A recent news report and journal article highlight the mental health needs of children in foster care aren't being met.
A study that tracked bedtimes and behavior of over 10,000 children born in the United Kingdom found that children with irregular bedtimes were more likely to have behavioral difficulties at age 7.
In recent years, Pennsylvania along with other states began screening for a student's BMI and sending home the results to parents. It has come under criticism in some states. Is the practice shameful or helpful for parents?
A new study finds abdominal pain in childhood with no determined physical cause predicts much higher rates of anxiety and depression later in life. Find out why here.
The CDC estimates over 11 percent of children are now diagnosed with ADHD, and there's been a 53 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses in the past decade. Are too many kids being treated for ADHD?
W. Douglas Tynan, Ph.D. takes a closer look at a new study that followed children with ADHD into adulthood. He tells parents of children ADHD not to be discouraged about this finding. Read more to find out why.
It’s usually not the case. As a matter of fact, there are a number of stories highlighting that one of the largest risk factors for teen suicide is the presence of a gun in the home.
For many families, the return to school means the end of unscheduled days. Here is some help with the back-to-school transition.
Some thoughts from a child psychologist on setting the rules and avoiding extortion at the hands of your kids.
In addition to exercise and a healthy diet, children need much more to develop and grow in a healthy way. Here is one more answer to battling childhood obesity.