08
Jul

Most Car Seat Accidents Happen Outside the Car

I find my skeptical inner-mother asking how many of these injuries happened because no one was watching their baby while he was tucked into his car seat? Car seats are not convenient babysitters you can just walk away from.

08
Jul

European Union Approves Chewable Cholesterol Drug for Kids

Worried about your ten-year-old's cholesterol? If that's the case, worry no more. The European Union approved a deal with the Pfizer company to begin marketing its number one cholesterol drug, Lipitor, in chewable form to children.

07
Jul

Do Parents Really Hate Parenting?

Beyond the stress, responsibility and chores of raising children, many parents are faced with financial worries about not being able to provide enough, as well as frets about not spending enough time together as a family.

06
Jul

The ‘USA Today’ Family Fitness Challenge

USA Today realizes how busy we are, but they also recognize the need for families to get out and play together to keep the bonds between us strong and our bodies healthy.

06
Jul

Study Suggests Kids Perform Better When School Starts Later

Anyone with kids in school, whether they're in high school or elementary to middle school, can testify to the fact that rousing kids for school early in the morning isn't easy.

05
Jul

Battling Childhood Obesity

The answers lie in changing our activity levels and our eating habits. It's not as hard as it sounds, I swear.

02
Jul

Are You Driving Your Kids to Drink?

Recent research suggests the factors which determine whether kids' experimentation with drinking and drugs became a long-term problem centered around parental accountability and emotional warmth.

02
Jul

Should Parents Be Honest with Kids About Financial Woes?

The American Academy of Pediatrics advises us to approach these discussions from an age and emotional-level appropriate standpoint.

01
Jul

Don’t Stay Together for the Kids

The longer kids are exposed to high levels of conflict, the more difficult it is for them to form meaningful personal relationships, and many may often wind up divorced themselves.

01
Jul

Fresh Air Fund Gives NYC Youth Vacations Outside the City

The Fresh Air Program has been in existence since 1877, and has provided 1.7 million disadvantaged inner-city kids with free vacations away from the city. An opportunity most of those kids wouldn't be afforded under ordinary circumstances, many of these children form lifelong bonds with the families who host them.