Parents Daily News Roundup
Adult-inspired lingerie marketed for young girls
French company Jours Après Lunes has designed a line of “loungerie” — a compromise between loungewear and lingerie — for children between the ages of 4 and 12.
1 in 10 US kids has ADHD, study finds
Nearly one in 10 children in the United States is being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new government study.
At This Girls’ Camp, Crafts Take a Drill Press
Gadget Camp, sponsored in part by a foundation affiliated with the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, which provided financing to nine other camps this summer, is intended to help over the long haul by exposing girls to an occupation they might previously have considered unappealing, if they considered it at all.
Moms’ Depression Affects Kids’ Brain Structure, Scans Show
Children of mothers with depression have an enlarged amygdala, the part of the brain associated with emotional responses, Canadian researchers have found.
New ‘mommy suit’ allows men to experience pregnancy
Men, want to experience what pregnancy feels like? Now you can, according to Japanese inventors of a new male pregnancy suit, dubbed Mommy Tummy.
‘Sexting’ Tops Parents’ Back-to-School Worries
According to a recent survey, parents’ top concerns for their children this school year is sexting, the practice of sending racy and inappropriate text and picture messages via cell phone.