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Is Childcare Shortage an Obstacle to Fertility in Japan?

AsiaToday | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home

[Source: Pixabay] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - "It's truly a war." It was a statement by a mother in an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun la...

Why I Miss My Car Pool Days So Much

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 03.30.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

What I do remember is my feelings about driving my first car pool. It marked a new stage of life. And I recall waking up that morning feeling very adult and nervously reviewing the stanzas of all my favorite nursery rhymes in my head.

What Keeps Your Child Up at Night and How You Can Help (Part 2 in a 3-Part Series)

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 03.01.2017 | Parents
Ingrid Prueher

Children depend on parents and caregivers to set consistent rules and structure an environment that is predictable. Children may not always like when parents say "no," but the truth is they feel secure when they know that parents mean what they say.

What Keeps Your Child Up at Night and How You Can Help (Part 1 in a 3-part series)

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 02.20.2017 | Parents
Ingrid Prueher

Childhood fears are real -- and common -- and can interfere with a child's ability to function at their best as well as to sleep. Sometimes, parents k...

Why I Love the Ride Home From Nursery School

Becky Tountas | Posted 09.24.2016 | Parents
Becky Tountas

I sit on the bench outside of my daughter's nursery school classroom, patiently waiting for dismissal. The other moms and I make small talk and I check my iPhone. When the door opens, my daughter comes bolting out of the classroom with an enormous smile on her face.

Schooooool's Out for Summer! (Kindergarten Here We Come!)

Stacey Gish Wallenstein | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
Stacey Gish Wallenstein

My daughter -- my first born, the child who made me a Mommy -- is graduating Pre-K on Friday. I can't believe the journey -- that started with counting the seconds down until the day after Labor Day so I could press redial for two and a half hours just to get a school's application - is over.

Time Marches On

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 11.20.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

In preparation for one of our high school reunion many years after graduation, the chairperson of our reunion suggested that each of us write about the best time of our lives. I gave this careful thought and simply wrote: "The present is the best time of my life."

Nothing Like Feeling Special!

Dianne Harman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

I've concluded that if we can do things to make our children feel special from an early age, not just at age 17 or 18 when they graduate from high school, then we're doing something very positive for the future generation. Things may not have been done that way in the past, but maybe they should have been.

Finding the "Universal" in Pre K

Gabriella Rowe | Posted 04.07.2014 | Education
Gabriella Rowe

A strong Pre K program enables young learners to WANT to be engaged in the learning process for years to come - no matter where they come from and what odds are against them.

Nursery School Relics

Anna Sandler | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Anna Sandler

All these things were in Molly's nursery school classroom day in and day out, and of course, amongst the bustle of a hurried pick-up on the way to a dentist appointment, were the most mundane things in the world. Now, they became instantly, and overwhelmingly, touching.

Preschoolers Shown Porn As Teacher Leaves Room

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.16.2013 | Home

Sex education was never supposed to be like this. Preschool children in Normandy were left unsupervised to watch a porn film after the teacher thou...

12 Tips for a Happier Home, Adapted From Nursery School

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

It's such a cliche to say that "I learned everything I need to know in kindergarten," but I find that sometimes the most basic ideas are quite effective.

Oh, Hey ... Do You Want to Buy Some Candy From Me?

LaughSpin | Posted 07.23.2012 | Comedy

Oh, hey. How's it going? You look sooooooo nice today! What's that you're wearing -- pants?! Verrrrry cutting edge. They say pants are the new black. ANYHOO, i have a box of Hershey chocolate items on my desk.

British Nursery "Sex Attack" Investigated

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A female nursery worker has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a child in her care....

Getting Rich and the Marshmallow

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

We have a financial system that has played to people's weaknesses. We have allowed people who are prone to instant gratification to have as much credit as they could get their hands on.

Why Nursery School Might Be Bad For Young Boys

Times Online | Sue Palmer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

To provide the best start in life for a boy, his parents have to provide the personal care he needs in a way that fits with a 21st-century lifestyle. ...

Fly Where I Can't Hold You

Molly Magid Hoagland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Magid Hoagland

The imbalance of young childhood must be infuriating. They are so engaged and single-minded, so wholly entwined with us grownups, while we are distracted by our separate lives in the wide world.

Are There Baby SATs, Too?

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

Call me crazy, but when it comes to preschool, my requirements seem pathetically low. I want the Princeling to learn his ABC's and 123's, some basic social skills.

Recession: We're All in This Together, Part 2

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Perhaps we could take a lesson from the prosperous: don't be ashamed to ask for money. There's nothing shameful about taking care of yourself and your family.