’ drawings may paint a picture of later intelligenceResearchers ranked a child’s drawing of a person based on whether or not the picture included a head, a body, and facial features.

Kids’ drawings may paint a picture of later intelligence
Researchers ranked a child’s drawing of a person based on whether or not the picture included a head, a body, and facial features.

05

May

On their report card for physical activity, U.S. children get an ‘F’A new report shows that few kids are reaching the recommended goal of 60 minutes of moderate physical activity per day, spending most of their time sedentary.

On their report card for physical activity, U.S. children get an ‘F’
A new report shows that few kids are reaching the recommended goal of 60 minutes of moderate physical activity per day, spending most of their time sedentary.

20

Apr

9 children who were raised by animals

13

Feb

Kids read to cats — and everybody winsA Pennsylvania animal shelter’s Book Buddies program helps children improve their reading skills and help socialize the rescued felines.

Kids read to cats — and everybody wins
A Pennsylvania animal shelter’s Book Buddies program helps children improve their reading skills and help socialize the rescued felines.

14

Jan

Does having children make people happier?There isn’t much difference in happiness levels between those with kids and those without them. Grandparents, however, are happier with kids.

Does having children make people happier?
There isn’t much difference in happiness levels between those with kids and those without them. Grandparents, however, are happier with kids.

25

Nov

treehugger:

Pedia-Pod aims to “make kids feel like they’re not in the hospital.”

01

Oct

Mom and dad kid themselves over the joy of parentingA study suggest parents exaggerate happiness with their children to validate their choice of having them.

Mom and dad kid themselves over the joy of parenting
A study suggest parents exaggerate happiness with their children to validate their choice of having them.

26

Sep

Declining U.S. birth rates may be to linked to economic woesWhen asked why they thought fewer Americans are having kids, 65 percent cited the cost of raising a child.

Declining U.S. birth rates may be to linked to economic woes
When asked why they thought fewer Americans are having kids, 65 percent cited the cost of raising a child.

12

Jul

Fasting as a family for Ramadan?Ramadan began this week, and Muslims around the world are observing the month-long holiday by fasting during the daylight hours. According to tradition, young Muslims are not required to fast until they reach the age of puberty, but that doesn’t stop many Muslim kids and tweens from wanting to join the fast with family and friends.  It’s a family decision about when kids will start to fast. Here are some great tips for those who want to help young children ease into the tradition.

Fasting as a family for Ramadan?
Ramadan began this week, and Muslims around the world are observing the month-long holiday by fasting during the daylight hours. According to tradition, young Muslims are not required to fast until they reach the age of puberty, but that doesn’t stop many Muslim kids and tweens from wanting to join the fast with family and friends.
 
It’s a family decision about when kids will start to fast. Here are some great tips for those who want to help young children ease into the tradition.

02

Jul

Preschoolers write adorable letter on why we need to save the trees