Doing an act of kindness can make you feel good about yourself, and a new study suggests it also benefits the brains of everyone living under one roof. Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas report that teaching and practicing kindness at home improved parents’ resilience and children’s empathy. Because both resilience and empathy…

By now, you have probably heard the idea that vaccinations cause autism. You’ve probably also heard about those claims being completely false. Some parents, however, still are refusing to take those chances. At an alarming rate, families are choosing to not have their children vaccinated, and doing so through religious exception. Vaccination laws allow for…

Parents are always looking for more ways to get their children involved with their faith. A recent study by Barna, however, has found that the key to becoming a more spiritually active household is to become a more active household overall. The key, however, is that activity needs to take place together. It is not…

Did you get the flu vaccine this year? Did your children? If you said no, you are far from the only one to skip out on the flu shot. Millions of parents in America skip having their child receive the flu shot, and the vast majority of them have no reservations about any other vaccine.…

“Carcinoma.” We don’t remember much of what the doctor said. The c-word obliterated everything else. We thought it was just a lesion. After all, Aaron was 15. Yeah, some kids develop cancer, but not ours. That happens to other people. Add to this the fact that Aaron’s biological father died of Pancreatic cancer and you…

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