When Not to Go to the DoctorTaking a sick kid to the pediatrician’s office can sometimes do more harm than good.
Children LieParents should teach them not to. But the truth is fibbing is normal.
Teaching ToleranceHow white parents should talk to their young kids about race.
The Omega ShamDon’t bother with omega-3 supplements for your toddler. Feed her fish instead.
“Caaaarrrryyyyy Meeeeeeeee!”How to handle a clingy kid.
How to Raise Thankful KidsIt’s gonna take a lot of work.
Let Them Eat Candy!Why allowing your kids to binge on Halloween may actually make them healthier.
Do Your Kids Need the Flu Vaccine?Yes.
You Should Make Your Own Baby FoodSorry, busy parents, but it’s true.
Are Growing Pains Real?Your child wakes up in the middle of the night screaming about pain in her legs. But why?
Slate’s Definitive Guide to Potty TrainingJust kidding—we have no idea either.
When Did Sunscreen Get So Complicated?And which ones won’t kill your kid?
Elmo FeverWhy are kids so obsessed with that short red Sesame Street muppet?
A Dairy DilemmaCan changing your diet calm your breast-feeding baby?
No, Swaddling Will Not Kill Your BabyIn defense of wrapping up your kid like a burrito.
Inflated ThreatThe biggest danger to your kids this summer is not a bouncy house.
There’s Something About Helmets You Might Not KnowThey won’t protect your kids from concussions.
Just NoiseDespite what you've read, nothing suggests that sound machines are making your baby deaf.
Organic ShmorganicConventional fruits and vegetables are perfectly healthy for kids.
Don’t Wake Up, Little SusieHow to handle your kids’ jet lag when you’re on “vacation.”
What to Do if You Get Invited to a Chickenpox PartyDon’t go.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About #%!@% Car SeatsPunch a car seat; it’ll make you feel better. Then read on.
Can Your Kid Hack It in Kindergarten?Or should you redshirt him?
The Day Care DilemmaForget whether “opting-out” is good or bad for parents. How does it impact kids?
Cry, Baby, CryA journal jumps on the Dr. Sears bandwagon to say sleep training is dangerous. Science says otherwise.
Are Jessica Alba’s Trendy Diapers Really the Poop?Everyone’s buying Honest, but that doesn’t make them better than Huggies.
Does My Toddler Have Autism?How to identify the early signs of the developmental disorder.
Are Timeouts Messing Up Your Kids?Only if you’re doing them wrong. (And yes, you probably are.)
Why Suckable Fruit SucksThe case against giving your kids blended fruit and vegetable pouches.
Why Does My Kid Freak Out?The totally legitimate reasons your animal child just threw spaghetti in your face.