The Republican Fail on Sex Assault and Child Sex Abuse

Republicans would do well to catch up to the rest of the culture on the issues of sex assault and child sex abuse. They...

The Human Cost of Irresponsible Gun Ownership

A few months ago, I was scrolling down my Facebook feed when I noticed a news report about a child finding a loaded gun...

Children Past, Present, and Yet-To-Come

As American social scientists go, few are more influential than Robert Putnam, the Harvard professor and author of the 2001 mega best seller Bowling...

Getting Kids to Read Over the Summer Takes a Village

What adults might not remember about the long, carefree summer days of youth is how much they forgot between June and September. In fact,...

Flagged: Children on July 4th

    During the years 2005 to 2012, when I conducted research on July 4th family rituals, the United States imported — mostly from China —...

Time for a Game Changer: Playgrounds Fight to Stay Relevant to...

Stroll through your local playground on a summer day and take note of what’s missing: swings, seesaws, jungle gyms, and, all too often, children. Whether...

Philadelphia Soda Tax: A Sweet Victory for Kids?

Editor's Update: The Bill has passed the City Council making Philadelphia the first major city to tax soft drinks.   On Wednesday, June 8th, a Philadelphia...

Strong Demand for Summer Camp Despite Rising Prices

These days deciding where to send your child for summer camp can give parents almost as much anguish as the all-important choice of college. Is...

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