Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss.
Think about a person in your life it feels good to spend time with: a friend, family member, partner/spouse, coworker or even a neighbor. Do you usually walk away feeling like you had more energy -- or even happy?
Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they claim after-school homework time is the reason.
After divorce, the behavior of deliberately trying to sabotage a child's relationship with the other parent has a name: parental alienation.
Bounce houses, bouncy castles and other inflatables are incredibly popular, but safety's an issue. Lots of kids bounce themselves into the Emergency Room.
When it comes to fitting in at preschool, what really counts, apparently, is a child's haircut, clothes, and how much he or she fits into gender norms.
If your last child is graduating this year, you probably see the empty nest looming with a mixture of dread and elation, with significant anxiety stuck in there, too.
Why do we spend hours, weeks, months researching the best schools and summer camps, but we never feel there is enough time to cook a healthy dinner and sit down to eat it?
Mothers who experience significant prenatal stress may have to deal with a lot more stress in years to come, as they might unintentionally be increasing their child's future risk for behavioral issues.
What if the common restaurant kids' menu had never been invented?
When it comes to raising healthy, strong kids, parents need to work as a team -- all day and all night. Here's why.
If you realize you are dreading checkups because you don't like your doctor, or you don't particularly trust his judgment, can you change prenatal caregivers - even during your pregnancy?
Looking for a last-minute getaway with the kids before back to school? A spontaneous summer vacation can be fun for everyone -- and a great investment in your family.
A study shows that when parents are partners in therapy with their autistic children, they experience improvements in their own depression and emotional regulation.
What happens at a party doesn't just stay at the party. In fact, heavy alcohol use or binge drinking during adolescence can actually alter brain structures and function.
You play it safe, so how can a young child drown in the pool? Researchers have discovered several common circumstances of at-home drownings.
Here are some easy and fun family activities for summer that will allow you to spend time together and keep your kids busy.
Compared to the 1950s, we have so many more food choices. There are hundreds of restaurants in every metro area, catering to almost every taste and lifestyle. But one thing that's still not getting better is t... Read more...
When most of us think of getting a baby sleeping through the night, we're imagining he or she is sleeping continuously. But is that the case?
Black women are equally, if not more, likely to experience infertility than white women - but they often cope with it in silence and isolation.
Find out about ISR's Self-Rescue swimming lessons - a method that teaches young kids how survive in the water, and how to get themselves to safety.
Don't get burned twice! Some sunburn products may do more harm than good. Here are some tips for sunburn relief to help you keep your cool this summer.
Despite lore that says all the alcohol burns off when you cook it, that’s not always true. Here's why.
Often running on empty, new moms may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after giving birth.