Nearly one in five parents say their child never wears a helmet while riding a bike

Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds. Eighteen percent of parents say their child never wears a helmet on a bike ride, and even more say their kids skip helmets on a skateboard (58 percent) and scooter (61 percent), suggests the […]

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Kim Kardashian Shares Sweet Photo of Kids Saint & Chicago as They Await Arrival of Baby Brother

Kim Kardashian West is overflowing with love for her children. As she counts down the days before the arrival of her fourth child with husband Kanye West via surrogate, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 38, shared an adorable photo on Saturday featuring her two youngest kids: son Saint, 3, and daughter Chicago, 15 months. In the shot, the […]

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Pregnant Christina Anstead Says Her Baby Boy Is 'Moving Around Like Crazy' in 21-Week Bump Update

Christina Anstead can’t wait to meet her baby boy! The expecting Flip or Flop star, 35, shared the latest update on her pregnancy on Instagram Thursday, posting a mirror selfie of her baby bump. “#21 weeks … had our big 20 week ultrasound yesterday – baby is healthy and moving around like crazy!” she captioned the post. “Fun fact according to […]

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Kim Kardashian Reveals She Made a Special Pair of Sunglasses for Daughter North: 'My Fashionista'

North already shares her mother’s flair for fashion — and Kim Kardashian West loves it! As North, 5½, gets older, she’s borrowing more and more clothes and accessories from her mother’s closet — and wearing them out and about — so the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 38, decided to have a special pair of shades from her new […]

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African-American moms are helicopter parents too, but endgame is survival

African-American moms share many traits with helicopter parents, specifically when it comes to being overprotective and hypervigilant about their children’s lives. But their goal is not only to get them into college. It’s survival. That’s the conclusion of a study recently published in The Professional Counselor, which documents the experience of African-American mothers raising boys and young men in the […]

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Exemptions surge as parents and doctors do ‘Hail Mary’ around vaccine laws

At two public charter schools in the Sonoma wine country town of Sebastopol, more than half the kindergartners received medical exemptions from state-required vaccines last school year. The cities of Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Nevada City, Arcata and Sausalito all had schools in which more than 30 percent of the kindergartners had been granted such medical exemptions. Nearly three years ago, […]

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That Smile! Joanna Gaines Calls 9-Month-Old Crew 'My Little Squishy' in Sweet Mother-Son Photo

Joanna Gaines can’t get enough of her baby boy! While enjoying some quality time together on Friday, the mother of five, 40, shared an adorable photo of herself holding 9-month-old son Crew in her lap. In the sweet image, Crew has a big smile on his face as the pair sit enjoys the outdoors. “My little squishy,” Gaines captioned the shot, […]

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IVF kids ‘have slightly higher cancer risk from parents’ infertility’

Children born via IVF have slightly higher cancer risk, study finds – but it’s linked to parents’ fertility issues not the technology Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 276,000 children conceived by IVF, and 2.2 million conceived naturally, for a decade Cancer rates were 17 percent higher in kids conceived with IVF But the risk was small, the tumors […]

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New way to combat childhood anxiety: treat the parents

Yale researchers have developed an innovative way to address an epidemic of anxiety disorders afflicting the nation’s children: treat the parents. A new program developed at Yale that counsels parents is as effective in treating common anxiety disorders as cognitive behavioral therapy for the child, according to a randomized trial of the two therapies published in the Journal of the […]

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This Unique Family Has Three Parents & They're Cool With It

This co-parenting setup is definitely not for the faint of heart. Popsugar reported that Lindsay Taylor, mother of four and stepmom to two, shares a home with both her former husband, Chris, and her current husband, Mike. That’s right, you read that correctly: Lindsay, her ex, and her husband co-parent their six kids. They all live together — and Lindsay […]

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