Development: Big Kids


In Vitro Kids Score as Well on Tests as Those Born the Old-Fashioned Way

The in vitro kids are all right. Credit: Getty Images
Test tube babies may not be mutant freaks after all. Scientists have long been curious ab...
Babies born through in vitro fertilization scored as well on academic tests as kids born the old fashioned way, a new study reports.

Foot Odor-Fighting Superhero Out to Sell Shoes? FCC Is Investigating

This image provided by Skechers shows characters from a new children's television show called Zevo-3, produced by the Skechers shoe company and sche...The Washington Post reports cynics at the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood complained to the FCC that the cartoon "Zevo-3," set to debut Oct. 11, is nothing more than a half-hour shoe commercial.

Lack of Attachment to Mom May Cause Early Puberty in Girls

She's a lot younger than she looks. Credit: Corbis
If you're still on the fence about how you feel about attachment parenting, new research find...

Pop-Tarts Store Opens in New York

Made-to-order Pop-Tarts? Sweet! Credit: Richard Drew, AP
New York City is home to many cultural landmarks: Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Muse...

More Girls Entering Puberty Early, Study Finds

Girls are maturing earlier than ever. Credit: Getty Images Girl, you'll be a woman soon. Sooner than you thought. A new study find...

Giveaway: Appaman Backpacks

This backpack by Appaman is a back to school must-have. Credit: Appaman
Pencils? Check. Notebooks? Check. Bagged lunch? Check. Now all you nee...

Does Obesity Plus Diabetes Equal Learning Disability?

Ever feel like everyone's picking on the fat kid? Childhood obesity is such a national concern, with seemingly everyone -- including first lady M...
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'Don't Talk to Strangers' is Dangerous Advice

Want to keep your children safe? Teach them to talk to strangers. Oh, sure, that's easy for me to say -- Ms. Free-Range Kids. But it's not just m...


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