If you hear your kids saying "We're gonna pump (clap) you up" in the mirror while applying bronzer, flexing, posing and lifting weights you'd be afraid to even go near, it may be time for a body image intervention. "Today" reports youngsters...The number of kids ages 6 to 11 joining gyms has doubled since 2005.
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Census figures tell us there are fewer children in the United States -- percentage-wise -- than ever before.Whew, what a relief. Remember growing up with all those dire warnings of overpopulation? Well, this...Census figures tell us there are fewer children in the United States -- percentage-wise -- than ever before.
1 in 13 children in the U.S. have a food allergy. Credit: Getty Images
CHICAGO (AP) - Food allergies affect about one in 13 U.S. children, double the latest government estimate, a new study suggests.The researchers say about 40...Peanuts and milk were the most common sources.
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When it comes to raising children, sometimes you just want to be told the right thing to say or do.Debra Haffner, a former president of the Sexuality Information and...You might not be able to find the right words to talk to your kids about sex, but these books can help.
Watch This Video and Take Some Tips On Co-Parenting From AdviceMamaIllustration by Dori Hartley When it comes to love, I've always believed if it's right, it's right, and that I'd know it. But a good checklist never hurts, either....Before entering our castle, this prince best take our advice.
Tired of the classics? These fantasy titles will shake things up. Illustrations by Dori Hartley After an artisanal homemade family dinner of organic chicken and wild quinoa, followed by herbal baths and cups of warm milk seasoned with...Fancy Nancy Goes to Walmart and other books we wouldn't mind reading to our kids.
Virgin cocktails are a welcome addition to any party that includes kids. Credit: alpha du centaure, Flickr If you invited a vegetarian to your Super Bowl party, you'd make sure to have some meatless options on your buffet table. So why...Tastes great? Less filling? These mocktails are both!
Cut and paste the perfect party hat to ring in 2011 in crafty kid-style. Credit: Gina ProvenzanoYour special prince or princess will love welcoming the New Year in a glittery party hat they make themselves. Don't let these...Your special Prince or Princess will love welcoming the New Year in a glittery party hat they make themselves.
Kids are naturally egocentric. Credit: Getty Images Are your kids totally self-centered? Relax, they won't always be that way. That's what scientists at Georgetown University Medical Center found while studying the five...Research finds that young children and tweens are more egocentric than introspective based on how their brains function.
Does your kid really need to be on a diet? Credit: Getty ImagesIn light of America's child obesity epidemic, it sounds like good news: A quarter of all kids younger than 12 is on a diet of some kind, according to a recent study. A question...Those diapers are looking tight. Time to go on a diet, little one.
Need some Halloween crafts? Scare Halloween revelers with wacky gourd creatures like this creeping critter. Credit: Gina ProvenzanoTired of the same old jack-o-lanterns and tombstone lawn ornaments that serve as standard Halloween decor? DIY...Gourds get the ghoul treatment for an easy Halloween craft for kids.
The driver on the bus says ... that's dangerous! Credit: Zemlinki!, Flickr Why did the 7-year-old cross the road? Why, to get to the other side, of course -- but the punchline isn't so funny to some officials in one quiet English village....One father's decision to let his daughter cross the road to get to the school bus got him in some big trouble with child protective services.
Turn summer vacation memories into a hanging scrapbook page for all to see and enjoy. Credit: Gina ProvenzanoWhen vacation euphoria is over and all that remains is sand embedded in the car seats and layers of mud caked in sneakers, stop and...