News

Boy's Life Was Saved Because of Facebook

Mom says friends told her to take her son to the hospital.

Read More
Boy's Gruesome Killing Shocks Community

Walking home alone, Leiby Kletzky disappeared.

Read More
Dad Defends Decision to Let Daughter Kickbox

The 8-year-old dreams of being a champ.

Read More

TheLatest

Children Could Benefit from Medical Research, Study Says

Credit: Getty Images
You read about all these studies and research projects on ParentDish. Have you ever thought to yourself, "Gee, I wish scientists from Pennbrook University would do medical research on my child"?
Most parents ove...
Many parents are unaware of the benefits of their children participating in research.

When New Mom Can't Breast-Feed, Dozens of Women Help Out

Credit: Getty Images
Eva van Dok Pinkley, a Brooklyn, N.Y., actress and magazine researcher can't breast-feed her newborn because she had a double mastectomy last year.
No matter. The London Daily Mail reports 25 women are pumping a...
Mothers rally around cancer survivor who can't breast-feed because of a double masectomy.

Stroke Rates Up in Pregnant Women, New Moms, Study Finds

Credit: Getty Images
We've asked this before, but don't pregnant women have enough to worry about already?
Now, you can add an increase in stroke rates to their list of health concerns. According to the Wall Street Journal, resea...
An increase in women who face obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure could be to blame.

His Lordship: Lazy 14-Year-Old Hooligan! Get a Job!

Credit: Amazon
"Boy for sale!"
A member of Britain's House of Lords is beginning to sound like something out of "Oliver Twist." Lord Jones says he's had it up here with hooligans and wants to put them to work. Half a mo', guvnah....
British lord says lazy nippers ought to be taken out of school and put to work.

Teacher Reinstated After Blogging That Students are 'Whiners'

Credit: Getty Images
A teacher in suburban Philadelphia blogged that her students are "rude, disengaged, lazy whiners."
No doubt. They're high school students. But can anyone be that honest and remain employed? Natalie Munroe has...
Teacher who blasted students ready to return to classroom, just maybe in a different building.

Pregnant Moms Who Use Mouthwash Not as Likely to Have Preemies, Study Finds

Credit: Getty Images
"Floss, floss, floss!" You've been commanded by dentists for years to heed that advice. Now, it may be time to add "mouthwash, mouthwash, mouthwash!" to your oral health routine.
A new study finds pregnant moms ...
Researchers find women with periodontal disease have more premature babies than moms with healthy gums.

Bathtub Pads Recalled

Credit: Getty Images
Pads sold to keep children from falling in the bathtub may have the opposite effect. They're not sticking to the tub and could pose a hazard to children.
Bathtub Non-Slip Pads (made by Prime-Lime Products Inc.) ...
Manufacturer says they're not sticking, creating a hazard.

Kids are Like Scientists, and Not Just Mad Ones

Credit: Getty Images
"Experiment. Make it your motto day and night. Experiment. And it will lead you to the light." -- Cole Porter
We commonly refer to something simple as mere child's play. However, researchers at the Massachuse...
Researchers say child's play really quite complicated scientific experiments.

FollowUs

Flickr RSS

AskAdviceMama

AdviceMama Says:
Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.