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Family & Parenting | Kids

Family Games & Conversation Starters to Try This Holiday Season

We've got ice breaker games, conversation starters and family games perfect for when everyone gathers this holiday season.

Family & Parenting | Kids

19 Holiday Light Displays That Sparkle All Season

Get inspired by these lightacular homes and festive neighborhoods. The best places to see Christmas lights in the greater Los Angeles area.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Predators are using Fortnite to lure kids. Cops say parents need to worry

Authorities said they've arrested men seeking sex with minors through social media and messaging platforms - and now gaming apps

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The Best Pizza in Los Angeles

In honor of National Pizza Day, we rounded up our favorite pizza shops in Los Angeles. Read on to see where to score the best slice.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Vigorous Activity During Childhood Cuts Heart Disease Risk Later In Life - Study Finds

There are plenty of immediate and short-term benefits for children who regularly play sports, but a recent study shows that physically fit children may have the healthiest hearts during their adult years. 

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Average Parent Enjoys Just 32 Minutes Of Free Time Each Day, Survey Finds - Study Finds

A new survey that explores the daily routines of moms and dads finds the average parent enjoys about a half hour of free time on a typical day -- and many find themselves being forced to actually hide from their kids in order to get away.

Food & Drink | Food

Best Hamburger Spots for Los Angeles Kids

Wondering where to eat the best hamburgers with kids in Los Angeles? Try one of these places where you can find Los Angeles' best hamburgers.

Food & Drink | Food

Peppermint Bark Oreos Launch for the 2018 Holiday Season | Food & Wine

The cookies feature “peppermint flavored crème with crunchy sugar crystals.”

Family & Parenting | Kids

Gluten and Allergy-Free Halloween Candy

Here is a great list of popular Gluten, Allergy, and Nut-Free candy for your kids and trick-or-treaters.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Parents Should Always Have These 8 Items on Hand, Doctors Say

Before you leave the house, consider adding these 8 important items to your bag.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Yes, Violent Video Games Trigger Aggression, but Debate Lingers - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Having 'The Talk' Just Once Won't Keep Teens From Having Unsafe Sex - Study Finds

"The talk," of course, is a rite of passage for teens meant to lay out both the risks and rewards of having sex, but does it really help? A new study finds that it can -- but having one conversation simply isn't enough.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Red Velvet Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake

Red Velvet Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake—classic red velvet cake with black chocolate buttercream, covered with a web of marshmallow spiderwebs!

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Monsters - Halloween Treats

Make cute and quirky Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Monsters for Halloween. They are quick and easy to create and perfect treats for this holiday.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder - The New York Times

When worrying gets in the way of a child’s functioning, parents need to get help rather than arranging the child’s life to avoid the occasions of anxiety.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Museum of illusions - Top Los Angeles Attraction for the Whole Family

Museum of Illusions is the premier place to enjoy 3D optical illusions in Los Angeles. Located on the famous Hollywood Boulevard, this LA museum is sure to please visitors of every age. Tourists who are looking for fun places in LA should add this to thei

Family & Parenting | Kids

What to Do with Kids in Santa Monica, CA

From world-class views of the stars to checking out some stellar aviation history, here are 30 of our favorite things do, west of the 405.

News | Good News!

Toys 'R' Us cancels bankruptcy auction; plans brand revival

Does this mean more Toys 'R' Us stores could soon be on the way?

Family & Parenting | Kids

Home Storage Solutions for Kids’ Gear

We searched for solutions you need and came up with tips to find creative and budget hacks that'll revolutionize family storage methods.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Crafty kids are finding ingenious ways to thwart Apple's 'Screen Time' feature

Apple first introduced Screen Time this summer as one of the key feature additions on iOS 12. By adding limits to specific apps, or your phone as a whole, Apple attempted to add a digital dose of self-control for those who need it most. People raved about

Family & Parenting | Kids

Video Games You Can Feel Good About Your Kid Playing After School

Check out these great games that you can "yes" to after school—or anytime.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Epic Corn Mazes Across the Country

Nothing says fall activty better than a wander through a corn maze.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

20 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Becoming a Working Mom | Working Mother

Here are 20 things three moms with they had been told to help them prepare for the challenges of being working mothers.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Medicaid Covers Foster Kids, But Daunting Health Needs Still Slip Through The Cracks | Kaiser Health News

Nearly all children in the foster care system are covered by Medicaid. Yet, foster parents still struggle to meet the extraordinary health needs of their children. To solve this, some states are experimenting with a coordinated approach to care — with m

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep Quality Affects Children's Eating Habits, Linked To Obesity - Study Finds

Children who struggle to sleep soundly may battle eating issues and struggle to maintain a healthy weight over time, a recent study finds.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Trader Joe’s Food That Even Picky Eaters Will Love

Kids who are picky eaters will love these picks from Trader Joe's.

