Be Very Afraid of TicksThe threat of tick-borne diseases is serious and growing. And you’re probably not doing enough to protect your family.
The End of the Nap WarsDoes your toddler fight you over daytime sleep? That might be because she doesn’t need it anymore.
Does Breast-Feeding Protect My Baby From Measles?Answers for understandably freaked-out parents of unvaccinated infants.
Let Them Sled!Skittish cities are banning sledding in parks. Come on.
She Takes After You!What to do when your kid starts swearing.
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.
Parents Can’t Handle the ToothMoms and dads blame teething for their infants’ sleeplessness, crying, fevers, and diarrhea. They’re missing the real cause.
“Possibly the Worst Approach”In an effort to protect kids from food allergies, American parents have been doing the opposite.
Not 4 KidsHomeopathic cold and cough “medicines” for children don’t work. So don’t buy them.
Everyone Drink UpThis holiday season, there is no reason to pump and dump.
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.