Why 3-year-olds make good helpers
February 12, 2013, 1:40 p.m. by Megan Gannon
At an early age, children already have a good understanding of the difference between an immediate task and a long-term goal.
Premature births linked to scarcity of men
February 11, 2013, 3:25 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
That a deadbeat dad can influence a baby's health may seem distressing, but it also means that if he changes his behavior, he can improve a baby's health.
Mom launches healthy vending machine company
February 7, 2013, 9:56 a.m.
Video: A North Carolina mom starts her own vending machine business after becoming frustrated with her kids’ snack choices.
Air pollution may lower birth weight
February 6, 2013, 9:46 a.m. by Lindsey Konkel, MyHealthNewsDaily
Researchers found that for every 10-microgram increase of pollution particles per cubic meter of air, birth weight decreased by 8.9 grams.
Weekend reads: Don't miss parenting posts from around the web
February 1, 2013, 7:49 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Don't miss these four moving and mind-blowing posts in family news this week.
Sandy Hook children to sing at Super Bowl with Jennifer Hudson
January 31, 2013, 6:55 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
We predict that no lip-synching scandal will ensue.
What stinks? Dolce & Gabbana launches baby perfume line
January 30, 2013, 5 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Fashion team launches new line of perfume — for babies.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Cat sounds and what they mean
Mother dog and 9 puppies discovered at landfill are getting the care they need
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants
Camera trap captures rare high-definition photos of a jaguar in the wild