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Parenting: What risks are too risky for families?

The rescue of the Kaufman family 900 miles off the coast of Mexico sparked both backlash and support for their decision.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:59am EDT

Tags: risks, family, randi martin

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The real reason babies cry

If babies had their way, they would be an only child.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Tags: babies, randi martin, mothers, breast feeding

It's time to have a 'sexting' talk with kids

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is warning parents they need to talk to their kids about sexting.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:43am EDT

Tags: mike murillo, sexting, children, Anne Arundel County police

New labor, delivery option: nitrous oxide for pain

A few hospitals around the country are offering laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, as an alternative choice when it comes to pain management.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 01:05pm EDT

Tags: laughing gas, labor, delivery, randi martin

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Talkback: Mets player slammed for missing games to be with wife, newborn

Should major league baseball players be allowed to take paternity leave in the middle of the season?

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:49pm EDT

Tags: fathers, Washington Nationals, New York Mets, Mike Francesa, WTOP Talkback

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Leggings distracting for boys? Debate over a ban

The principal of Haven Middle School in Evanston, Ill., thought leggings were too distracting on girls, so she banned female students from wearing them.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 07:26am EDT

Tags: leggings, randi martin, dress code

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Study: Stress of homework hurts students' grades

How much homework is too much? Ann Dolin, president of EC Tutoring and author of the book "Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress Free Homework," offers guidance by grade level.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: education, paula wolfson, school, homework

Parents, are you doing your child's homework?

Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids' homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:53am EDT

Tags: randi martin, homework, school

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Police urge parents to monitor their teen's mobile apps

Police say a sexting case in Prince William County is an example of a growing problem and that parents need to take a greater role in monitoring their children's online and mobile activity.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: mobile apps, sexting, teens, computer harassment, crime, kathy stewart

Parents say ‘no way' to Miley Cyrus

Parents are having trouble getting comfortable taking their kids to see modern-day performers. Two local mothers and an expert explain why.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Miley Cyrus, randi martin

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