Articles (Child)

Violent Media Effects on Viewers and Its Future Impact
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Imagine a child watching a cartoon on television, depicting a bloody battle; what can we expect this child to do to solve their problems?



How to Break Bad News to Your Child?
(Education, Business, and Society)

We go through difficult events in our lives and some circumstances force us to tell our children about them; what is the best way to do so? 

Science Comics: A Unique Tool for Science and Technology Learning
(Education, Business, and Society)

Fun colorful drawings always attract kids; that is until science comics emerged as a distinctive method to introduce science and technology.


You are What You Eat: Strong to the Bones
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Did you know that 99% of your body's calcium is stored in your bones and teeth? This calcium makes up your bone bank. Calcium is "deposited" and "withdrawn" from your bone bank daily, based on your body's need for calcium. If your daily diet is low in calcium, calcium is "withdrawn" from your bone bank. Bone is broken down to keep your blood calcium level normal. 


In Life, Play Chess, Not Checkers
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1779 that the game of chess “is not merely an idle amusement (since) life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and evil events that are in some degree the effects of prudence or the want of it”.


Facts and Myths of Pregnancy
(Human Body)

Every woman is thrilled when she learns that she is pregnant, but common misconceptions can help anxiety sneak into her.


A Lockdown Generation: Remote-Learning Lessons and Practices
(Education, Business, and Society)

The lockdown has not been an easy or familiar experience; althuogh youths were reluctant, children were full of curiosity and defiance.


Education: Access without Quality?
(Education, Business, and Society)

As we continue to pursue access to education for all, we should not assume it implies quality; access alone does not help fulfill life potentials.


The Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences
(Health and Diseases)

What happens when people experience stressful situations at a young age? Does it affect their development?


Maria Montessori and the Development of Young Minds
(Inventions and Innovations)

The Montessori Method dates back to more than one-hundred years ago, when Dr. Montessori gave the world an educational method, designed to bring the very best in children.


Literacy for All
(Education, Business, and Society)

To achieve a nation's advancement, all individuals must be given equal opportunities to demonstrate their talents in all fairness and transparency. 


Celebrating the Future
(Education, Business, and Society)

Science is all around but for most people, science is perceived as the tedious study of complicated facts, especially in a formal setting.


Give Me a Book, Not a Pick
(Education, Business, and Society)

Child labor is a problem of a large magnitude. Chidlren have the right to attend school, be protected, and not be deprived from their childhood.


Toddler Tantrums: Triggers and Taming Tactics
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

One of the most common hardships in dealing with toddlers aged 1–4 years old is to control their grumpy mood and frequent spells of anger known as “tantrums”.


A Healthy School Environment for Better Education
(Education, Business, and Society)

Schools are of major importance to individuals and societies. They are not only places for acquiring knowledge, but also environments where children and adolescents spend most of their day.


Children with Learning Disabilities: Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia
(Education, Business, and Society)

Throughout my experience as a teacher, I cannot say that all of my students were high achievers. Some have problems that can make it difficult for them to learn as quickly as other students.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
(Health and Diseases)

Several weeks ago, the story of a baby boy called Rasheed went viral on social media when his parents sought assistance from the government to help provide the treatment of their son’s rare disease: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).


Look Who is Sensing!
(Human Body)

You may liken the womb to a dark cave of quiet water, and wonder how the five senses as we know them develop from the embryo stage until the baby is born.

Life in the Time of Coronavirus: Kids Edition
(Education, Business, and Society)

Children express in this article their opinions and present their experiences in the time of the coronavirus. They share with us their knowledge, which we support with additional information that we ask parents to make sure that their children read for more clarification as well.


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