Swimming lessons and parents’ vigilance are crucial for preventing drowning injuries and death among young kids.
Lenore Skenazy, an advocate of “free-range parenting” is proclaiming Saturday a self-declared international holiday: “Take Our Children to the Park…And Leave Them There Day.”
Learning to make music helps babies communicate better and amps up empathy in older kids.
The original American Idol was so starstruck by a video of children with cancer lip-synching to her song, “Stronger,” that she intends to swing by Seattle Children’s Hospital to meet them in person.
A conversation with the woman on TIME’s May 21 cover
The famed author and illustrator — who died Tuesday — was among the first writers to capture the intense emotions of childhood, drawing heavily on imaginary worlds. Why, he wondered, do adults stop playing make-believe?
Melissa Brown survived breast cancer at 26. Advised not to get pregnant afterward, she accepted with joy and trepidation her sister’s offer to be her gestational surrogate.
Alaina Giordano, the mother with breast cancer who has been fighting a public battle for custody of her children, is on the verge of entering hospice. She is asking her estranged husband to allow their children to relocate with her to Pennsylvania, where her extended family lives.
Vermont and California are the only two states that ban kids under 18 from using tanning salons. Is it time for more states to follow their lead?
A new report released Wednesday finds that 15 million babies worldwide are born prematurely each year. For any hope of prevention, preterm birth needs to raise its PR profile.
Actress Jenna Elfman recently hosted 60 new and expectant moms at her house for a crash course in non-toxic living and why breast-feeding is “awesome.”
The Pediatric Academic Societies convened in Boston for their annual meeting starting Saturday. Here’s a quick update of some of the useful research presented.
Kids grow up so fast. One father figured out how to preserve the transition for posterity.