Why Children Need UV Protection for Their Eyes - WSJ video

Why Children Need UV Protection for Their Eyes - WSJ YouTube http://bit.ly/1B1TzAv -- Children's vision experts say the sooner parents start protecting children's eyes from the sun, the lower the risk of developing future eye problems. Dr. Dawn Hartman joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero discusses what parents need to know.

#HowToDad - Underappreciated role of fathers highlighted in cereal ad

To all the dads out there: this one's for you.

Link via @GruntDoc, ER physician from Texas and one of the first medical bloggers.

Baby's First Tweet - parents are creating accounts for their babies on social media websites (NYT video)

Some parents are creating accounts for their babies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other services, long before those children are able to add posts themselves. Produced by: Rebekah Fergusson, Vanessa Perez and Ricky Montalvo

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/RVpChL

Why Tiger Moms Should Let Children Fail - Children who earn the best grades in school don't always become high achievers

Children who earn the best grades in school don't always become high achievers, says Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He tells why parents should sometimes let their children fail under their watch so they can be more resilient, successful adults. Here is the WSJ video:

The 7 Cs: The Essential Building Blocks of Resilience - by Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg

Competence: When we notice what young people are doing right and give them opportunities to develop important skills, they feel competent. We undermine competence when we don't allow young people to recover themselves after a fall.

Confidence: Young people need confidence to be able to navigate the world, think outside the box, and recover from challenges.

Connection: Connections with other people, schools, and communities offer young people the security that allows them to stand on their own and develop creative solutions.

Character: Young people need a clear sense of right and wrong and a commitment to integrity.

Contribution: Young people who contribute to the well-being of others will receive gratitude rather than condemnation. They will learn that contributing feels good and may therefore more easily turn to others, and do so without shame.

Coping: Young people who possess a variety of healthy coping strategies will be less likely to turn to dangerous quick fixes when stressed.

Control: Young people who understand privileges and respect are earned through demonstrated responsibility will learn to make wise choices and feel a sense of control.


Fostering Resilience, Building Resilience in Children and Teens--Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg http://buff.ly/1gk3tVj
Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg - URJ (audio files) http://buff.ly/1gk3ubN
Amazon.com: Kenneth R. Ginsburg: Books http://buff.ly/1gk3oRu

How parents can talk to their children about sexual education

From NHS: When is the right time to talk your child about sex? Hear members of the public give their opinion. Plus, an expert explains why it's important to do so, how to approach the subject, and what information is appropriate to your child's age. Find out more about sex and young people:


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