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September 19, 2017
Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
22 hours 33 min ago
September 13, 2017
Children's book author Sandra Boynton takes tea with some of her whimsical characters. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Boynton's first book, "Hippos Go Berserk!" Photo for The Washington Post by Jesse Dittmar
Hippos, birdies, T. rexes, pigs: How Sandra Boynton built an empire and won your child's heart
September 13, 2017 - 7:07pm
September 6, 2017
Sports image from WikiMedia Commons
Youth sports study: Declining participation, rising costs and unqualified coaches
September 6, 2017 - 8:07pm
September 5, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting pro tips from a sort-of expert
September 5, 2017 - 9:43am
August 30, 2017
An age-old quandary: How to talk about sex with your kids
August 30, 2017 - 4:14pm
August 1, 2017
Despite her mother's many failures, Callie Hoalcraft turned 4 last week. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
Parenting Perspectives: Despite failings, we made it to 4
August 1, 2017 - 8:34am
June 27, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
June 27, 2017 - 9:52am
June 26, 2017
Fidget spinners, a popular spinning toy, was included in World Against Toys Causing Harm’s yearly summer toy safety advisory because of the potential for a choking hazard. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
June 26, 2017 - 5:11pm
June 6, 2017
Ivanka Trump speaks with CNN about her early life growing up as a Trump. CNN.
Big boost for Ivanka's paid parental leave plan
June 6, 2017 - 11:15am
May 22, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
What no one warns you about parenting
May 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
File photo of a baby sleeping on its mother's shoulder in the Munich hospital. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle.
Global survey finds more men involved in parenting than ever before
May 2, 2017 - 3:30pm
April 18, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting Perspectives: Mother and daughter share love of libraries, books
April 18, 2017 - 10:43am
March 3, 2017
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Border patrol agents stand at an open gate on the fence along the Mexico border to allow Luis Eduardo Hernandez-Bautista hug Ty'Jahnae Williams and his father Eduardo Hernandez (not in view), as part of Universal Children's Day at the Border Field State Park, California, U.S. on November 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Trump administration considering separating women, children at U.S.-Mexico border
March 3, 2017 - 2:26pm
January 9, 2017
Schoolchildren watch as the California sea lions are fed fish at the Central Park Zoo in New York on January 10, 2007. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Children don't come cheap: cost of raising one hits $233,610
January 9, 2017 - 12:23pm
November 1, 2016
Parents injected children with heroin as 'feel good medicine,' police say
November 1, 2016 - 1:45pm
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