Maternal Grandmother’s Smoking Correlated With Autism Diagnosis

By: Stephen Luntz/IFL Science Children whose maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy are more likely to be diagnosed with Autism, a study of UK children has found. There’s an even greater discrepancy in the proportion of girls who show certain autism-like traits. Given the enormous problems associated with inaccurate reports of autism’s causes, much care needs to be…

Teen Puts Teacher Through Hell Everyday. But Dad’s Clever Punishment Leaves Parents Applauding

By: Bridget Demouy/Liftable Sometimes, a parent has to get creative when dealing with discipline. You may have tried a simple talk or even elevated it to a firm “talking to,” but your child simply isn’t getting the message. What’s a parent to do? You can threaten them with punishment, but it’s likely that will only be effective…