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Grief and Loss

The Death Of A Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically And Physically

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Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that losing a parent changes us forever.

Child Development

At What Age Do Childhood Memories Start? Earlier Than You Might Think

ByChase Scheinbaum

Toddlers may not recall the specifics of a family trip or special event, but they carry the emotional content of those adventures through life.

Kids' Health Matters

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But some scientists argue that there’s more to the obesity paradigm.

Neurodiversity

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The earlier a child finds out about their autism, the better their quality of life.

Must-Know Stats

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These facts make it clear why police don’t belong in schools.

Birth Order

Why Firstborns Are Leaders And Only-Children Are Creative

ByJoshua A. Krisch

Family size can change the structure of the brain in important ways.

Family Bonds

Brother, Sister, Rival, Friend: The Longstanding Effects Of Sibling Relationships

ByJoshua A. Krisch

Siblings may have as powerful an effect on one another's lives as parents do.

Tech Time

Good Parenting Could Mitigate The Bad Effects Of Screen Time

ByJoshua A. Krisch

Good parenting between screen time sessions may mitigate its negative impacts.

Neurodiversity

Vitamins Could Actually Help Children With ADHD, Study Says

ByRachel Crowell

56% of kids who took micronutrients had less severe ADHD symptoms.

Child Development

Why You Don't Need To Worry If Your Kid Fails The Marshmallow Test

ByHaley Weiss

Succumbing to temptation once doesn’t mean they always will.

Neurodiversity

An Autism Meltdown Is Nothing Like a Temper Tantrum — Here’s Why

BySuzie Glassman

You definitely shouldn't react to them the same way.

Tech

Kids Are Falling For Misinformation Like Never Before

ByJocelyn Solis-Moreira

32% of 7- to 9-year-olds are on social media, where misinformation spreads like wildfire.

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The Only 1-Month Developmental Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Most parents overdo the whole milestone thing in the first month. Stop stressing out and focus on the three developmental moments that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 2-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Stop stressing out and focus on the milestones that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 4-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Most parents overdo the whole milestone thing in the fourth month. Stop stressing out and focus on the two (just two) developmental moments that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 3-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Stop stressing out and focus on the milestones that really matter.