The Kids
The Kids

The Facts of Lice

Schools, camps, and parents tend to do all the wrong things when they believe a kid is infested.

July 28 2015 4:40 PMCows vs. AlmondsWhich milk is best for toddlers?
May 22 2015 2:41 PMBe Very Afraid of TicksThe threat of tick-borne diseases is serious and growing. And you’re probably not doing enough to protect your family.
April 2 2015 2:29 PMThe End of the Nap WarsDoes your toddler fight you over daytime sleep? That might be because she doesn’t need it anymore.
Feb. 10 2015 7:10 PMDoes Breast-Feeding Protect My Baby From Measles?Answers for understandably freaked-out parents of unvaccinated infants.
Jan. 9 2015 10:56 AMLet Them Sled!Skittish cities are banning sledding in parks. Come on.
Nov. 25 2014 12:04 PMShe Takes After You!What to do when your kid starts swearing.
June 6 2014 1:17 PMInflated ThreatThe biggest danger to your kids this summer is not a bouncy house.
May 1 2014 11:47 PMThere’s Something About Helmets You Might Not KnowThey won’t protect your kids from concussions. 
March 4 2014 4:17 PMJust NoiseDespite what you've read, nothing suggests that sound machines are making your baby deaf.
Jan. 28 2014 11:41 PMOrganic ShmorganicConventional fruits and vegetables are perfectly healthy for kids.
Dec. 12 2013 11:49 PMDon’t Wake Up, Little SusieHow to handle your kids’ jet lag when you’re on “vacation.”
Nov. 15 2013 3:52 PMWhat to Do if You Get Invited to a Chickenpox PartyDon’t go.
Oct. 21 2013 1:30 PMEverything You Ever Wanted to Know About #%!@% Car SeatsPunch a car seat; it’ll make you feel better. Then read on.
Sept. 19 2013 8:46 AMCan Your Kid Hack It in Kindergarten?Or should you redshirt him?
Aug. 22 2013 11:47 AMThe Day Care DilemmaForget whether “opting-out” is good or bad for parents. How does it impact kids?
July 2 2015 2:36 AMIt’s Fine for Kids to Play With Pretend GunsIn fact, it might be good for them.
May 4 2015 1:35 PMParents Can’t Handle the ToothMoms and dads blame teething for their infants’ sleeplessness, crying, fevers, and diarrhea. They’re missing the real cause.
March 10 2015 3:57 PM“Possibly the Worst Approach”In an effort to protect kids from food allergies, American parents have been doing the opposite.
Feb. 3 2015 2:41 PMNot 4 KidsHomeopathic cold and cough “medicines” for children don’t work. So don’t buy them.
Dec. 21 2014 9:29 PMEveryone Drink UpThis holiday season, there is no reason to pump and dump.
Nov. 12 2014 5:30 PMWhen Not to Go to the DoctorTaking a sick kid to the pediatrician’s office can sometimes do more harm than good.
May 16 2014 10:47 AMChildren LieParents should teach them not to. But the truth is fibbing is normal.
March 30 2014 9:45 PMTeaching ToleranceHow white parents should talk to their young kids about race.
Feb. 19 2014 3:27 PMThe Omega ShamDon’t bother with omega-3 supplements for your toddler. Feed her fish instead.
Jan. 10 2014 9:45 AM“Caaaarrrryyyyy Meeeeeeeee!”How to handle a clingy kid.
Nov. 26 2013 11:45 PMHow to Raise Thankful KidsIt’s gonna take a lot of work.
Oct. 30 2013 3:03 PMLet Them Eat Candy!Why allowing your kids to binge on Halloween may actually make them healthier.
Oct. 3 2013 3:49 PMDo Your Kids Need the Flu Vaccine?Yes.
Sept. 9 2013 5:45 AMYou Should Make Your Own Baby FoodSorry, busy parents, but it’s true.
Aug. 2 2013 5:18 AMAre Growing Pains Real?Your child wakes up in the middle of the night screaming about pain in her legs. But why?

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