What does an expert in infectious disease get asked about coronavirus, and what does she answer?
A father “almost lost” his baby daughter to the über-contagious Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and is warning others about the dangers of not washing hands.
Nope. No way, no how: Kelly Rowland has vowed not to use the word “no” with her toddler son Titan if at all possible because the former Destiny’s Child singer said, “I don’t want him to always hear ‘No.’”
How will our actions today reflect on our kids in the future? Would you want your kids checking their phone, texting, updating social media, etc. while you are talking to them?
Spanking is a super common — and many times, socially acceptable — way many parents choose to discipline their kids, but a 2009 study revealed that physical punishment can actually REDUCE the grey matter in children’s brains.
Struggling with the language barrier and in extraordinary pain, I argued with the doctors about my condition and forked over thousands of rupees for surgery to remove the stone, puking into a bucket the entire time. Watts in India (Photo: Sarah Watts) STORY: How I Learned to Stop Yelling At My Kids For months afterward, anything that reminded me of the hospital — loud noises, unfamiliar settings, any kind of bodily ache — sent me into a tailspin of panic. I suffered debilitating panic attacks and nightmares until I was diagnosed and treated for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in January 2010.
She was born in 1908 when Theodore Roosevelt was president, and Arlena LaBon is celebrating her 108th birthday this week. The East Cleveland, Ohio resident never had kids of her own, but she has been a mom for more than 50 foster children over the years, and her outlook on life may have helped her reach the age of 108.
Just like women who are expecting with partners at their side, single women want to enjoy the special journey while navigating hormones, pregnancy clothing stores, and midnight cravings. See, she’s just having a baby.
One mother is sharing photos of the horrific car crash that she and her two young sons survived as a car seat call-to-action because, she said, “All the doctors keep telling me if Hunter and Kolton would have been any different than they were in their seats, we might not be here today.”
The pressure of applying to college seems to multiply year by year, but there’s a push to make the process less stressful and more authentic. A report outlines ways for applicants — and admissions officers — to focus more on meaningful experiences.
On Monday night, Track Palin — eldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin — was arrested and charged with assault, interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime, and possessing a weapon while intoxicated.
Unless your kid is Floyd Mayweather, not reading will almost certainly dim their future prospects. The bad news is that 66 percent of fourth graders in this country are reading below the basic level, which means parents everywhere need to step up their “Love Of Reading” game.
A Target customer’s note praising her cashier’s kindness to an elderly woman has gone viral, offering a “valuable lesson” about respect.
Each year, 15 million babies are born too early. These little guys certainly cover a broad spectrum; while a preemie is technically defined as a baby born earlier than 37 weeks of completed gestation, 24 weeks — maybe even closer to 22 weeks — is considered viable. We’re also recognizing the parents who are caring for these preemies. The NICU isn’t an easy place to spend your time.
One peer-reviewed study found that boys, between 12 and 17 years old, who were exposed to pornography had sex earlier and initiated oral sex earlier in an imitation of what they had seen.
Talking about media violence helps to manage its impact on your kid. The more media violence kids are exposed to, the more “normal” it appears.
Scholastic asked over 2,500 families with kids aged 6-17 detailed questions about their reading habits. They found that among the top predictors for “frequent readers” — kids who read for fun most days of the week — are whether the parents are frequent readers, whether the parents read aloud to the kid 5-7 days per week before the kid entered kindergarten, and whether the child actually believes reading for fun is important.
“It wouldn’t take much of an annual wealth tax to rescue the retirement system.”
“Privatizing Social Security — or at least letting individuals opt-out so they can escape the sinking ship — would be a huge win.”
“Congress could save hundreds of billions of dollars by modestly paring back the benefit formula for future wealthy retirees.”
“Raising the retirement age reduces the number of beneficiaries, thereby reducing the costs of the program.”
“Social Security as we know it needs to be abolished and replaced with a better system.”