From an early age we're taught not to talk to strangers, but that's becoming more difficult in today's hyper connected world.
Last week, I discussed the problem of frequent criticism in families. In my experience, this is the most common cause of unhappiness in parent-child relationships -- and of unhealthy outcomes for children.
A new program for treating the emotional health of mothers of children with ADHD has shown significant benefits for the children themselves, finds a new study by University of Maryland researchers.
The long weekend we just recently had the good fortune to experience came at exactly the right moment.
My friends Rachel and Naomi recently welcomed an adorable pair of twins into the world.
The Department of Human Services honored six New Jersey high school and middle school students for their creativity and artistry in depicting parental responsibility for the Division of Family Development's Annual Teen Media Contest.
We've handpicked these dogs in the hopes of finding them loving homes. We encourage you to ask questions and add your own parenting tips in the comments.] Hoss is a handsome, fun-loving, strapping inquisitive canine who's full of life and a happy-go-lucky personality.
My kids are growing up as part of the Internet generation and, as a result, they love watching videos online.
A prosecutor says a 23-year-old woman on trial in Tucson contaminated her hospitalized infant daughter's intravenous lines in an attempt to get attention from the girl's father.
Many blended families have multiple children with different parents, keeping track of everything can get hectic for some.
Editor's note: Now in its third year of reporting on sensitive issues, Project 573 devoted its attention during 2012-13 to the growing group of people who check "none" when asked to designate a religion.
Sound familiar? Siblings fight and then yell for Mom or Dad to intervene. Brothers and sisters argue and quarrel over all kinds of things - games , chores , cake , parents , clothes , space , or body language .
Teacher Janie Billy has some fun with the pre-school class at Chief Atahm School in Chase, B.C. Teacher Janie Billy has some fun with the pre-school class at Chief Atahm School in Chase, B.C. Nearly half of the 30,000 children in foster care in Canada are aboriginal, a horrifying figure first revealed by Statistics Canada's National Household ... (more)
Top: Lines on a 100,000-year-old Neanderthal tooth mark the passage of time. Bottom: The distribution of barium shows dietary transition: low barium before birth , high barium during breast-feeding and falling barium as the Neanderthal transitions to a mixed diet .
If you find yourself on a constant quest to become a better parent, you might want to find out your personality type.
If little girls are made of sugar, spice and everything nice while little boys are snips of snails and puppy dog tails, then what does it take to make a foster parent? As it turns out, foster parent qualifications do not fit so easily into a nursery rhyme.