It’s a good thing I sold my crib last month because it will soon be illegal to do so.
A Georgia mother and daughter have been arrested for dealing and possession of a dangerous drug, respectively, after the daughter’s stash of prescription-strength ibuprofen was discovered in her purse in school on Monday.
The past few years have not been good ones for companies that manufacture toys and kids who play with them.
Bedbugs have stolen the media thunder from boring, old head lice. But for the elementary school crowd, lice are alive and well and still wreaking havoc in hair — at least in Seattle, where I live.
Earlier this year, women’s average life expectancy climbed above 80 for the first time. Of course, that’s just a statistic, and statistics pale in the face of real-life circumstances. When breast cancer killed Elizabeth …
My first reaction when I saw a recent New York Times story about really little kids taking to the playing field was: “That’s my daughter!” Not exactly, of course; same uniform, different child.
Team sports are great for kids from a variety of physical and social perspectives, but new research shows the cardio kick they get from such activities is nowhere near what it needs to be.
Maybe it’s because my son has those same disarming freckles sprinkled across his nose, but I can’t stop thinking about Australian-born Zahra Baker. Mine is not a singular preoccupation; judging by the 1.5 million results that …
Yesterday, I thought I was being really smart. In the late afternoon, I’d happened into a chic, newish Park Slope coffee shop, Venticinque, and as I was ordering a little pick-me-up, I spotted something on the counter: …
Ah, bedtime. For children, it’s an oppressive end to all the day’s fun. For adults, it’s blessed reprieve until … MOMMY!!!
Parenting today is nothing like it was a generation ago. In terms of baby gear and safety recommendations, it’s even different than it was a few years ago.
We’ve seen the videos of screaming young children being subjected to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) aggressive new pat-downs.
Inevitably, kids get sick at the most inconvenient times. It’s uncanny how they manage to spike a fever minutes after the pediatrician’s office has closed, or smack in the middle of a holiday weekend. Why don’t doctors make …