To the lovely lady who yelled out of her car window to point out that my children and I are able-bodied and just parked in a handicap space, I hope that you never need to use one. My children live with an invisible disability called autism spectrum disorder. They may look neurotypical and healthy on […]
With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results are often unintentionally funny. Many of the women have made themselves more, rather than less, conspicuous. Show More Summary
For many years now, stories about the conditions at the now-shuttered Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Ireland, have circulated among locals. Little by little, those stories started gaining wider reach. The children who lived there never learned to speak correctly. Show More Summary
Five years after its viral video broke the internet, Invisible Children is on the front line of a covert war against the Lord’s Resistance Army.
In Friday night’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher brought up the fact that President Donald Trump seconded President Barack Obama’s executive order allowing children to use whatever bathrooms match their gender identity. “Trump believes that men shouldn’t be able to...
Squeezing down narrow chimneys and delivering presents to 700million children in a single night – it all sounds impossible. How does Santa do it? One physicist believes Einstein is the key.
Young children across the globe enjoy playing games of hide and seek. There’s something highly exciting for children about escaping someone else’s glance and making oneself “invisible.” However, developmental psychologists and parents alike continue to witness that before school age, children are...
Denisa, Robert and Calin have never celebrated their birthdays: the three children, like thousands of other Romanians, don't have birth certificates, leaving them in an administrative black hole. "It's very hard. Without birth certificates...Show More Summary
While many photographers focus on either aesthetics or rigorous documentation, Rania Matar fuses them — and adds a generous dose of humanity for good measure. The post Looking at the Invisible Children Growing Up as Refugees appeared first on Hyperallergic.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of girls are left "invisible" because of a lack of data, a children's charity said on Monday, and the absence of accurate statistics on issues such as sexual violence means policymakers cannot draw up effective plans to help them.
In the world of Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, the titular unusual kids are blessed (or cursed) with abilities like invisibility, floatation, or having a mouth at the back of their heads. But in the real world, those of us who don't quite fit in aren't lucky enough ... More »
It's been two weeks of American Horror Story: Roanoke, and our biggest question is still what the heck are these people still doing in this house? We get the "life savings"...
Each day Suzanne White drives her daughters to school, she crosses an invisible border between the L.A. Unified School District in which she lives and Oak Park Unified, the higher-performing, much smaller district that her children attend. It’s a trip that many parents frustrated by their local...
Chances are you’ve already played Hot Lava, the first 3D game from Klei Entertainment of Don’t Starve and Invisible, Inc. fame. It’s the video game version of the perennial children’s imagination game with only one rule: don’t touch the floor. Read more...
“A middle-aged woman who’s not preoccupied with handling herself or taking care of someone else is a dangerous, erratic being. What is she up to? And what’s the point of her being up to anything? She has no children, she has no family, the only thing she has is her own life and what good […]
Times have changed, and there are few areas of our lives that remind us of this fact more than with our children. Whether you’re a baby boomer or a millennial, there is a good chance that some of your childhood memories involve walking or biking around your neighborhood and playing with your friends – often... Show More Summary
Sword and Scale episode 67 discussed a horrifying case of a mother convicted for killing her own children, but many were left to wonder how these kids were able to
There are more than 20 million refugees worldwide--and half of them are children. Moreover, according to the UN High Commission for refugees, 86 percent of these refuges are in "countries considered economically less developed." ButShow More Summary
“Here’s the secret: No one ever feels fully ready or qualified to take action.”
When I tell people I work on the protection of women and children in humanitarian and development settings, no one's first thought is of birth certificates. Most of us who are fortunate enough to have birth certificates keep them in overlooked drawers of paperwork collecting dust. Show More Summary