Is your little one getting enough shut-eye? According the sleep experts, the answer is probably no.
After reviewing 100+ years of studies about children and sleep -- more than 300 of them -- University of South Australian researchers determined that sleep experts have consistently found that children got less sleep than recommended, Time Magazine reported.
We all know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun's harmful rays. But with so many sunscreen options on the market, how do you find the safest one for your child?
The Environment Working Group, a non-profit environmental organization that specializes in research and advocacy in the area of toxic chemicals, recommends you avoid chemical sunscreens and choose mineral ones that contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide.
For most people, the teenage years are the most awkward ones.
Children are hitting puberty earlier than ever before, with all the bells and whistles of hormonal changes - including body hair. And kids can be mean, especially about hair.
There’s nothing worse for a tween girl than hearing on a playground that she has a mustache or gorilla arms.
[Read "Holy Hormones - Handling My Tween's Pre-Puberty Crying Jags"]
The following is a guest post by Dr. Brad Johnson, Author of “Scared Skinny No More”
Open any magazine and undoubtedly you’ll find a story highlighting some celebrity's recent weight gain.
Inspiring your daughter to be a healthy, fit, and confident young lady takes more than just driving her to ballet class, emphasizing a longer hemline, and serving up smoothies on Saturdays.
In order to really connect with your daughter and discover how she sees herself and her body you have to ask the tough questions and be willing to listen with an open heart (and often a shut mouth) as she answers.
I have been wanting to teach little kids yoga for years. Yesterday, I had my very first four-year-old yoga client and now I have a few more of them in the coming week.
Two neighborhood boys showed a frantic Georgia woman how to perform CPR on her infant son when the 12-week-old stopped breathing - saving the baby's life.
According to an NBC News affiliate, on Monday Susanna Rohm suddenly noticed something was wrong with her young son Isaiah.
The baby stopped responding and went limp, and she realized he wasn't breathing.
As a mom, it’s a terrifying moment when your child comes home from school one day scratching their head. Classrooms are breeding grounds for the white, itchy, bugs that give us all the heebie-jeebies: Lice!
Despite all of a parent's best efforts, the icky truth is that it can happen to your kids. In fact, 85% of U.S. school districts report an outbreak of lice every year.
So to help you deal, here are a few tips and tricks, as well as some common lice myths debunked. Read on!
As parents, we all want what’s best for our kids. When it comes to oral health, it is often hard to know how to get your kids to engage and make it a life-long healthy habit. What we do know is that oral health is directly connected to overall health.
An unusually severe flu season has caused Boston to declare a public health emergency.
So far, officials have confirmed 700 cases of flu in the city and 18 flu-related deaths throughout the state.
"This is the worst flu season we've seen since 2009, and people should take the threat of flu seriously," said Mayor Thomas Menino in a news release.
"The best thing you can do to protect yourself and your family is to get the flu shot."