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    Pay Attention to Your Children’s Mental Health during the Pandemic

    "We don't have a vaccine for our mental health as we do for our physical health." These are the words of Lisa Carlson, former...

    Costa Rican National Children’s Trust Supports Initiative to Prevent Re-victimization of Minors in the...

    For the National Children's Trust (PANI), it is extremely important to approve National Law no.22122, which seeks to prevent re-victimization and guarantee the rights...
    Tips to Encourage Young Children to Read

    Tips to Encourage Young Children to Read

    When your child is at the age to start reading and then you do not take that step yet, you are overwhelmed with questions, and you worry, it is very normal for you to feel that way
    Which Vitamins and Minerals best help the Development of School-age Children

    Which Vitamins and Minerals best help the Development of School-age Children?

    Scientific evidence suggests that early intervention for a balanced diet is more effective in helping to prevent some diseases related to poor nutrition

    Costa Rican National School Day Commemoration

    On November 10th of each year, Costa Rica celebrates the National School Day, the date on which the achievement and development of universal public...

    Malnutrition Affects the Emotional Well-being of Children

    Experts have observed for years that malnourished girls and boys are more vulnerable to having problems in their physical, mental and psychosocial development

    The Health of Children and Young People is more important than the Finances of...

    The "Costa Rica Saludable" Coalition, made up of citizens whose interest is to defend the public health of all Costa Ricans, spoke out against...

    Promoting STEAM Activities at Home for Your Children

    After five months of being in confinement, the ideas of activities that can be carried out at home with children and adolescents begin to run out
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    After a Ten-Year Struggle, Married Homosexual Couple Manages to Register Their Three Children in...

    The marriage of Ana Isabel Sanz and Christine Unold received great news this Wednesday, August 12th. The Civil Registry approved the legal recognition of...

    Majority of COVID-19 Infections in Costa Rica Occur in People Between 30 and 34...

    The young adult population is the one that registers the largest number of COVID-19 infections in Costa Rica, with the age range between 30...

    Personal Hygiene Habits Essential For Children`s Health

    It is important that both at home and school we can convey to children the importance of hygiene habits. Good hygiene can prevent children...
    How to Keep my Child Calm in Quarantine

    How to Keep my Child Calm in Quarantine?

    Surely you are one of those mothers who do not know how to control their boy or girl at home since for reasons of quarantine they have stopped going to school and the outings are restricted, the truth is a little frustrating

    Your Child`s Pediatrician Should Be His First Best Friend

    Some babies have a hard time adjusting to routines like cutting their hair or bathing. For this reason, the attitude of trust is essential,...

    Diseases that can be Transmitted by our Pets Ill Part I

    Pets are our adorable companions, but sometimes they can transmit certain illness that can seriously affect our health. Here we present some of these ailments that can be contracted if we do not learn to adequately handle our pets

    Do You Consider Yourself A Good Parent?

    Knowing your children well implies a reflection on their actions and establishing excellent communication channels. Parents are constantly looking for ways to better relate...

    Learn About Mindfulness Exercises for Children

    Mindfulness techniques for children have the potential to increase their attention span, memory, self-acceptance, autonomy, and self-understanding. This is a type of westernized meditation...

    The Best Apps With Educational Games For Quarantined Children

    During this time when children have to stay in their homes, webring you here some suggestions of apps specifically designedfor children, that will entertain...

    My Baby Drives Me Crazy!

    The first baby's 2 years is a radical change in his way of being; it is also known as the terrible 2-year period. The...

    Self-Esteem: A Key to Personal Success

    Self-esteem is the assessment that the person has about the different aspects that make up his/her personality: temper, aptitudes, skills, abilities, attitudes, among others

    Benefits of Balanced Diet for Teenagers

    Adequate nutrition for the youngest humans is a relatively easy task if it is known how to achieve a well-balanced diet. Parenting when our...

    Have You Heard of the Kawasaki Disease?

    This strange non-contagious childhood disease causes inflammation of the blood vessels, affecting arteries, veins, and capillaries in the body. We must emphasize that the...

    Learn How the Little Ones in the House Say Goodbye to Their Baby Teeth

    The fall of our first teeth usually begins around five or six years of age, when a long process of falling and renewing teeth...

    Choosing The Right Pet For Your Family

    Before choosing an ideal pet, important aspects must be taken into account; First of all, you should consider if you are prepared to have...

    Beware! Packaged Nutritional Promises For Children Are Very Misleading

    Children are not growing at the expected pace and we can not neglect infant nutrition, every time products are introduced into the market under...

    Costa Rica Fights Childhood Cancer

    Every February 15 the world commemorates International Children's Cancer Day. This special date was instituted in  2001 in order to raise awareness of cancer...

    August 15th: National Mother’s Day in Costa Rica

    Reinaldo Arenas, a Cuban novelist, and poet, once said that "mothers have that secret charm of treating us like children". This is a quote...

    What You Need to Know When Traveling with Children to Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is one of the favorite destinations of many tourists in the world. In this sense, this wonderful country of Central America collects...

    Cruise Boats: The Pleasure of Traveling by the Sea

    Although many may fear the sea, or think of stories of pirates and mystical animals that appear in the middle of the ocean, the...

    “KidZania” Franchise Will Arrive Costa Rica as an Anchor of the Real Estate Project...

    KidZania is a mini-city of 4,000 square meters (m2), the first confirmed commerce for the mega project Oxygen, in San Francisco de Heredia. This...

    Benefits of Adopting a Dog

    Having a dog at home is a huge blessing. That is why you make the most of all the benefits that a pet will...
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    The Interesting Story of the Children’s Museum in Costa Rica

    Today's Costa Rican Children’s Museum used to be a jail but it's now the Castillo de los Sueños (the Castle of Dreams). What used...
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    Didactical Games Exhibition by Costa Rican College Students

    An exhibition of games for special children was part of the arts and crafts fair of the International Art Festival. The exhibit was organized by...
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    Cold or Influenza? Listen to Your Body!

    Having a cold is a nuisance: your nose is running, your throat hurts and your ears ache from pressure. In other words: you feel sick...

    A Garden Or Terrace Can Add Life To Your Home

    Don’t neglect the terrace or garden in your home or apartment.  These can be designed to gain the maximum benefits, and integrate them into...
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    New Law Being Issued to Protect Costa Rican Children

    Recently there have been more and more stories in the news about the serious problems children are facing these days due to bullying.  If...
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    Find your child’s “Life Project” in Manuel Antonio

    In the era of standardized testing and competition, rote memory and performance targets, traditional schooling is in an existential crisis. Children are not being...

    Schoolchildren in Costa Rica Learn About Biodiversity

    TALAMANCA, Costa Rica — Humane Society International is conducting a series of environmental education workshops in the rural region of Talamanca in Costa Rica....

    Students from The U.C.R. Combat Malnutrition on World Stage

    What began as an assignment for a course at The University of Costa Rica this past month could be converted into a product that...

    Australia to Costa Rica: Raising My Son on the Road

    This is the third time we have been to Costa Rica, and this time we are here to stay. According to my son whom is...

    Franklin Chang Heads Fundraiser to Make Costa Rica a Developed Country

    Just a few days and roughly $2,000 remain for the fundraiser to meet it’s goal. Headed officially by the Estrategia Siglo XXI, the challenge hopes...
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