For Your Child
Allowing kids time to play may be more important to their development than many people realize.
A recent study showed that kids who were very curious had stronger reading and math skills.
Start by asking your child what he or she has heard. This will give you a sense of what information your child already knows.
From soothing to sleeping to teething, these five tips can help you not only survive baby’s first year, but perhaps even thrive.
Using e-cigarettes makes youth more likely to say that tobacco isn’t dangerous. Those who used e-cigarettes were also more likely to say they planned to smoke cigarettes in the future.
Yoga brings together mind and body, involving a combination of postures, breathing techniques, and meditation. It’s also proven to be a safe therapy for children dealing with emotional, mental, physical, and behavioral challenges.
It’s tough to know whether home remedies, such as rest and drinking plenty of fluids, are enough or if the situation warrants calling the doctor. This symptom guide can help you know what’s worrisome and what’s not.
Also known as self-balancing or two-wheeled boards, these toys can be a fun way to get around—but are they safe for kids?
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is common in children younger than age 5. It spreads through contact with nose, throat, or blister fluids, or bowel movements.
Food allergies are everywhere—and that’s led to a side effect more surprising than rashes or throat swelling: food bullying.
Smoking isn’t as “cool” among teens as it used to be. Over the past 4 decades, the smoking rate among high school seniors has fallen 23%.
The AAP recommends introducing solid foods to babies at about 6 months of age. But most babies in the U.S. are getting solids earlier than that.