Survey finds big jump over past 6 years in media availability, use for youngest Americans
For choking or possible poisoning, poll finds many parents need an emergency refresher course
A positive atmosphere prompts preschoolers to eat more fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods
Study shows men enjoy twice as much leisure time on weekends as their wives do
That could take a toll on child's development, researchers say
Kids typically see images that boost the drinking culture, study finds
Average age of new fathers has risen to 31, study finds
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First few weeks require patience and support, educators say
Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations
Even on a 60-degree day, a small child's body temperature can quickly rise
Parents intuitively know that food can impact their child’s behavior and mood. We know that sweets, for example, can cause bouts of hyperactivity. But mood-altering food isn’t limited to sugar – there are other culprits in the snacks and meals that we feed our little ones. The following five foods are the most common contributors to […]
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Are your kids wide awake when they should be sleeping? This typical scenario causes misery the following day when everyone’s overtired. If you want your children to sleep, though, you need to identify any mistakes you’re making and implement changes. Not sticking to a routine Kids benefit from a regular bedtime routine, which means turning […]
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Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand
It’s impossible to ignore the fact that the coming generations will be growing up with more and more technology. It’s everywhere and impossible to hide from. But that means that you need to set boundaries and make rules for your children, to allow them to safely explore. While some parents try to ban all technology, […]
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Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet
Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests
Things Mom and Dad should agree on
Talking to your teen is often difficult in the first place, and bringing up a touchy subject like depression makes it even harder. But at the same time, many parents rightfully feel it necessary to discuss what the media is saying about these types of issues, especially now that the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has […]
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It’s not always easy to stay close to your partner and kids while working full-time. Many people find themselves feeling like they have to choose between their job and their family – and often, in the end, both suffer. While there’s no foolproof way to stay on top of your career without missing out on […]
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Study found men raising toddlers were more responsive, emotional with girls than boys
Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers
More than one-third surveyed would let child swim unsupervised in neighborhood or hotel pool
The Internet has become a part of everyday life, and it’s hard for the younger generation to imagine a day without it. As well as playing games, children rely on the Internet for their education and for keeping in touch with friends. Parents may wish to limit the amount of time younger members of the […]
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It’s hard to set strong boundaries with your relatives. Whether you love them too much to say no or loathe how easily they get under your skin, there’s something about family that makes it hard to stand up for yourself. It doesn’t have to be that way. By using the JADE mnemonic, you can avoid […]
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