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By Margie Skeer, Tufts University
If you want to scold your teen or tween for their screen time on smartphones, tablets and computers, think twice: You may be setting their example.
By Laura Santhanam
For the first time, government researchers studied teen birth rates in rural and urban counties. The differences surprised them.
Between 2013 and 2015, half of nearly 6,000 women age 15 to 44 said they plan to have children, according to the National Survey of Family Growth, considered the gold standard for surveys about family planning in the United States.
It’s a tough year for parents who have been fielding a lot of sensitive questions from their little ones. Here are some “talking points” that may make the conversations a little less daunting for parents and teachers.
By Wendy Thomas Russell
By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News
Very young children who endure neglect, abuse and dysfunctional home lives go on to struggle as kindergartners, leaving them at risk for more difficult years as adolescents and adults, a new study finds.
By Alejandra Cancino, Associated Press
Nationwide, 2.7 million grandparents are raising grandchildren, and about one-fifth of those have incomes that fall below the poverty line, according to census figures.
More women are waiting longer to have kids, according to new analysis of a decades-long trend that could signal a slowdown in the U.S. population growth.
Just as moms and dads tell their children how to behave in real life, parents today also keep tabs on how their kids conduct themselves online.
A new report reveals how little sleep single parents get compared to adults who either live in two-parent households or without children.
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