behavior

Toddler Tips from Supernanny Jo Frost That Totally Work

Jo Frost / The BumpJo Frost / The Bump
There were times in new motherhood I was desperate and drowning -- in questions, exhaustion, and insecurity. And just when I thought I couldn’t make it one…more… minute, someone rescued me. There’s a woman, a goddess really, who got us through years of toddler behavior issues and trying times. I could turn on her show, Supernanny, and feel like... read more

Study Says Dad’s Mental Health Affects Baby’s Behavior — Do You Agree?

Photo: Thinkstock / The BumpPhoto: Thinkstock / The Bump
New research suggests that a father's mental health during a mother's pregnancy may have a significant impact on the child's risk of behavioral problems by the time he or she is 3 years old. Though previous research explained the strong link between a mother's mental well-being and her future child's behavior, this new study says... read more

U.S. Autism Rates Have Increased

Photo: Veer
Photo: Veer
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a new study which estimates that 1 in 88 children in the U.S. are identified with having an austim spectrum disorder, up 23% in 8 year olds since the last report in 2009. The study looked at data from 14 communities -- findings ranged from 1... read more