New research suggests it’s how parents talk to their infants, not just how often, that makes a difference for language development.
Twinsburg, Ohio is home to the annual Twins Days festival—which, in turn, is home to a revolving door of scientists looking to gather genetic data.
For milestones like moving in together, intent (rather than chronology) determines success.
Troubled teens are occasionally sent to corrective outdoor programs, where they hike for days or perform manual labor. But some parents are saying the physical exertion verges on abuse.
Extremes like on-demand breastfeeding can take their toll on parents and children alike.
For pregnant women taking antidepressants, balancing mental health and fetal health can lead to difficult choices.
A new study found that even when parents recognize that their children are overweight, many fail to do anything about it—or even to see it as a problem.
Family dinners build relationships, and help kids do better in school.
A bereaved parent turned to Reddit for comfort. Reddit, in return, proved that online condolences can be more substantial than just "likes."
Redesigning senior living spaces to feel less institutional
I hated exercise—until I learned you don't have to be intense about it.
Compounding the grief of loss are mountains of paperwork.
Dads reflect on the unexpected moments that defined them as parents.
Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.
Learning how to bond with my daughter, who found comfort in the familiarity of being alone, has come through understanding reactive attachment disorder.
The death of my last grandparent saw a generational shift in the structure of my family
It is a big leap from thinking that homosexuality is a deep part of one's sense of self to asserting that particular sexual formations and desires are biologically predetermined.
An overpopulated planet is not necessarily doomed. What matters most is how those billions of people choose to live.
The healthcare system snaps to attention to prolong life, but it doesn't always do the same in making death comfortable.
Inside a physician's 50-year-old journals, from a time when doctors made decisions for patients, not with them