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.
The giraffe riddle proves that the phase of insatiable love of riddles and bad jokes kids have in elementary school doesn’t die, it just lies dormant until adulthood when triggered by social media.
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.
With hurricane season gathering steam, families may want to take a few steps to prep their homes before local meteorologists sound the alarm. While residents can stock up on bottled water and batteries in the hours and days before a storm is expected to hit, some preparations require more time – and investment. Here are five tips for storm-proofing your home.
'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.
Bitstrips app lets users generate – and star in – their own comic strips. One mom found that the program helped her 9-year-old son get excited about writing.
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?
A viral video of a preschool girl improvising her way through a choreographed tap dance recital highlights the often understated value of sitting back and letting kids just be kids.
Prince George's christening ceremony today has the Archbishop of Canterbury hoping – as with other royally inspired social trends – it will revive the baptism tradition.
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.
Ringo Starr wants to know the identity of six teen fans captured in a snapshot he took nearly 50 years ago, giving hope to teens everywhere that their idol may one day look for them.