Friday, April 29, 2016

Maternal Depression Linked to Risky Behavior in Kids

Deborah Brauser
Maternal depression during an offspring’s childhood is significantly associated with risky health behaviors during adolescence, new research suggests.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Involving Kids in Cleaning Chores

Kids need to do some chores. All of us had to when we were kids ourselves. Some people disagree, but doing some chores that are appropriate to a child’s age and abilities can even help with building self confidence. Sharing the work, make it fun, laugh through it, kids will feel really good about the accomplishment when it’s done. These are learning skills that raise their self esteem and will serve your children well in the years ahead. In other words, it is a necessary part of instilling independence and responsibility within them.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Video shows what it's like to live with autism... Can you make it to the end?

A video has been made to convey the experience of living with autism. The video highlights the sensory overload experienced by many autistic people during everyday activities.

Understand autism, the person and what to do. The short film, entitled 'Can you make it to the end?', was released by The National Autistic Society to coincide with World Autism Awareness Day, April 2nd.