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The Most Dangerous Sunscreens For Kids (and They're Probably Hiding in Your Beach Bag)

Along with wearing sunglasses and hats, sunscreen should always be a part of your family's Summer routine — but is the sunscreen in your beach bag right now actually safe? The EWG released its annual list of the sunscreens with the worst ratings for 2018 to alert parents.<p>The sunscreens that made …

Kids

The 10 Coolest Alexa Skills for Kids

With thousands of Alexa skills available, finding the best ones for your kid can be a challenge.<p>From teaching manners to leading dinosaur-themed …

Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Psychology

13 Kids Who Did Not Intend For Their Drawings To Be X-Rated

"My 7-year-old likes tits."

Elon Musk's father has baby with step-daughter he has known since she was four

The father of Elon Musk, the billionaire tech entrepreneur, says it was “God’s plan” for him to have a baby with his own stepdaughter.<p>Errol Musk, 72, described the 10-month-old baby boy he had with Jana Bezuidenhout, 30, as “exquisite”.<p>He married her mother Heide when Jana was four but told The …

Fitbit’s Versa is the smartwatch the Ionic should have been

Half a year after launching the Ionic, Fitbit is back with Versa, a “smartwatch for all.” The new wearable builds atop the same foundation as its predecessor, but offers a lower price point and a smaller frame, addressing two of the main complaints around the company’s first smartwatch. It’s the …

Wearable Tech

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Birth photography contest unveils incredible images from around the world

The act of giving birth is extraordinary and completely unique for every individual who experiences it.<p>Whether a birth takes place at home or at …

This is the best time to put your children to bed according to their age

As wonderful and joyful parenthood is, the role can be a stealer of sleep.<p>Getting your little one to settle down for the night can often be a …

Ways to Help Baby Learn to Walk

From sitting to crawling and cruising your baby's journey to walking is an exciting time.<p>From 4 -15 months your baby goes from learning how to sit up to walking around the house on his own. During this exciting time you can help Baby gain his confidence to take those first steps through simple …

Moms And Their Post-Pregnancy Bodies Are Strong And Amazing, And This Instagram Proves It

"Why would you have to feel ashamed? A living thing grew inside of you."<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Don't panic! The essential parents' summer holiday survival guide

Ah, the long, lazy days of summer. Lie-ins, no work and endless days of doing whatever you want to do. For our children, that is.<p>Those three words “school summer holidays” – and the thought of how to keep kids cared for and entertained over six long weeks – is enough to set the pulses of modern …

Parenting

The biggest mistake I made with my newborn

One way to keep them from developing it quickly is by helping them go to sleep all the time.<p>That's what my wife and I did. It's the biggest mistake we've made as parents (so far).<p>We did anything we could to get our baby to sleep — rock him, walk him in his carrier, nurse him.<p>Whenever I finally got …

Parenting

copiii pe bicicletă la Prima Evadare

Aici nu este despre mine, despre ce bicicletă folosesc, echipament …etc sau despre traseul de la Prima Evadare, este despre COPII, familie, natură, …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Have Them Later in Life

If you're an older parent, this study out of Denmark will give you reason to cheer.<p>This story is dedicated to all the older parents out there...<p>A study out of Denmark that tracked 4,741 mothers ranging from 17 to 47 years old, found that those who'd waited until later in life to have children were …

39 Photos Of Pets Supporting Their Humans Through Childbirth

So sweet!<p>For over four years, the Birth Photography Facebook group has been producing slideshows of gorgeous labor, delivery and postpartum images and sharing them on its public page. After compiling photos featuring midwives, doulas, dads and siblings, the group decided to focus its latest project …

29 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear From You

Among the growing list of things that your kids need from you every day, both physically and emotionally, is to feel loved, valued, and special. Even though some parents are always oozing with compliments for their kiddos while others are worrying that they're praising their kids too much, children …

Dear Husband: I Couldn’t Ask For A Better Gift Than The Kind Of Dad You Are

Dear Husband:<p>I know there may be times when I nag — let’s call it <i>remind</i> — you to do certain things. You have the uncanny ability to walk right past …

One in three children send naked selfies online because parents let them 'roam free' on the internet

Children are being bullied, lured into sharing sexually pictures and groomed by abusers online because parents have left them to “roam free” on the internet, the Government’s young people’s tsar has warned.<p>Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, said “wholly irresponsible” adults …

Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone

There are more than 80,000 educational apps in Apple's app store. It seems like a great way to encourage brain development and make your little one the smartest baby genius. But just sticking a tablet in your kid's hands might not be as helpful.<p>Sure, use the app. But it's not a babysitter — you've …

Video shows toddler lifting chest of drawers off trapped twin brother

A father has made a public plea for parents to secure furniture after his two-year-old son helped his twin brother out from under a fallen chest of drawers.<p>Brock and Bowdy Shoff, from Utah in the western US, were climbing on an empty chest of drawers in their bedroom when the item toppled over, …

Babies made from three people approved in UK

<b>Babies made from two women and one man have been approved by the UK's fertility regulator.</b><p>The historic and controversial move is to prevent children being born with deadly genetic diseases.<p>Doctors in Newcastle - who developed the advanced form of IVF - are expected to be the first to offer the …

Genetics

Spelling, punctuation and grammar quiz: Are you smarter than an 11-year-old?

Are your grammar skills as good as a child of primary school age? The difficulty of some of these questions put to children at the end of key stage 2 may catch you off-guard.<p>The 2016 SATs exams, taken in May by pupils across the country, supposedly marked the beginning of the Government’s new …

Having a baby after 35 linked to being mentally sharper later in life

Women who become pregnant later in life are often warned about the health risks, but there may be an upside to becoming a mom when you're older: a new study suggests that women who have their last baby after age 35 are mentally sharper later.<p>The new findings may be “good news for professional women …

Pregnancy

Here’s How To Get Your Kids To Tell You Something About Their Day Besides ‘Nothing’

Want your kids to tell you about their day? Try telling them about yours<p>Ask a kid what their favorite game is and you’re in for a half hour lecture …

Raw photos: See the beauty of the postpartum body, breastfeeding

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom StoriesWhen I saw this image of a naked mother, breastfeeding her baby, just weeks after giving birth, these words …

We need to stop sanitizing everything and let bacteria back in our lives

Dr. Jack Gilbert wants to make our hospitals dirty.<p>His idea runs counter to hundreds of years of scientific practice. Since a surgeon named Joseph …