A new study finds teens who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to use alcohol or drugs, or get in fights. Here are practical tips for encouraging your teen to get more shut-eye.
Spanking has been linked to behavioral and emotional problems in kids — and it doesn’t work as a disciplinary technique, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Here are some disciplinary tactics that do work.
Children need guidance. But too much can also spell trouble. Pediatric psychologist Vanessa Jensen, PsyD, explains why helicopter parenting actually backfires — and offers tips for developing the best parenting style for your child.
You take care of your kids, spouse, parents, BFFs ― even your pets ― before taking care of yourself. Let this serve as a friendly reminder to STOP! Put yourself first.
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If your PSA is high, would you tell your son? Not if you’re like most American dads, a Cleveland Clinic survey finds. But modeling and discussing healthy behaviors will help your son. Have a medical condition? MENtion it.
With so many different beverage options, it’s difficult to know what the healthiest selection is. A registered dietician weighs in on beverage choices that are available for you and your child.
Don’t despair. You can take steps – at home and with the help of your primary care provider or a registered dietitian – to help combat the issue.
You work hard all day. Then you chauffeur your kids to sports and activities. Then you don your chef”s hat. No wonder you’re stressed to the max. Our experts offer tips for managing stress and rediscovering the joy of parenting.
The mold inside the bath or teething toy looks yucky and might frighten parents. But does this mold pose a real health danger to babies and children?
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Pediatrician Vaishali Flask, MD, explains whether parents should worry about a child’s weight if they have a solid build.