Helicopter Parenting Is Hurting Our Kids

Teenagers are increasingly unprepared for life after high school. Here's why it matters

Family & Caregiving

In New Hampshire, Even Mothers In Treatment For Opioids Struggle To Keep Children

Women in treatment for opioids have challenges keeping their children.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Childless Couples Happier in America

The analysis of 22 industrialized countries found that the largest "happiness gap" between those who have kids and those who don't can be found in America thanks to dearth of family-friendly workplace policies.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids

A child placed in day care is no more likely to gain too much weight than a child who stays home with a parent, a new study indicates.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

The Importance of Putting Your Child to Sleep Safely

Unsafe sleep practices kill more infants than child abuse and neglect. It's important to put your child to sleep safely.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

What's the Difference Between a Nanny and an Au Pair?

Our primer will teach you the ins and outs of nannies and au pairs. Weigh your options and decide what is right for your family.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Preschoolers Get Too Little of THIS in Child Care

Studies show children need to get more of THIS every day while in child care, as they may not be getting enough.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

How to Make Daycare Drop-Off Easier

These tips will help the separation process go more smoothly at each daycare drop-off.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Is Your Child's Daycare Safe?

Hazardous flame retardants are found indoors at U.S. child care centers, which means children at those facilities could be exposed to the chemicals, a new study reveals.

Pregnancy & Postpartum