These messages boost preschool learning activities at home

Messages from early childhood education centers may make parents more likely to engage in learning activities with their kids at home.

Alexis Blue-U. Arizona • futurity
July 9, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: education parents communication preschoolers society-and-culture toddlers

Parents: Beware of this COVID-linked syndrome in kids

As researchers learn more about COVID-19 and how it affects kids, they warn parents to be on the lookout for symptoms of multiple inflammatory syndrome.

Maud Alobawone-Rutgers • futurity
June 30, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation parents viruses childrens-health health-and-medicine

Parents: Beware of this COVID-linked syndrome in kids

As researchers learn more about COVID-19 and how it affects kids, they warn parents to be on the lookout for symptoms of multiple inflammatory syndrome.

Maud Alobawone-Rutgers • futurity
June 30, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 inflammation parents viruses childrens-health health-and-medicine

Survey: Parents aren’t sure about school in the fall

A new survey shows a majority of parents will likely send their kids back to school this fall and support measures to help keep kids safe from COVID-19.

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan • futurity
June 29, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: education covid-19 parents viruses childrens-health surveys featured society-and-culture decisions

Some directive parenting may do a child good

Past research has overlooked the value of directive parenting, say researchers. That term describes pushing a child to take risks, explore, and persevere.

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
June 24, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: parents childrens-health relationships society-and-culture

Nope, ‘mommy brain’ doesn’t sap attention

The idea of "mommy brain" affecting moms' attention and memory doesn't seem to hold up under testing.

Joseph Paul-Purdue • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: attention parents memory mothers brains science-and-technology

How to protect kids from tick and mosquito bug bites

"Choosing the appropriate bug repellent can be confusing for parents. Some may protect against mosquitos but not ticks, for example."

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan • futurity
June 15, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: insects parents childrens-health ticks lyme-disease parasites health-and-medicine mosquitoes

Some youth programs may benefit the next generation, too

"By investing in kids now and continuing to invest in them, we could be making generations to come more resilient..."

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
June 12, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: education parents childrens-health society-and-culture

How to get kids through the ‘ambiguous loss’ of rituals

We've had to cancel or remake rituals that shaped young people's lives before the pandemic. Here's how to help them cope with the "ambiguous loss."

Boston University • futurity
June 1, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: parents emotions society-and-culture

7 tips to cope with kids stuck at home this summer

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed what summer will look like for familes across the United States. These tips for parents can help kids at home cope.

Noelle Toumey Reetz-Georgia State • futurity
May 26, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 parents emotions society-and-culture

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