Trained home visitors can improve infant mortality rates, help kids do better in school and decrease child abuse. Why U.S. moms should follow Europe’s lead and invite them into their living rooms.
A new sub-specialty of doctors — child abuse pediatricians — are certified as experts in determining whether a broken bone or a bruise is accidental or intentional.
Less than a third of parents of overweight kids and just over half of parents of very obese kids are informed by their physicians. What’s the problem?
Preschool children aren’t getting enough time outdoors. Girls suffer most: they’re 16% less likely than boys to be taken outside to play by their parents.
Summer vacation may be fun for kids, but it’s a headache for working parents who need to research an encyclopedia’s worth of options for camp.
The author says being a grandparent is liberating in a way that parenthood can’t even approach. Think of it as a bonus round, a chance to really enjoy children.
The stage between preschool and kindergarten marks the point at which little kids are no longer considered unbearably adorable. Or at least that’s what the research shows
Easter egg hunts are for kids. But when pushy parents in Colorado muscled their way in and grabbed all the eggs — for their children, of course — an annual hunt was canceled.
Moms may be surlier, but babies do better academically when they’re fed on demand rather than on a schedule.
Should children conceived after a father’s death be eligible for government benefits? The Supreme Court’s not sure.
The actress, neuroscientist — and, now, author — extolls the virtues of co-sleeping, extended breast-feeding and wearing baby as a bodily accessory.
Profanity has garnered the new documentary Bully an R-rating, but anti-bullying advocates argue that the film should be PG-13, so more kids can see the film in schools and theaters without parents tagging along.
Kids swallow the darnedest things — including these commonly ingested dangerous objects.