Scientists at several universities told me they now have evidence, to the likely delight of far-flung grandparents everywhere, that infants can also tell the difference between, say, a broadcast of and a video call with their actual grandfather.The ability to discern between video broadcast and video-based chat from infancy, which researchers have only recently confirmed, could have a profound effect on our understanding of how the human brain develops—and specifically, how technologies can play a role in shaping abstract concepts early on.“Babies who are pretty young are able to pick up, in particular, whether or not an adult is actually responding to them in real time,” said Elisabeth Mc Clure, a researcher who focuses on children and media at Georgetown University. You see, for example, with Elmo, or on This is meaningful for a few reasons, not least of which is cultural.Our friendly Noni bot will welcome you to your private room where you can get settled and learn a bit more about how you can feel better.Your listener will join you in just a few seconds for a confidential chat. Chat with supportive people in group support rooms who have overcome similar challenges.First-time grandparents, like first-time parents, may wonder how to succeed in their new roles.Fortunately, there are almost as many ways of being a good grandparent as there are grandparents.
Over the years, he’d seen other doctors about similar struggles.
Browse or search our listener community to find the right listener or online counselor, someone with whom you feel comfortable chatting.
Whether you want listening or online counseling about life, love, relationship problems, stress, depression help, or you just need to vent about your problems, we have an active listener or therapist for you to vent to via anonymous chat. Our bridging technology connects you one-on-one to a listener or online therapist while remaining completely anonymous.
Last month, my family celebrated a special Mothers' Day: my daughter became a new mother -- and I became a new grandmother, and my mom became a great-grandmother!
My little granddaughter was named after my grandmother and her father's grandmother. By recent census estimates, there are 70 million grandparents in the United States.