Parents Daily News Roundup
Move over dad: Mom’s better at soothing baby’s pain
Preemies show less pain when mom holds them than when dad tries to comfort them, according to a new study of babies having blood drawn at the hospital.
Nutrient powder may fight anemia in kids
Kids given extra iron, zinc and vitamin A were one third less likely to be anemic, study finds.
What teachers really want to tell parents
Ron Clark, a teacher who started his own school, asks parents to work with teachers for the sake of their kids.
Are Parents Changing Kids’ Diapers Less Often to Save Money?
Over the past couple of years, sales of disposable diapers have fallen at the same time that diaper rash cream sales have increased.
Children excluded from school shopping?
Only 56 percent of parents say they’re bringing their kids along for back-to-school shopping this year, down from 80 percent last year, according to marketing data firm America’s Research Group.
Bilingual Homes Help Babies Exercise Their Brain: Study
Babies living in bilingual homes have a longer period of time when their brain is flexible to different languages than infants living where just one language is spoken, researchers say.