A new study has found that washing your dishes the old-fashioned way — by hand — could decrease the likelihood of children developing allergies. A team of Swedish researchers discovered that
Oscar-winning directors probably aren’t the first people you think of when you hear about a vegan grade school, but James Cameron is good at surprising people. The director of Titanic and Avatar is
And the winner is… apples! For the fifth year in a row, this perennial fruit favorite is unfortunately topping the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen” list. Rounding out
If you pay attention to medical and health recommendations long enough, it’s pretty common to see one idea supported, then reviled, and then back to being in favor again. Theories about peanuts and
Creating a baby from human sperm and eggs using stem cells engineered in a petri dish from adult skin sounds like the makings of a science fiction novel, but it may be as close as two years away from
Kids: you’re never too young to make a difference, or to become a comic superhero. When a superhero-loving 11 year-old girl recently wrote to a comics giant asking for more female superheroes, she
In 2017, be on the lookout for apples with a special snowflake sticker on their skin: this small symbol indicates that your grocery store is carrying the first genetically modified apple. The Arctic®
President Obama’s ‘Every Kid in a Park’ initiative offers free admission to all National Parks and other federal lands for a year
President Barack Obama announced a new program today called “Every Kid in a Park” that will provide opportunities for young people and their families to experience the great outdoors free of
Whether you consider them “terrible,” tantrum-y or not, the ages of two and three are intense times, fueled by lots of exciting developments and exploration. For parents of these pint-sized
If the image of adorable little penguins wearing sweaters doesn’t bring a smile to your face, we’re pretty sure you didn’t look closely enough: they are tiny penguins wearing sweaters!
IKEA welcomes breastfeeding mothers to nurse in the chair of their choice in any staged living room storewide
An awesome sign was spotted at IKEA UK, where store management warmly welcomes breastfeeding mothers to lounge comfortably and feed their babies in the chair of their choice in the faux living areas in
Taiwan bans iPads for kids under age 2 and fines parents who don’t restrict electronics usage for kids under 18
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: screen time for kids has gotten out of control in this country. While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no screen time for children
European Parliament member has brought her daughter to work since infancy in an effort to support women’s rights
Talk about getting an early start in politics! Vittoria Cerioli, daughter of European Parliament member Licia Ronzulli, has been attending parliamentary sessions since she was just over a month old.
Two cancer researcher-parents may have made headway in finding a cure for several types of cancer as a result of discussing their work with their eight year-old daughter. In an attempt to include her in
A recent study shows that Bisphenol A (BPA) and other common estrogen-mimicking chemicals are bad news for men who would like to father children. The study, conducted so far only on mice, found that
Barack Obama plans to sign a memorandum giving federal workers at least six weeks of paid leave following the birth of a child. This marks one tiny step forward toward the type of paid parental leave that
Oxford Junior Dictionary omits many nature words, removes “acorn” in favor of “broadband” in an alarming sign of the times
Oxford University’s latest Junior Dictionary has omitted numerous nature-related words pertaining to plant and animal species, including “acorn,” “blackberries,” and
The most common chemical used as an alternative to bisphenol-A (BPA) products could be just as bad for humans as BPA itself. A new study by the University of Calgary shows that bisphenol-S (BPS) is also
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