Childhood exposure to media violence is not a new topic in the United States, but it is an issue that’s growing in scope. With so much technology aimed at children, such as tablets, gaming
15 million girls under the age of 18 are married off each year around the world. Whether these marriages are arranged for financial reasons or are simply part of a cultural norm, the facts don’t
Baby-friendly hospitals are closing their nurseries so mothers can focus on breastfeeding & bonding with their newborns
After I gave birth, I wanted to keep my son as close to me as possible, and he stayed by my side until we left the hospital a few days later. With him nearby, we could focus on breastfeeding, learn his
A recent poll found that although 82% of American adults regularly did chores as children, only 28% expect their children to do tasks, such as laundry, cooking, and cleaning. While our children’s
Making homemade bread is a kid-friendly and delicious activity, but one Japanese mom’s bread loaf masterpieces elevate the stuff of life into works of art. Using her son’s drawings and
Pediatricians push for more lead testing and regulations, declaring "Most existing lead standards fail to protect children"
Around 37 million homes in this country still contain lead-based paint — and an additional 6 million homes receive their drinking water from lead pipes. As a result of lead’s prevalence and
'Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983' shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace
It’s no secret that we here at Inhabitots are pretty big fans of Patagonia’s sportswear products. We’ve featured the company’s eco-friendly, sustainable kids’ gear a few times, including here
The cheerful family scene you see in the image above seems idyllic, but it may not be very realistic. For years researchers have been stating that becoming a parent may make you less happy —
While gun control debates rage in Washington D.C., even as the nation reels from its latest tragedy, 426,000 physicians are standing strong against gun violence and pushing to obtain more data on its
For all the mamas and daddies out there who bought a bunch of baby gear that your tot never used or quickly outgrew, a new online service has your back. At Expectantly, you pick a product, choose to use
Pop quiz: What is your favorite thing about babies? A) Those oversized eyes? B) Their unbelievably soft skin? C) That delicious smell (dirty diapers aside)? D) That smile that actually causes parts of a
LOTS MORE GREAT GREEN DESIGN STORIES HERE... KEEP READING!