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It’s not just you: New data shows more than half of young people in America don’t have a romantic partner

Austin Spivey, a 24-year-old woman in Washington, has been looking for a relationship for years. She’s been on several dating apps — OkCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, Hinge, Tinder, Bumble. She’s on a volleyball team, where she has a chance to meet people with similar interests in a casual setting. …

Lifestyle

Preteen boys who play team sports have less depression

New research links participation in team sports to larger hippocampal volumes in kids and less depression in boys ages 9 to 11.<p>Adult depression has …

Tweens

This Photo of the Bacteria on an 8-Year-Old's Hand Would Be Beautiful If We Weren't Lunging For Purell

An old photo of an 8-year-old's handprint is bubbling back up on the internet, and "bubbling" is probably a gross understatement.<p>The photo was first shared by mom Tasha Sturm, and it isn't of her son's hand in acrylic paint or pushed into clay. Nope, it's instead all the bacteria that grew on the …

Immune System

Confident Kids Come From Parents Who Do These 5 Things

Parents who want kids who know their strengths and play to them do these five things.<p>From the moment a baby is born, they start learning. They learn …

Kids

Should you wake your sleeping baby for a diaper change?

“Am I bad person if I don’t change my baby’s diaper at 3 a.m.?” asks basically every new parent everywhere at some point during the first few weeks …

Parenting

Activities to Unleash Your Child's Inner Genius

Family Field Guide<p>We all have a little bit of genius in us. Use these ideas from Nat Geo Family to inspire your kids to step up their smarts. And check out more tips for raising a brainy child.<p>By <b>Kay Boatner</b><p>GET SMART WITH GAMES<p>Anyone who’s ever played HQ Trivia knows that you can boost your …

Pablo Picasso

3 Life Lessons My Kids Learned from Travel

“Mom, can we go?”<p>I know tweens can be challenging and, in fact, can be the toughest age to please, but I didn’t think 15 minutes at Fontainebleau …

Vietnam War

Board Last When You're Flying With Little Kids  

Ah, pre-boarding—the one logistical benefit of having small children.<p>Moms and dads, this is what you probably believe the first time you maneuver …

Lifehacks

Parenting a child alone is the ultimate mountain climb. But I’m getting there.

I’m dangling off a rock face in the Apuan Alps of northwestern Tuscany, Italy. I don’t dare look up or down. The sky seems impossibly distant. The ground looms far below. I’d like to say I’m just focused on my breath but — though it sounds good — it’s not quite true.<p>My focus is entirely on the rock …

Lifestyle

Teen suicides are on the rise. Here’s what parents can do to slow the trend.

The two middle-schoolers had never met in person, but they both struggled with depression and were drawn to the same dark group chat. When one wrote that he planned to kill himself, the other took an image of his post. “I’m so freaked out,” she told me, her school counselor. “Please find him and …

Lifestyle

This is how to raise emotionally intelligent kids: 5 secrets from research

What usually underlies bad behavior is how kids handle negative emotions. And this is something we rarely teach deliberately and almost never teach …

Happiness

Want to Raise Successful Young Adults? New Research Says to Stop 'Lawnmower Parenting'

When my kids were little, I took great pains to remove obstacles in their way and to make life easier. It started with buying them food and making sure they had a place to sleep. For years, the whole concept of parenting was based around the idea of enabling. We <i>enable</i> them by changing a diaper, …

College & University

Over sanitization is hurting our kids—let them get dirty, says study

To the parent of the child who continues eating a snack from the ground <i>well</i> after the five-second rule expires...<p>To the parent of the child who isn't …

Motherhood

You Need To Teach Your Kids To Fail. Here’s How.

The college admissions scandal may seem like an extreme case that only pertains to wealthy elites with the means to bribe people to get their …

'Exhausted' mom-of-four lifts the lid on the realities of motherhood in a candid image that shows her breastfeeding, cooking, AND helping with homework - as she hits out at 'low' expectations placed on fathers

A mother-of-four has posted an inspirational photo to Facebook that shows the reality of family life and being a mother raising a number of …

Lifestyle (UK)

New Moms Are More Sleep Deprived Than We Thought

Think you're the only new mom who routinely gets just an hour of uninterrupted sleep? Think again.<p>Another sleepless night? You're not alone. Entirely too many parents get way, way too little sleep.<p>A survey from Owlet Baby Care found that nearly half of all parents with children six months or …

Sleep

Junk food companies target millions of children by using a loophole in advertising regulations, experts warn

Firms selling junk food are exploiting regulatory loopholes to advertise products to millions of children online, experts warn.<p>Food companies are …

Food Companies

'I ignored my children to play video games'

<b>"If I wasn't gaming, I was thinking about gaming".</b>

Technology

Is Eating The Same Thing Every Day Bad For You? Experts Say It's Best To Keep Your Taste Buds Guessing

Whenever I discover a new favorite food, I want to eat it for every. Single. Meal. When I first made polenta with fresh herbs and olive oil, I found …

How to Make 4 Quick and Healthy Sandwiches

Get the Recipes: Greek-Style Turkey BurgersEgg-in-a-Nest BLT SandwichesKimchi Grilled CheeseTuna, Avocado, and Pickled Onion Sandwich

Sandwiches

Ten things I worried about when my kids were little that really didn’t matter

I like to think I was a diligent parent when my kids were tiny. I spent my pregnancies researching and preparing for their babyhoods. Their …

Lifestyle (Canada)

7 screen-free ways to entertain your kids while you make dinner

My son is four, which means my wife and I have prepared at least a few thousand meals for him. Why, then, does he whine, <b>beg and cry</b> for me to play …

Lifestyle (Canada)

A micro safari through household germs reveals that cleanliness isn’t always a good thing

Queen Elizabeth I — who ruled England from 1558 to 1603 — one declared, “I bathe once a month whether I need it or not.” Without question, our perception of cleanliness has changed radically, but our modern-day obsession with hygiene may not be an unalloyed good.<p>Every imaginable surface around us …

Science

6 Things to Know About Gen Z Before You Ever Start Working With Them

In case you have not heard the news, the workforce is changing.<p>Generation Z workers are just graduating from college. The age range is typically anyone from age 3 up to about 23, and there are 73 million people in this generation. I've touched on this before, but the most important thing to know …

Generation Z

More Women Are Waiting Longer To Have Kids — Is It Really Safe?

The times are changing, and so are women's decisions about family. While more women are choosing to have children, they're also choosing to wait a …

Wellness

The Parent Club: Once you have kids, the cliques of your youth come back to haunt you (if you let them)

“The Breakfast Club” will, perhaps shocking to many of you, turn 35 next year.<p>Some of us who are parents now were the same age as the characters then, navigating middle and high school cliques similar to that on the screen: nerds in Docksiders, punks with Flock of Seagulls hair, princesses in puffy …

Lifestyle

6 unexpected lessons my children taught me about being a leader

One of our company mottos actually is, “Every day is a new day.” That’s the mentality we want our team to have.Kids live and breathe that motto.<p>On …

Happiness

Avoid a tantrum by empowering your child—6 strategies to try

One of the best ways to empower children is by providing them with the ability to feel in control. That sense of control leads to fewer tantrums, …

Motherhood

Family of toddler who suffocated under teddy bear warn parents over hidden bedtime dangers

Relatives of Connie Rose united to make the fresh appeal this week on the first anniversary of the 18-month-old’s tragic death.<p>The family of a …

Teddy Bears