History | History

How Sesame Street Dealt With 9/11 | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The Evidence on Kids, Sleep, and School Start Times | Psychology Today

Science demonstrates that when young people begin puberty, their biological clocks shift. But school start times don't follow suit.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem?

We all have problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives. Here are some tips that might help.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Take A Look at The 40-Year Evolution of the LEGO Minifigures | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Cars & Motorcycles | Autos

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces | TechCrunch

In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built from LEGO, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

Why ‘Risky’ Playgrounds Are Making a Comeback - CityLab

The modern playground has become mind-numbingly standard-issue. There’s a movement afoot to bring “adventure” back into play.

News | News

Child services investigates mother for her letting 8-year-old daughter walk alone

The concerned caller had reported the child to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in the past for playing alone in a parking lot.

Food & Drink | Food

The Best Ice Cream in Los Angeles

Some of Red Tricycle's favorite frozen treats around Los Angeles: Ice Cream, Fro-yo, Gelato...yum!

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

Dr. Peterson: Don't let your kids make you dislike them | Fox News Video

Dr. Jordan Peterson explains his rule: do not let your children do anything that makes you dislike them.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Telling Someone They were Unplanned Pregnancy May 'Doom Every Relationship' Afterwards - Study Finds

A new study finds that people who learn they were the result of an unplanned pregnancy have more difficulty than others in close relationships.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

What Every New LA Mom Needs to Know

All the resources you need to know (after having a baby) in Los Angeles.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean ride updates

“I kept thinking of a little girl riding that boat right now. Is this a scene we want her to be seeing?”

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Backpacks for Kids

School-aged kids need cool backpacks and we've found some of the cutest ones out there.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The best universities in the world, according to QS - Business Insider

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Technology Has Driven Us Into a Cognition Crisis. Is There Anything We Can Do About It? | Thrive Global

Adam Gazzaley, a scientist who’s spent his career researching the link between human nature and technology, has some advice on what we can do about our generation’s cognition crisis.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disney will permanently allow dogs in some resorts, theme park blogger reports - Orlando Sentinel

Last year, Disney announced it planned to charge $50 to $75 a night to cover cleaning fees and allow visitors to bring their dogs.

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

Vintage Disneyland photos show the park in the 1960s

Take a trip back in time with these pictures of Disneyland from the summer of 1969. See what's different and what stayed pretty much the same at the beloved California park.

Psychology | Personality

The Middle Child Is Going Extinct

Middle children are empaths, peacemakers, negotiators. And as more American families choose to have only one or two children, they’re becoming an endangered species.

Politics | The War On Gender

Why 'Gender Neutral Parenting' Is Child Abuse

NBC reports on a parenting trend with a name as stupid as the thing itself: "theybies." This is the designation certain upper-class, white, liberal parents have given to their childr

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Let Kids Play Outside | Psychology Today

Playing outside, digging for worms, planting vegetables, and essentially coming into contact with plenty of dirt and livestock are actually good things. Not just good – essential.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Curious Kids: If an insect is flying in a car while it is moving, does the insect have to move at the same speed?

If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

5 Best Family Friendly Beaches in and around LA to Explore with Your Kids this Summer! | Best Family Activities To Do in Los Angeles | Fun With Kids in LA

It is an undeniable fact that kids love the water, and more specifically, the ocean. But, the big waves, large crowds, and cleanliness can all factor into whet

Family & Parenting | Kids

First-Of-Its-Kind 'Play Disney Parks' Mobile App Debuts This Week at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort | Ma

BURBANK, Calif., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests can explore the Disney theme parks like never before with the Play Disney Parks mobile app, a transfor...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Free things you can get at Disney - Business Insider

Disney World and Disneyland vacations can be pricey, but luckily there are some things you can get for no charge. Here's a list of things you can get for free at the Disney parks.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parents’ Screen Time Is Hurting Kids

