Child Development

How to tell your child you’re getting divorced

While some kids may be lucky enough to skate through their parents’ separation relatively unscathed, the majority are going to suffer at least some...

What to do when your teen kid asks for a tattoo

Nearly 80 percent of parents have a clear answer about how they would respond if their teen asked for a tattoo: absolutely not. But it’s...

Toddlers know when they’re being judged

Even before toddlers can form a complete sentence, they’re attuned to how others may be judging them, according to a new study. The findings, which...

Bilingual children who speak native language at home have higher IQ

Children who regularly use their native language at home while growing up in a different country have higher IQs, a new study has shown. Research...

Father plays a big role in protect daughter from loneliness

Fathers play a key role in helping their young daughters overcome loneliness, a new study has found. Researchers found that girls tended to report less...

Marijuana exists in breast milk up to 6 days after use

With the legalization of marijuana in several states, increased use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has been documented in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Although...

Picky eating toddlers can grow up with a healthy height and weight.

In fact, being more relaxed around eating will help your child be less choosy. Picky eating in toddlers is a well-documented phase when children don’t...

Robots help children with autism improve social skills

A study led by Yale researchers found significant improvements in the social skills of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) after a month of...

How to deal with child obesity

It's not easy helping kids with obesity lose weight: U of A experts provide advice on some of the challenges parents are up against. While...

How forests could improve kids’ diets

A first-of-its-kind global study shows that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition--when they live near forests. The results turn on its head the...