Kids

Engaging in fantasy play could benefit creative thinking in children

Engaging in fantasy play could benefit creative thinking in children. This is one of the findings of a study being presented today, Thursday 15 September, by Dr Louise Bunce of Oxford Brookes University to the annual conference of the British...

Pets — not siblings — are child’s best friends, researchers find

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The...

Warnings after baby girl died while sleeping in bouncer

Leia-Mae Smith, who died at three months. The death of a three-month-old girl has sparked warnings for parents about the dangers of letting babies sleep in bouncher and swings. An inquest in the UK has heard baby Leia-Mae Smith was sleeping...

YouTube App Kids

Many of us, parents, depend on YouTube for awesome toddler's videos to show our kids. But admit it, it is so hard to filter the videos our little ones may watch, especially when accidentally, we have left our gadgets...

What to do with a child’s head injury

In Singapore, head injury is one of the most common injuries occurring in children. About 50% of children who seek treatment in the Children's Emergency for injuries sustained head injuries. More than 80% of head injuries in young children...

Bullies Backed Off When They Realised the Truth

Nut was picked on everyday by his schoolmates- until his bullies found out the tragic truth. Discover what made his tormentors stopped bullying him and helped him instead: If you have any comments regarding this topic, please share them in...

What You Need to Know About Secondary Drowning

Since it's holiday season, many of you may be going for a vacation and take a swim. But don't you know that other than the necessary precautions we need to take as guardians of our children whenever they swim,...

Ten reasons why handheld devices should be banned for children under the age of...

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics state infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours...

Funny Letters of Kids to Their Mummies

We know that we should never, ever underestimate our kids as they can say words that are out of whack, and really mean it. It's amazing how our children can talk in such a way that we adults would...

A Safe Home Is a Great Abode

Those tiny toes that once were kicking inside your tummy are already starting to make their way to every corner of your house and it's a great feeling for us mums. However, this is also a wake-up call for...