They helped their grandchildren, especially the babies, survive in a dangerous world. They still have an important role to play today.
Parents choose juice boxes, gummy vitamins and bottled water with their kids' health in mind, but it could lead to more cavities, warns Dr. Rachel A. Maher.
Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware don't give a specific answer, but a new survey of social workers says kids should be at least 12.
Open adoptions and genetic testing make it easier for parents to learn about family medical history for a baby or themselves.
Because consent is more than sexual, parents should talk to their children about it from a young age.
What should you do if your child is the bully?
Poorly fitting shoes can cause foot problems down the road. Learn what to look for in children's shoes.
Parents' homework help is most useful when kids are young or older and struggling with a subject that you know well.
A local school counselor uses his years of experience to help you
get your child from kid to teen.
Several suburban Philadelphia high schools now start classes later, while others debate the pros and cons.
Many parents feel their kids are "spoiled" to a degree. There's a way to break the cycle of overindulgence.
A child’s first art museum visit can be very exciting and influence her feelings about art for years to come.
Increased use of tanning beds by teenagers has contributed to a sharp rise in melanoma rates in young people, often unaware of the long-term consequences of increased skin cancer risk and premature aging.
Some expectant dads want to share the burdens of pregnancy but don’t know what to do. Here’s what to tell them.
Teen “rebellion” is really establishing an identity. Experts advise parents to remember their own adolescence.
Here’s how to help kids triumph in the face of life challenge and become confident, optimistic, socially adept and purposeful.
Both parents and children can benefit from establishing consistent organization, planning and memory skills.
Before baby is born, creating a Partnership Plan can help any couple organize and divide household chores once the blessed event occurs.
Maternity care across the Delaware Valley continues on a crisis course. The problem is particularly severe in Philadelphia and its four Pennsylvania suburban counties.
With some support and encouragement from parents, shy kids can learn the skills they need to cope with their feelings. Here's how to help.
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