Whether you have three teenagers or just one young one, planning is essential when it comes to the cost of education. Sometime after telling your kids about “the birds and the bees,” but before you hand over the family car keys, financial advisers recommend having the talk with your teen about who is paying for college.
Virginia State University is offering a new event for children designed to spark interest in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and math.
The Office of the State Superintendent of Education in D.C. is trying to regulate an informal Capitol Hill play group that’s been operating since 1973.
On My Take, Clinton Yates talks about Plaza West in D.C., an apartment unit that serves families where the children are being raised by grandparents.
They’re screaming. You’re sweating. You’re looking for every. possible. way. to distract, distract, distract so they will calm. down. It’s not working. But what if you just … did nothing?
A new study shows participation in the Make-A-Wish program may give children a better quality of life and reduce hospital visits and health care costs.
Research froma developmental neuroscience lab shows one solution to the sleep deprivation problem that is deceptively simple: provide teens with a good pillow.
Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government’s physical activity guidelines came out a decade ago.
Dodge these blunders to help youngsters adopt smart financial habits. From working overtime to allowing screen time, modern parents can easily feel as though they are failing on many fronts. As if they don’t already…
LONDON (AP) — For kids growing up in today’s cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual. Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup’s digital pocket money app because his kids were…
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ new Democratic governor-elect said Thursday that she will look to block enforcement of a new adoption law that she and LGBT-rights activists consider discriminatory, a sharp break with the state’s…
Now that the midterm election is over, the nation — including our kids — is watching how both sides will move forward from a bruising fight. Parenting blogger Leslie Morgan Steiner lays out what kids can learn from how parents, voters and politicians celebrate their victories and recover from their losses.
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Natasha Pilkauskas, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) In a recent study, I discovered that the number of kids living…
Conflict around screen time limits are taking a massive toll on families and new apps and hardware have sprung up to try and address this pain-point.
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jean Twenge, San Diego State University (THE CONVERSATION) Many parents want to know how much time their kids should…
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
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