Do you have a friend or even your own child that has been diagnosed with cancer? Here are some helpful things you can do: Be sensitive to the emotional state of both the child and the parent; sometimes they want to talk about the cancer, other times they just want a hand to hold...
Approximately one in 330 children will be diagnosed with cancer by age 19. Although it is unlikely that your child will develop cancer, as a parent, you need to be aware of the symptoms of childhood cancer.
Memory is a funny thing. the day of my child's cancer diagnosis is a strong and vivid memory, even seven years later. Most of the time, I don't dwell on that series of images. It was, after all, a chapter in our lives, and one that is now blessedly behind us. But early each autumn...
Child abduction is a growing concern, especially with what we've been seeing in the news lately. It's good to know that there are simple precautions you can take to help safeguard your children.
It was my first baby. All through my pregnancy I had just assumed I would go into labor on my own and have a normal vaginal delivery.
With over half of all pregnant women falling in the plus-size category, plus-size pregnancy is something that can no longer be ignored. But being plus-sized doesn't mean you can't have a wonderful, healthy pregnancy and a beautiful, healthy baby if you get the information you need and receive good medical care.
Above all, encourage children to recognize, trust and follow their instincts -- and listen to your own instincts. If a situation or person makes you or your child uneasy, believe in your feelings and act on them.
"From the journey down the birth canal to afternoons at the park, a child will register every experience in the circuitry of his or her brain. Whenever a mother strokes her baby, whenever a father plays with his daughter or son...
Potty training is easier and happens faster if your child is truly ready in all three areas: physical, cognitive and social. But the big question is: how do you know when your child is ready? Take this quiz to find out where your child is on the readiness spectrum.