It’s no secret that many teenagers stay up late to scroll through social media or catch up with friends on phones. And, 56 percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe this use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye.
A new study from a team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that in the previous three months, about half of parents talked on a cell phone while driving when their children between the ages of 4 and 10 were in the car, while one in three read text messages and one in seven used social media.
Mothers want the best for their sons, but what happens to a mother’s hopes and dreams when her son is charged as a juvenile offender?
Autism spectrum disorders are being diagnosed in ever-increasing numbers. There are about 1 in 68 children identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network.
It’s hard enough for parents to have “the talk” about sexual health with their kids, but parents of LGBTQ children feel especially uncomfortable and unequipped when they try to educate them about sex and dating, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
While school lunches are subject to food standards, the contents of packed lunches are not as closely scrutinized, and studies have raised concern regarding the nutritional quality of packed lunches.