The Obama Administration launched a barrage of carrots under Race to the Top, when they should have started with a stick to beat America's Colleges an...
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I know every generation faces its own challenges, but there is a magnitude and lethality to today's issues that troubles me.
It is easy, in the midst of the maelstrom of opinions about stem cell research, to lose sight of what is directly in front of us -- Emma.
In his struggle to make sense of his grandfather's death, Jake has laid bare many seemingly unspeakable truths -- about love, loss and life itself -- for our family to face.
Note to new moms: If you breastfeed now, you'll be more likely to slip back into those skinny jeans for years to come.
In a new study, researchers at...
Studies find that for all the angst about kids' schedules, most kids spend surprisingly little time on homework and organized activities. Indeed, many kids would be better off if they did more.
When I was pregnant I postulated that any kid born to me would be the exception to all the classic pratfalls of childhood.
Gone are the arguments of summer, keeping my kids engaged while they roll their eyes past the day's offerings. It's up to someone else to offer them great opportunities, ones they can't refuse.
As with most special occasions, I've heard many espouse the notion "It's not about the food!" Yet reality often brings me to a less hallowed place when planning a meal around food allergies.
As older folks continue to stick around longer and longer, it negatively affects the birth rate because the proportion of infertile people is increasing.
When are you considered old enough to babysit? It all depends on the maturity of the kid, his or her ability to handle children and challenging situations.
As we move into the next political debate, we would be wise to think about the messages we're modeling for our kids as our unresolved anger begins to flow out.
We all want our kids to make good grades in school. However, at the same time, there are so many more important lessons and skills our kids can come home from school with.
Both my kids' educations are ongoing--and I've been educated, too. I've learned to go with the flow and not to get all emotional about it.
WASHINGTON — More women will be giving birth by C-section for the foreseeable future, government scientists said Monday, releasing a study into the ...
You know the routine: children become attached to certain books and want us to read them over and over again, often on the same night!
Forget the Dow and the GDP. Here's the latest economic indicator: The U.S. birth rate has fallen to its lowest level in at least a century as many peo...
Perhaps the mind-body connection is much more powerful than we realize. We all know kids pick up on everything, so perhaps a parent's anxious mind affects a child's sensitive body.
Dr. Snyder knows the secrets of healthy childcare. The first is that it's all energy. Energy over form. Always.
Over the years, I have noticed an increasing problem in many of my teen patients: sleep deprivation.
Therapeutic suggestion is particularly effective with children. Logic and expectation are not yet the barriers they become for adults and it is easier to reach them with healing suggestion.
I'm a worrywart, and it helps if I keep reminding myself of lessons people I love have taught me. In fact, everything I know about life, I learned, no...
When it comes to the battle between Team Pet and Team Kid, just 10 reasons should be more than enough to convince you to go for the former.
It's time for the rest of Silicon Valley and the new tech community to step up to the plate and spend just a little more time, effort and resources making that world safe for children. A lot of moms won't be quite so angry if they do.
Unlike machines, our human bodies continuously build and renew themselves, an exceptionally quick and powerful process. Here are six ways where active rest can help kids assure their future.
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