The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. The device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain.
Research published in the medical journal JAMA concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children, but a small effect of sugar on subsets of children can’t be completely ruled out either.
By the age of 5, children who spent two hours or more looking at a screen each day were 7.7 times more likely to meet the criteria for a diagnosis of ADHD when compared to children who spent 30 minutes or less each day on a screen, a new study shows.
Does it matter if your twin is a male or a female? The results are surprising.
Giving a baby a new food to try is fun, and it should be. Yet in recent years, scientific evidence has accumulated quickly on what foods to introduce when and how to best prevent allergies — leaving parents to keep track of it all.
It’s a viral moment that speaks to so many things: lack of childcare. The drive to seek an education. And compassion from others.
Screen time has more than doubled for children under 2 years old since 1997, a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found, with time spent in front of a TV as the main driver despite a changing screen landscape.
As the world rang in the new year, a few lucky parents welcomed 2019’s first children in D.C.-area hospitals.
Police in Virginia say a 7-month-old girl hospitalized after a reported fall has died and her baby sitter is facing charges.
Bringing a newborn into the family brings joy — and more expenses. And it turns out the D.C. metro region is among the most expensive places to raise a child.
Raising your children to be financially responsible is a common challenge for many parents. And it’s an especially arduous task when it comes to handling gifted money received for birthdays, holidays or other special occasions.…
They’re screaming. You’re sweating. You’re looking for every. possible. way. to distract, distract, distract so they will calm. down. It’s not working. But what if you just … did nothing?
Dodge these blunders to help youngsters adopt smart financial habits. From working overtime to allowing screen time, modern parents can easily feel as though they are failing on many fronts. As if they don’t already…
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that state employees will get 60 paid parental leave days after their child’s birth or the adoption of a child under 6 years old. The additional paid leave time is to be granted after the employee has used up their annual and personal leave time.
Whether you’re shamelessly throwing one for yourself or want to pitch in for a pregnant pal, here are tips for planning an epic postpartum party that’ll celebrate her — or you — in the ways she needs it most.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.