parenting

10 ways to raise your son to be an advocate for gender equality

10 ways to raise your son to be an advocate for gender equality

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The American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the use of codeine to treat coughs or manage pain in kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the use of codeine to treat coughs or manage pain in kids

Codeine has been widely used in the past to treat coughs and manage pain in kids, but the drug just received its strongest stamp of disapproval yet. In a statement from the American Academy of

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Austrian teen sues her parents for posting private photos of her on Facebook without her permission

Austrian teen sues her parents for posting private photos of her on Facebook without her permission

Before you press post on your latest pic of your tot potty training or playing in the bath, you may want to imagine how she’ll feel about it in fifteen or twenty years. The parents of an 18

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WATCH: Mom’s peaceful, poignant water birth video shows the immense beauty & emotion of giving birth

WATCH: Mom's peaceful, poignant water birth video shows the immense beauty & emotion of giving birth

Giving birth should always be as peaceful as mom Audra Lynn makes it look! But we know this video of her water birth captures such a special, rare moment of calm and beauty that often eludes women during

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The majority of parents are overdosing their kids when administering medication

The majority of parents are overdosing their kids when administering medication

We’ve all been there: 3 a.m. with a sick kid, fumbling through the medicine cabinet and trying to give her some relief so she can get the rest she needs to get better. But you might want to splash

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Screentime dubbed “digital heroin” & “electronic cocaine” due to similar addictive effects tech & drugs have on the brain

Screentime dubbed "digital heroin" & "electronic cocaine" due to similar addictive effects tech & drugs have on the brain

How long can you go without looking at a screen? A minute? An hour? What about your children? For kids growing up in the digital age, it might be hard for them to imagine life without being glued to some

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Company allows employees to bring their newborn to work every day

Company allows employees to bring their newborn to work every day

At Schools Financial Credit Union in Sacramento, California, it’s Bring Your Child to Work Day every day… or at least until said child is six months old or starts to crawl. The unique

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American Heart Association sets added sugar limit of six teaspoons per day for kids & ZERO for tots under age 2

American Heart Association sets added sugar limit of six teaspoons per day for kids & ZERO for tots under age 2

One of the many things to do on the list of being a parent is monitoring the amount of sugar your kids are consuming. And it’s a tricky task to keep track of: sugars are hidden just about

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Not having kids may be the best thing you can do for the environment

Not having kids may be the best thing you can do for the environment

Our mission at Inhabitots is to report on how to make more eco-friendly choices as a family — from how to stop using paper towels forever to doable and green family New Year’s resolutions.

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7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

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10 American moms who are competing for the Olympic gold in Rio

10 American moms who are competing for the Olympic gold in Rio

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Fewer women in the U.S. are giving birth than ever before in recorded history

Fewer women in the U.S. are giving birth than ever before in recorded history

According to new CDC report, fewer women in the United States are giving birth than ever, and this dropping rate is likely due to personal choice, not infertility. In the first three months of 2016, the

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How to bring the great outdoors to urban and apartment-bound kids

How to bring the great outdoors to urban and apartment-bound kids

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Parents who feed their kids a vegan diet may face jail time in Italy

Parents who feed their kids a vegan diet may face jail time in Italy

When my son was born I decided to raise him on a vegetarian diet. Not because I wanted to impose my will on him, but mainly because I’d been a vegetarian for years before my son came along, and

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Mom wins $16 million lawsuit after suing hospital for traumatic birth

Mom wins $16 million lawsuit after suing hospital for traumatic birth

Caroline Malatesta gave birth to three children in traditional hospital settings, but during her fourth pregnancy, she switched to Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, which promised

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The Danish Way of Parenting reveals how the happiest people in the world raise their children

The Danish Way of Parenting reveals how the happiest people in the world raise their children

Denmark may be small, but its reputation for having some of the happiest people on the planet and its consistently high ranking for maternal and child health matters make this Scandinavian country an

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America’s bad report card: majority of states receive poor grades on their policies for parents

America's bad report card: majority of states receive poor grades on their policies for parents

Compared to virtually every other developed nation in the world, the United States lags behind with regard to family-friendly work/life policies. But how do the states measure up when examined against

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Dads: Your stress levels and mental health affect your child’s development

Dads: Your stress levels and mental health affect your child's development

Despite evolving parental roles, moms are often the primary subject of scientific studies designed to determine how kids are affected by a parent’s social, mental, financial, and physical health.

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