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  1. bullies
    Middle School Closed for Safety Concerns After Adults Threaten Transgender GirlAn Oklahoma middle school closed down for two days after multiple parents threatened a transgender girl with violence.
  2. power
    Border Patrol Accused of Giving Children Rotten Food and Undrinkable WaterChildren also reported being kicked and forced to strip naked.
  3. immigration
    Chilling Photo Shows Huge Mural of Trump in Detention Center for Migrant KidsNearly 1,500 boys are being held in a former Walmart in Texas.
  4. rebellions
    Child Steals Parents’ Credit Card, Flies to Bali Vacation After FightEat, pray, tantrum.
  5. crime
    Parents Who Kept 13 Children Captive Facing Life in PrisonProsecutors filed charges, and new details of the siblings’ horrifying ordeal emerged.
  6. crime
    Aunt of 13 Kids Held Captive Says She’s ‘Shocked and Angry’Her sister is accused of torturing her children, aged 2 to 29.
  7. crime
    What We Know About the Case of the 13 Siblings Held Captive in Their HomeAged 2 through 29, they were found shackled to their beds and severely malnourished.
  8. baby names
    Couple Loves Olive Garden So Much They’re Naming Their First Child After ItOlive Garton was too much — Olivia Garton, though, was just right.
  9. guns
    Children of Any Age Can Now Hunt With Guns in This StateA new law eliminated the previous age minimum of 10 years old.
  10. beep beep
    Cops Thought They Were Chasing a Drunk Driver, But It Was a 7-Year-Old BoySurprise!
  11. actually good news
    NYC Libraries Are Forgiving Children’s Unpaid FinesThe move will allow kids with blocked accounts to start checking out books again.
  12. Researchers Accidentally Found One Way to Help Kids Grow Up to Be VotersChildren who were in a program designed to help develop social skills were more likely to vote when they grew up, an unintended but happy side effect.
  13. choices
    Ina Garten Shares Why She Didn’t Have ChildrenThe Food Network star says “it was a choice I made very early.”
  14. This 4-Year-Old Walked Miles in the Wilderness to Help Her Sick GrandmaA criminal case has been opened against her mother for allegedly putting the girl in danger.
  15. tiny heroes
    Watch a Moment-by-Moment Breakdown of That Toddler-Interrupted BBC InterviewShe does not give any damns.
  16. The Best Way to Answer Kids When They Ask ‘Why?’If you don’t satisfy their teleological needs, they’re just going to ask again.
  17. health
    Parents Are Confused About When to Keep Their Kids Home From Day CareThere’s a lot of confusion on the subject, and many parents and day-care centers are being overly cautious.
  18. The FDA Warns That Anesthesia Can Harm the Brains of Children Under 3The warning extends to pregnant women in their third trimester.
  19. cute things
    This Is What Happens When You Let a Toddler Dress Herself for a School PictureNicely done.
  20. racism
    Bias Against Black Kids Starts With Preschool TeachersThe findings of a new study show how deeply rooted racism may be.
  21. Your Personality Starts Showing Up During InfancyTemperament starts early.
  22. Body-Image Issues Start As Young As 3New research suggests our body struggles may start way before middle school.
  23. How Child-free People Decide Not to Have Kids“It’s a rational response to what it means to have a kid and what impact [being a parent] has on the rest of your life.”
  24. sex ed
    Why Pediatricians Should Teach Sex EdBecause we all know abstinence-only education isn’t cutting it.
  25. 50 Years of Research Shows the Scary Ramifications of Spanking KidsAnd sadly, 80 percent of the world’s children are still subject to it.
  26. children
    Seriously, Don’t Spank Your KidsA comprehensive new study finds that it’s ineffective and harmful.
  27. it's all your fault
    Your Depression and Anxiety Might Make Your Kid a Picky EaterBut don’t get anxious about it!
  28. parental leave
    Etsy Announces New Half-Year Paid-Parental-Leave PolicyAnother private company picks up the slack for our government.
  29. North West’s Closet Is So Much Better Than YoursPrepare to wish, briefly, that Kanye West were your dad.
  30. motherhood
    Making Peace With My Daughter’s Frozen ObsessionOn toddlers, TV, and letting it go.
  31. uncanny impressions
    Watch Little Girl’s Impression of Star Wars Fans“AHHHHSPACEAHHH!”
  32. this is your brain on advertising
    This Is Your Brain on Advertising: Why Kids Are So Vulnerable to MarketingChildren are very, very suggestible.
  33. feature
    Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?An experiment at Fieldston, which starts when 8-year-olds are sorted by race, has some very liberal parents fuming.
  34. parenthood
    We Live in an Age of Irrational ParentingIt’s hard to think of a safer time to raise kids. So why are parents always freaking out — or being needlessly policed?
  35. gabi the hero
    This 9-Year-Old Dark-Lord Poetess Is Our New Goth Hero“The fire is red as blood,” writes Gabi.
  36. kids these days
    Lululemon Is Going to Put 6-Year-Olds in Yoga PantsOm.
  37. kids
    What Kids’ Drawings Reveal About Their HomesPictures communicate the things children can’t. 
  38. health
    A Strange, Polio-Like Illness Is Paralyzing KidsIt’s not clear what’s causing these cases. 
  39. technology
    What Happens When You Tear 6th Graders Away From Their Gadgets for Five Days No video games allowed.
  40. parenting
    Putting a Price Tag on an American Childhood: $245,340New government figures confirm: Kids are expensive.
  41. Can Depression Start in Preschool?A new study on a controversial idea.
  42. When Do Kids Realize They’re Going to Grow Up?Because this little girl really doesn’t want her brother to get older.
  43. depression
    What It’s Like Growing Up With a Depressed ParentHearing from the voices of the kids who lived through it. 
  44. The Case Against Spanking: It Doesn’t Even WorkThe high cost on a kid’s mental and physical health doesn’t pay off in better behavior. 
  45. A Youth-PTSD Catastrophe Is Brewing in GazaIt will affect both Gaza and its neighbors, Israel and Egypt.
  46. Watch a Video Full of Kids Lying Their Adorable Faces Off — for ScienceThey can’t help it! They’re just too darn young.
  47. If You Don’t Want Your Kids to Do Drugs, Chill Out a BitAll that harshing of their mellow could easily backfire.
  48. How to Get Your Kids to Tell the TruthTell them a good story about lying — but make it positive.
  49. interview
    ‘Mistake Sex,’ an Orange Boa, and a Bronx Accent: At Home With Princeton MomSusan Patton is a gleefully snobby rape-denier. You’re going to love her.
  50. kids today
    59 Percent of Tiny Children Use Social MediaJust small kids joining the fake adult world.
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