Parenting Advice

Looking for parenting advice? Check out these tips and information on raising healthy, happy kids.


Couples who feel judged for passing on parenthood might be right, study finds.

Kids are getting sick from ingesting hand sanitizer. Some are drinking it intentionally. The CDC explains why and what parents can do to prevent accidental exposure.

Behavioral psychologists have always thought children could start spotting intentional falsehoods around the age of 4. Turns out it's probably much younger.

The childbearing age for U.S. women has been steadily creeping up for years. A huge, new study looks at how the delay in having kids is linked to how long a woman lives.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has eased screen time limits for kids of all ages. But that doesn't mean parents can leave kids staring at a screen all by themselves.

Babies may do just fine without all that burping assistance, according to an intriguing little study.

Researchers unveil findings that parents of princess-wannabes could find royally alarming. But they shouldn't.

Moving can turn a kid's world inside out. A massive, new Danish study has produced some sobering data on how moves affect kids.

That's according to two authors who combed through five decades of research on 160,000 kids and found that spanking leads to negative outcomes all around.

Parents who have more empathy for their children’s struggles have happier, healthier kids. But that empathy that helps their kids might not be serving parents so well.

Children who throw tantrums are more likely to get a tablet or smartphone as a calming device, but does that only delay trouble? New research examines the topic.

Using electronics just before bedtime can be positive — and negative.

Have you always thought your gifted child is a genius? Read on to learn if your child is exceptionally gifted.

If you’re the type that enjoys hosting, try these nifty Easter tips and turn your home into a pastel paradise! From flower arrangements to yummy, healthy drinks, you’ll find yourself painting everything pastel!

We asked parents to send us tips for new parents. Here are some of the best.

Parenting is a tough job but a lot of people are doing it. Learn more about the different radical parenting methods in this article.

Parenting is like traveling without a map. It's easy to make mistakes. Sometimes, we go a long way down the wrong road without realizing it. Check out these 10 bad parenting habits and how to kick them.

Work-life balance is the ultimate test for any mother, and usually, it never equals out. But we've come up with some tips to help.

Don't knock your ex-wife, try to have consistent rules, and keep in contact with your teens. Learn about tips for recently divorced fathers of teens from this article.

Don't badmouth your ex, agree on similar rules, and try to minimize changes. Learn about tips for recently divorced mothers of teens from this article.

After a tragic event occurs, children have an assortment of feelings and questions that need to be addressed. Learn how you should discuss tragedies with your child from this article.

Protecting yourself, your family and your kids from the tumult of divorce is difficult for any couple, but when you add the media spotlight, a nasty divorce and custody battle can seem even uglier. Here, some of the worst celebrity custody battles.

While some people have found their match via online dating sites for single parents, it's not automatic! Learn whether there any good dating sites for single parents in this article.

Parenting, under any condition, takes a lot of work, patience and effort. But raising a child prodigy has unique challenges and requires individually tailored time, attention and thought. Find out how parents have to walk the fine line between encouragement and exploitation.

A violinist who masters the instrument by the age of 5. An elementary-school kid whose paintings go for thousands of dollars. How do you spot the geniuses among the other crayon-wielding and drum-banging kids?