The continuous concept: advantages and disadvantages in raising babies

The concept of continuum is a study that was developed by Jean Liedloff, an anthropologist who studied this concept among South American Indians. The 1970s approach to baby rearing recommended frequent skin-to-skin contact between parents and their children from birth to 12 months. Parents from various parts of the world have tried this method that …

Learning Disabilities: Benefits of a Gap Year for Students with Learning Disabilities

You’re a senior in high school and it’s time to apply for college. All your friends are caught up in the frenzy of writing college essays, talking about first choices, early decision, etc. and you’re just not sure. School has been a long road for you, and you’re exhausted. You are not sure if college …

Single parents in college: how to face the double challenge

Experts think that two out of ten college students today are single parents, either male or female. And the number of single parents in college is constantly increasing. This should come as no surprise as single-parent households have been on a strong and steady rise for several decades. Whether by chance or choice, single parenting …

Choosing the Right Diaper to Manage Bedwetting in Older Children, Adolescents, and Youth Part 1

One point that I have repeatedly emphasized in my articles is that there is no single solution to managing incontinence. This article discusses the various brands and types of cloth and disposable diapers available to manage bedwetting and is divided into three parts. There are many different factors that go into choosing an incontinence product. …

4 principles to choose the best and coolest toys for Christmas gifts 2010

With Christmas approaching very quickly (within about a month), parents all over the world are starting to figure out the best toys to give their children. Given the wide selection of toys available on the market that parents can buy, it is understandable that many feel extremely confused when choosing the right one for their …