Children and Media Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

In a world where children are “growing up digital,” it’s important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Here are a few tips from the AAP for families.

5 Ways to Help Your Child to Play (and Live) Better

Children are learning not just to play better, they are learning to live better later on as they take those skills into every workplace and every interaction in the future.

Kids Who Can Manage Emotions Do Better in School, Study Finds

When it comes to academic success, it’s not just studying that makes a difference. A new study found that students with higher emotional intelligence tend to gain higher grades and achievement test scores.

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Children

​The start of the new year is a great time to help your children focus on forming good habits.

The Future of Kids’ Wearables: More Than Just Tracking Devices

In a world of connected devices, a future where a kid’s wearable is connected to the parents, school, insurance companies, doctors, hospitals and brands is closer than we might think.

Childhood Depression: How to Help Your Child

Childhood depression affects millions of children. Knowing the signs can help you find the help a child needs to fight depression and to feel better.

How Can I Get My Child Interested in STEM?

Children are capable of complex thinking skills prior to being able to speak, but different types of play are critical to develop skills related to STEM fields.

Screen Time Might Be Physically Changing Kids’ Brains

A study published today in JAMA Pediatrics warns that kids’ literacy and language skills suffer with screen use, and MRI scans of their brains appear to back up the findings.

Most Baby Foods Contain Arsenic, Lead, and Other Heavy Metals, Study Finds

A report saying that baby food sold in the U.S. often contains potentially dangerous substances known as heavy metals has many parents wondering what, if anything, they can feed their babies, and just how serious the risks are.

Stop Trying to Raise Successful Kids. And Start Raising Kind Ones.

Teaching children to care about others might be the best way to prepare them for a successful and fulfilling life.