Month: November 2020

Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Toddlers between the ages of one and three years need 11 to 14 hours of sleep (1). The sleeping hours are distributed between their daytime naps and nighttime sleep. However, the bulk of their sleep consists of nighttime sleep, thus making it essential to maintain a bedtime routine for toddlers
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge The Parenting Junkie ends time out and instead uses a peaceful parenting approach known as time in. This video will help you forget time out and practice time in parenting instead. Time in is a peaceful parenting alternative to a time out. This is not to be confused
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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), continues to spread across the globe. To date, there are over 62.6 million infections and more than 1.45 million related deaths recorded globally. Many studies have shown that asymptomatic carriers can spread the virus even if they do not manifest any
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Nov 27 2020 A Monash University project will look at reducing the long-term risk of adolescent mental health problems by enhancing parents’ ability to support their children throughout the pandemic. A digital mental health project led by researchers from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Information Technology, received a
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The following is an excerpt from Impossible Parenting: Creating a New Culture of Mental Health for Parents by Olivia Scobie. Copyright © 2020 Olivia Scobie. Reprinted with the permission of Dundurn Press. Parents are well aware of the problematic nature of today’s parenting culture, and they’re usually able to identify the overwhelming messages as contradictory and
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Decreases in hospital attendances and admissions amid fears of COVID-19 may result in avoidable harm for under 16s say researchers, who warn against the “unintended consequences of pandemic control measures”. Research led by Dr Rachel Isba from Lancaster University, Dr Rachel Jenner from Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, and Dr Marc Auerbach from Yale University analyzed
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 24 2020 In the most comprehensive analysis to date of U.S. children tested and treated for COVID-19, an organization representing seven of the nation’s largest pediatric medical centers reports that some groups of children are faring significantly worse than children in general during the pandemic. Findings from the PEDSnet organization–which
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