Parents who constantly find themselves wiping food off the high chair, the table, the walls, the ceiling and even the dog …
As shopping season heats up, a viral video about an engineering toy for girls has parents questioning whether more toys should be gender-neutral
Getting children to bed on time can be a chore, but it could pay off with fewer behavioral problems later on.
Childhood anxiety is on the rise at every level, from fear of monsters under the bed to severe anxiety disorders.
DVDs and educational programs on TV have a growing place in helping young children to learn. But there’s new evidence that they may not be as effective as old fashioned conversation.
Since 1990, about 90 million young lives have been saved by interventions that improve health and reduce the risk of the most common causes of death among children.
With the average American child spending up more than 20 hours a week in school, it follows that they’re doing a good part of their daily eating there as well. Here’s an update on changes that state and federal health officials …
Using hand gestures may be important for more than just making a point; they could help children to learn.
When it comes to treating their kids’ cuts and bruises, more parents are turning to the convenience of retail pediatric clinics. Are they a good substitute for the pediatrician’s office?
Brothers and sisters fight, but when the bickering evolves into physical or emotional abuse, it’s bullying.
Score one for pushy parents. The families of two children with cystic fibrosis who need new lungs but were ineligible for adult organs have successfully used the courts and public opinion to get their daughter and son on the
Taking medication for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child does not increase — or decrease — the risk for later addiction or alcoholism, according to a new review of the research.
Thanks to more relaxed laws for medical marijuana users — and with the first states legalizing recreational pot — Junior may be more likely to ingest marijuana in dangerously high doses.