self-care skills

Teeth brushing in babies and kids (with free downloadable chart)
Teeth brushing in babies and kids (with free downloadable chart) (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why is brushing teeth important? Brushing teeth is the basis of good oral hygiene and contributes to overall health. The process of brushing removes bacteria that can cause tooth decay and gum infections if left in the mouth. It reduces ... Read More »

Intervention That Engages Youth on Ethnic and Racial Identity Can Enhance Positive Development
Intervention That Engages Youth on Ethnic and Racial Identity Can Enhance Positive Development (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study examined the Identity Project, a mental-health promotion intervention that engages youth in exploring and resolving issues around their ethnic and racial identities. It found that the program helps promote key developmental constructs that can enhance the positive ... Read More »

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children
Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Weekdays can be stressful for both parents and children. There’s a lot to get done and time is short. In the rush of preparing school lunches, getting children (and parents) dressed for the day ahead and ensuring everyone gets a ... Read More »

Having ‘time out’ is good for mums
Having ‘time out’ is good for mums (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A 2015 study by MCRI researchers showed that mothers need to have time out – as little as once a week – to improve their mental health. But what do mothers do when they want to relax? The findings from ... Read More »

Parents urged to give themselves some loving
Parents urged to give themselves some loving (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The struggle of parenting is real, but are mothers and fathers making the situation worse by failing to give themselves sufficient credit? University of Queensland School of Psychology’s Dr James Kirby has commenced a new study to examine the link ... Read More »

Try a little self-kindness: help for stressed-out new mums
Try a little self-kindness: help for stressed-out new mums (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s 3am, the baby’s been crying for hours, your partner’s on night shift, no one’s going to appreciate a phone call at this hour for help. You feel you could lose your mind: “This wouldn’t happen to those mothers on ... Read More »

Checklist: Fine motor skill milestones for toddlers (18 months to 36 months)
Checklist: Fine motor skill milestones for toddlers (18 months to 36 months) (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fine motor skills, the skills which allow children to control the use of their fingers and hands develop rapidly in toddlers. Development milestones are actions most toddlers can do with their hands by a certain age. Toddlers 18-24 months Toddlers between ... Read More »

Checklist: Fine motor skill milestones for babies (birth to 18 months)
Checklist: Fine motor skill milestones for babies (birth to 18 months) (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fine motor skills, the ability to control the movements of the hands and fingers develop early in life. Baby development milestones for fine motor skills are the things most babies can do with their fingers and hands at a particular ... Read More »

Fine motor skill development milestones for toddlers (18 to 36 months)
Fine motor skill development milestones for toddlers (18 to 36 months) (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As babies develop the gross motor skills that enable them to toddle around, they are also improving their fine motor skills which allow them to pick objects up and manipulate them. If you’ve got a toddler you’ve almost certainly noticed ... Read More »

Fine motor skills for babies (birth to 18 months)
Fine motor skills for babies (birth to 18 months) (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies develop rapidly in the first few months of life and it is at this very early stage that they begin developing and using their hand and finger muscles. They also start to develop side-strength, control and the hand eye ... Read More »

 
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