CHIP: Congress Needs to Stop Playing Politics and Fund the Program

Today the health care coverage of 9 million kids is at risk, according to Medicaid.gov. Why? Because Congress was so busy with yet another...

Low-Income Families Face Loss of Coverage, Income Dilemma

Editor’s note: The subject of this story has requested that her last name not be used. Given the circumstances, Child’s World NEWS has respected...

Five Questions About CHIP

Is CHIP a federal or a state program? In Kentucky, it’s called KCHIP. In Alaska, it’s Denali KidCare. Louisiana calls it LaCHIP. It may be...

School Lunch Program Takes a Step Backward

Since President Harry Truman signed the National School Lunch Act in 1946, the United States has consistently tried to improve child nutrition. Until now. Within...

Where Does CHIP Stand Now?

For families, providers, advocates, state officials, governors, and members of Congress, September 30th was a significant day in the world of CHIP, the Children’s...

Raise a Well-Behaved Child, Part 3: How to Halt the Endless...

Time-out is over and your 18-month-old is still flailing on the floor, pig-tails flying and tears streaming down her face. “Time out is over,”...

Raise Well-Behaved Children, Part 2: Discipline Without Spanking

Questions: Why does that child run into the road? Why does that child hit other kids? Answer: Because no one ever taught him not to. Toddlers need lots...

Raise Well-Behaved Children, Part 1: Set the Stage While They Are...

When your baby turns 1, you’ll realize he has a much stronger will. My oldest threw his first tantrum the day he turned 1....

Before the Zika Virus: A Look Back at Rubella and Microcephaly

The Zika virus in the news these days reminds us of another microcephaly-causing virus which scourged our world in the not-so-distant past. In the years...

How Retained Primitives Could Affect Learning Disabilities

We are all born with primitive reflexes. Their presence is critical to the survival of the infant. They serve as the training wheels for...

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