Parenting

My friend's dog passed away last week. As we talked about how she would discuss this with her eight-year-old daughter, I panicked and said "Just tell her the dog went to sleep." I know this is not the best...
Prader-Willi Syndrome affects thousands of children in the United States, yet is relatively unknown to the general population. This genetic condition, resulting from an abnormality on the 15th chromosome, affects both genders and all races equally, with estimates of...
The benefits of breastfeeding your baby extend well beyond the formative years of his or her life and are well-known and scientifically-proven, yet it remains a source of controversy across the nation. This summer, when Mayor Bloomberg announced his...
You're stuck inside, possibly until Wednesday. Your kids are bored and the power didn't even go out yet. The wind is picking up and the rain is starting to come down.Every television on the east coast is likely tuned...
We've all been there; either glaring at the table of rambunctious kids in a restaurant or fielding the glares as the parents of the accused. Children don't inherently learn the nuances of dining in a public place so it's...
You drop your child off at school each day, exchanging a wave or a "Good morning" with a teacher you expect is giving your child the necessary foundation he needs to be successful in life. Your opinion of her...
Halloween is a day to be scared, but not when it comes to your child's safety. With an estimated 150 million kids trick-or-treating each year, the potential for an accident abounds. As a parent, your mission is to plan...