Toddlers often are unable to understand that the person on the screen is real, relevant and represents an actual adult, one researcher said.
By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
You may have remembered the brand new lunch box, but even the most well-prepared parents can be caught off-guard by the emotions of your child starting school for the first time.
By Laura Santhanam
Raising a child is complicated and potentially confusing, with conflicting advice available everywhere a parent turns. Economist Emily Oster, a mother of two, dug into the data to help other parents make informed choices about managing their little ones --…
By Paul Solman
Parents hear a lot of conflicting advice. Here's how data can help.
By Laura Santhanam
Many parents struggle with how to set limits for their kids, to cultivate discipline and appropriate behavior. But what happens when it’s the world that appears unruly, and it’s up to parents to explain why? Author Karen Russell shares her…
Many of the sunscreen recipes on social media make unsubstantiated claims about their sun protection factor, a new study reports.
Millions of images of sexually abused children are traded with like-minded predators all over the U.S. and beyond. Special correspondent John Ferrugia of Rocky Mountain PBS tells the story of one family who was victimized, and one FBI team that…
As a psychologist and counselor specializing in the care of children with cancer, Joanna Breyer has advice for families facing stress for which they never prepared. Author of "When Your Child Is Sick," Breyer joins Judy Woodruff for a conversation.
By Andrew Leland, The Conversation
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers.
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