“She’s fine,” the doctor said. “You’re doing a good job, don’t worry too much.” I could not worry too much? That was an option?
LaVar Ball has created another uproar, this time by saying the Lakers’ coach “has no control” of the team. Shouldn’t his son draw some kind of line?
There is an underlying assumption that children can be controlled if only their parents would take the trouble.
Enlarge this image These are some of the books from the study. From left: The Cat That Eats Letters by Ge Jing. The Foolish Old Man Who Removed The Mountain by Cai Feng. The Jar of Happiness by Aisla Burrows. from left: Shandong Education Press; Shanghai people’s Fine Arts Publishing House; Child’s Play International. hide caption toggle caption from left: Shandong Education Press; Shanghai people’s…
Enlarge this image The CHIP program provides health coverage to 9 million children from lower-income households that make too much money to qualify for Medicaid. The $2.85 billion Congress allocated in December was supposed to fund CHIP programs in all states through March 31. But federal health officials say it won’t stretch that far. Karl Tapales/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Karl Tapales/Getty Images Some…
Since 2015, Tariq Khokhar, a data scientist, has been compiling an annual list of top charts from the World Bank. It’s a mix of the group’s most popular research and what’s been trending in the news that year. The list of charts for 2017, co-produced by his colleague Donna Barne, paint a “pretty good” picture of the world, “as most of human progress has been…
Southwest will let 12-year-olds fly solo. Other airlines want them (and 13- and 14-year-olds) in their unaccompanied minor programs for an extra $150 each way. But why?
A writing workshop in Brooklyn helps caregivers explore their role in children’s lives by writing fables.
Enlarge this image Two bonobos play fight at the Lola Ya Bonobo sanctuary in Democratic Republic of Congo in 2012. Emilie Genty/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Emilie Genty/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Even very young babies can tell the difference between someone who’s helpful and someone who’s mean — and lab studies show that babies consistently prefer the helpers. But one…
My mother’s cancer diagnosis gave me the opportunity to approach my patients with a new resolve in the coming year.