Quieter intensive care units may translate to better outcomes for infants in new study

Excessive noise is widely known to have negative effects on health, and children in neonatal intensive care units are among the most vulnerable. To help preterm infants make a smooth transition to life outside of the womb, some NICUs have instituted set quiet times to limit children’s exposure to potentially dangerous levels of noise. Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, […]

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How to Tackle the Big Apple — With Kids

Writing a kid-friendly travel guide for NYC is like writing a travel guide to space. Do you rise with the sun or stay up late watching the stars? It’s a whole universe out there, and you can do and see and eat just about anything your heart fancies on a moment’s notice. (We’re talking about New York again, not space. […]

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Now and Then! See the Gosselin Family Album

Life has changed a lot for the Gosselin family since 2007, when they landed their own reality television show, Jon & Kate Plus 8. Jon and Kate divorced in 2009 after 10 years of marriage and their kids —  sextuplets Collin, Hannah, Leah, Alexis, Aaden and Joel and twins Cara and Made — no longer all live under one roof. […]

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