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Here's Why Travel Is Actually Mentally and Physically Healthy for Kids

So book those tickets for a family vacay — stat.<p>Research points to well-traveled children being healthier physically, but did you know that top docs …

An Apology To My Kids From Their Anxious Mom

It’s 4 p.m., and I’m spent. I was up half the night with my fevered, coughing 3-year-old. I have a couple of different foods cooking on the stove, …

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American Academy Of Pediatrics Lifts 'No Screens Under 2' Rule

If there's one rule that most parents cling to in the confusing, fast-changing world of kids and media, it's this one: No screens before age 2.<p>As of today, that rule is out the window.<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics, which first issued that recommendation back in 1999, has extensively updated …

Teens

The Beautiful Bond Between Mothers And Daughters

My oldest two children are girls. They’re each quite different from the other — one being calm and studious and the other embodying the qualities of …

Parenting

No Snapchat In The Bedroom? An Online Tool To Manage Kids' Media Use

Whether your kid is 3 and obsessed with Daniel Tiger videos or 15 and spending half her conscious hours on Snapchat, you are probably somewhat conflicted about how to think about their media habits.<p>How much time? What kind of media? What should our family's rules be?<p>When the American Academy of …

Social Media

How You Can Load Up on Carbs and Still Drop Pounds

Consider this an invitation to get your pasta on.<p>Shutterstock<p>Go ahead, utter the C-word—and watch what happens. One gang will say pasta is the devil. The other will cut you with a butter knife if you don't pass the bread basket. We're calling a truce, and not just because carbohydrates are your …

Doctors Should Offer Women Birth Control Right After Babies Arrive

Women should have the chance to get long-acting birth control like intrauterine devices (IUDs) before they leave the hospital with a new baby, a …

Pregnancy

4 Ways to Date More Successfully

Expert advice for avoiding our most common romantic mistakes.<p>As a psychologist in Los Angeles who specializes in relationship issues, I talk about …

Seth Meyers

1958-Woman's Day

Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe

Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe<p>Updated on September 25, 2014<p>Sometimes there is nothing better than a glass of milk and a slice of pound cake. A pound …

Dessert
BBC

Anybody can learn to code, but Apple’s Swift Playgrounds make them want to

There were tears during Apple’s developer conference this year. Not so much that members of the audience risked dehydration, but people were …

Computer Science

Here's Exactly How Much Sleep Your Kid Needs

Depending on age, some need up to 16 hours a night.<p>Parents who are always on their teens' cases for Saturday-morning laziness might want to rethink their own behavior. Unless your kid hits the sack before midnight, an 8 a.m. wakeup-call is too early, according to new research.<p>Previous studies have …

10 science-backed ways parents can make their kids smarter this summer

Three months of video-game marathons and weekend sleepovers can create a mess of cobwebs where algebra and chemistry used to be.<p>Thankfully, science has discovered ways that people can expand their intelligence without any formal education.<p>Here's how parents can help their kids get even smarter over …

University of Pennsylvania

Fathers can pass anxiety and depression to their children genetically, study finds

Men who are stressed can pass on anxiety and depression to their children and grandchildren, scientists in Australia have found, in a study which indicates parental advice has been “disproportionately” focused on the health and diet of women.<p>The study, based on mice which were fed stress hormones, …

5 Deadly Kinds of Ego That Prey Upon Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism.”</i> -- Harold Geneen<p>You worked hard, you made some smart bets and here you are, successful. Maybe someone …

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