Back to School Means Back to Bedtime

Mention the word “bedtime” in the summer and you’re sure to get groans from kids of any age. That’s especially true of teenagers who have spent the summer staying out late and sleeping until noon. But when it’s time to go back to school, getting back into healthy sleep patterns is a necessity for having … Read More

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Should I Talk to My Child About Terrorism?

As news of terrorist attacks and plots dominate the television news stream, it can be a challenge for parents to know how to best address their children’s questions and fears. Get expert tips on how to talk to kids about terrorism.

Should I Talk to My Child About Terrorism? (Video)

Are You Potty Training Too Soon?

The pressure to potty train can be intense. Your child’s day care or preschool has set a deadline. You want to keep up with others in playgroup. And, honestly, you can’t wait to ditch that diaper bag. But don’t let external factors like these push you, says pediatric urologist Jeffrey Donohoe, MD. “So many parents … Read More

Are You Potty Training Too Soon?
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What to Do When Your Potty-trained Child Suddenly Isn’t

So, you thought your child was potty trained. While you may feel disappointed or even frustrated, it is very common for children to go back to having accidents — temporarily. Having intermittent accidents (for example, wetting themselves a few times one week but not the next) is not potty training regression, however. If your 3-year-old … Read More

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Should You Really Pee in the Swimming Pool?

Each summer, some swimmers (and not just kids!) face a perplexing problem. That is, what should you do when you need to pee? Our experts weigh in on whether the answer ought to be: a) just go, or b) find yourself a proper restroom. Learn the scientific pros and cons to consider in favor of … Read More

Should You Really Pee in the Swimming Pool? (Infographic)