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8 Amazing Ways Being a Grandparent Does Wonders for Your Health

Your grandchildren do more than make you smile—they can help you stay sharper, be more active, and live longer.


10 Medical Reasons Your Child Might Be Overweight

A child's weight isn't always the result of diet and exercise. There are some genetic, biological, and medical causes that...


The Surprising Reason Kids (and Adults!) Should Start Going Barefoot More

If you're fed up buying new shoes for your kid's ever-growing feet, this news will make your day.


So Your Teen Took the Car for a Spin Without Permission? Here’s How to Rebuild Trust After a B...

It's been said that "little kids, little problems; big kids, big problems." Parents of teens know this is true. Teens...


8 Ways You Can Ease Your Anxiety When You Send Your Kid to Kindergarten

You may have counted down until your due date, but the weeks leading up to your not-so-little child's first day...


This Calculator Tells You EXACTLY How Much Sleep You’ve Lost Since You Had Kids

Wait, you're saying parents don't get their full eight hours every night?


If You’re Making These 10 Hygiene Mistakes, You Could Be Making Your Kids Sick

Kids can be gross. They play in dirt, eat boogers, and really resist hand washing. Is that bad—or is it...


Here’s the Story Behind Why Hospitals Have Newborn Baby Nurseries

It's not just because babies are cute (but yeah, that is part of the reason).

13 Smart (and Sensitive) Ways to Talk to Your Kids About Their Weight

Addressing weight with your child is a sensitive matter—you want them to be healthy, but also want them to accept...


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10 Products You Should Avoid Using on Your Baby

So many baby products, so little time to research the best brands out there. Here are the baby products you...



If You Want Your Apology to Be Sincere, You Need to Have These Three Things

To err is human, to forgive is divine. But to get from point A to point B, a good apology...



7 Things Every Parent Should Do to Prevent Summer Weight Gain in Kids

With school-free days often comes sedentary screen time and those tempting summer treats. That combination turns summer into a ticking...


Warning: This Is Why Starting School Young Can Negatively Impact Your Child’s Mental Health

Before sending little ones off to kindergarten, consider their age in relation to their peers. It could make a huge...


You’re Probably Overdosing Your Kid When They’re Sick—Here’s Why

Two teaspoons equal a tablespoon, right? Maybe? Actually not, and this kind of sloppy math is one reason parents end...


Older Dads Have Smarter Sons, Science Says—and You’ll Never Guess Why

Bye, biological clock! If you consider yourself geeky, you might have your old man to thank.

10 Proven Ways to Make Better Decisions

Follow this advice, and your life can change for the better.


Why Your Child Shouldn’t Be Drinking Almond, Soy, or Rice Milk

If it's any kind of "milk" other than cow's milk, kids shouldn't drink it—because they could coming up short (literally).


The 9 Car Seat Rules Every Parent Needs to Be Following

Choosing the right car seat for your child can be confusing. Ensure your child’s safety by following these tips.


5 Subtle Habits You Have That Make People Trust You

Adding these science-backed tweaks to your daily interactions could help you gain the trust of your co-workers, friends, and even...


Those Trendy Fidget Spinners Are Giving Some Kids (and Their Teachers) the Fidgets

The whirling gizmos are all the rage in classrooms around the country. But are they really improving learning for kids?...


Having Friends Makes You Healthier, Happier, and Even a Better Sleeper (Says Science!)

The older we get, the harder it is to make friends. Here's how to start "friending" like a kid again.

Can Two People Make Themselves Fall in Love with Each Other?

Twenty years ago, Dr. Arthur Aron developed 36 questions that made two strangers fall in love in a lab....


The Science Is In: Screen Time for Your Kids Really Isn’t That Bad

Stop feeling guilty of letting your little one play with your iPad.


How to Take the High Road in 9 Sticky Situations

Though it might not always be the easiest path to take, choosing kindness, even in difficult circumstances, ultimately pays off...


Kids Who Count with Their Fingers Are Smarter, Researchers Say

The more aware students are of their individual fingers, the higher they score on math tests.


How Young is Too Young for Teens to Start Drinking Coffee?

There are no official guidelines, but here’s what the experts have to say.


There’s a Reason Your Teen Is Tired All The Time—and You’re Not Going to Like It

Is your teen catching up on social media instead Of catching zzz's?