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.
The number of conditions that can be detected in genetic screening is increasing. But which tests should you get?
Experienced mothers provide advice and support for first-timers.
If you’re a teenager who has never been to a museum, it can be intimidating walking into one by yourself or with friends. To help make it easier, the STAMP (Students at Museums in Philly) Teen Council and Art-Reach have created…
Figuring out whether or not your child is a victim of bullying can be a difficult task.
Teenagers occupy a strange in-between world. No longer children, not yet adults, they are quick to abandon “childish” things and almost as quick to regret that they have done so. It is during the teen years that many of us…
4 easy-to-make projects for toddlers and babies
Pediatrician and MomSpeak blogger Katie Lockwood discusses ways to avoid additives and plastics when preparing food for your family.
Should you let your 8th grader see Eighth Grade? Yes, unless you are opposed to them hearing a handful of profanities or seeing a sexually suggestive scene. At the end, however, many parents will consider the lessons learned during the…
Summertime is so much fun for babies, but it can also be challenging! Babies can’t be in direct sunlight and need lots of breaks for feedings, naps, and diaper changes. New moms may be tempted to stay inside all summer,…
The world of kindie (independent kids’) music serves a wide audience. The field offers artists and CDs whose music reflects the cultural, educational, emotional and social world of kids. Some wise artists offer teaching tools to maximize the gift of…
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