Child care means caring for and supervising a child or children, usually from newborn to age thirteen. Child care is a broad topic covering a wide spectrum of contexts, activities, social and cultural conventions, and institutions. The majority of child care institutions that are available require that child care providers have extensive training in first aid and are CPR certified. In addition, background checks, drug testing, and reference verification are normally a requirement. It is traditional in Western society for children to be taken care of by their parents or their legal guardians. In families where children live with one or both of their parents, the childcare role may also be taken on by the child's extended family. If a parent or extended family is unable to care for the children, orphanages and foster homes are a way of providing for children's care, housing, and schooling. The two main types of...
I am shocked, have caught my 12 year old reading a porn magazine, I didn't know how to react, so my first reaction was to slap him. How should I deal with the situation, I am really tensed? more »
My teenage daughter has had a boyfriend since 3 years now and I fear that they might have sex soon because they have been together since a while now. I dont want her to get pregnant and I know that youth are careless. Should I give her more »
During a close friend’s wedding, I went to stage with my kid in my lap to congratulate the couple. As I posed for cameras my one-year old son groped me. My naughty child refused to take his hands off for some seconds and I was left embarrassed in f more »
Nina S started the Discussion
on Jan 23, 2013 , 12:19 pm
Overspending on kids all the time?
These days parents think overspending on their children makes up for the fact that they are bad parents. I know so many couples who are not interested in the growth and well being of their child. From the latest iPad to designer outfits to foreign more »
A recent study says video games 'make kids more aggressive'. Really? Does that mean that we should not let our kids play video games? Nowadays when there is scarcity of parks & open grounds for kids to play what else do you expect them to do at more »
My husband has been encouraging my son to use very bad abuses and laughs when he uses them. Now the teachers in school are sending complaints. It is so embarrassing when my sons starts abusing guests also! I have told my husband to stop more »