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What if we could prevent our children from hating themselves, and instead foster self-love and in turn, self-care? Turns out, we can!...

First Stop for Migrant Kids: For-profit Detention Center

The federal government is holding nearly 1,600 migrant children here, at what it calls a “temporary influx” shelter. It has added 250...

What All Parents Need to Know about Early Education

Quality child care and pre-k programs are often pitched as the way to break the cycle of systemic poverty. But families across all economic...

Why Principals Need to Make Student Mental Health a Priority

Within the first eight days of school this year, three students in a suburban district East of Los Angeles killed themselves.

Turning Blight into Play Spaces

For any Philly parent or child who’s visited the Please Touch Museum, the Imagination Playground is a familiar destination. A carpeted space...

Kudos Gillette for Raising Awareness of Toxic Masculinity

If you’ve seen the Gillette commercial addressing toxic masculinity, chances are you have an opinion about it. The ad takes a new spin on...

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Many American teenagers try to put in a full day of school, homework, after-school activities, sports and college prep on too little...

Parents Again: the Growing Number of Americans Raising their Grandkids

It was just a quick errand: Reba would be gone 15 minutes, 20 max. But her two granddaughters ran to her...

California Looks to Lead the Country in Child Well-Being

Recently there have been several developments in California that suggest a groundswell of support for children’s well-being. The new administration of Governor...

5 Reasons to Love the National Survey of Children’s Health

The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) is a rich source of national and state-level information about children and families, and represents...

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