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Why ‘crying it out’ is best avoided

Credit: Shutterstock/FamVeld A full night’s sleep will be near the top of many parents’ wish lists. Sleep deprivation is no fun and many parents find themselves turning to baby care books that promise to train their child to sleep through the night. These books promote a range of ideas. At …

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2/3 of parents cite barriers in recognizing youth depression

Telling the difference between a teen’s normal ups and downs and something bigger is among top challenges parents face in identifying youth depression, a new national poll suggests. Credit: The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at the University of Michigan. Telling the difference between a teen’s …

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Public places through kids’ eyes: What do they value?

One nine-year-old chose his local supermarket as a place he valued because he could “spend time with mum and help decide what goes in our trolley” Credit: Shutterstock Children are too rarely asked their perspectives on public spaces. Traditionally, adults make choices for children, particularly about how they live and …

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