A study investigated children aged 10-18 to assess the effects of being 'phubbed' by your own parents. The term refers to snubbing people to look at your phone.
"It’s a very scary and disturbing society we now live in, and it’s heartbreaking," mom Shelley Harrison Reed wrote on Facebook.
The entertainment venue, Main Event in Oklahoma City, made Brody feel like a superstar, despite the fact that his new classmates didn't show up to the party.
What’s the deal with not having changing tables in men’s bathroom as if we don’t exist!!" Donte Palmer, a high school teacher in Jacksonville, Fla., captioned an Instagram photo of him changing his son's diaper in a restaurant bathroom.
Khye Jessup, who has a rare genetic disorder with a short life expectancy, at graduation. Khye Jessup, a 20-year-old in Greensboro, N.C., was born with Hunter syndrome, a rare genetic disorder marked by a missing enzyme that causes cognitive and physical regression during the toddler years. “I suspected something was wrong when Khye was 6 months old — he looked a little different than the other kids — but doctors kept assuring me he was fine,” Khye’s mom, Shelley Mason, 42, a public health nurse, tells Yahoo Beauty.
I saw my ex-husband in court last week. It was the first time I had seen him in longer than I could remember; the exact date lost in an 8-inch-thick legal file of court proceedings that is currently lying on my desk. In fact, I could count on one hand the number of times I have seen him since I started that file four years ago.
Big box store Target has taken the lead in unveiling some ground-breaking changes to the way their customers shop—like doing away with sex-specific toy labels and launching a kids’ home décor line that relies on more gender-neutral colors rather than pink and blue.
The postgame verdict is in — and even non-sports fans agree that the true winner at Super Bowl 2016 on Sunday was … halftime performer Beyonce. But before she performed, including a live debut of her just-released song, “Formation,” the mother made a point of sharing the experience with the stars in her life: daughter Blue Ivy and husband Jay Z.
We have a new Gerber baby! Isla Welch is a 7-month-old dimpled cutie from Troy, Mich. and the winner of the 6th annual Gerber Baby Photo Search 2015, the brand announced on Wednesday. “It’s very exciting,” Isla’s father, Grayson, 29, tells Yahoo Parenting.
If you have kids, chances are bath time has most certainly been met with a groan or two. That’s because few are the kids who love baths, at least not for long. Inevitably they outgrow toddlerhood and begin to see baths as a distraction from much more fun activities, and the daily struggle begins, prompting parents to wonder if the effort is worth it. Do kids really need a bath every day, or is this cultural norm highly overrated?
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson missed this season in the NFL because of a preseason tear in his right ACL — and he spent some time back in the classroom. His 5-year-old son’s classroom, that is.
“I need to speak to you about your child.” The usher looked at me with a pained expression. I nodded and stood up. I was at a dance performance in New York City with my 7-year-old daughter, Jo Jo.
A new memoir is shedding some harsh light on a largely mysterious way of family life: that of growing up in a religious colony of polygamists.
Ashley and Greg Box welcomed a very big bundle of joy when their son Kasen Michael was born Monday. The newborn weighed in at an impressive 12 pounds, 8 ounces — and measured a full 2 feet tall.
When Statistics Sweden released 2012 numbers showing that 1 in 3 couples with small children get separated, researchers at the University of Gothenburg, also in Sweden, began to investigate the biggest causes of these break-ups. They came up with seven factors: strains from parenthood, stressful conditions, lack of intimacy, insufficient communication, differing personalities and interests, no commitment (in the relationship), and negative effects of addiction.
If your friends have kids of a certain age, your social media pages are likely filling up with links featuring Thin Mints, Caramel deLites and other classic Girl Scout Cookie varieties. Now that people can order online, there’s no limit to the annual treats’ reach.
When Steve and Rosa Barney’s daughter Isabella, now 4, was born, the couple decided to take a preventative medical measure that felt both mysterious and hopeful: They banked their baby girl’s cord blood with a private company, thinking that its rich stem cells could be there to help treat an unforeseeable issue, such as childhood leukemia. They also considered that it might someday benefit their older son, who suffers from a motor speech disorder called childhood apraxia.
“Both my boys, I think, are too young to understand that what we do isn’t a normal thing,” says Trevor Mulligan. The Los Angeles father isn’t talking about anything actually outrageous, though, just the fact that he chose to become a stay-at-home-dad while his wife financially supports their family — despite the fact that he was raking in an impressive $120,000-a-year at work.
Points for creativity! In BabyCenter’s annual baby-naming survey, 43 percent of parents reported liking unusual names – though some went further than others in an effort to make sure their child stood out from the crowd.
Christmas tree season is officially here. And whether you’re making a pilgrimage to a snow-dusted farm or heading to the local parking lot to pick out your living centerpiece, you’ll have several varieties to choose from. While aesthetic preferences often have the greatest impact on which tree we take home, there are a few other things to consider. Here’s how to pick the best Christmas tree for your family.
“Skittles parties” may sound innocent, but they are far from it: They’re an alarming trend in which teens raid their parents’ medicine cabinets and dump the prescription and over-the-counter drugs they’ve gathered into a communal bowl. The teens then take handfuls of a random assortment of pills, often with alcohol, to get high. Several teens have overdosed after playing Russian roulette with pills at these parties, which are also known as “pharming parties.” Last month, five high school students in Marin County, California, overdosed after an apparent “Skittles party” and were taken to the hospital. He died from a drug overdose after a “Skittles party” in 2013, just days before he was supposed to head off to college.