These Young Podcasters Are Growing Up on Mic

The precocious hosts of “Tai Asks Why” and “The Show About Science” have matured along with their industry. For them, listening to their early episodes can prove a bit painful.

#children-and-childhood, #nate-butkus, #podcasts, #tai-poole, #the-show-about-science

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This Website Puts Boisterous Children and Noisy Neighbors on the Map

The crowdsourced guide collects anonymous gripes and pins every grievance on an interactive map, creating a record of the irritating sounds and sights of Japan.

#children-and-childhood, #japan, #maps, #noise, #parenting, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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New Findings on 2 Ways Children Become Seriously Ill from the Coronavirus

A large study found that young people hospitalized with acute Covid-19 infection have symptoms and characteristics that differ from those with a Covid-linked inflammatory syndrome.

#black-people, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hispanic-americans, #multisystem-inflammatory-syndrome-in-children-mis-c, #your-feed-science

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Exercise vs. Diet? What Children of the Amazon Can Teach Us About Weight Gain

What we eat may be more important than how much we move when it comes to fighting obesity.

#calories, #children-and-childhood, #diet-and-nutrition, #eating-disorders, #exercise, #indigenous-people, #obesity, #weight

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Why Do So Many Mothers Feel Like Failures Right Now?

Pandemic life has made us feel more insecure about the aspects of our parenting we were already most insecure about.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #work-life-balance

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Got a Pandemic Puppy? Learn How to Prevent Dog Bites

With new puppies and kids at home, doctors are worried about treating more children for dog bites.

#animal-behavior, #animals, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #dogs, #emergency-medical-treatment, #parenting, #veterinary-medicine

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On Horseback Among the Eagle Hunters and Herders of the Mongolian Altai

Deep in the Altai Mountains, where Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia meet, Kazakh people have for centuries developed and nurtured a special bond with golden eagles.

#children-and-childhood, #eagles-birds, #horses, #hunting-and-trapping, #kazakhs-ethnic-group, #mongolia, #photography, #rural-areas, #travel-and-vacations

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Your Kids Aren’t Too Old for Picture Books, and Neither Are You

These are the real wizards of the literary world.

#books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #graphic-novels, #reading-and-writing-skills-education

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Kindred Spirits: 2 Collections of Native Mythology for Children and Their Adults

In “Ancestor Approved” and “The Sea-Ringed World,” sacred stories provide comfort by bringing people together.

#ancestor-approved-intertribal-stories-for-kids-book, #books-and-literature, #bowles-david-1970, #central-america, #children-and-childhood, #esperon-maria-garcia-1964, #indigenous-people, #mesoamerica, #mijangos-amanda, #myths-and-mythical-creatures, #native-americans, #north-america, #smith-cynthia-leitich-1967, #south-america, #the-sea-ringed-world-sacred-stories-of-the-americas-book

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Covid Vaccines for Kids Are Coming, but Not for Many Months

Pfizer and Moderna are testing their vaccines on children 12 and older and hope to have results by the summer.

#children-and-childhood, #clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #immune-system, #johnsonjohnson, #moderna-inc, #novavax-inc, #parenting, #pfizer-inc, #research, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-science

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How to Make Summer Plans When Everything’s Uncertain

Camp? Summer school? Visiting family?

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #summer-season

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My Mother Died When I Was 7. I’m Grieving 37 Years Later.

Delayed grief is sometimes triggered by an event later in life, experts say.

#children-and-childhood, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #funerals-and-memorials, #grief-emotion

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My Teens Are Coronavirus Vaccine Guinea Pigs

A health journalist is getting a front-row seat to one of the most-anticipated pediatric trials in history.

#children-and-childhood, #clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #moderna-inc, #parenting, #placebos, #research, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Covid-Linked Syndrome in Children Is Growing and Cases Are More Severe

The condition, which usually emerges several weeks after infection, is still rare, but can be dangerous. “A higher percentage of them are really critically ill,” one doctor said.

#braden-wilson, #children-and-childhood, #childrens-hospital-los-angeles, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #heart, #hospitals, #multisystem-inflammatory-syndrome-in-children-mis-c, #your-feed-science, #youth

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The Plot to Help America’s Children

And what we can learn from right-wing opposition.

#children-and-childhood, #families-and-family-life, #federal-taxes-us, #poverty, #united-states-politics-and-government, #welfare-us

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Lessons From Virtual Kindergarten

The characteristics of a rhombus. The limits of parental authority. Gratitude.

#children-and-childhood, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12

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The Influence of a Perfect Teacher

Perhaps because I had a teacher who made reading aloud into ceremony, ritual and compelling drama, I grew up to find my cause in pediatricians’ promoting reading aloud at checkups.

