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.
Young girls are asking strangers on the Internet to weigh in on their looks. As one commenter writes, shouldn’t they be busy playing with dolls?
Children bump their heads and recover all the time, but for some, even mild concussions may lead to lasting problems with attention and memory.
Little Johnny may turn on the waterworks at the sight of a toothbrush, but dentists say that’s no excuse for parents to go lax on the twice-a-day brushing rule.
In her essay, Emily Rapp freely admits she would have aborted her son, who has Tay-Sachs disease, a disorder she expects will kill him this year. What would Rick Santorum say?
In the past week, there have been student shootings at a U.S. high school and an elementary school. Are guns on campus part of the new academic reality?
Babies as young as 19 months are affronted when they see displays of injustice.
Swapping gender roles is common in childhood play, but a new study finds that non-conforming kids are at risk for physical and sexual abuse and post-traumatic stress.
Are mothers perpetuating the attitude that fathers can’t parent as well as they can?