"Selfies" are everywhere on social media. These variously styled self-portraits, often of young people posing with heads close together, has brought an interesting question: Does posing for them put teens at risk for lice?
Your kids want macaroni and cheese. You want to please – but need dinner to be healthy. The solution? Try our version, featuring whole-wheat noodles, real cheese and winter squash for added creaminess. It’s comfort food the whole family can agree on.
Is that "proud parent" bumper sticker TMI? Revealing a daughter’s name, where she goes to school and that she plays soccer could put personal information in the wrong hands.
What colors and textures you find in your baby’s diaper can reveal more than you might realize about his or her health. Find out the scoop on normal poop – and when to contact your pediatrician promptly.
For parents of young adults, spring break can be a time of worrying about their children's safety. Here's advice for parents to ensure their teens make the right decisions during spring break vacation.
A new study finds adults pay more attention to their smart phone than their children during outings. And adults tend to react harshly – and in some cases, physically – to the children who interrupt their screen time.
We’ve all heard the folksy wisdom about acne prevention and treatment — like the myth that toothpaste or Listerine can dry up a zit. We put that statement and others to the test.
Is there a finicky eater at your dinner table? Untouched veggies can be a huge source of frustration for parents and children. Try these ideas to encourage kids to try new foods and keep harmony at mealtime.
Your son or daughter is no longer a child, but not yet a teen. This transitional time can lead to stubbornness, drama and otherwise confusing conduct. Dr. Ellen Rome explains why tweens may exhibit these behaviors and offers practical solutions.
Keep these medications on hand and store them properly so you’ll be prepared for your child’s common aches, pains and illnesses throughout the year.