Kids Health

I'm Spending Thousands to Get My Kid College Admission

When the news broke about the college admissions cheating scandals, I laughed at the ridiculousness of it all. Then, it hit me that there is a possibility other parents like Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, and the others haven’t been caught yet — and are still “competing” for the same few college admission slots. AKA the same few […]

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Surprise! These Celebs Secretly Welcomed Babies

Jessica Chastain and Rashida Jones recently welcomed children under the radar, joining a long list of celebrities with “secret” babies. Scroll down to learn about their covert additions — and to get the skinny about other stars whose pregnancies went undetected. Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach After the Lady Bird director and the While We’re […]

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Here's How to Make Baby Mealtime — & Cleanup — a Breeze

Sifting through the best high chairs on the market can be as challenging as convincing your picky toddler to gobble up all of her broccoli purees. But, just as introducing leafy greens into a baby’s diet is vital for her growth, finding the right high chair is critical for childhood development, says early childhood specialist […]

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Simple directions from parents can guide children’s discovery

Whether it’s probing a child’s understanding of a topic through questions or engaging in hands-on activities alongside them, parents can guide their children to learn in new ways through simple directions, according to a study by psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior research shows that children use both exploration and explanation […]

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Smoking during pregnancy doubles the risk of sudden unexpected infant death, study warns

The first findings to result from a collaboration between Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Microsoft data scientists provides expecting mothers new information about how smoking before and during pregnancy contributes to the risk of an infant dying suddenly and unexpectedly before their first birthday. According to the study published in Pediatrics, any amount of smoking […]