5 Ways to Deal With a ‘Difficult’ Family Member

5 Ways to Deal With a ‘Difficult’ Family Member

Is there someone in your family who stirs conflict? Having a difficult family member around is an excellent opportunity to teach kids how to handle challenging relationships, a life skill that will serve them well at school, with friends and...

/ January 26, 2017
5 Ways to Deal With a ‘Difficult’ Family Member

School Removes Student’s Teeth Without Mother’s Permission

A mother is outraged after her third grader came home from school with three of his teeth missing. She says his elementary school performed a dental procedure she never knew about. A Baltimore City mom is looking for answers: Why...

/ January 25, 2017
Why Dads Should Read to Their Young Children

Why Dads Should Read to Their Young Children

A parenting program where fathers engage with their children through reading was found to boost the fathers’ parenting skills while also improving the preschoolers’ school readiness A parenting program where fathers engage with their children through reading was found to...

/ January 25, 2017
Overinvolved Mothers Make Social Anxiety Disorder Worse

Study: Overinvolved Mothers Make Social Anxiety Disorder Worse

When mothers of children with social anxiety disorder try to support their children, it often backfires. The results of an experiment involving building difficult puzzles indicate that, even at home, mothers of children with the disorder are more involved with...

/ January 24, 2017
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

After about 6 months, you’re faced with the next stage: starting solids. This is when feeding your baby gets confusing and complicated. Feeding your baby in the first few months is pretty straightforward. You have two choices: breast milk or...

/ January 18, 2017
Premature Infants' Brain Impairments Begin in Womb

Premature Infants’ Brain Impairments Begin in Womb, Yale Study Finds

Even before they are born, premature babies may display alterations in the circuitry of their developing brains… According to a first-of-its-kind research study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and...

/ January 18, 2017