Summer is ending, and all my baby birds are leaving the nest.
The relative importance of nature and nurture has been debated for centuries, and has had strong — and sometimes misguided — influences on public policy.
Doctors should prescribe parents of young children to prioritize playing, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.
These days hospitals are looking for ways to improve health in their communities to prevent illness and control costs. One hospital in Ohio decided that health might start with affordable housing. (Image credit: Courtesy Nationwide Children’s Hospital)
Helping run a household gives kids an awareness of the needs of others.
In the trenches with a baby, you need someone to text at 2 a.m.
Babies who got solid food early were sleeping 17 minutes longer per night than those that had breast-fed through 6 months of age.
College-educated women in particular underestimate the demands of parenthood and the difficulties of combining working and parenting, new research shows.
Our parenting style created an entitled, unsociable and disobedient individual. Whatever we had done with our dog, we had to do the exact opposite with our twins.
A pediatrician is working to make sure every hospital in Kansas can give babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome the soft start they need, ideally right next to their mothers. (Image credit: Alex Smith/KCUR)