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Screen time inhibits toddler development, study finds

In news that will surprise few but still alarm many, a study has found that kids 2-5 years old who engage in more screen time received worse scores in developmental screening tests. The apparent explanation is simple: when a kid is in front of a screen, they're not talking, walking, or playing, the activities by ...

WATCH: Two New Adam Savage #MythbustersJr episodes, ‘Demolition Dominoes’ and ‘Gravity Defying Carl’

I've really been enjoying the new 'MythBusters Jr', Adam Savage's new science exploration show featuring... kids. Really smart awesome talented kids.

Adam Savage will be Tweeting live during tonight's two premiere episodes, and they start airing an hour early (at 8 pm ET) for parents with wee ones.

Watch it on Science Channel ...

Adorable photos of tiny baby doing super manly things

Baby Ryan doing manly things. Yes, please.

“Our son was born premature 9 weeks early weighing just under 3 lbs,” says IMGURian bonebowl.

“I like to joke that he wasn't premature, he's just advanced.”

So I took some pictures of him doing some manly grown-up things.”

You've gotta see the whole photo ...

‘Bobs Burgers’ embroidery portraits of every Belcher family character

'Bobs Burgers' fans and stitching crafters, get ready to flip out.

“I made the entire Belcher family into embroidery hoops,” says IMGURian loveandasandwich, aka Chelsea Bloxsom.

“All done on 8 inch embroidery hoops. Cotton fabric backing, felt details. I glued the excess fabric onto the back so they make great personalized wall ...

Unsealed court documents reveal that Facebook knew kids were being tricked into spending thousands of dollars on their parents’ credit cards

In 2012, Facebook settled a class-action suit with parents who claimed that their kids were being tricked into spending real money on game items, thinking they were spending virtual in-game currency; the parents said that Facebook had structured its system to allow kids to use their parents' credit cards without the parents' intervention, unlike competitors ...

This baby wear is specifically designed to help parents monitor their child’s breathing

01.08.2019 · Posted in Parenting Articles, Technology Articles

The specific patterns on Nanit’s Swaddle and Breathing Band were designed to be read by the Nanit Plus camera — in order to help you track your baby’s breathing motion. Read more...More about Parenting, Mashable Video, Parents, Babie... ...

Ten years after Juneau ditched water fluoridation, kids racked up an average of $300/each in extra dental bills

It's been ten years since the people of Juneau, Alaska succumbed to conspiracy theories and voted to ruin their kids' teeth by removing fluoride from the drinking water, and it shows.

A BMC Oral Health study by Jennifer Meyer (U Alaska), Vasileios Margaritis (Walden U) and Aaron Mendelsohn (Walden U) found that, on average, the ...

Disney quietly shut down Babble, the parenting blog it once acquired for $40M

As Disney gets closer to launching a shiny new video service and continues to ramp up efforts in other new streaming areas like gaming, it looks like it might be winding down one of its more legacy bets. Babble, a parenting blog that Disney acquired reportedly for about $40 million to help it target hipster parents, ...

People are tweeting surprise holiday visits, and they’re just heartwarming

12.24.2018 · Posted in Family Articles, Technology Articles

They begin in a similar way: Someone sneaks down a hallway, stealthily opens a door, quietly comes down stairs. Then everyone starts screaming and hugging and someone almost always cries.  Over the past few days, people have been tweeting videos... ...