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Children and technology studies: The invisible addiction: Cell-phone activities and addiction among male and female college students

Published August 2014 in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, the study found that cell-phone addiction (or CPA) was “largely driven by a desire to connect socially.” Posting on Instagram and Pinterest was associated with addictive behaviour while, surprisingly, internet use and gaming were not. 46 more words

Early Childhood Development

Education: the most powerful investment in our future

More than two decades of experience in development and emergency response have shown me how education can make a lasting difference in children’s lives. But education’s not just good for children, it’s good for nations. 584 more words


Making smoothies with children

Making smoothies with your children has many benefits; getting vitamins & minerals, having a good snack on the go, learning the names of the fruits and vegetables as well as the independence of choosing the fruits in order to make their own recipes, counting the pieces of fruit, using the pincer grip to add the fruit and pouring skills to pour in juice or spooning to add in yogurt. 105 more words

Early Childhood Development

Child support clawback update – ways take action to #endtheclawback, deadline February 28

At the January 14, 2015 First Call coalition meeting, we discussed the BC government child support clawback consultation and invited feedback. First Call was discouraged by the framing of the… 160 more words

Safe And Caring Communities

How to build a bond with baby help sheet

The How to Build a Secure Attachment Bond with Your Baby help sheet, produced by Helpguide.org, demonstrates how parents can develop the nonverbal emotional relationship between an infant and its primary caregiver to build the child’s emotional development.

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Early Childhood Development