The Children's Hour
- Our Window to The Future. Brazelton, T. Berry; Greenspan, Stanley // Newsweek;Fall/Winter2000 Your Child, Vol. 136 Issue 17a, p34
Discusses the role of parents in the nature and nurture aspects of child development. What children need and learn in a nurturing relationship, including communication and empathy; Development of self-image and patterns of behavior; Emotions and creative ability; Morality through early...
- Developmental Maturity Expectations of Israeli Fathers and Mothers: Effects of Education, Ethnic Origin, and Religiosity. Mansbach, Ivonne Kleinfeld; Greenbaum, Charles W. // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Sep99, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p771
This study investigated expectations of maturity in children among 380 Israeli Jewish fathers and mothers of 6-month-old infants. Subjects were administered a questionnaire which included items reflecting three developmental domains: Cognitive Maturity, Biosocial Maturity, and Social Autonomy....
- Threes & Fours. Miller, Susan A. // Scholastic Parent & Child;Dec2000/Jan2001, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p30
Focuses on playing and cooperation among three- and four-year-old children. Play activities that teach children to cooperate with other children; Children's active interest in what others are saying and doing.
- Fives & Sixes. Church, Ellen Booth // Scholastic Parent & Child;Dec2000/Jan2001, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p32
Discusses ways to teach cooperation to five- and six-year-old children. Children's need to communicate effectively to be able to cooperate; Use of the word 'cooperate'; Children's perception of solutions for problems.
- "Hey, it's me!". Brophy, Catherine // Parenting;May2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p129
The article offers tips on how parents can help infants recognize themselves when facing the mirror. Parents should start by avoiding talking in first person in front of their babies or by mentioning names when talking to them. Parents are advised to play mirror games with their babies in order...
- publisher's letter. Wolf, Maxine // Kiwi;Jan/Feb2009, p08
The author reflects on the joy of being a parent. She mentions the bittersweet feelings of parents in watching their children grow into adults, referencing a song from the movie "Mamma Mia!." She also encourages parents to cherish and capture every moment with their children and be thankful for...
- Promoting self-understanding in parents--for the great good of your patients. Zuckerman, Barry; Zuckerman, Pamela M.; Siegel, Daniel J. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Apr2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p77
Focuses on the significance of parenting to enhance child development and improve parent-child relationship. Challenges faced by parents concerning child rearing; Role of physicians in promoting child-parent relationships; Theories used in understanding intergenerational attachment.
- Managing Identity: Adolescent Fathers Talk About the Transition to Parenthood. Frewin, Karen; Tuffin, Keith; Rouch, Gareth // New Zealand Journal of Psychology;Nov2007, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p161
Adolescent fatherhood is often associated with negative stereotyping and deficiencies in the adolescent's situation or characteristics, which effect his investment in child rearing. Developmentally, adolescence is a time when parenthood is not conventional practice nor a well-accepted norm....
- News to Use reviews, research, and new ideas. // Daughters;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3
The article presents news briefs of interest to parents of girls. TOYChallenge is inviting teams of fifth- through eight-graders to invent a toy for a contest that aims to get girls interested in science, technology, and engineering. Fathers are encouraged to make a difference in their...