A simple enrollment change yields big dividends in children’s early learning program

Researchers know that texting programs can greatly benefit young children’s literacy. Now new research shows that parents’ participation in such programs can be boosted exponentially with one simple tweak: automatic enrollment, combined with the ability to opt out. Parenting News … Read more…

New The Crown trailer offers first glimpse of Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana – and series four release date

The Crown’s highly anticipated fourth series has its first trailer – giving fans a first look at Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana in her wedding dress. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News | Sky News … Read more…

Study of one million Danish children: Childhood adversity increases the risk of early death

Social adversity in early childhood appears to be a significant risk factor for death in early adulthood. Children who have experienced repeated serious adversity such as losing a parent, mental illness in the family, poverty or being placed in foster … Read more…

Pioneering brain haemorrhage treatment reduces long-term disability in premature babies

Premature babies with serious brain haemorrhage treated with a ‘brain washing’ technique were twice as likely to survive without severe learning disability when compared with infants given standard treatment. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE:

Early life stress is associated with youth-onset depression for some types of stress but not others

Examining the association between eight different types of early life stress (ELS) and youth-onset depression, a study reports that individuals exposed to ELS were more likely to develop a major depressive disorder (MDD) in childhood or adolescence than individuals who … Read more…

Troubling connection between workplace pregnancy discrimination and health of mothers, babies

Perceived pregnancy discrimination indirectly relates to increased levels of postpartum depressive symptoms for mothers and lower birth weights, lower gestational ages and increased numbers of doctor visits for babies, according to a management study. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN … Read more…