Parenting

A theme park may seem like the most family-friendly vacation destination, but that's not always the case. Along with the rides, attractions, and cartoon characters come to life, you and your child might well encounter long lines, high temperatures,...
Explaining terrorism is a difficult topic at any age. America was founded as a beacon of hope, where every man and woman’s dream could become a reality. A place where the inner sanctum of our souls were allowed to...
When you have to select a nanny, you may long to see Mary Poppins sailing her umbrella onto the front lawn, ready to offer her crackerjack services. But when you snap out of the daydream, how do you evaluate...
A few hundred years ago, doctors believed baby teeth could be deadly. In one year alone in 19th-century England, more than 5,000 babies supposedly died of teething. Today, we know that teething isn't really dangerous. New teeth can make...
  Is a vegetarian diet healthy for children? Experts are still debating that question. Some say a vegetarian diet is fine for kids (in fact, the American Dietetic Association endorses vegetarian diets for all ages). Others worry that limiting their choice...
Lynn White, an assistant professor of research at Northeast Ohio University's College of Medicine, recently got a surprise when she tried to pick up her son's middle-school backpack. The pack didn't look unusually full, but it weighed somewhere in...
Almost all new dads discover amazing talents in the first few days of fatherhood. But even the toughest guys can be afraid of babies -- especially their own. As soon as a first-time father carries his newborn through the...
{"autoplay":true} Parents monitor what their kinds eat and drink on a daily basis to make sure they are getting the most nutrition possible to help their little bodies grow. The two things that parents watch out for the most are...
When starting the process of choosing the right babysitter start with someone old enough to do the job. According to the American Red Cross, parents should not choose someone younger than 11. The authors of What to Expect the...
A report from the government has made it official: Babies are expensive. According to data compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)and updated to today's dollars using the Consumer Price Index, the typical middle-income couple will spend at...