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Camping around South America

After four years’ travelling from the Caribbean coast to Patagonia, Paula Dear says camping in deserts, in the shadow of the Andes and by tropical beaches – all for under £10 a night – made her trip to South America<p>South America is all about the freedom of the great outdoors. That’s what we have …

South America

Ultra-light and portable Flite tent lets you camp in the trees

Why camp on the cold, hard ground when you could sleep in the air among the trees? Tentsile, famous for their “portable treehouses” that offer …

Most child care workers can’t even afford care for their own children

Despite the crucial nature of their work, child care workers do not seem to be valued in today’s economy: they are among the country’s lowest-paid …

Child Care

How The Fight For $15 Could Affect Your Kids

It was a triumphant day for low-wage workers' Fight for $15 campaign. Hundreds of marches in cities across the country on Tuesday were rewarded with major, day-of policy announcements and even a question at the Republican presidential debate.<p>But what may have gotten missed within the ranks of a …

Child Care

Training People to Work in Early Childhood Education: No Money, Lots of Mouth

<i>Evelyn Williams, right, a teacher in a Pre-Kindergarten class at the Community Day Center for Children, gives Jiren Oliver, 4, a high-five after they</i> …

Children who understand others' perspectives found to be more popular among peers

Preschoolers and school-age children who are good at identifying what others want, think, and feel are more popular in school than their peers who …

Psychology

Child Development Scholar Suggests Strategies to Build Foundation for Empathy, Tolerance

Psychology

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p><i>There’s no time to lose, I heard her say Catch your dreams before they slip away.</i><p>When we sleep, wrote English psychiatrist Havelock Ellis over a hundred years ago, we enter a ‘dim and …

Literature

Press Releases | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

<i>NIH-funded study in mice suggests loss of mossy cells plays a critical role in both</i><p>Preliminary results suggest strokes also affect the eye<p><i>NIH study</i> …

Teaching Kindness Boosts Preschoolers' Achievement

Preschoolers demonstrate stronger academic achievement when lessons about caring and mindfulness are integrated into the traditional curriculum, say …

What Kids Need To Learn Early On To Be Successful In School Later

Science is beginning to show more than ever that a child’s performance in school is largely dependent by how much they know prior to beginning …

Early education narrows the achievement gap with younger starts and longer stays

New research reveals high-quality early education is especially advantageous for children when they start younger and continue longer. Not only does …

Clingy infant, unsettled newborn or tantruming toddler? Here's all the answers for parents from our expert

Are you concerned about your child’s sleep, development or behaviour? You’ve come to the right place. Here are the answers to some of the most common …

Parenting