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?
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.
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.
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...
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.
Breastfeeding your newborn should be easy and trouble-free for most mothers. An expert in the field offers a few ways nursing your baby can be made easier.
Being a kid can be very rewarding when parents, teachers and caregivers use these fun printable reward charts!
For some, having college kids come home for the holidays is as joyous as seen one of those old holiday movies, with festive gatherings and delicious food.
Gum and hair are a bad combo. But don't fear - there are ways to remove chewing gum from hair without resorting to an emergency haircut. Here's how.
Kids who didn't have to take on major responsibility at a young age tend to become parents who are more sensitive to their own kids' needs.
Here are some tried-and-true tips to help you prepare your baby for sleep - and hopefully, a good night's rest for all of you!