Should teen sexting — the sending and receiving of nude photos — be considered criminal behavior or youthful indiscretion along the lines of spin the bottle and playing doctor?
Children who are pushed, grabbed, shoved, slapped or hit are more likely to be diagnosed with mental illness. Just one more reason to embrace alternative forms of discipline
Massachusetts doctors are now required to give specific, written information about Down syndrome to women who learn that their fetus has the chromosomal disorder.
For his daughter’s high school graduation, Bryan Martin gave her the Dr. Seuss classic ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’ filled with hand-written memories from each of her teachers since kindergarten. My answer to Martin’s gift: a time …
Anti-bullying programs are everywhere, but are they having an effect? One new approach, “I Choose,” was designed by kids. The hope is that engaging children in the solution, rather than simply telling them how to behave, can encourage better choices.
It was late Friday night, within minutes of the announcement that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had been found guilty of 45 of 48 counts of sexually abusing children, that the National Child Protection …
Is the discussion over gay parenting becoming the abortion debate of the new era?
The author of the Happiest Baby on the Block series is hitting the big screen on Thursday night to tutor parents on how to get their babies to sleep early and often.
A grand jury declined to return an indictment against a father who beat to death a man he found sexually assaulting his 5-year-old daughter last week. The grand jury aside, did the dad use excessive force?
The proportion of stay-at-home dads has doubled in the past decade. Contrary to popular belief, these fellas aren’t at home with the kids because they got laid off and had nothing better to do. Being a full-time father is a …
Despite a boatload of research linking parenthood with all sorts of negative outcomes, a three-part study finds that parents — and dads, in particular — are decidedly happier than nonparents.
Over the weekend, a Texas father beat to death a man he allegedly caught molesting his 4-year-old daughter. Should he stand trial?
When a childless man decided to sip his coffee on a bench in a Washington, D.C., playground, nervous parents dashed off emails and called the cops. Was it overreaction? Either way, one mother has a suggestion for controlling the …