Before kids, my husband and I used Valentine's Day as a good excuse to dress up and take ourselves out to a restaurant for a fancy dinner. I'll never forget the year of the great Valentine's Day blizzard, when, undeterred by dumping snow, we donned snow pants and winter boots over our fancy clothes and trekked down to the local trattoria for a cozy, most memorable dinner on that Day of Love.
Should I Raise My Child Vegetarian?
Fear not: Experts say it's OK to raise your child vegetarian. In fact, there's some evidence that plant-based diets can be just as healthy as meat-based diets for kids. So if you've explored the health benefits of reducing or eliminating meat for yourself but have been curious whether a vegetarian diet is doable for kids, you should be in the clear.
For the greatest health benefits, how much play time, screen time and sleep should your baby or young child have in a given day? The World Health Organization has some answers.
By Ronnie Koenig & Laura T. Coffey
There's a saying that's often repeated because it's true: If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism. That's because children (and adults) on the autism spectrum are very different from one another. There is no one correct road map to follow when raising, teaching and loving them.
By Kashmira Gander
Spanking children could raise the risk of antisocial behavior in adulthood, scientists believe. Children at risk of developing mental health disorders such as depression and ADHD are more likely to be bullied, according to scientists.