So you took the leap. Find out everything you should -- and, maybe shouldn't -- know about your children and get a few parenting tips.
U.S. Adoptees May Soon Gain Access to Their Original Birth Certificates
Why Adults Adopt Other Adults
How can you apply for adoption of a child that you are a legal guardian for?
What to Do When You're Out of Baby Formula
This App Can Explain What Your Baby's Cries Mean
Can Your Name Predict the Kind of Life You'll Lead?
10 Questions You Should Ask Your Employer About Maternity Leave
Don't Want to Go Back to Work After Maternity Leave? 10 Things to Think About
How to Figure Out if You Can Afford Not to Go Back to Work after Maternity Leave
What Causes New Baby Smell?
How Free-Range Parenting Works
Could Too Much Screen Time Mean Obesity or Cancer?
Meet the Lawnmower Parent
How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting
Should Teens Work Part Time While in School?
In some U.S. states, half of the stores are out of baby formula. How do parents feed babies if they can't get formula? We have some tips.
Since the 1940s, the birth certificates of adopted children have been routinely changed to reflect the history and names of adoptive parents. States across the nation increasingly favor allowing adoptees access to the originals.
By Andrea Ross
Everyone knows newborn babies smell amazing, but are you inhaling exactly? And what does it do to your brain?
They mow down any and every obstacle and discomfort their child could possibly face in an effort to protect them from hardship. But are they really setting them up for failure?
The number of teens sexting in the U.S. is on the rise, despite it being a serious crime. How do parents make sure their kids don't end up on the wrong side of the law?
Many teens want to work to earn extra cash, but could a part-time job during school have a negative effect?
What's so wrong with letting your kids walk home from school by themselves? Free-range parents hope to make their children happier and more resilient by allowing them to explore on their own. But not everyone agrees with this style of parenting.
By Dave Roos
Although we associate adoption mainly with children, there are many good reasons why one adult may adopt another. There are also some fraudulent ones too.
By Dave Roos
An app developed by a UCLA scientist and mother was originally designed for deaf parents, but hearing parents can benefit too.
By Alia Hoyt
Are people with the last name Cook more likely to work as chefs? Nominative determinism is the phenomenon that the name a person is given may have a significant impact on their path in life.
You can add exposure to artificial light to the long list of factors that may affect your body mass index — and maybe even cause cancer.
By Robert Lamb
If you've never tried scented pillow inserts, you may be missing out on a better night's sleep.
Fun, productive, and satisfying hobbies that can be enjoyed in short bursts of time.
Today's celebs are steering clear of names like Sally, Dick and Jane, and are instead choosing more bizarre names for their offspring. What are some of the, shall we say, most unique? Put it this way -- we had a hard time pairing down the list.
Adolescence isn't really about taking the long view: At 14, it might seem as though your pearly whites will stay that way forever. So, how can parents get their teens to take oral hygiene seriously?
By Julia Layton
Here something to chew on: A habit your teen has right now could end up costing his or her health, teeth or even life.
It's natural to want a whiter, brighter smile, but how young is too young for whitening treatments?
Teens can be moody. Learn what to do if your teen slams the door in this article.
Teens may want to work, but they don't always know how to look for a job. Learn where you can find babysitting jobs for your teen in this article.
If your teen pays for his own car insurance, it will be an incentive to drive safely. Learn about who should pay for your teen's car insurance from this article.
It's almost a synonym: teen equals liar. Find out why teens lie in this article.
Every family should have an emergency contact list handy in case of a medical emergency. Learn who should be on an emergency contact list and why in this article.
Social development is an important part of being a teen. Learn what to do if your teen doesn't have any friends in this article.
Teens develop independence and identity by bonding with peers. Learn about the purpose of peers during adolescence in this article.
Different teens avoid school for different reasons. Learn what to do if your adolescent doesn't want to go to school in this article.