#books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #education-k-12, #libraries-and-librarians, #reading-and-writing-skills-education, #teachers-and-school-employees

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Child’s Play Across the Israeli-Palestinian Divide

Through years of terror and of calm, a small museum program has brought 10-year-olds from both sides together.

#children-and-childhood, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #jerusalem-israel, #palestinians

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New York Was the 1st Big School District to Reopen. Here’s What Happened.

Elementary schools have been open for months. As the city prepares to reopen middle schools, problems remain, but there is also cause for optimism.

#chicago-ill, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #elementary-school, #new-york-city, #parenting, #teachers-and-school-employees

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Can Biden Save Americans Like My Old Pal Mike?

A childhood friend’s deadly mistakes prompt reflection on our country’s — and my own.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #children-and-childhood, #democratic-party, #homeless-persons, #income-inequality, #labor-and-jobs, #mental-health-and-disorders, #minimum-wage, #oregon, #poverty, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #roosevelt-franklin-delano, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wages-and-salaries, #yamhill-ore

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Show and Tell: 4 Picture Books About Friendship

Overcoming shyness and isolation via notes, pictures and a pine cone.

#best-friend-in-the-whole-world-book, #books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #friendship, #from-archie-to-zack-book, #kirsch-vincent-x, #min-cat, #porter-jane-illustrator, #salsbury-sandra-illustrator, #shearring-maisie-paradise, #shy-willow-book, #the-boy-who-loved-everyone-book

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We Asked 175 Pediatric Disease Experts if It Was Safe Enough to Open School

In many places, the debates over reopening are fraught. But in a survey, experts broadly agreed that elementary schools didn’t need vaccines to open safely.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #education-k-12, #masks, #shutdowns-institutional

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Connecting My Children to Their Heritage in Mandarin

Although my parents’ English is serviceable, it is only in Mandarin that they’re at ease, that they can inhabit their own skins.

#children-and-childhood, #chinese-language, #grandparents, #immigration-and-emigration, #language-and-languages, #lunar-new-year, #parenting

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Emptying the Dishwasher Can Enrich Kids’ Mental Health

Guiding children toward mastery of new skills can help them thrive — and get some household chores done at the same time.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting

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Neglecting Yourself Doesn’t Make You a Better Mother

Showering and eating regularly can be a form of self-care.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #parenting, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

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Is My Kid a Hypochondriac?

Or is she just living in a pandemic?

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #parenting

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Netherlands Halts Adoptions From Abroad After Exposing Past Abuses

An inquiry found systemic abuses like child trafficking, lack of record-keeping and government complicity until 1998. Practices have since improved, the government said, but not enough.

#adoptions, #children-and-childhood, #human-trafficking, #netherlands

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Under Biden and Romney Stimulus Plans, An Approach to Help Families

Under plans by President Biden and Senator Mitt Romney, children would be worthy of government support, no strings attached.

#child-care, #children-and-childhood, #social-security-us, #tax-credits-deductions-and-exemptions, #united-states-politics-and-government, #welfare-us

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Crisis Spurs Congress Toward Big Measures to Lift Families From Poverty

Lawmakers, including at least one Republican, are focused on providing monthly payments to help families with children make ends meet.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #food-insecurity, #house-of-representatives, #labor-and-jobs, #poverty, #republican-party, #senate, #stimulus-economic, #tax-credits-deductions-and-exemptions, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Democrats to Unveil Up to $3,600 Child Tax Credit as Part of Stimulus Bill

The credit would send monthly payments to millions of Americans under certain income thresholds for a year starting in July.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #democratic-party, #families-and-family-life, #house-of-representatives, #internal-revenue-service, #law-and-legislation, #poverty, #stimulus-economic, #tax-credits-deductions-and-exemptions, #taxation, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #yellen-janet-l

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Frank Shankwitz, a Founder of Make-a-Wish, Is Dead at 77

A state highway patrolman in Arizona, he helped a terminally ill boy become a motorcycle cop and then came up with a plan to help more children realize their dreams.

#arizona, #children-and-childhood, #death-and-dying, #deaths-obituaries, #make-a-wish-foundation, #motorcycles-motor-bikes-and-motorscooters, #shankwitz-frank-1943-2021

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How to Help When Adolescents Have Suicidal Thoughts

Even when rates of suicidal ideation increase, there are ways to keep kids safe.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #jama-psychiatry-journal, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #pediatrics-journal, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #teenagers-and-adolescence

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Will the Stimulus Plan Help Working Mothers?

How President Biden’s proposed stimulus package might affect women and families.

#child-care, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #income, #labor-and-jobs, #minimum-wage, #parenting, #stimulus-economic, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wages-and-salaries, #women-and-girls

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Working Moms Are Struggling. Here’s What Would Help.

