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Kids don't necessarily need to bathe every day
By Dr. Eve Glazier and Dr. Elizabeth Ko
Oct 14, 2017 11:11 AM
Q: My 10-year-old grandchild gets a bath only three times a week, and sometimes it's only twice a week. Is this normal? I thought that children should be bathed every day.
Keep your baby sleeping safely
Submitted by Amita Health
Oct 14, 2017 7:30 AM
Jeanne Mitchell, director of obstetrical services at Amita Health Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks, shares important tips to keep your baby sleeping safely.
Amazon makes it easier for teens to use their parents' credit cards
Oct 14, 2017 7:16 AM
Amazon.com, already the most popular online retailer among adults, is setting its sights on a new demographic: teenagers. The company's newest efforts are aimed at getting shoppers ages 13 to 17 to purchase items on its site -- with approval from their parents.
How to manage sibling rivalry
Submitted by Advocate Children's Hospital
Oct 8, 2017 7:30 AM
For parents, there is no way around it. Having more than one child likely means one thing in your household; rivalry. Dr. Joanna Lindell, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Advocate Children's Hospital, offers five tips to help bring peace to your home.
Mattel cancels plans for a kid-focused AI device after privacy complaints
By Hayley Tsukayama
Oct 7, 2017 7:00 AM
Mattel has decided not to move forward with plans to sell a kid-focused smart hub. Children's health and privacy advocates this week petitioned the toy giant not to release the device, which they argued gave the firm an unprecedented look into the personal lives of children.
What to eat -- and what to avoid -- when you're expecting
By Casey Seidenberg
Oct 7, 2017 7:30 AM
There are undeniably certain nutrients that are most vital to a baby's healthy growth. Here's some tips on what to eat when you're pregnant.
Teach your daughter to have a healthy body image
By Colette A. Harris
Oct 5, 2017 6:24 AM
Some studies show that by first grade many girls already report wanting to be thinner. It's never too early to help your daughter develop good nutrition habits and a healthy relationship with her body.
How to talk to your kids about Las Vegas mass shooting
By Marni Pyke
Oct 3, 2017 10:45 AM
In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the American Academy of Pediatrics is advising parents to shield children from graphic news coverage and offers tips for talking about disasters. Here are some suggestions.
How having children can ruin your retirement
By Ben Steverman
Oct 2, 2017 8:31 AM
Parenthood has plenty of non-monetary perks, but the financial effects can last the rest of your life. More than half of American workers are in danger of retiring without enough money, and children should get at least some of the blame, according to a new study.
Does your teen want a tattoo?
By Lisa Black
Oct 1, 2017 7:40 AM
The American Academy of Pediatrics published its first report on body modifications, safety precautions and potential complications
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