Forty British experts, ranging from neuroscientists to educators to writers, have written a public letter urging the government to step in and save today’s children from their commercialized,
New Yorkers are known for their ability to negotiate the constant hustle and bustle without breaking their stride in the city that never sleeps, but even they have been stopping lately for an unlikely
Those 40ish weeks spent growing a baby can have dramatic effects on your body, and researchers have found that pregnancy also creates lasting changes in your brain too. The fascinating study involved
Child care now costs more than rent in many states, and the newly released Child Care Aware report has found that Louisiana is the only state in all of America that is affordable with regard to child
A potential link between vitamin D and autism has been suspected for some time now. One study found that children with autism had significantly lower levels of vitamin D than children who did not have
Toxic chemicals are still widespread in car seats and seat fabrics -- See where your child's car seat ranks
Every time we head out on the road, we check our kiddo’s car seat once, then check it twice to make sure it’s properly installed. Healthy Stuff and the Ecology Center just unveiled their list
A controversial IVF procedure that uses the DNA of two women and one man has been approved in the United Kingdom after much consideration. The proposed mitochondrial transfer procedure, which has been
IKEA unveils updated parental leave policy to include generous paid leave for all workers in the U.S.
We’ve reported on several generous parental leave policies (and some unconventional perks as well), and now we’d like to applaud IKEA’s recently updated policy. Beginning on January
Researchers find endocrine disruptor BPA in all plastic baby teethers tested, even when the teethers were labeled "BPA-Free"
Teething definitely results in stressed parents looking for relief for their fussy babies, but news from a new study is likely going to make them think twice before handing over any old teether,
Unless you’re extremely fortunate, as a parent you have likely experienced at least one phase when your child has been mutinying against sleep. Such was the case with little Ben, whose family had
Sign the petition to help Standing Rock Youth take a stand against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline
In this time of Thanksgiving, we express our gratitude for family, friends, and the gifts from the natural world around us. This respect for the environment is part of many cultures, but Native Americans
You’re never too old to learn something new! Despite never having knitted before in his life, Ed Moseley decided to pick up needles and yarn when he learned of an effort at his assisted living
Bridgette Veneris, a 10 year-old from Melbourne, Australia, certainly knows how to make lemonade out of lemons. After being diagnosed with leukemia last year, Veneris underwent 18 grueling months of
Mom of micropreemie makes and donates tiny outfits to NICU babies to give families hope and a sense of normalcy
Amanda Huhta’s son was born at 25 weeks and four days and then spent 110 days in the NICU. Needless to say, the outfit she had chosen for her son’s homecoming didn’t exactly work out as
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