It probably comes as no surprise to most parents, and regular readers of our blog, that kids prefer the taste of cereals marketed with popular cartoon characters.But a new study suggests that a box sporting Shrek or Dora the Explorer may also make children forget their reservations about unhealthful
Two-year-old Devin Allan likes going to the fast food restaurant, Chick-fil-A, with his mom, Danielle Rose, and pretending his container of barbecue sauce is a car.Looking at Devin, you'd have no idea his mother was addicted to prescription painkillers when she discovered she was pregnant."
Self-control keeps us from eating a whole bag of chips or from running up the credit card. A new study says that self-control makes the difference between getting a good job or going to jail — and we learn it in preschool."
Bedtime reading seems an excellent opportunity for toddler mind control. I've recently slipped one book into heavy rotation, and in it, I've placed my highest parental aspirations.It's called How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? and for frustrated parents, it's a full-on food fantasy.
With the House expected to vote to defund last year's health overhaul law and frequent battles in the Senate over repealing the law all together, things have been pretty ugly here in Washington.But this week brought a small win for moms.
It's a landmark in the controversial, 30-year-old field of fetal surgery: Surgeons are reporting success in treating a common, serious birth defect called spina bifida — before birth.Spina bifida is a hole in the spine that sometimes allows a loop of the naked spinal cord to protrude outsid