The child tax credit can give parents a meaningful boost to their income.
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Parental denial and stunning breakdowns in his educational and medical treatment led to plenty of missed opportunities to get Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza the help he needed and perhaps avoid the 2012 tragedy, a report released today by the Office of the Child Advocate reveals. Lanza had "'crippling' social...
As a breast cancer survivor and a parent who cared for child in long term medical care, I enjoy spending time with other survivors and caregivers. Not only is it empowering to share stories, but I learn so much from other's perspectives on the journey to recovery. Show More Summary
EVERY parent knows the situation in this video. Even if you aren’t a parent, you probably remember this happening at least once with your own parents when you were a kid. This father found his kids covered in paint. He put them in the shower before beginning his interrogation, but he couldn’t stop laughing. RELATED: Here’s another […]
Last year the Pearson Charitable Foundation — the nonprofit arm of the largest education publishing company in the world — paid $7.7 million in fines to the state of New York after authorities found that it had broken state law by helping its for-profit parent. How? By helping it develop Common Core educational products and by […]
When we laid our 2-year-old daughter Savannah down to sleep on April 3, it was a seemingly normal night for a seemingly normal child. Nicknamed "Godzilla," she spent her days tearing through the house like a tornado of enthusiasm and...Show More Summary
For nearly two decades, a community group on Chicago’s Northwest Side has been recruiting parents to spend more time in their children’s schools. Since its formation in 1995, about 1,800 parents have spent two hours a day during the academic week in their kids’ school for a semester or more through the Logan Square Neighborhood...
One of the most important things that many parents struggle with as they raise their children is to instill in them a sense of financial responsibility. Once upon a time that meant just buying your kid a piggy bank. That worked up to a point, but finances are a bit more complicated than just stashing away a few bucks. Show More Summary
BabyCenter®, the number one pregnancy and parenting digital resource, recently asked 1,400 moms about their experience with postpartum depression and found that 40% said they didn’t seek medical help for their illness. Their reasonsShow More Summary
A letter Kate Middleton sent to a brave young cancer victim back in 2011 is helping his parents grieve after he lost his battle to the disease. Fabian Bate perished earlier this month after being treated for acute lymphosblastic leukemia for over eight years. Show More Summary
A Cry for Help I have a question and I really don't know where to turn. This is something I can't even talk to my parents or friends about, so I hope you can help me. I am a 19-year-old Muslim girl and I'm sexually attracted to other girls. Please don't judge me. I know […] The post Gay and Muslim? appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.
A new study challenges current theory about how an organism changes physical characteristics because of its environment. Current theory says similar conditions will favor phenotype changes within and across generations of organisms. This experiment, which involved about 25 lineages of Daphnia, contradicts that thought.
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has lent his voice to a new audiobook titled You Have To Fing Eat to help parents avoid power struggles and finally feed the picky eaters in their families. Cranston and the book's author, Adam Mansbach, have partnered with Audible to bring this tale to life. Show More Summary
An Australian website recently sent me a list of interview questions about my book, Backbone, including one about how "time-poor" working parents can help their children develop character strengths like resilience and persistence. But...Show More Summary
A new study from The University of Texas at Arlington biologists examining non-genetic changes in water flea development suggests something human parents have known for years - ensuring a future generations' success often means sacrifice. read more
Ask any working parent with small children about one of their biggest challenges, and they’ll tell you it is (or has been) finding the right daycare. A new company called CareLuLu wants to help by offering an online marketplace that connects parents with local preschools and child care programs. Show More Summary
I can’t imagine what it’s like to be a parent with a sick child, but I do know that the feeling of helpless must be awful. That’s why Eric Hart is doing everything he can to help his four-month-old son “feel brave,” while he’s kept in the neonatal intensive care unit. Eric is a professional [...]
In this incredibly vulgar display of cuteness, an adorable baby boy named Wyatt rocks out on the drums (with a little help from his parents) to the hardcore heavy metal Pantera song “5 Minutes Alone.” via reddit, Daily Picks and Fli...
Sending a beloved child to live away from home can truly be an act of love, paradoxical though that may seem to most parents. read more