What Age Can I Leave My Kids Home Alone After School? In Massachusetts, It's Up To ParentsIn some states, the answer is determined by law.
Tips To Help Ease Back-To-School Anxiety For KidsExperts say it's a good idea to begin practicing your school routine now.
'I've Focused On Cultivating A Home Filled With Laughter': Melanie Dale On Pandemic ParentingThe author discusses her new Simon & Schuster book "Calm the H*ck Down: How to Let Go and Lighten Up About Parenting" and also shares tips for parenting during the pandemic.
Later School Start Times May Reduce Teen Car Crashes, Boston Children’s Research FindsAccording to a new study, if teens are allowed to sleep in later on school days, they may get into fewer car accidents.
Babies Exposed To Cleaning Products May Have Increased Asthma RiskNew research suggests cleaning products could actually increase a child's risk of asthma.
Depression In Teenagers: Warning Signs Parents Should Watch ForMany parents struggle to distinguish depression from normal ups and downs.
98 Percent Of Toddlers Eat Too Much Added Sugar, Report FindsNearly all toddlers and two-thirds of infants consume added sugars in their diets each day, a new analysis found.
Family Focus: What Age Is OK To Leave Kids Home Alone?Dr. Mallika Marshall discusses the latest research on what age is appropriate for children to be left home alone.
Family Focus: Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep?WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall has tips on making sure teenagers get enough sleep.
A Mother's Controlling Tone Of Voice With Her Teen May Backfire, Study FindsA new study finds a mother's tone of voice may determine whether teenagers respond or not.
Family Focus: How Positive Childhood Experiences Affect Mental HealthThere's been a lot of focus on the negative impacts of childhood trauma, but not as much attention on the benefits of positive experiences.
Day Care With Co-Working Space Opens In Seaport DistrictOne of the biggest sources of stress for working parents is juggling child care and a job, but what if you could do that all in the same place?
Family Focus: What To Pack In Your Kid's School LunchWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall talks about tips for packing a healthy school lunch.
Study Shows Older Parents May Have Better Behaved ChildrenResearchers have found older parents are more likely to have well-behaved children.
Baby Head Accessory Recalled Due To Suffocation ConcernsA head and neck support accessory for babies has been recalled because of a suffocation hazard.