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Best Family Activities To Do in Los Angeles | Fun With Kids in LA

We bring you the best of LA for kids and families. There are so many things to do with kids in Los Angeles. Museums . Theme Parks. Farms . Indoor & Outdoor Playgrounds . Mommy & Me Classes, and much more. Keeping little ones entertained is easy wi

Family & Parenting | Kid's

This Chart Shows When It’s OK To Leave Kids Home Alone

Leaving your child home alone for the first time is a fairly major milestone in a parent’s journey. As the mother of two young kids, I’m glad this moment is still several years away. Still, like most parents, I wonder: At what age is it OK

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Best Family Activities To Do in Los Angeles | Fun With Kids in LA

We bring you the best of LA for kids and families. There are so many things to do with kids in Los Angeles. Museums . Theme Parks. Farms . Indoor & Outdoor Playgrounds . Mommy & Me Classes, and much more. Keeping little ones entertained is easy wi

Health & Fitness | Health

Kids and Sunscreen Harms: Rare But Concerning for Parents

Some parents have raised concerns about sunscreen after their children had rashes and swelling after using it. Doctors say the reactions are a rare type of allergic reaction.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dogs Help Toddler Escape Her Room So She Can Give Them Snacks

Colby and Bleu transformed the tiny human into their very own partner in crime.

Science & Technology | Technology

Roblox tricks kids into coding with 'Jurassic Park'

Roblox is something of a mix between a game and a development platform. It allows users to play games developed by other people, as well as create their own gam...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Things to Do in Mar Vista with Kids

From coffee and bowling to farmer's markets and time travel trinkets, Mar Vista should be on your bucket list of places to visit with kids.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Nostalgic Summer Bucket List: Ways to Give Your Kid a 1980s summer

Here's how to give your kids an unplugged, retro summer a la Stranger Things.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parenting Style Quiz

Parenting works best when parents are compatible in their parenting style. Discover what your parenting style is with this quick scientific quiz.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Can't do enough, indeed: Sid and Marty Krofft receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Fifty years later, the famous puppeteers' legacy sails on and on and on and on and on and on.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Water Safety Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

Before you head out into the water this summer, be sure and read up on the top ways to prevent drowning and injury in the water.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Trust Us: You Want to Make Space in Your Kids' Playroom For This Year's New Lego Sets | POPSUGAR Moms

Heads up, moms and dads: you're going to want to clear some space in your kids' playroom. Lego has shared details of all the building sets it's releasing this

Family & Parenting | Kids

Tiny Homes Perfect for Vacation Rentals

Go small on your next family trip and try out these amazing tiny home vacation rentals.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best New Rides & Attractions Opening in 2018

These amusement park rides and attractions are worth the trip!

News | Interesting Links

Chores Kids Can Do: Toddlers, School-Age, and Teens

Here are age-appropriate chores for kids, from toddler to teenager. Plus, see why chores are good for children, and get tips for getting them to help without nagging.

Health & Fitness | Health

Parenting: Fun and Healthy Snacks on the Go With Pictures

WebMD shows you great ideas for healthy snacks to take when you're out and about, with a car full of kids or by yourself.

Psychology | Psychology

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD Is Largely A Fraud

If anyone has the professional expertise and moral authority to compare psychology to a rotten piece of furniture, it is Jerome Kagan...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kids Room Cleaning Ideas

If your kid room needs a major cleaning, try out these ideas on how to effectively clean your room and get rid of stuff.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The secret world of babies

This lab is revealing the hidden workings of babies’ brains… and could prove key in getting earlier support to children who have neurological differences like autism.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Building Resiliency in Yourself, Your Relationship, and Your Children

One of the most important things that you can develop in your life, and in your relationship, is your resilience - the way that you bounce back from the challenges that life throws your way. How do you recover in a way that leaves you even stronger, more

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Use Secret Netflix Codes to Find Better Kids Shows

Secret codes are the key to finding even better shows for your kids to watch on Netflix.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Math questions from the SATs that everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT. Can you solve these 8 common problems?

Family & Parenting | Kids

Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Toys 'R' Us will close or sell all US stores

Toys 'R' Us hoped to use bankruptcy proceedings to help the company turn around.

