Parenting: newborns to toddlers

Parenting: newborns to toddlers

The early years are vital for your children's development. During this time they learn to walk, talk, feed themselves and interact with others. We share parents' stories and tips on what to do, where

to go, what to expect and how to give your offspring the best start in life.

This is how to sneak through a security check
A girl bored of waiting in line snuck through baggage security at a train station in eastern China’s Shandong province. Her parents and the security officers didn’t notice when she crawled through the X-ray machine. According to the US Food and Drug Administration, the radiation emitted by X-ray machines is 1 millirad or less, while the average level we are exposed to in the natural environment is 360 millirads every year. So she should be OK. Watch the video, above, for more.
This is how to sneak through a security check
How a Chinese toddler locked an iPhone – for 47 years
Here's a cautionary tale for every parent who's ever handed their toddler a screen to distract them. A two-year-old boy in Shanghai managed to disable his mom’s iPhone for 25 million minutes – or 47 years – after repeatedly entering the wrong passcode, news website Kankanews.com reported.  Each time the wrong keys were pressed, the phone was disabled for an increasingly long period of time. An Apple technician said that the mom could either wait the full 47 years – or wipe her phone.  Chinese netizens who read the story were judgy AF: some parents said the mom should never have allowed her child to play with the phone alone, while others said she should have backed up her data. So what was t
How a Chinese toddler locked an iPhone – for 47 years