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?
Sesame Street is debuting a new curriculum this season, and it’s designed to help tots build essential skills in science and math
Older homes are a dangerous source of lead poisoning for young children, and experts say no level of lead exposure is safe
Boobs and babes took center stage Wednesday morning as nursing mothers held “nurse-ins” at Target stores across the country to assert their right to breast-feed their children in public.
More than six decades after his seminal child care book was published, Dr. Spock still knows what’s best for baby.
If shopping at Target is part of your Wednesday morning plans, here’s hoping you’re not squeamish about public breast-feeding.
It’s that time of year when preschoolers churn out painting after painting of Christmas trees and stockings. But never did I think a child of mine would bring home that genre of artwork. Because we’re Jewish — and not the …
If you’re still scrambling to find Christmas gifts for the kids, here are some unconventional (or ingenious) playthings and products out there. Bonus: we’ve included gift ideas for Mom and Dad, to help make holiday travels a …
This week is peak season for Christmas cards, and if you get one that features friends or relatives holding a sign that says “Equality for ALL Families in 2012” or “Love Makes a Family,” you can thank Zach Wahls.
The first study to look at the arrest histories of American youth since the 1960s suggests a sharp increase: about one-third of people are cuffed for something more serious than a traffic violation before their early 20s.
Should all adults be legally required to report child abuse if they see or suspect it? Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) has introduced a bill to require just that, in the wake of the apparent cover-up following an eyewitness account of …
Each year, one in 150 2-year-olds is rushed to the emergency room because of an unintentional overdose, a rate that’s increased 20% from just a few years ago, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most …