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Dressing Baby for a Safe Winter Drive

Avoid bulky clothing, American Academy of Pediatrics says read more

Curbing Excess Weight Gain in Pregnancy May Not Lower Risk for Complications

Study found no benefit, suggesting that obesity’s effects on a pregnancy may begin before conception read more

Pediatricians Say No to Wearable Smartphone Baby Monitors

Sensors in infant clothing that track ‘vitals’ can cause unnecessary alarm, report says read more

How to Spot a Common, Potentially Dangerous, Childhood Illness

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is similar to a cold but can lead to complications that include pneumonia read more

Confessions of a Twisted Sister

Dear Mrs. Playdate, My uncle age 37, had recently fallen on hard times and lost his job. So, my mom (his older sister) invited him to come to live with us, about a month ago, until he got back on … read more

The Best Way to Handle Spoiled Children

My 12 year-old daughter recently became a vegetarian. Though I’m not, I encouraged her to try it. This entailed having to make special dishes for every meal which was more work, but I was more than happy to support her. … read more

Testing your Child’s Honesty

Okay, I admit it. I test people all the time. It’s the only way I know to build trust. I do it with people from work, my friends and even family members. I don’t mean to be offensive and I … read more

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