Research Reveals: Toddlers & Preschoolers


New Sticker Price on Raising a Child: $226,920

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Do you really want to have a baby? Take another look at the sticker price.
You could buy ...
USDA releases annual report to seriously bum out parents.

Deaths of Children Left in Hot Cars Hit Grim Record

Credit: AJ Mast, AP Images Rear-facing child safety seats are a problem. With children out of sight, they are sometimes out of mind; pa...Rear-facing safety seats blamed in part for parents forgetting kids.

Even a Little Lead Exposure Not a Good Thing for Kids' Test Scores

kids who ingest even small amounts of lead do worse later on in school tests than kids who stick to a strict lead-free diet. Credit: Getty...Eat lead? Not such a good idea if your plans include college (and life).

Tonsils Connected to Bedwetting?

If you remove a kid's tonsils and adenoids, he is less likely to wet the bed. Credit: Getty Images OK, this gets kind of technical, but...Researchers say less tonsils equals less wee-wee.

Early Childhood Memories Come and Go

Early childhood memories come and go until about the time kids hit their 10th birthdays. Credit: Getty Images Ask your 9-year-old about...Your child's earliest memory? It depends on the day you ask him.

One in Four Children in US Raised By a Single Parent

Credit: Getty Images MIAMI (AP) - One in four children in the United States is being raised by a single parent - a percentage that has ...The percentage of kids being raised by a single parent is significantly higher in the U.S. than in other countries.

Treatments for Autism: What Works, What Doesn't

Watch a video on how autism can be treated.
Credit: Getty Images Moms of kids with autism usually try everything under the sun -- fro...
There's new guidance in the world of autism treatment: While medications can be a mixed bag, behavioral interventions can help -- a lot.

Cruising for a Bruising: Car Seat Recommendations Too Strict?

Watch a video on how to choose a car seat. Forget the first birthday car seat switcheroo. Infants and toddlers riding in forward-facing car seats...The data on car seats tells a different story.


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