Thinking about getting your kid’s ears pierced? Why a reputable tattoo parlor may be safer than using the piercing gun at the mall.
A new analysis concludes that spanking fails to alter kids’ behavior in the long term. What it does instead is amp up their aggression.
Parents are usually the perpetrators of abuse, largely because they are unprepared to deal with kids’ crying. How a little education could help reverse the trend.
Should infertile couples forgo their desire for biological children and turn instead to adoption?
J.T. Gaskins says his Michigan high school should amend its policy to allow boys to grow their hair long for charitable causes.
Most parents carpool, but many don’t require their own children — or other kids — to buckle into boosters when transporting other kids.
How’s a parent to know when a child is old enough to cross the street — or, in Laura Dekker’s case, the ocean — alone?
Spare a thought for the poor introverts among us. In a world of party animals and glad-handers, they’re the ones who stand by the punch bowl.
Gaby Rodriguez’s mother got pregnant for the first time at age 14. Her sisters got pregnant as teens too. Rodriguez decided to buck the trend — and get creative at the same time
With an official redefinition of autism in the offing, many parents are worried.
Snow days used to be cause for celebration when we were young, but now parents have to figure out how to work, watch the kids — and fit in some sledding.
Armed with new data showing that pressured kids are prone to depression and anxiety, an anti-Tiger mom (she’s an academic and Chinese as well) takes aim at Amy Chua’s contention that pushing children is healthy.
Women rely on both breast feeding and bottles to feed their babies, says a group that supports nursing in public. So why does Sesame Street show bottle-feeding exclusively?