Swaddling babies is on the rise: Add it to the long list of mixed messages new parents get about infant care. It helps fussy babies calm down, but given some health concerns, your swaddling technique (and frequency) should be checked out.
Classic novels in board book form – brought to you by author Suzanne Gibbs Smith's BabyLit series of board books – probably make a bigger dent in parent-boredom than in toddler pre-pre-pre-Ivy League readiness.
'Blackfish,' a documentary film about orcas in captivity, raises concerns about the treatment of animals in wildlife parks. While conditions, financial models, and effectiveness vary from zoo to theme park to circus, here are five reasons to keep bringing the kids.
A Catholic High School outside Chicago is randomly testing students for evidence of drug or alcohol use. Is a reduction in substance abuse worth the big brother atmosphere?
Google Chrome's 'Supervised Users' option could offer parents a more efficient way of monitoring children's viewing habits, eliminating the need for third-party parental control software.
As teens become increasingly connected to each other an the outside world online, parents are often in the dark about their kids digital interactions and commonly underestimate their kids' exposure to cyberbullying.
Norwegian police have been questioning friends and family of a Somalia-born Norwegian citizen who they suspect may be one of the gunmen behind last month's terrorist attack in Nairobi.
Craze supplement have been found to contain a meth-like substance known as N,a-DEPEA. Parents of teenagers into athletics might want to ponder the implications of the Craze and Detonate supplement discovery.
The humanitarian crisis in Syria is mounting, with reports of starvation in some towns. The kidnapping of seven Red Cross and Red Crescent workers won't make aid distribution any easier.
Between dirty diapers, splattered baby food, and runny noses, caring for babies is a messy proposition, but given the near constant wipe downs, how often to babies really need a bath?
The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize went today to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which is currently working to destroy Syria's stockpile. Nobel highly valued disarmament efforts.
A disturbing new study reveals that 9 percent of youths aged 14 to 21 have coerced or forced someone into sexual contact and spells out a more complicated problem than 'no means no' rhetoric can address.
Parents agree, child care is exhausting, despite the rewards, found a Pew Research Service study released this week. So why do we pay our child care workers so little?
Celebrities like Peyton Manning rake in big bucks for commercial endorsements, but recently Manning and other athletes have garnered criticism for pushing junk food. Could push-back from the public change the celebrity endorsement game?
Navy SEALs Somalia raid and the Libya raid signal shifting antiterrorism tactics, some say. Others paint the Navy SEALs Somalia and Libyan raids as anomalies that say little about long-term US strategy.
Jennifer Lawrence: Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence was once told that she'd be fired if she didn't lose weight. While girls and women have grown accustomed to being judged by their weight, men tend to be immune from such scrutiny.
Kenya's police were caught on video looting the Westgate mall after the attack, and they are suspected of the extra-judicial killing a man with links to Al Shabab.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is determined to temper optimism about US rapprochement with Iran, which Israel considers an existential threat.
Today Google celebrates its 15th birthday with an interactive Google doodle game. One father reflects on how Google has changed the face of information, learning, and parenting.