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After decades spent ratcheting up safety measures, many British educators say the pendulum has swung too far. Bring on the scissors, bricks and mud pits.
The Trump administration has advised Idaho that its plan to allow insurance policies that fall short of Obamacare standards could result in penalties for insurers. But another strategy might yet fly. (Image credit: Otto Kitsinger/AP)
Parents of children with potentially fatal allergies exist in a state of constant high alert, one that can unify them as a couple.
Two new books — Anya Kamenetz’s “The Art of Screen Time” and Naomi Schaefer Riley’s “Be the Parent, Please” — offer advice to anxious parents.
Investing in diminishing socioeconomic status inequalities and in preventing violent events during childhood may improve the mental health of youths from low socioeconomic status backgrounds, according to a study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Federal University of São Paulo. The results showed that having experienced any traumatic event and low socioeconomic status were associated with an internalizing disorder…
Enlarge this image Virginia Del. Kathy Tran often brings her baby to work and has breastfed on the House floor in Richmond. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption toggle caption Sarah McCammon/NPR For Kathy Tran, the decision to breastfeed her daughter on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates was simple. “I had a baby that was hungry and I needed to feed her,” Tran says….
Adult children who return to live with their parents, the so-called ‘boomerang generation’, cause a significant decline in parents’ quality of life and well-being, according to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science. The cost of housing and job insecurity means that, according to the most recent data from the Office for National Statistics, about a quarter of young adults in…
As the opioid crisis draws attention to the impact of addiction on families, there may be a path to a new openness to sober parenting.
It is rare for an elected official in Japan to give birth, and voters often question her ability to juggle work and parenting.