Feb. 5, 2023

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Infants

Baby Grunts Are A Red Flag That No Parent Should Ignore

ByChristian Dashiell

It maybe be constipation, but experts say there’s a good chance it could be something much worse.

Skills

A Good Childhood Is Better Than A Perfect One

ByDan Robitzski

In an attempt to keep children happy now, many parents may be failing to help children develop the skills to pursue happiness for the rest of their lives.

Kids' Health

What To Do About A Child’s Night Terrors

ByLauren Steele

Preventative measures go a long way to putting an end to your child's night terrors.

Childbirth

Does An Epidural Hurt? And 7 Other Things You Should Know About Epidurals

ByJulia Savacool

Hotly debated and frequently misrepresented, here are just the facts about epidurals.

Dad Bod

The Ultimate Guide To Proper Squat Form

ByJulia Savacool

The centerpiece of nearly every strength-training plan, this move is easy to do — but harder to do right.

Low T

Just How Much Testosterone Do Men Really Need? New Study Sparks A Fiery Debate

BySofia Quaglia

Some doctors question a new proposed age-based cutoff for low T. Not everyone is on board.

Child Development

Why Do Newborns Hiccup A Lot? For Brain Development. Seriously. 

ByMelaina Juntti

Baby hiccups might seem like a strange quirk or muscle development, but they're so very much more than that.

Catching Zzz's

How To Get To Sleep When You Can’t: 7 Tips For Powering Down Your Brain

ByMatt Berical

In the moment, it can feel impossible to lull your body to sleep. But it is possible. Here's how to make it happen.

Focus

Your Attention Span Is Dying — This Is How You Save It

ByTyler Santora

An attention span researcher explains why our attention spans are dying and how to regain control of them. (Stick with us here!)

Environment

Is It Okay To Get Pregnant When The World Is On Fire?

ByAlex French

Your children will inherit the Earth. With an unfurling climate emergency, what does that even mean? Columbia University’s writer in residence Meehan Crist has a few ideas.

Relationships

What Makes A Happy Marriage? Data Shows The Answer Is Changing

ByJoshua A. Krisch

In 1939, men and women thought that partners who were chaste and dependable would give them a happy marriage. A lot has changed since then.

Health

Why Do Pregnant Women Crave Dirt?

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Don’t let her eat it, no matter how hard she insists.

Dad Bod

The Best HIIT Workout You Can Do In 15 Minutes

ByJulia Savacool

No time? That’s no excuse. This blink-and-you’re-done routine has you covered.

Dad bod

Burn 1,000 Calories In This No-Holds-Barred Workout

ByJulia Savacool

Can you make it through?

Dad Bod

The Best 15-Minute Ab Workout For Men

ByJulia Savacool

Get a midsection to be proud of in just 15 minutes, three days a week.

Dad Bod

HIIT For Beginners: 25 Moves To Incorporate In Your Next Workout 

ByTyghe Trimble

Want results this year? Resolve to do more high-intensity interval training.