By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media book editor Anyone who's "read" a picture book can tell you that you don't need words to tell a story. Prereading toddlers and preschoolers can follow a story told in pictures, a parent or child can...Show More Summary
Though many think e-cigarettes are helping to reduce the number of smokers in the US, research is showing the opposite is true when it comes to teens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released data showing that in just one year the number of middle and high school students using e-cigarettes has tripled.
People with Down Syndrome run a very high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, despite having shorter expected lifespans than the rest of the population, because of the genetic abnormality that they inherited from their parents.Read full article >>
"Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends. I confessed this to my parents who took several steps to help me address the situation. Show More Summary
Aren’t you amazed at how seemingly random things can send our kids into a complete emotional meltdown? In the heat of the moment, emotions run high for us parents too. So what’s the best way to cool down the situation and help your child learn how to manage their emotions? Read more...
Every parent wants their child to have a healthy sense of self-esteem. That is our ultimate goal. Low self-esteem can affect their success in school and life, and no parent wants that for their child. A student's social well-being depends...Show More Summary
My husband and I knew we wanted to be parents even before we got married. One problem: we are two men. Technically we needed a woman to help us fulfill our journey to become the family we always wished to be. Male same-sex couples that...Show More Summary
Finding summer activities for kids that are fun and educational can sometimes feel like a challenge! Most parents want to help their child learn over the summer, but they aren’t […] The post 32 Summer Activities for Kids to Keep Them Learning appeared first on Happy Mothering.
Astrophysicists have been struggling to determine what type of stars give birth to one of the most mysterious celestial events, a type Ia supernova, until they spotted one dubbed iPTF14atg soon after it was born.
Avoid those crazy, hectic get-out-the-door moments with these helpful tips from Parental Guidance pros Megan Colarossi and Willie Geist.
A new Kickstarter campaign offers parents a way to keep their babies at a comfortable temperature while also helping infants in developing countries. The campaign aims to fund Little Lotus, a line of baby swaddles, sleeping bags andShow More Summary
Post by Stephanie Booth. What's the difference if your baby was conceived on a beach in the Bahamas or with the help of a fertility specialist? Answer: Not much. Since 1981, thousands of kids have been welcomed by loving parents thanks to reproductive technologies. Show More Summary
"Being aware of the benchmarks of development can help caregivers and parents make sure children in their care are progressing appropriately," says Kaitlyn Vogtner Trainor, speech-language pathologist at Loyola University Health System. "Lapses in development can also help identify medical conditions."
On Mothershould, Grace Manning-Devlin helps viewers build a legal case when their parenting tricks are used by parental plagiarists.
A Nicaraguan immigrant and current Miami resident, Sandigo has devoted the past six years to helping American children who have lost at least one parent to deportation. Currently, she is the legal guardian for over 800 children. "It’s a blessing and a huge honor knowing that I can serve with what I have. Show More Summary
Family heritage and giving back are two very important things to Neev Saraf. When the 8-year-old from Laurel, Maryland, learned about the two recent, major earthquakes and the ensuing devastation in Nepal -- where his parents are from originally -- he sprung into action. Show More Summary
Financial hardships can be tough, especially for children to understand, but New York Time's money columnist and dad himself Rob Lieber stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss what we as parents can do to help our children understand financial situations. Show More Summary
How one heartbroken mother helped her daughter overcome obesity the hard way. The post 8 Mistakes Parents Make That Lead to Childhood Obesity appeared first on OnFaith.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced a bill Sunday that would remove legal barriers to adoption by lesbian, gay and transgender parents.
Windows Parent, a website committed to helping parents find family-friendly applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone platforms are this week pleased to announce that they will be hosting a variety of app studios under their publishing name WPParent, as they are in the process of inspiring, training and building teams of young professionals that […]