According to recent research, children's use of electronic toys may not be teaching them as much as marketing suggests. In fact, reliance on electronic toys may distract from important language building with parents and caregivers.
Many new parents are on the fence about how much they should hold their babies, concerned about how much attention is too much. According to a recent report, it appears that the more you hold your baby, the better is it for their development.
We all know that sleep is important, but an update to the recommendations for children's sleep stresses sleep health as an imperative, even at a young age. Sleep impacts physical, emotional, and mental health, even in kids and teenagers.
Biking is a fun, eco-friendly way to get kids and teenagers outdoors, especially in the summer. But it's important to refresh the whole family on safety, bike etiquette, and the rules of the bike lane before hitting the pavement.
One way to help children handle stress is to incorporate a yoga practice into their daily routine. Yoga expert and teacher Alice Louise Blunden breaks down the best poses for children to reduce anxiety and promote mindfulness.
Holidays are busy with presents, and Father's Day is no exception. Luckily, it's surprisingly simple to find gifts that are not only good for the environment, but are sure to please the special dad in your life.
For many parents, "babywearing" is a great way to be close to your child while having your hands free to do other tasks at home or in public. The most popular styles of baby carriers include slings, wraps, and buckle carriers.
Babies develop at different stages, but they all eventually transition from liquid to solid foods. Whether you want to make your own baby food or try baby led weaning, your family has options when it comes to introducing solid foods to your baby.
Children love snacks, but running to the store can get time consuming and expensive. Luckily, it's easy to make healthy, kid-friendly snacks right in your own kitchen, including crackers, dips, granola, and even gummy candies.
Bestselling parenting book Bringing Up Bebe is full of lessons for U.S. parents who want to raise their children the French way. Here are six important takeaways from the book that can help your kids live happier and healthier.
Who says that technology just encourages kids to stay inside? These five apps teach kids about the beauty of the natural world, the importance of getting out into nature, the future of renewable energy, and the need to live green.
As more U.S. cities invest in green initiatives, eco-conscious families may feel the urge to migrate. Everyone's preferences are different, but knowing the safest areas and best schools can guide you in what's best for your family.
As new parents, you might wonder about the environmental impact of raising your child. Luckily, making the switch to cloth diapers is not only eco-friendly, but simple, affordable, and accessible, once you get a hang of the basics.
Grocery shopping is a universal errand--every family has to do it. So it makes sense that the way we shop can have a huge collective impact on our planet. Here are five ways to make a difference by going green at the grocery store.
No matter their age, engaging kids in play with toys is excellent for development. As technology becomes more ingrained in our lives, it enters children's play more and more. Luckily, eco-friendly tech toys exist for kids of all interests.
Even in the middle of the suburbs, it’s possible to bring a little nature to your back yard and ditch the plastic toys. With a little imagination and a little elbow grease, your kids can play in a gorgeous, nature-inspired space every day.
Washing and drying our clothes is one of the more resource intensive household chores. Changing the way we use water, detergent, and electricity can make a significant long-term impact on the environment with small, simple tweaks to our routine.
Skip the salty, sugary temptations at gas stations or fast food restaurants when you're in a pinch on the road and choose one of these alternatives that offer either a punch of protein or an array of vitamins to keep your kids satiated.