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What is Hand-Food-Mouth Disease?

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth (HFM) disease is on the rise in the recent years. This condition occurs mainly in children under ten years. While it can affect older children and adults, we are only mildly...

The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1

Math is one subject we cannot distance ourselves from – whether we make a career out of it or not, Math is an essential part of life. Math is more than just mastery over basic number functions. It...

Answering a Child’s Questions on Skin Colour

“Mum, I wish to have a white skin colour.” It didn’t exactly pull the rug out from under my feet, but it definitely amused me. She is just 5! And I didn’t expect it to biff me like greased...

Open Letter to Working Mothers: Stop Feeling Guilty

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. Dear Working Mother, It is difficult to stay away from your children at work and consistently tell yourself that you are doing...

Child Abuse: The Evil Lurking Behind Every Door

R is a 12 yr. old girl. She is a brilliant student, is part of her school’s choir, enjoys movies and is crazy about music. At home, her parents dote on her; she is the apple of everyone’s eyes....

Managing the Idiot Box

This blog is an excerpt from Ramen’s parenting book,“Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm”. I do not know what the invasion of the aliens would have done for us. But the invasion of the Idiot...

Protect and Develop Your Child’s Vision With a Better Diet

This is a Guest Blog contributed by Amy Williams. Williams is a free-lance journalist based in Southern California and mother of two. As a parent, she enjoys spreading the word on positive parenting...

Book Reviews: Great non-fictional works for children aged 10+

Children are constantly hungry for information and look to us parents for answers on science, history, religion and the workings of the world around us. During those relentless Q and A sessions,...

5 Strategies to Reduce your Child’s Night Time Fears

Night time fears and nightmares are extremely common in children, especially during the preschool years. They are part of normal development, as children’s imaginations develop and children begin...

Book reviews: Children’s books by Ramendra Kumar, for age groups 2-5

Here are some delightful books for children, written by Ramendra (Ramen) Kumar, who is also a Blogger for ParentEdge. Ramen is an award-winning writer for children and young adults with 27 books to...