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Reasons Why The R-Word Should No Longer Be Used

As a euphemism for retard and retarded, the R-word is derogatory and rude when used to characterize or disparage persons with intellectual impairments or to insult people, places & things by comparing them to people with intellectual disabilities. During this same time period, the label “mental retardation” is being phased out and replaced by “intellectual […]

Autism Symptoms in Infants and Toddlers

If you are concerned about your child’s developing social and communication abilities, it is important to keep an eye on their conduct. In some situations, parents detect early autism symptoms in infants and toddlers. Here are some of the signs that you should know. It’s understandable that most parents’ primary concern is to ensure that their […]

Are Pearly Penile Papules an STI?

Are Pearly Penile Papules some kind of an STI? While teens may be concerned when they notice little pimples on their penis, these bumps (also known as papules) are usually nothing to be worried about. *Image source: Unsplash/Pixelbay/Pexels Infection or uncleanliness may cause other types of pimples, but they are natural and don’t require medical […]

Intense Mood Swings In Adolescents May Be A Sign Of Something More Serious

The terms “the tween years” and “moodiness” could be used interchangeably. When your tween is snuggling up to you on the couch, the next thing you know, you’re being called “embarrassing” for it. Sometimes it appears your tween is brooding in the bedroom for hours. As a parent, it’s crucial to realize the difference between […]

Advice For Girls On Good Personal Hygiene

As your daughter grows and changes, ensuring that she is clean becomes more critical. Here is a list of sound advice for girls on personal hygiene, menstruation, and all other puberty-related changes. *Image source: Pixelbay/Pexels/Unsplash Sanitation of Oneself The first step every adolescent should take is to learn the fundamentals of personal hygiene. Encourage your […]