It's called a weighted blanket and it might be the secret weapon you're looking for as a parent of a high-energy kid. The bed cover is filled with plastic poly pellets similar to those used in Beanie Babies for a heavier feel that creates a natural calming effect in some kids -- or even an entire fourth grade class.
Nov. 29, 2010 -- Adding probiotics or prebiotics to children's diets may have some potential in treating viral diarrhea and preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea, but more research is needed to determine how effective these supplements may be, according to a new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
According to a study in the May 2013 issue of Pediatrics (published online April 15) three different types of music therapy interventions - live ocean disc whoosh sounds, gato box rhythms, and parent's sung lullabies had a positive health effect.
Although the first year is really important for language development in children, major learning continues throughout a child's early years. And learning language is a lifelong process. In their first 12 months, babies develop many of the foundations that underpin speech and language development.