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Sleep Researchers Warn Against Use of Melatonin for Children

Though melatonin is a hormone naturally produced in the body when it starts to get dark, sleep researchers from the University of Adelaide are warning both doctors and parents not to provide or prescribe the drug to help children with...Show More Summary

Archer Recap: Mashed-Potato Party

The Story Lana takes Archer to Berkeley, California, to re-meet her parents, and to help introduce them to AJ. Archer puts on his best behavior for as long as he can before burglars break into the Kanes' beautiful Bay Area Craftsman home and steal something precious from Lana's parents (voiced... More »

How to Care for Your Aging Parents

One day, our parents won't be able to drive, to climb stairs, or maybe even change their own clothes or feed themselves. As painful as thinking about this might be, we need to prepare to help them be comfortable and safe in their last stages of their lives. Here are the things to consider. Read more...

Lully helps frazzled parents out by helping put their children to sleep

Being a new parent can be a really tough job – there are just so many different responsibilities that one will have to take up and own, not to mention the frazzled, sleepless nights as well as constant clean-ups and diaper changing sessions. Show More Summary

Parents tattoo legs to match daughter's birthmark and make her feel less alone

Tattoos can mean many things to different people. These parents got tattooed to help their child feel less alone in the world. Adam and Tanya Phillips' new ink matches the birthmark on their 18-month-old daughter Honey-Rae, which covers...Show More Summary

Introducing the newest member of our family, the YouTube Kids app--available on Google Play and the App Store

Like most parents, I love helping my kids learn more about something they're interested in. For example, right now, I spend a lot of time on YouTube with my 3-year-old son, who loves watching videos of car washes, Super Simple Songs, and about the universe. Show More Summary

36 Ways You're Messing Up Your Child

Let's take a moment to worry. Here's a helpful list of the things you're doing wrong as a parent: 1. You're messing up your kids with the foods you're giving them to eat. 2. You're messing up your kids with the foods you're not giving them to eat. 3. Show More Summary

Teachers at popular school ask parents for help: This may sound ‘absurd’ but it’s true.

PS 321 in Brooklyn’s Park Slope area is a popular school. Parents and kids like going there because of the dedication of its principal, Elizabeth Phillips, and its approximately 100 teachers. Now, in an unusual move, those teachers are publicly turning to parents for help against school reform proposals by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

5-2-1-0 For Healthy Kids -- And You!

One of my favorite areas as a registered dietitian is helping kids and their parents learn how to make healthy changes to their diet in a way that is fun for the kids and realistic for everyone. Lately I have been using the popular 5-2-1-0 message. Show More Summary

GMC Adds Parent's Secret Weapon to 2015 Yukon

Most of us grew up with parents joking about having eyes in the back of their heads, and many of us in turn have used this "threat" on our own kids. Several car manufacturers help make this superhero power real...

Kanye West Decided To Honor His Mother’s Memory With The World’s Most WTF Video Game

Kanye West is looking for gamers to help him get his mom into heaven. More » Kanye West Decided To Honor His Mother’s Memory With The World’s Most WTF Video Game is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

9 tax tips for single parents

Need help claiming tax deductions as a single parent? Here are the answers to frequently asked questions

Parent Invention: 'Baby Shusher' helps soothe a crying newborn

Parents are the best inventors for much needed products. New mom and dad Chad and Katie Zunker were desperate for a hands-free tool to soothe their crying infant when holding her was not possible, like while traveling in the car or out and about. Show More Summary

Kids are Not Naturally Nice – Parents Shape Future Heroes

For years, research has led parents to believe that children are naturally helpful and cooperative, before gradually learning to be selective about whom they help. Now this interpretation is being challenged by Stanford University research, which claims that altruistic behavior is governed more by social relationships than inborn instincts. Show More Summary

Babies' Bond With Parents Helps Fight Teen Anxiety

The bond a baby forges with his or her parents may have big implications for the child's mental health as a teenager, a study finds. Researchers evaluated children's behavior starting at the age of four months, watching how they reacted to seeing their mothers after a period apart, PsychCentral reports....

Parents trying to reverse kids’ autism by ‘flushing out’ vaccines with bogus ‘miracle’ bleach enemas

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Parents seeking help with children with autism are turning to a “miracle” cure that involves giving the children enemas, using a dangerous industrial bleach solution used  for bleaching wood pulp. According to If You Only News, parents have turned to Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS),...

Google Inc (GOOGL)’s YouTube Makes Push For Kid-Friendly Viewing

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s YouTube is intensifying its push to get kids to view more and more videos and help parents ensure that what their kids are viewing are appropriate. According to Andrew Ross Sorkin in a discussion on CNBC’s Squawk Box, the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary is launching an app called “Kids”. “YouTube is going […]

10 Ways to Raise a Smart Kid

Post by Stephanie Booth. As a parent, you can't help but want the best for your kids, be it making sure they eat enough vegetables or getting them to bed by a decent hour. So yeah, it stands to reason that you're probably also just a wee bit curious about what you can do to make them as smart and successful in life as possible. Show More Summary

Dr. Seuss Has A New Book And Our Hearts Just Grew Three Sizes

Have you heard what's on the loose? A brand new book by Dr. Seuss! We couldn't help ourselves. More » Dr. Seuss Has A New Book And Our Hearts Just Grew Three Sizes is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Many pregnant teens use alcohol and drugs, study finds

Many teenagers, especially younger teens, may not be getting the message about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy, researchers say -- but that having involved parents and being engaged academically can help.

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