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Massive Study Debunks Anti-Vaxxers' MMR Nonsense The measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine isn't an ice cream sundae. But it works. So says data on 650,000 kids.
Health & Science
The Scientific Case for Obnoxiously Early Bedtimes From improved school performance to reduced obesity risk, putting kids to bed early is what's best for them.
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Timeouts Are Good for Kids, Parents Are Just Bad at Them Timeouts don't make children feel rejected and neglected, parents who are bad at doling them out do.
The Best Pop-Up Beach Tents for the Whole Family These beach tents will keep you and your baby cool and protected this summer.
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My Toddler Sings the Penis Song Constantly. I Wish I Were Dead. It's so great when kids start talking. Even better when they start to master the potty. When they sing potty songs loudly everywhere they go? Not so great.Fatherly Voices
The Day My Preschooler Stopped Hugging Me Goodbye Our elaborate goodbye routine was reduced to a cursory lunchbox handoff, while she went to hold hands with a little boy. I was grieving the loss.Fatherly Voices
The Harsh Truth About Vaccinations Childhood vaccines have become targets of disinformation. Here are some harsh truths about vaccines that every parent should think about before exposing their kid to a needle.
Love & Money
I Followed My Own Rules. It Got Weird. Concerned that I was enforcing a number of double standards, I decided to take my own medicine. It tasted funny.The Experimental Family
When the Going Gets Rough Trading punches and pain is a natural form of boundary testing and can be healthy. But painful games can get out of hand.