Family 2018-06-04T11:29:00+00:00

Family

Which Of The 8 Kinds Of Intelligence Does Your Child Have?

When my oldest son, Torin, was born, I had an idea of when he should take his first steps, say his first words, and identify the diggers in My Big Truck book. Every time he did not meet a milestone, I worried. Why wasn’t he pulling himself up yet? When [...]

June 3rd, 2018|

How 3-year Olds Can Understand Concept of Ownership

Does your three-year-old child get grumpy when someone else plays with his or her toys? It is because children's judgement are more in line with adults, and can instinctively understand the ownership, say researchers. The researchers suggested that even very small children can understand ownership of an object based on [...]

May 28th, 2018|

CALLING ALL BLOOD DONORS… YES, THAT’S YOU!

On its 7th year of holding the organ and blood donation drive nationwide, Hamad Medical Center (HMC) in partnership with Al Faisal Without Borders Foundation (Alf) is asking people to visit its booths during Ramadan until the Eid holidays (which also coincide with World Blood Donation Day observed every June [...]

May 27th, 2018|

Bill Nye’s Tips for Getting Kids Excited About Science

Bill Nye, the ‘90s television icon, the teacher who helped kid-me understand topics like buoyancy and momentum, the man whose mission it is to help make science more accessible to the masses, is back. (Not that he ever left—he’s always been really, really busy.) These days, Nye is teaming up [...]

May 22nd, 2018|

Dads, Take Your Parental Leave

The numbers show that many dads believe fathers should take parental leave to care for their newborns. But maybe they mean in theory. Because while two-thirds of women use all of their paid parental leave, only 36 percent of men do the same, according to the latest survey by the Society for Human Resource Management. [...]

May 20th, 2018|

How to Help Your Child Understand You

Does anyone else feel like her kids ignore her, oh, 97 percent of the time? Like when, just for hypothetical example, requests to clean up the Magna-Tiles get tuned out, monologues about the day’s agenda elicit a confused “What?” and efforts to discuss the self-actualizing lessons of The Little Engine [...]

May 15th, 2018|
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