Caregiving for people with Alzheimer's Disease is a family affair

A recent survey of sandwich generation caregivers suggests that children are helping to care for grandparents or other older adults in their lives who...

Baseball parks declared 'No Swear Zones'

Little League officials in New Jersey want people to know: while foul balls are part of the game, foul language is not. The organization has posted si...

When are kids ready for swimming lessons?

When my oldest daughter was just a wee babe, I enthusiastically signed her up for the "Mommy and Me" swimming class offered at the local pool. (My en...

Turn down that music!

The racket blasting out of those iPod earbuds isn't just annoying innocent bystanders -- there's a serious risk of hearing loss when listening to tune...

Boost baby's brain power with omega-3 fatty acids

New research on the prenatal effects of omega-3 fatty acids shows that moms who consume enough in the third trimester might give their babies a boost...

A robotic solution to the babysitter problem

My husband and I have decided that we need to get out more. The final straw? Realizing that neither of us had seen a movie free of animated characters...

Free camps for military kids!

If you're the parent of children affected by military deployments, check this out: Operation Purple is offering a week of free summer camp for militar...

Pre-term birth linked to lifelong health effects

A study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association provides the most information so far about the long-term outcomes of ba...

Eat your leafy greens, get better sperm

For years, women who are trying to conceive have been advised to take folic acid supplements. Making sure to get enough of the B vitamin reduces the r...

Choosing a last name

My celebrity news feeds all wanted to share with me the not-so-interesting news that Denise Richards has legally changed her name back to Denise Richa...

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