What government, employers and the rest of us can do.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #women-and-girls

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Getting to Know You, Again

The pandemic has sent many people back to their parents’ homes, giving both generations new insight and a chance at a different kind of relationship.

#brooklyn-nyc, #children-and-childhood, #glaser-nikki, #hudson-river-valley-ny, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #st-louis-mo, #stratford-conn, #vermont

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How Society Has Turned Its Back on Mothers

This isn’t just about burnout, it’s about betrayal.

#anxiety-and-stress, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #women-and-girls, #work-life-balance

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An Invisible Cost of College: Parental Guilt

Is it any wonder that plenty of people are tempted to borrow a whole lot of money to send their kids to college?

#budgets-and-budgeting, #children-and-childhood, #colleges-and-universities, #content-type-service, #financial-aid-education, #grandparents, #parenting, #personal-finances, #the-price-you-pay-for-college-an-entirely-new-road-map-for-the-biggest-financial-decision-your-family-will-ever-make-book, #tuition

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Burned by Low Reimbursements, Some Doctors Stop Testing for Covid

Some insurers pay pediatricians less than the cost of the test itself, jeopardizing a tool to help control the pandemic.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #medicaid, #tests-medical, #unitedhealth-group-inc

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What Do You Do When Your Child Has the Coronavirus?

Of all the bodies in my household, it slipped into the smallest one.

#american-academy-of-pediatrics, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov

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The Case of the Serial Sperm Donor

One man, hundreds of children and a burning question: Why?

#artificial-insemination, #children-and-childhood, #families-and-family-life, #in-vitro-fertilization, #infertility, #meijer-jonathan-jacob, #netherlands, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #sperm, #your-feed-science

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Advice on How to Become a Foster Parent

The process has changed during the pandemic, but getting started is easier than you might think.

#adoptions, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #families-and-family-life, #foster-care, #philanthropy, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #teenagers-and-adolescence

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Eleanor Holmes Norton Calls for Sledding on Capitol Grounds to Be Allowed

Washington’s representative in Congress urged the Capitol Police to allow sledding to continue on the complex’s heavily secured grounds.

#children-and-childhood, #norton-eleanor-holmes, #pittman-yogananda-d, #sleds, #snow-and-snowstorms, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-dc

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Sonny Fox, Whose ‘Wonderama’ Mixed Fun and Learning, Dies at 95

He was not a comic or a clown, just a smart and genial TV host who for almost a decade spoke to children, not at them. He died of Covid pneumonia.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #fox-sonny, #games, #television, #wonderama-tv-program

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Federal Court Lifts Block on Trump Policy Expelling Migrant Children at the Border

The prospect of border agents again turning away children is likely to renew pressure on the Biden administration.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #decisions-and-verdicts, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Am I Too Old to Keep the Bargain With My Kids?

As an older parent of young children, I feel that I am holding a big secret — my own mortality.

#children-and-childhood, #families-and-family-life, #love-emotion, #parenting

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Watch a New Short From the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

Through a day of role-playing, a group of students get an eye-opening introduction to the careers that may await them.

#children-and-childhood, #documentary-films-and-programs, #education-k-12, #festivals, #sundance-film-festival-park-city-utah, #teachers-and-school-employees, #workplace-environment

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A Captivating New Picture Book Celebrates the ‘British Schindler’

In “Nicky & Vera,” Peter Sís tells the story of Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from Czechoslovakia as World War II loomed.

#books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #gissing-vera-1928, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #nickyvera-a-quiet-hero-of-the-holocaust-and-the-children-he-rescued-book, #sis-peter, #winton-nicholas-1909-2015

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Thank You, Dr. Fauci

Readers cite his professionalism, patriotism and courage. Also: The emoluments clause and Donald Trump; children and screen time; girls and sanitary products; French justice for a rooster.

#chickens, #children-and-childhood, #computer-and-video-games, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emoluments-clause, #fauci-anthony-s, #france, #menstruation, #rooster, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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This Parenting Book Actually Made Me a Better Parent

I got by with my kids on instinct (and Google) until the pandemic hit. A friend’s recommendation made a quiet revolution in my home.

#books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Tae Keller Wins Newbery Medal for ‘When You Trap a Tiger’

“We Are Water Protectors,” illustrated by Michaela Goade and written by Carole Lindstrom, won the Caldecott Medal.

#american-library-assn, #awards-decorations-and-honors, #before-the-ever-after-book, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #caldecott-medal, #children-and-childhood, #goade-michaela, #keller-tae, #lindstrom-carole-author, #morrison-frank-illustrator, #newbery-medal, #r-e-s-p-e-c-t-aretha-franklin-the-queen-of-soul-book, #we-are-water-protectors-book, #weatherford-carole-boston, #when-you-trap-a-tiger-book, #woodson-jacqueline

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