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Teens need to learn service skills at home before working with customers
By Ken Potts
Jun 26, 2016 1:00 AM
Teens should learn many of the skills they need to be good employees before they enter the workforce, our Ken Potts says.
More and more research shows friends are good for your health
By Emily Sohn
Jun 26, 2016 7:30 AM
According to accumulating evidence, strong relationships breed better health, with benefits that include resilience against heart disease and a longer life.
Parents can teach children it's OK to be imperfect
Jun 23, 2016 1:00 AM
Parents aren't perfect, our Ken Potts says, and that's a good lesson to share with children.
What should women know about cervical cancer screening?
Metro Creative Services
Jun 21, 2016 6:00 AM
Cervical cancer screenings are an important component of preventive health care for women. Such screenings are often conducted at the same time as other routine checks performed by a woman's primary care physician or gynecologist.
Make the most of your trip to the water park
By Colette House
Jun 18, 2016 6:28 AM
What better way to cool off than your neighborhood water park? These meccas of water fun offer more than just a dabble in the water. Check out how to make the most of your water park adventure.
Your health: How much sleep do kids need?
Jun 17, 2016 6:00 AM
For the first time, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released official consensus recommendations for the amount of sleep needed to promote optimal health in children and teenagers to avoid the health risks of insufficient sleep.
Moms: Here's how to become more financially savvy
Jun 12, 2016 7:10 AM
Kimberly Palmer is a mom on a mission. A money expert as well as the parent of two young children, she views attention to a family's finances as vital as that yearly checkup for kids. Palmer, who for a decade was senior money editor at U.S. News & World Report, offers advice in her book, now out in paperback, "Smart Mom, Rich Mom: How to Build Wealth While Raising a Family."
Children's migraines: How to help kids who get headaches
By Casey Seidenberg
Jun 11, 2016 7:30 AM
If your child suffers from migraines, here are some tips to help deal with them.
Is baby bottle size a risk factor for obesity?
Daily Herald reports
Jun 11, 2016 7:00 AM
Could the size of the bottle you use to feed your baby contribute to obesity?
Stanford sex assault case gives parents a teachable moment
By LISA LEFF
Jun 10, 2016 6:15 AM
Parents are using the case of a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting a woman he encountered at a fraternity party to talk with their children about sexual misconduct, binge drinking, personal responsibility and boundaries.
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