Michelle McIvor can’t remember a time when she wasn’t playmates or friends with her brother. Growing up in Edmonton, the siblings, who are three years apart, spent weekends in their backyard jungle gym, played tag in the local park and made up songs together while walking to school. “We were always really close,” says McIvor,
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Young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, and children with higher blood pressure levels were more likely to develop retinal microvascular impairment during early childhood, according to a new study published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. This is the first study to show this
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Children born with cleft lip and cleft palate (CLP) commonly undergo multiple surgical procedures between infancy and adolescence. By the time they are teens, patients with CLP with more total surgeries do not have increased psychosocial problems. However, an increased number of surgeries between 8 and 10 years of age may predict increased anxiety and
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See all the viral pics of this Starbucks + Target-themed playroom <div class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”8162dfbed61ccd4e6ea86ab7a9afdc35″><div class=”fb-post” data-href=”https://www.facebook.com/renee.doby/posts/10215604427174882″></div></div><p>If you’re in the process of decorating or revamping your<a href=”https://www.mother.ly/child/5-principles-parents-can-use-to-create-a-montessori-inspired-playroom” target=”_self”> kids’ playroom </a>and need some inspiration, look no further.</p><p>Photos of the most amazing, creative playroom are going viral because this setup is just flat-out iconic. And the best
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FANTASTIC FOOD RECIPES Some people can be very picky with what they eat and what they don’t. But what if we told you we’ve put together an incredible video with food that we’re sure everyone will like? You’re gonna want to see this with your own eyes. Don’t worry, these ideas are quick and simple
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<p>This, despite the fact <a href=”http://statusofwomendata.org/explore-the-data/poverty-opportunity” target=”_blank”>that millennial women are getting college degrees at higher rates than men</a>, proving that we can’t educate ourselves out of the motherhood penalty. </p><p>”Families depend on women’s incomes, yet mothers, regardless of their education level, their age, where they live, or their occupation, are paid less than fathers. When
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Tamilisa Miner via Getty ImagesGetting kids to wear masks can be a struggle. Paying close attention to fit and comfort can help.  When it comes to mask-wearing, parents generally say their kids fall into one of two groups: the my-kid-wears-one-without-much-complaint set, or the my-kid-absolutely-refuses contingent. But what if there is a third option — the
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WONDERFUL TRICKS TO HAVE FUN WITH FRIENDS If you really think about it, you’ll realize that you spend a lot of time at school. Some even say that we spend half of our lives there! It sounds crazy, but it’s true. And you know what that means, right? We have to make our time there
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jun 26 2020 Kindergartners in face masks. Closed playground structures. Random COVID-19 testing. They are among the long list of hypothetical scenarios for school in the pandemic era. And as lawmakers and educators reimagine the K-12 model for fall, a new survey assessed parents’ plans for in-person school and support for
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jun 26 2020 An innovative, interactive cloud-based data portal debuted this week that lets academic researchers mine the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of scientific resources for studying pediatric solid tumors and their related biology. The Childhood Solid Tumor Network (CSTN) data portal on St. Jude Cloud was created to
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Image: Shutterstock Disney characters are amusing and entertaining. Their colorful appearance, bold features, and peculiar voices create a magical world that is pleasantly awe-inspiring and surreal. Perhaps it is the reason why Disney-themed parties and merchandising have been in trend. If you, too, are looking for some fun and interesting Disney trivia questions for a
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