In a new book, “slow parent” Susan Sachs Lipman pushes back against the highly scheduled, jam-packed lives of parents and kids
Concerns persist over the health effects of radiation from cell phones, especially for kids. Now the nation’s largest pediatricians group is asking the government to review emission standards
It’s unlikely that the legal battles over Alaina Giordano’s children will end with her death. Her parents want to maintain a relationship with their grandchildren and could wind up back in court fighting for visitation rights.
When a childless man decided to sip his coffee on a bench in a Washington, D.C., playground, nervous parents dashed off emails and called the cops. Was it overreaction? Either way, one mother has a suggestion for controlling the …
Fighting a losing battle against age restrictions, Facebook is developing technology to allow young children to use the site legitimately. Would you let your elementary-schooler join the Facebook nation?
Seattle’s laid-back vibe has been challenged by a murder rate that already equals that of all of 2011. With schools on lockdown on Wednesday after shootings that left six people dead, including the suspected shooter, parents …
The Learning Channel’s website yanked a story that was riddled with mistruths and flat-out errors — but only after major medical organizations complained.
In less than a decade, the proportion of kids ages 12 to 19 with diabetes or prediabetes has jumped from 9% in 1999-2000 to 23% in 2007-2008.
Kids can tell when they don’t have their parents’ full attention. Dominique Browning argues it’s time for parents to put down their cell phones before it’s too late. Read her full opinion piece on our companion blog Ideas.
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.”
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?
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.