Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: children

Haiti’s Children Will Get Better Access to...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian minister of economy and finance Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie and World Bank special envoy Mary Barton-Dock on Friday signed a grant...

Wisconsin Ranks Last for Overall Well-Being of...

African-American children still face dismal odds in Wisconsin. The state ranks last in the country in the overall well-being of African-American children based on an...

5 Acts of Self-Hate and Racism in...

The Dominican Republic is a country on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean region. The western three-eighths of the island is occupied by...

10 Sobering Poverty Statistics That May Shock...

Revolutionary South African leader Nelson Mandela understood the collective implications of poverty and the solution to eliminate it. He once said, “Overcoming poverty is...

Kids’ Books Stay Stubbornly White, Even as...

When it comes to diversity, children's books are sorely lacking; instead of presenting a representative range of faces, they're overwhelmingly white. How bad is...

Communication With Mom is Key For Child...

How mothers and their new partners feel about becoming a stepfamily is one thing, and how the children involved feel is quite another. In...

Parent Coaching is Latest Self-Help Approach

OBURN, Mass. - What tripped Lisa D'Annolfo Levey's maternal tolerance meter on a recent Tuesday afternoon was not just the toy football her 7-year-old...

Ray Charles’ Children Win Latest Round of...

The latest salvo in the copyright lawsuit between the Ray Charles Foundation and seven of the late singer's children finds the court ruling in...

Foul Play: How to Deal with Children...

When a four-letter word falls out of your child’s mouth, figuring out how to stop the behavior before it becomes a habit is likely...

New Study: A Reliable Environment Critical to...

The so-called marshmallow test – one of the most fascinating experiments in child psychology – just got even more interesting. In studies first conducted in...

Character Trumps Grade Point Average

Are you more interested in your child's grade point average or his or her character and sense of personal responsibility? Give yourself a big pat...

Graça Machel: Education Holds the Key to...

"Economists like to debate precisely why education makes a difference. But the real reason is simple enough, and it can be summarized in one...

Paul Ryan Called Immigrant Children ‘Anchor Babies’

Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's new running mate, used the perjorative term "anchor babies" to describe the children of illegal immigrants during a town...

Do We Push Our Kids More Than...

As parents, we want our children to have the best of everything. The best education, the best friends and grow up with the best...

Parenthood May Reduce the Risk of Catching...

A new study suggests that being a parent may boost immunity to cold-causing viruses, though researchers acknowledge it may not always feel that way. In...

Jerry Sandusky on Suicide Watch After Conviction

After his expected conviction for 45 counts related to the sexual assault of little boys, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is...

A Case For Responsible Parenting: Do It...

I know that many of you heard the story yesterday about the custody battle between Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry for their  four-year-old daughter....

Parents Must Let Their Kids Fail More...

While parents may feel inclined to protect their children from every situation where they might fail, child development experts say that allowing children to...

Zoe Saldana Confesses She Was Desperate To...

Zoe Saldana is ready for motherhood! The Colombiana star, 33, admitted that the she wants "two or three - Or four or five! I...