Parenting

Scarlet, an eleven-month-old baby, developed an ear infection. She was born three months prematurely and developed a stomach infection. Caroline Dianne Benjamin, her mother, had to make the decision to allow her baby to receive antibiotics. The antibiotics might...
How much do you know about genetics? It’s not always as simple as brown-haired dad plus blonde-haired mom equals brown-haired baby. The process is much more convoluted than that. The world of genetics is fascinating. Hair color is something scientists...
Every parent wants to be a good parent. The truth is every parent also worries about how to be that good parent. There are lots of complicated books at there that aim to tell parents how to be good...
Teens love having a social life. The chance to interact with their peers lets kids have fun and make connections they will use for the rest of their lives. At the same time, parents want to make sure kids...
If you have children, you may have encountered some mysterious situations where your child wakes up at night crying due to some mysterious pains in his or her legs. You might try to apply a soothing massage, but you...
Parenthood is an endless juggling act performed while riding a unicycle. At least it feels that way most days. You're gone all day, working to put food on the table, and it doesn't end when you come home. There...
We all know that moms work extremely hard, and that little that they do is validated by a paycheck. In all honesty, most stay-at-home moms don't take on that role for the money; it's something they wish to do...
If you are the parent of a teenager, it is likely that dating has changed a lot since you were their age. The biggest difference is how much younger boys and girls are when they first begin dating. The...
It may be one of the most daunting tasks as a parent of a newborn: getting your baby to sleep. You know before ever even getting pregnant that having a newborn equates to sleepless nights. While the first parts of...
Sex probably isn’t the first thing on your mind right after giving birth. Your body just went through some major shifts, as did your home life. Bringing a baby into the world is exhausting and taxing, which can diminish sex...
Small children are capable of actions that will warm the heart of the most cynical individuals. But the same innocent toddler is also capable of behavior that will simply drive you crazy. Your toddler does not naturally possess the...
It has been four years since La Gautrais Middle School, located in Plouasne, France banned the use of all cell phones. It seems like this might result in many unhappy students and teachers. However, the opposite is true; they...
Parenting is hard. With so much access to different forms of technology today, it's pretty easy to set up your child in front of the television set when you need to get stuff done. While children can and do...
As older children grow into teenagers, they will experience changes that can be difficult to understand and manage. When combined with raging hormones and the dynamics of high school, it's easy to see why teens can lash out at...
Arguing is a natural part of any relationship—both healthy and unhealthy ones. You are bound to have disagreements with your significant other. When puppy love fades, you are left with the raw and real reality of who that person...