Too much time in front of the television can blunt young children’s ability to accept and understand others, says the latest …
Questions of if a child is mentally capable of choosing to die
Nearly 2 million American children— one quarter of them too young to go to kindergarten— now have a parent in prison or jail. To help the littlest ones cope, Sesame Street has just released a toolkit for families faced with …
Thanks to more relaxed laws for medical marijuana users — and with the first states legalizing recreational pot — Junior may be more likely to ingest marijuana in dangerously high doses.
Learning to share is one thing, but getting children to do it is another.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says it’s “in the best interests” of the children.
Is Mayer’s ban on working from home blow to working mothers?
If parents can’t limit their children’s TV time, then they can at least try to improve what youngsters are watching.
In handwritten letters, children make the case to President Obama for stronger gun control laws
Eating meals in front of the television can lead to obesity, but keeping children away from noshing while viewing can be a challenge.
So Dr. Catherine Birken, a pediatrician and associate scientist at the Hospital for Sick …
How important is sleep for children? Getting too little could leave them more emotional and impulsive.
Impulse control may be a key predictor of later success, but for some kids delaying gratification makes little sense
In a four-month trial of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA, some improvement was seen in children’s reading scores and behavior, but only in the lowest performing students