Pediatrician examining little girl's lymph nodes

Q&A: Should I be worried about my kids getting mumps?

There’s been a lot of news lately about the thousands of cheerleaders who were exposed to mumps at a cheerleading competition in Texas. How common is something like this, and should I be worried about my kids getting mumps when they go to large public events or even to school?

Family co-sleeping

Q&A: Is it okay to co-sleep with my baby?

Sleep specialist Daniel Lewin answers the question “Is it okay to co-sleep with my baby?”

Father and son talking outside

Helping your teen navigate their emotional landscape

You can help your teen learn the skills to get through sticky situations, and come through as a healthy young adult with few bumps in the road.

Halloween candy

Seven tips for a tooth-friendly Halloween

When your little ones trick or treat this Halloween, you should pair their candy consumption with these tips for a tooth-friendly Halloween.

Cute little child on the phone near a concrete wall

At what age should a child get a cell phone?

Deciding when to buy your child a cellphone can be troubling. There is no perfect answer on the exact time frame.