Kids

Image: Shutterstock Whether you are a teacher or a parent handling a bunch of energetic kids, you’ll need ways to engage them. Children tend to get bored and distracted soon, so one or two games that span over an hour may not retain their attention that well. What you need are a number of games
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Image: iStock Your usually calm boy gets inquisitive; your little princess no longer likes her pet name. The once mama’s boys and daddy’s princess are now teenagers, who have several questions and are eager to know the answers. It is that phase in your kid’s life where your parenting needs to shift gears as your
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Shutterstock Give a few riddles to children, and you can keep them busy for hours. You won’t receive any complaints that they are bored, nor do the kids end up watching the television for hours. Riddles not only keep children engrossed but also sharpen their thinking and problem-solving abilities. Pick up a variety of riddles
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Image: iStock The mildly sticky substance that lines up the canal of your ear is not dirt, but it is called ear wax or cerumen. It is a mixture of the secretions produced by the inner lining of your ear canal, the dead skin cells of your ear and the fine hair that lines up
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Image: iStock The stories of Akbar and Birbal have mesmerized children since generations. Akbar’s challenges to his loyal courtier Birbal and the latter’s witty and smart ways of facing them not only bring smiles but also teach some valuable life lessons to children.This attribute makes Akbar and Birbal stories one of the must-reads. MomJunction shares
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Image: Shutterstock One of the things that makes breastfeeding challenging is a blister on the nipples. A nipple blister may emerge spontaneously and is unproblematic in most cases. But sometimes, it may interfere with breastfeeding. Read this MomJunction article to know what causes nipple blisters, if it can interfere with breastfeeding and how to manage
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Image: Shutterstock Table Of Contents: Now that your teen is on the verge of adulthood, you will see a marked change in the way he cares for his overall grooming and personality. With the hormonal shifts kicking in, now is also the time when your teen will go through the blooming period. He will start to
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Image: Shutterstock Campfires, under the open sky and shining stars, are thrilling for kids. It’s the occasion for them to spend time talking and taking turns to tell stories. If you are organizing a campfire or your child is going to have one with their friends, then you surely need some captivating stories to tell.
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Image: iStock Nursery rhymes, or the Mother Goose rhymes as called in North America, have been in usage since the 19th century. However, one of the earliest poems, in French, dates back to the 13th century. Rhymes were recorded in English plays from around mid-16th century. Tommy Thumb’s Song Book, printed around 1744, was the
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Image: iStock In mammals and humans, the ear naturally produces a waxy substance called the cerumen, which we commonly refer to as earwax. Cleaning or clearing earwax in adults and kids is easier compared to cleaning earwax in infants, as their ear canal is delicate and must be handled with care. That said, excessive ear
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Image: iStock Summers are when teenagers love to go out and play with their friends. As the summer vacations approach, the anxiety to find new, and interesting games weigh heavy upon many. A lot of schools have summer camps to help students meet new ones and exercise their way out. Family outings are a common
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Image: Shutterstock Brain development is a lifelong process. But its development in the childhood years is important because that forms the foundation for the growth later in life (1). Therefore, parents have to focus not only on the physical growth but also on brain development of the child. And just like the body needs exercise
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Image: iStock As a mom, I’m quite proud of myself! Since I’ve introduced my children to nutritious food early in their lives, they actually love to eat vegetables and fruits at any time of the day. Whenever they are hungry, they grab an apple or orange instead of potato chips or chocolate bars. But recently,
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Image: Shutterstock Nail art is one funky way to make a point, delve a bit further into that locked-away version of you, and experience a bit of life on the cool side. The ease of creating nail art and the simplicity of application make it an excellent option for teen girls looking to try something
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Image: Shutterstock Did the pediatrician tell you that your child is suffering from malnutrition even though he is overweight? That could confuse you but is, unfortunately, true. Malnutrition is not just about underweight but overweight too. And interestingly, obesity also occurs due to starvation. Don’t be alarmed yet. There is a way around this, and
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Image: Shutterstock An occasional cough wouldn’t bother you. But if your baby coughs continuously and for days together, it is definitely worrisome. They wouldn’t sleep or feed, and can even get breathless. You want to help them in whatever way possible but may not know what to do. MomJunction tells you about the various reasons
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Image: Shutterstock Abdominal or stomach pain is common among children and most cases are treatable. Kids up to the age of 11 may suffer from these problems. However, abdominal pain in teenagers is not common and could be a cause for concern. A frequent or recurring pain should be examined and medical help should be
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Image: iStock Jump To Specific Section: Anna has reached the age of puberty. Her mom Debby was expecting Anna’s first period to begin any time now. This has been bothering Debby for some time as she did not want Anna to face any embarrassment at school. Moreover, it could be painful for Anna and she
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Image: Shutterstock Tylenol is what you might reach out for when the baby has a fever. A commonly used medication, Tylenol is available in different variations, one specifically for infants. The dosage is also different. Read this MomJunction post to know more about Tylenol for babies, its administration, dosage, and side effects, if any. What
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