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Everyone dreams. Ever wonder what your children dream or how they dream, given that they have limited life experience? Here's a closer look at children's dreams and how to handle night terrors and nightmares.
Dr. Gene Beresin, co-director of the Center for Mental Health and Media at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, gives advice to parents on how to talk to children about the recent Colorado shooting and help them feel comfortable back in movie theaters.
Published: 10/29/2011 in Child Development
If parents are supportive, it's do-able -- and perfectly healthy -- for children to become vegetarians. Reed Mangels, R.D., Ph.D., and a consultant for the Vegetarian Resource Group, shares some tips for adopting a vegetarian diet.
Published: 03/01/2013 by Mary Alice Cookson in Behavior
About 10 percent of children nationwide have some kind of communication disorder, including speech and language problems. Here's a look at some common speech problems and what to look for in your child.
Published: 03/31/2013 by Michelle Xiarhos Curran in Child Development
It's a big year for the Boston Children's Museum. The museum is celebrating its 100th year of operation with a special focus on the "power of play" and an acknowledgement that parents and other adults play just as hard as the kids here.
Published: 05/26/2011 by Susan Flynn in Behavior
Kevin Nugent, Ph.D, director of the Brazelton Institute at Children's Hospital, Boston, has become an expert in interpreting the language of babies. He has written a new book to help parents decode and understand the behavior of their infants.
Trying to broaden your parenting skills, or understand the way your child learns and behaves? Check out the parent education workshops, lectures and programs available this month in various Eastern Massachusetts locations.
New research reveals that children's reasons for excluding peers from games, parties and cliques are more complicated than previously thought. The study's findings could help adults guide kids to find alternatives.