Extra-curricular activities give children the opportunity to develop their skills in various areas so children develop a number of interests and talents - but be care ful not to over-schedule.
Over parenting is a new normal for today's mums and dads who, as dedicated as they may be, still succumb to overindulging, overprotecting and overscheduling their children.
Imagine the scene if you will. It's Thursday night. Your six year old is due at a music lesson and you've had a busy day.
I hope they remember it forever, and not just because it was a brilliant show.
One mum got a huge shock when her perfectly healthy four-year-old said she just wanted to be skinny.
Warning: potential Tooth Fairy spoilers within.
Can you tell what a person's name is just by looking at them? Scientists think that you can.
A new study has demonstrated what us first-borns have always suspected - eldest kids are the smartest. And it's all down to the different way we were parented.
Parents aren't the only ones who benefit from their kids' daytime nap (hello brief respite!). According to a new study, naps may actually help preschoolers learn. Talk about a win-win!
A study this week was a terrifying reminder that we have far less control over the development of our children than we think.
The change experienced by Laurie Frankel’s six-year-old was certainly momentous, but at the same time it was remarkably straightforward.
Byrne's parents knew it was their last option. If this new plan couldn't save their son, maybe nothing could.
Is society's total aversion to dirt responsible for the surge in diseases such as asthma, allergies, autoimmune diseases, and even obesity and coeliac disease?