Books | Books

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Help Your Kids Overcome Anxiety

Whether your kid is scared of monsters or fearful of going to preschool, here's how to help your kid overcome his/her anxieties and fears.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How To Organize LEGO

One genius way is Swoop Bags - a simple toy storage bag that contains the LEGO mess while kids play around the bag. Kids love to play with toys, but when it comes time to cleanup that can be another story.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best LEGO Storage Ideas

There's a place for every brick. Here are 11 cool and super functional ways to organize and store your master builder's LEGO.

Family & Parenting | Kids

50 Best Children’s Museums in U.S.

The best children's museums in the country feature interactive exhibits where kids want to linger, playing is encouraged, and learning is a part of the fun.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Things Parents Used to Say That Would Shock Millennial Parents Today

Parents used to threaten kids with spankings, tell them to stop crying, and send them to bed without dinner. Here are a few more things today's helicopter parents would be shocked to learn people used to say to their children.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

A Case Study on Punishment

When you were punished as a child, did it work? Or did you just strategize how to get away with your behavior the next time?

Family & Parenting | Kids

12 Genius DIY Babyproofing Tricks

Check out these 12 Genius DIY Babyproofing Tricks that every parent should know.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Lego is helping physics students stay in school, 'cos it's the best

Teachers at Flinders University in Australia are using Lego cars to help physics students understand concepts like measurement error and variability.

News | News

The embryo that is just a year younger than the mother who birthed her - CNN

The longest-cryopreserved human embryo to result in a successful birth was conceived and frozen in 1992 and born last month.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Gifts Your Parents Would Never Buy the Ten-Year-Old You

Every kid knows the best way to get almost every item on your Christmas list is to include one outlandish, obscenely-expensive item your parents will never go for. Out of guilt, they’ll happily deliver everything else on your list. But you’re an adult

Books | Books

These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books.

Books | Books

Fantastic books for the teens, toddlers and kids in between on your list - LA Times

Fantastic books to give to the young people — from teens to toddlers — on your list, including titles by John Green, Cassandra Clare and Angie Thomas and the new board book, 'Newtonian Physics for Babies'

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Telemedicine is as effective as in-person visits for children with asthma

New study shows patients who live far from allergists can still get specialty care.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Where to Find the Best Pizza in LA

These 14 perfect pizza places please every palate in the family.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The ‘Problem Child’ Is a Child, Not a Problem

Suspending or expelling young students for behavior they can’t control makes matters worse. There is a better way.

Family & Parenting | Kids

15 Dazzling Holiday Trains to Take Before They Grow Up

For all who truly believe, we’ve rounded up the best North Pole and Santa-packed train rides across the country.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Bookstores for Kids in the U.S.

Here are the top 50 bookstores for kids in the country.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

When They Say This ... They Might Need You To Know This. How to Deepen Your Connection and Increase Your Influence With

When we see through their words to the needs and feelings beneath, we deepen our connection, expand our influence, and become more able to guide them.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Compassionate Parenting

We teach children self-regulation by modeling our more humane values.

Family & Parenting | Kids

19 Amazing Outdoor Playhouses for Kids

These awesome playhouses may make you want to swap digs with the kids.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Discover the Very Best Kids Menus in LA

These date night worthy spots all have kids menus that go waaaay beyond bland burgers and mystery meat nuggets!

Sports | Golf

Phil Mickelson asks kid if he should lay up. Kid delivers Phil-esque response - Golf Digest

Phil Mickelson asks kid if he should lay up during the final round at TPC Boston. Kid delivers Phil-esque response

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Anxiety in Kids and Teens: Why Anxiety Triggers Often Don't Make Sense - And How to Tun Avoidance into Brave Behaviour -

Anxiety in kids and teens can be confusing, and can drive avoidance in a way that shrinks their world a little. Here's how to encourage brave behaviour.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Numworks graphing calculator is made for students raised on tech

Like textbooks, graphing calculators are still a necessary (and expensive) accessory for math and science students in high school and college. Sure, there are calculator apps for tablets and smartphones, but those are often banned for tests because they

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Kids and Anger - How to Help Your Little Hot Head Find Calm

Anger is neither good nor bad; it’s just a normal feeling. How we express our anger is what is most critical.  It is an important emotion and can actually be helpful in creating motivation. It can also be dangerous when expressed in an unhealthy way an

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What some of L.A.'s chefs pack in their kids' lunchboxes

What Suzanne Goin, Curtis Stone, Jet Tila and more L.A. chefs make their kids for lunch

Family & Parenting | Kids

22 Hilarious Jokes for Kids

Encourage them to get punny with these kid-approved quips that require little to no explanation from parents.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The NEW LEGO House Is Coming Soon

We’ve got the scoop on this amazing LEGO experience that should officially go on your bucket list now. Read on for the details.

