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Measles Outbreak: Your Questions Answered

The disease was declared eliminated in 2000. So far this year, there have been more than 100 cases.
Tags: Texas, News, New York City, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Children and Childhood, Mumps, Measles, Washington (State, Vaccination and Immunization, Babies and Infants, German Measles (Rubella, Your-feed-science


The Checkup: Having Anesthesia Once as a Baby Does Not Cause Learning Disabilities, New Research Shows

Although earlier studies in animals suggested a connection, the new research should reassure parents whose children need surgery, experts say.
Tags: News, Pain, Children and Childhood, Learning Disabilities, Surgery and Surgeons, Anesthesia and Anesthetics, Intelligence and Intelligence Tests (IQ


Family Guide: Kids and Culture? There’s So Much to Talk About

Arts writers for The New York Times share their strategies (snacks) and budget-friendly options (outdoor events) in a discussion about introducing children to the arts.
Tags: Art, Music, Movies, News, Museums, New York Times, Classical Music, Warhol, Museum of Modern Art, Opera, Andy, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York Philharmonic, Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum


The Enthusiast: In Praise of Maurice Sendak

“I’ve read the books many times to my own children, astonished at how much is in them for my grown-up self — about that growing-up process, and about the times I grew up in, too.”
Tags: News, Maurice Sendak, Maurice, Sendak, Books and Literature, Children and Childhood, Where the Wild Things Are (Book, In the Night Kitchen (Book, Outside Over There (Book


Ties: Carrying the Ghosts of Lives Unlived

There are hinge points in time when life could be one thing, or another.
Tags: News, Parenting, Children and Childhood, Families and Family Life


Family Guide: 27 Ways to Keep Your Kids Culturally Engaged This Winter

Classical concerts, children’s film series and a festival where technology meets art are among the events that can keep young minds occupied (and having fun) through a school sabbatical and beyond.
Tags: Art, Music, Movies, News, Museums, Theater, Children and Childhood, Culture (Arts


Disability: A Portrait of Intimate Violence

The combination of my father’s alcoholism and my disability was a dangerous one.
Tags: News, Children and Childhood, Families and Family Life, Abuse of the Disabled


The Value of Childhood Crushes

Don’t diminish them as “puppy love,” experts say.
Tags: News, Parenting, Valentine's Day, Sex Education, Children and Childhood, Love (Emotion, Dating and Relationships


The Biggest Economic Divides Aren’t Regional. They’re Local. (Just Ask Parents.)

Why people living in smaller cities or towns tend to give higher ratings to their communities.
Tags: Productivity, News, Parenting, Income Inequality, Urban Areas, Children and Childhood, Real Estate and Housing (Residential


In China, This Video Game Lets You Be a Tiger Mom or a Driven Dad

Mete out love and discipline. Set ambitious goals. Endure a teenager’s first dates. Fans say the game Chinese Parents is a surprisingly poignant exercise in role reversal.
Tags: News, Education, Parenting, China, Amy, Chua, Computers and the Internet, Children and Childhood, Computer and Video Games, Chinese Parents (Video Game, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Book


A.I. Shows Promise Assisting Physicians

A so-called neural network analyzed the medical records of 600,000 hospital patients in China, diagnosing their conditions as accurately as doctors did in some cases.
Tags: News, China, Artificial Intelligence, Hospitals, Electronic Health Records, Zhang, Kang, Medicine and Health, Children and Childhood, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, Nature Medicine (Journal, Your-feed-science


A.I. Shows Promise as a Physician Assistant

A neural network analyzed the medical records of 600,000 hospital patients in China, and diagnosed their conditions as accurately as doctors did in some cases.
Tags: News, China, Artificial Intelligence, Hospitals, Electronic Health Records, Zhang, Kang, Computers and the Internet, Medicine and Health, Children and Childhood, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, Nature Medicine (Journal, Your-feed-science


The Checkup: Sometimes, Parenting Is Boring

Taking care of a young child can be the most fascinating thing in the world, but there are times, let’s face it, when it is not.
Tags: News, Parenting, Boredom, Children and Childhood, Families and Family Life, Babies and Infants


Day Care for All

The progressive to-do list is missing a very important idea.
Tags: News, Parenting, Child Care, Democratic Party, Wages and Salaries, Children and Childhood, Labor and Jobs


Can We Love Ourselves the Way We Love Our Children?

