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...suggest that limiting screen time, increasing family time, and choosing parenting styles that rely on positive reinforcement are among the things that can help children perform better in school. For...

...suggest that limiting screen time, increasing family time, and choosing parenting styles that rely on positive reinforcement are among the things that can help children perform better in school. For...

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...parenting style high on both accountability and warmth was most effective in preventing teens from binge drinking. Did the parenting style make teens respect their parents more? Or did teens...

...parenting style high on both accountability and warmth was most effective in preventing teens from binge drinking. Did the parenting style make teens respect their parents more? Or did teens...

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...created the #scimom hashtag on Twitters for mom bloggers who write about science and science bloggers who write about parenting. I've got a lot of reading to do. Via @LizSzabo...

...created the #scimom hashtag on Twitters for mom bloggers who write about science and science bloggers who write about parenting. I've got a lot of reading to do. Via @LizSzabo...

Having children is supposed to make you happy, right? Then why do most studies suggest it doesn't? That question is fodder for a provocative article published over the weekend in...

Having children is supposed to make you happy, right? Then why do most studies suggest it doesn't? That question is fodder for a provocative article published over the weekend in...

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Scientist-moms out there might enjoy this playful (tongue-in-cheek) Huffington Post essay on how having a science degree made the writer a better parent. I had to chuckle at Sarah Gilbert's...

Scientist-moms out there might enjoy this playful (tongue-in-cheek) Huffington Post essay on how having a science degree made the writer a better parent. I had to chuckle at Sarah Gilbert's...

Richard Holloway, PhD, associate dean for student affairs at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has an extraordinarily moving essay in today's new issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine...

Richard Holloway, PhD, associate dean for student affairs at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has an extraordinarily moving essay in today's new issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine...

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Tackling caregiver depression in rural China: A Q&A

...Parenting behaviors are also lacking -- less than half of rural parents read to, play with or tell stories to their young children. And fewer than 10% of families engage...

...Parenting behaviors are also lacking -- less than half of rural parents read to, play with or tell stories to their young children. And fewer than 10% of families engage...

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...largely unimportant.” Examining the effects of family time, screen time and parenting styles on child behavior: Results of The Learning Habit Study have shown that limiting screen time, increasing family...

...largely unimportant.” Examining the effects of family time, screen time and parenting styles on child behavior: Results of The Learning Habit Study have shown that limiting screen time, increasing family...

Get out your running shoes, Mom

Between my job here and all the pregnancy/parenting books I've consumed over the past three years, I thought I knew all the pros and cons associated with breastfeeding. But here's...

Between my job here and all the pregnancy/parenting books I've consumed over the past three years, I thought I knew all the pros and cons associated with breastfeeding. But here's...

New suicide prevention clinical trial shows what works for teens

...of a DBT-based parenting intervention to flesh out parenting skills that help moms and dads know how to respond to teen in crisis, how to keep them safe. Individuals in...

...of a DBT-based parenting intervention to flesh out parenting skills that help moms and dads know how to respond to teen in crisis, how to keep them safe. Individuals in...

How remdesivir works, and why it’s not the ultimate coronavirus killer

...the cell's enclosing membrane and fan out to infect more cells. Parenting a pack of viral progeny That lonely single strand of RNA that is the virus's genome has a...

...the cell's enclosing membrane and fan out to infect more cells. Parenting a pack of viral progeny That lonely single strand of RNA that is the virus's genome has a...

...relaxation techniques, and ways to change negative perceptions the moms might have developed about their infants and the parenting experience. The moms who participated in the new intervention technique reported...

...relaxation techniques, and ways to change negative perceptions the moms might have developed about their infants and the parenting experience. The moms who participated in the new intervention technique reported...

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...found two of the answers from David Hill, MD, author of “Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro,” particularly interesting (and accurate): What is the most common misconception new dads...

...found two of the answers from David Hill, MD, author of “Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro,” particularly interesting (and accurate): What is the most common misconception new dads...

...you must put on your own oxygen mask before you attempt to help another. As a general principle, it applies to everything, and parenting is no exception. You, as a...

...you must put on your own oxygen mask before you attempt to help another. As a general principle, it applies to everything, and parenting is no exception. You, as a...

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Higher birth risks associated with older dads

A new study from Stanford University links older dads to increased birth risks — such as seizures and premature birth — in newborns. What's more, there's even an association between...

A new study from Stanford University links older dads to increased birth risks — such as seizures and premature birth — in newborns. What's more, there's even an association between...