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Adopting Older Children offers guide to parents thinking about adopting

The authors of the new book, Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children over Age Four (New Horizon ...

Omega 3 can help children with ADD

Supplements of the fatty acids omega 3 and 6 can help children and adolescents who have a certain kind of ADHD. These ...

Halloween décor, fun and games not always kids' stuff

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Witches and other Halloween ghouls can be fun for the youngest trick-or-treater, but many of today's decorations and costumes driven by adult imaginations are running too wild for young children, says a Purdue University mass media effects expert. ... Full story

Early intervention may benefit preschoolers who stutter

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While the majority of preschool children who stutter will grow out of it, those who don't can benefit from early intervention, say Purdue University speech experts. ... Full story

The Medical Minute: Simple steps can lead to safe sleep for infants

The number of infants who die each year from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has decreased in recent decades as awareness of safe sleeping habits has increased. Yet each year, babies still die from sudden, unexplained causes. ... Full story

Study shows parents fear stranger harm

Almost half (48%) of Victorian parents of children aged nine to 15 are worried about their child's safety when they are not with an adult because a stranger might approach them. ... Full story

Treatment for disabled children in Malawi set to improve

A new programme to educate care workers and parents in Malawi who are looking after disabled children is to be developed by the University of Liverpool. ... Full story

Sofa Sleeping Results in a Higher Percentage of Infant Deaths

Sleep-related infant deaths are often associated with an infant’s unsafe sleep environment, and sleeping on a sofa or other soft surface is particularly dangerous. ... Full story

Study Examines Family Dynamics At Mealtimes For Clues on Children's Weight

Family meals are linked to a variety of health benefits for children, but it’s less clear how they impact children’s weight. ... Full story

Thriving in a Digital Age

SAN DIEGO – With kids spending more time with media and technology than with their parents or in school, it's essential to understand the effects of the digital world and teach children to navigate it safely. ... Full story

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