Family & Parenting | Kids

3 Glow-in-the-Dark Recipes

Glow your own way with recipes that combine science and a wow-worthy special effect. Try one of these three glow-in-the-dark food ideas.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Algorithm That Makes Preschoolers Obsessed With YouTube Kids - The Atlantic

Surprise eggs and slime are at the center of an online realm that’s changing the way the experts think about human development.

Health & Fitness | Health

Growing Up With Headphones May Not Damage Kids’ Hearing

Scientists found no increase in hearing loss over the past few decades despite a rise in the use of headphones and earbuds.

Advice & Self-Help | Education

How to save money on college: 3 clever ways Gen Z is managing high tuition and other costs

Monstrous student debt? No way. Teens are disrupting the old way of thinking about education.

News | Animal Links

Best Insect Repellent Buying Guide - #ConsumerReports

Shopping for insect repellent? Read about types, features, and other must-know topics in our insect repellent buying guide to make an informed choice.

Food & Drink | Food

Best Ice Cream Shops in America

Discover the best ice cream parlors in the country and what flavor you need to order at these sweet spots.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Coolest Kid Friendly Water Slides Across the Country

Do your kids love water parks? With summer here, plan a family vacation to one of these incredible water parks across the country.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Out-of-the-Box Care Packages to Send to Your Kiddos at Camp - PureWow

Sleepaway camp just wouldn’t be complete without receiving a care package or two. And why not use this opportunity to get creative?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science : NPR Ed : NPR

A developmental framework for building 21st century skills — no technology or money required.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

How to Get Kids to Listen | PragerU

Why is it so hard for so many parents and teachers to get kids to do as they are told? Because too many adults have followed some very bad advice. Family psychologist John Rosemond offers some useful tips on how to get the little barbarians to listen.

Science & Technology | Technology

Google's 'superpower' for teachers: AR and VR

So far, Google's AR program has taken 2 million kids to the coral reefs and space.

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Can Hypnosis Improve Kids' Health?

Hypnosis may help kids with certain health problems, such as stomach pain or anxiety, say research scientists who have studied hypnotherapy in children.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

6 Parenting 'Fails' That Are Actually Wins | Parents

Good news: A "fail" on your part may actually lead to a great learning experience for your child.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Books That Help Kids Know and Love Themselves | Brightly

We want our kids to know their strengths and understand their uniqueness and embrace both. These books can help kids know and love all of who they are.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Touch Screens May Be Ruining Toddlers' Sleep

This is the first study to look at the link between toddlers' touch-screen use and sleep, the researchers said.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Bob Ross was the inspiration behind this couple's hilarious pregnancy announcement

Beyoncé might have given us the best pregnancy announcement of 2017, but this couple comes in pretty close with a tribute to everyone's favorite public television painter: Bob Ross.

News | News

Boston man reveals secret ahead of National Crayon Day - The Boston Globe

It was suspposed to be a surprise. But Crayola had to leak the news about its retiring crayon early.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

Movement stimulates the brain and may help students become better learners.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

To Sleep, Perhaps to Learn

Odds are the kids in your life are not getting enough sleep. Scientists now know that sleep is needed for "smart forgetting."

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

New Study Shows How Dads Bond With Their Kids

A new brain imaging study shows that fathers given the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when viewing photos of their toddlers. "Our findings add to the evidence that fathers, and not just mothers

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Fact or Fiction?: Vaccines Are Dangerous

Overwhelming medical evidence proves that negative side effects are rare and minor

Family & Parenting | Parenting

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in a world of modern, anti-hierarchical parenting, it’s the children.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Self-Control is Important Predictor of Success: Increase it In Kids

A world renowned study thas found self-control is one of the greatest predictors of future success and happiness. How to increase self-control in children.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Nobody came to her birthday party. Then Bryce saved the day.

Bryce came to Brooke's 5th birthday party...and it meant a whole bunch to her.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Early Interventions May Prevent Teen Substance Abuse

New research suggests it is never too early to begin interventions to reduce the risk of teen substance abuse. Investigators from the University at Buffalo