I always thought that high school started too early in the morning. It was hard waking up so early in the day, especially when I had been studying late the night before. A new study says that delaying school start times by just one hour improves sleep in teens and decreases their chances of getting into an auto accident.
by Beth Graddon-Hodgson
One of the benefits of staying at a nice hotel, or leasing a high-end apartment is the concierge services that come with them. A new business trend popping up all over the globe, are specialty concierge services that bring that once limited convenience to individuals, no matter who they are or where they live.
A new study is currently looking at families and helping them determine whether they are more likely to have a boy or a girl.
by Pria Ingrum
iParenting Media recently awarded the New Maru Doll 2008's Greatest Product. iParenting.com, part of Disney, is a media site with a respected program that recognizes the top products in children's industries.
by Gloria Campos
If you are worried about buying your kids toys this holiday season I don't blame you. With all the bad news about lead and plastic and toxic paints in toys it's easy to consider buying them clothes and books instead, but don't give up. Below is a quick list of eco-friendly, kid-safe toys.
Studies have shown that overweight kids tend to be bullies or be bullied. And why do bullies push other kids around? Most likely because they are angry. A new study says that regular exercise may help reduce anger in healthy, overweight children.
Researchers have developed a prototype baby monitor that focuses on a baby’s breathing.
by Beth Graddon-Hodgson
The Dad's Cab is a neat gadget that breeds an interesting business idea. How about charging children for the services we provide as parents, including carting them around to their many activities and engagements?
While it is known that babies born to mothers that smoke during pregnancy can have low birth weight and an increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome, a new study now shows that these babies are also more irritable and difficult to soothe.
Have your children ever woken up from a night terror? You know the symptoms: bolting up out of bed with their eyes wide open, almost as in terror, with a look of fear on their face and sometimes letting out a horrifying scream.
A new study shows that women who have an abortion have a 30 percent increased risk for developing a mental health problem.
by George Delozier
The holiday shopping rush has begun and you aren't sure what to get for that gear-head in your life. Well, if that gear-head is a parent, a student designer may have provided the perfect gift to put under the tree.
by Steve Levenstein
This new arcade game piggy bank from Japan features Tetris or Atari Breakout. Playing these retro games at the local arcade used to cost us rolls of quarters, but no longer - now playing can actually SAVE you money!
A new study has shown that women exposed to hairspray while pregnant may double their risk of having a son born with the genital birth defect hypospadias.
by Must Love Gadgets
The Link Child Locator is a conceptual design for a much needed gadget that enables you to find lost children or other members of your group when separated in a large or crowded space.
Are you concerned about having a baby with asthma? Well, you may want to hold off on when to conceive. A new study has shown that children born about four months before the height of the cold and flu season are at a higher risk of developing asthma.
When I was little and had a cold, my mother would always take my temperature by putting a glass stick thermometer in my mouth. I never understood these, because not only did I have to close my mouth to get a reading on it, my nose was stuffed up so I couldn’t breathe out of that either! Well, now there is a simpler solution.
by Steve Levenstein
"Chew your food!!"... How many times have busy kids heard that exasperated command from overly concerned mothers? Now the Kami Kami Sensor from Japan's Nitto Kagaku will keep kids biting their food - and Moms biting their tongues.
by Aditi Simlai Tiwari
Who says high heels are only for big girls? ‘Heelarious’ is for hip babies trying to look glam!
A new study has shown that children who get upset while watching their parents fight are more likely to develop psychological problems.