child development - updates

Rappler's latest stories on child development


Why free play is important for your baby's motor development

Apr 29, 2019 - 5:01 PM

Here’s how you can make sure your child’s active time goes unhindered

Why screen time for babies, children, adolescents needs to be limited

Feb 02, 2019 - 11:31 AM

Wide-ranging reviews have demonstrated that high levels of screen time, now typical among children, are associated with potential harm

GUIDANCE NEEDED. Less recreational screen time is better for children. Image from Shutterstock

The art of letting go: Truths about parenthood

Dec 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Holaina Tan, mother of 4-year-old Aki, shares her own journey as a parent and how it changed her life

1 in 3 Filipino kids still malnourished, stunted – study

Jul 27, 2016 - 10:40 PM

The study also notes that 20 of kids under 5 years old die due to poor health services

SATING HUNGER. Children wait their turn at a feeding program for informal settlers in Quezon City.  File photo by Rolex dela Pena/ EPA

Poe: First 1,000 days crucial for child’s development

Jul 03, 2015 - 5:54 PM

The senator has 2 pending bills aiming to end child malnutrition nationwide

#ZEROHUNGER. One of Senator Grace Poe's advocacies is eradicating hunger in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda

Bringing out the talent in your child

May 05, 2015 - 12:02 PM

Here are some tips on how to nurture the talent that resides in every child

Original words

Nov 28, 2014 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] A big part of child development is on language But how far deep is the imprint of the early words we hear?

Common set of genes play role in math, reading skills

Jul 09, 2014 - 11:45 AM

But this ability is not just gene driven as schooling and help from parents are also vital contributors its authors cautioned

Being Gay. Really.

Mar 17, 2013 - 7:30 PM

I want to tell parents who are worried about having gay children that most of us are happy We are successful educated and treat others the way we would like to be treated – with respect

Q and A: Parenting gay children

Mar 17, 2013 - 4:47 PM

Parents can t control who we are attracted to But they can control whether and how they will show their unconditional love for their child