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Philly’s Prenatal Care Revolution … and What Still Needs to Change

The Power of One: JoAnne Fischer JoAnne Fischer knows that bright futures start long before birth. Children born to healthy, prepared mothers are more likely...

A Doctor’s Call for Action on Childhood Poverty

"Many things we need can wait. The child cannot. Now is the time his bones are being formed, his blood is being made, his...

Leading the Fight Against the Sexploitation and Sexualization of Girls

The Power of One: Melinda Tankard Reist “Sex sells,” as the old advertising saw goes. But according to Australian writer and activist Melinda Tankard Reist,...

Sextortion: Trolling the Internet for Innocent Victims

    Children are not only avid users of social media, they are also fairly naïve. That makes them ideal candidates for sextortion. One of the...

Student Activism Is on the Rise and America Is Listening

Imagine waking up the morning after surviving a school shooting, sitting down to breakfast, and logging on to Twitter only to see thousands upon...

Why Kids Need Risk, Fear, and Excitement in Play

“Be careful!” “Not so high!” “Stop that!” Concerned parents can often be heard urging safety when children are at play. Recent research suggests that this...