The Painful Truth: Helping Your Child Cope With Your Divorce

The Painful Truth: Helping Your Child Cope With Your Divorce

Divorce. It's one of the things in modern society that are perceived with a lot of negativity. Yet, to those who go through it, it is a second chance at life, to leave a commitment that is no longer worth holding on to. After all, nobody should be forced to stay in a relationship that doesn't work, or worse, when that relationship is abusive.

by Hannah Smith

Are Trampoline Parks Safe for Children?

Are Trampoline Parks Safe for Children?

Trampoline parks have exploded in popularity in recent years. On any given weekend, these parks are at full capacity, with hundreds of kids bouncing around, jumping into foam pits and playing tag.

by Hannah Smith

Bedroom Makeover

5 Cool Bedroom Makeover Ideas

The time has come for a fantastic bedroom makeover, but you are out of ideas. A great way to find out what to do next is to grab a cup of coffee, lay back, and read ahead!

by Hannah Smith

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Study Investigates Role of Family Doctors in Advanced Therapies

A recent study conducted jointly by the Tissue Engineering Research Group of the Department of Histology and the Family Medicine Unit of the University of Granada (UGR) has highlighted the conceptual, attitudinal, and procedural profile of resident hospital doctors specialising in Family Medicine, in relation to the so-called advanced therapies.

by Staff Reporter

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How Fathers, Children Should Spend Time Together

As men everywhere brace for an onslaught of ties, tools, wallets and novelty socks gifted for Father's Day, here are two questions fathers of young children should ask themselves: What activities are best for bonding with my child, and when should those activities take place?

by Staff Reporter

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Support Needed for Multiple-Birth Families to Improve Outcomes

Having multiple-birth babies can be a time of wonder and excitement, however, according to the first-ever international collaborative report released today, these babies and their families can face serious disadvantages compared to parents of single-birth babies.

by Staff Reporter

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Reading with Toddlers Reduces Harsh Parenting, Enhances Child Behavior

People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.

by Staff Reporter

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Nearly 1 in 5 Parents say their Child Never Wears a Helmet While Riding a Bike

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- 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.

by Staff Reporter

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How a Member of a Family of Light-Sensitive Proteins Adjusts Skin Color

PROVIDENCE, R.I.[Brown University] -- A team of Brown University researchers found that opsin 3 -- a protein closely related to rhodopsin, the protein that enables low-light vision -- has a role in adjusting the amount of pigment produced in human skin, a determinant of skin color.

by Staff Reporter

Teenager texting

Teens need to text, talk with parents often to maintain youth resiliency after a divorce

Texting, FaceTime and other popular communication methods among teens may help build supportive parent-youth relationships after a divorce, according to a Kansas State University family studies researcher.

by Staff Reporter

First ever study of serious case reviews of sudden unexpected infant deaths conducted

First ever study of serious case reviews of sudden unexpected infant deaths conducted

Domestic violence, mental health problems and substance misuse highlighted as factors.Most cases occurred when intoxicated parents shared sleeping surfaces with child Many happen following a sudden change in family circumstances.For the first time in England a study has been conducted of official investigations of unexpected infant deaths.

by Staff Reporter

The Incredibles 2 Family

Top 30 Best The Incredibles 2 Toys

Top 30 Best The Incredibles 2 Toys

by Evelyn Gardner

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Top 13 Best Family Summer Vacation Must-Haves

Top 13 Best Family Summer Vacation Must-Haves

by Evelyn Gardner

Nearly 90 Percent Of Parents Think It's More Difficult To Raise Kids Than Ever Before

Nearly 90 Percent Of Parents Think It's More Difficult To Raise Kids Than Ever Before

A survey conducted by the Business Performance Innovation Network revealed that most parents these days experience parental burnout. They go through emotional distress, which affects their work and family life.

by Tanya Diente

Scottsdale Fire Station's Automatic Doors Crush Toddler To Death

Scottsdale Fire Station's Automatic Doors Crush Toddler To Death

Dan and Courtney Reiss plan to sue the city of Scottsdale for $9 million over the wrongful death of their 16-month-old son at the city's firestation.

by Tanya Diente

 Another Reminder Why Gun Safety Is Important: 6-Year-Old Fires Loaded Gun He Found In A Sofa At Ikea

Another Reminder Why Gun Safety Is Important: 6-Year-Old Fires Loaded Gun He Found In A Sofa At IKEA

A boy fired a gun at a local IKEA store in Indianapolis not knowing that it was loaded. The gun owner had tested the sofa and did not realize that the firearm had fallen off when he stood up.

by Tanya Diente

Mother Gets Told Her Kid With Autism Shouldn't Be In Public: Here's Her Response

Mother Gets Told Her Kid With Autism Shouldn't Be In Public: Here's Her Response

Ashley Wright did what any loving mother would do and defended her autistic son from a man who shamed them in public. The mom said her son does not ruin society and deserves social interaction.

by Tanya Diente

Negligent Mother? Boy Breaks $132,000 Statue, Mom Blames Community Center That Put The Artwork On Display

Negligent Mother? Boy Breaks $132,000 Statue, Mom Blames Community Center That Put The Artwork On Display

A mom insisted that she is not a negligent mother after her son broke the Aphrodite di Kansas City sculpture on display at the community center. Instead, she blamed the center for displaying the artwork without proper protection.

by Tanya Diente

Board Games

Want To Make Family Game Nights Fun Again? Here Are Some Board Games To Consider

Family game nights are now enjoyable and memorable with the availability of various board games in the market. The games are now more creative and fun, like the hilarious yet challenging Googly Eyes board game.

by Tanya Diente

Mom Gets Spied On During 'Intimate Moments' Through A Hacked Baby Monitor

Mom Gets Spied On During 'Intimate Moments' Through A Hacked Baby Monitor

Jamie Summitt is horrified to learn that someone had been spying on her every time she breastfed her baby. The hacker used the baby monitor to invade her privacy.

by Tanya Diente

Bad Parenting: Dad Allegedly Puts Toddlers In Dryer, Records Video To Post On Snapchat

Bad Parenting: Dad Allegedly Puts Toddlers In Dryer, Records Video To Post On Snapchat

A dad from Moundsville, West Virginia, is behind bars after he placed his toddlers in the dryer. He also took videos of the kids and shared them on Snapchat.

by Tanya Diente

Kate Middleton's Favorite Thing About Motherhood Is Simple And Relatable

Kate Middleton's Favorite Thing About Motherhood Is Simple And Relatable

Kate Middleton penned a letter about motherhood and family time in honor of Children's Hospice Week. The Duchess of Cambridge revealed that her most favorite part of being a mom is playing outside with her kids.

by Tanya Diente

 Mom Uses Only Paper Plates For Every Meal At Home, And Her Reason Is Touching

Mom Uses Only Paper Plates For Every Meal At Home, And Her Reason Is Touching

A mom learned the value of spending more time with her kids than on house chores in an unexpected way. She traded real plates with paper plates so she could spend the time doing the dishes with her children.

by Tanya Diente

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