A kindergarten application essay as a mother’s prompt for self-evaluation.
Tags: News, Parenting, Children and Childhood, Admissions Standards, Education (K-12, Families and Family Life, Private and Sectarian Schools


U.K. Doctors Call for Caution in Children’s Use of Screens and Social Media

Britain’s chief medical officers declined to recommend specific age or time limits, but saw associations between social media use and mental health problems.
Tags: News, Social Media, Britain, Great Britain, Children and Childhood, Cyberharassment, Silicon Valley (Calif, Mental Health and Disorders


The Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works

New research shows that hyper-involved parenting is the route to kids’ success in today’s unequal world.
Tags: News, Parenting, Income Inequality, Children and Childhood, Education (K-12


Notes on the Culture: The Gay History of America’s Classic Children’s Books

From “Frog and Toad” to “Where the Wild Things Are,” many of the most enduring 20th-century titles share a secret language of queer compassion.
Tags: News, America, Edward, Marshall, Brown, Maurice, Gorey, Sendak, Books and Literature, Children and Childhood, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Writing and Writers, Margaret Wise, Tomie, DePaola, James (1942-92


Tech Fix: Are Your Children Racking Up Charges From Mobile Games? Here’s How to Fight Back

Parents are often surprised by unauthorized credit card charges. The culprit: Bait apps, which lure children into buying virtual junk online. Preventing these purchases isn’t easy, but it can be done.
Tags: Credit Cards, News, Mobile Applications, Children and Childhood, Computer and Video Games


The Cycle: Drinking While Pregnant: An Inconvenient Truth

Recommending that pregnant women not drink alcohol has been called old-fashioned and even patriarchal. So, as a feminist, my opinion may come as a surprise.
Tags: News, Parenting, Lancet, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Women and Girls, Alcoholic Beverages, Children and Childhood, Pregnancy and Childbirth, The (Journal, Babies and Infants, Your-feed-selfcare, Your-feed-science


The EDIT: What’s a ‘Normal’ Family, Anyway?

My family isn’t exactly traditional, and I’m better for it.
Tags: News, Parenting, Children and Childhood, Families and Family Life, Dating and Relationships


Cleaner Classrooms and Rising Scores: With Tighter Oversight, Head Start Shows Gains

The improvements made by the country’s biggest preschool program offer a story of bipartisan progress at odds with its polarizing time.
Tags: News, Johnson, Miller, Urban League, United States Politics and Government, Children and Childhood, Education (Pre-School, Lyndon Baines, Jacksonville (Fla, Head Start Program, George III (1945-


The Checkup: The Challenge of Managing Other People’s Pain

Why does one child cry inconsolably after a needle stick while another watches with curiosity as the shot is administered?
Tags: News, Pain, Children and Childhood, Appendicitis, Pain-Relieving Drugs, Appendix (Body Part


Many Children Are Overdoing It on the Toothpaste, C.D.C. Study Says

A new study found that nearly 40 percent of children ages 3 to 6 used more toothpaste than is recommended by dental professionals.
Tags: News, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Children and Childhood, Teeth and Dentistry, Fluorides, Toothbrushes and Toothpaste, American Dental Assn, C.D.C


Our Tokyo Bureau Chief on Where She Finds ‘Bolts of Insight’ (Hint: It’s Outside the Office)

The Reader Center talks to Motoko Rich about Japanese culture, her stress antidote and children’s novels.
Tags: Japan, News, Tokyo, Rich, Books and Literature, Children and Childhood, News and News Media, Careers and Professions, Tokyo (Japan, Motoko, Motoko Rich


29 Syrian Children Die During Freezing Escape From the Islamic State

Aid groups are struggling to help families who have trekked through freezing conditions out of the Islamic State’s dwindling territory to a refugee camp in northeastern Syria.
Tags: News, Islamic State, Syria, Terrorism, International Rescue Committee, Humanitarian Aid, Children and Childhood, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Deaths (Fatalities




Which Allergens Are in Your Food? You Can’t Always Tell From the Labels

Despite federal legislation passed 15 years ago, food labels don’t always alert consumers to allergens that may be present in packaged goods.
Tags: Food, News, Peanuts, Food And Drug Administration, Allergies, Consumer Protection, Nuts, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Law and Legislation, Supermarkets and Grocery Stores, Children and Childhood, Anaphylactic Shock, Labeling and Labels (Product, Your-feed-science


The Checkup: Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Opioids for Children

Experts say opioids are sometimes warranted for kids, in cases like severe burns or major trauma. But doctors should prescribe carefully, and parents should never keep leftovers in the house.
Tags: News, Parenting, Pain, Children and Childhood, Addiction (Psychology, Pain-Relieving Drugs, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Anesthesia and Anesthetics, Opioids and Opiates


Ties: Raising Children Without the Concept of Sin

My religious fundamentalist childhood was built around the fear of sin. My daughters don’t even know the word.
Tags: News, Parenting, Religion and Belief, Children and Childhood, Families and Family Life, Calvinism