Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news included a look at the value of  children reading to therapeutic pets, consideration of money issues in mid-life marriage, a deep dive into school politics in Denver, a personal account lamenting the lack of support for parents of teens, the lifting of administrative obstacles involving a student’s right to bring her More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news included a look at a collaborative learning program for math teachers, research about the importance that nature plays in a child’s life, using improv techniques to reach children with autism, a study about depression and today’s teen girl, a question (should we talk to teens more about love so they can More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included an extensive look at how Iceland successfully addressed their teen drug addiction problem, the positive effects on children of being involved in a “green schoolyard,” a story of how two adult children credit their parents’ divorce for creating their tight sibling bond, one adoptive father’s plea for Putin to More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included the story of a child of divorce being raised by his farmer grandmother, a look at a transgender son and his mother finding their way with the help of a stepparent, a lawsuit demanding that limits be lifted on how teachers talk about LGBT issues in their classrooms, a More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included a look at the importance our “next door family,” a story about Gallaudet’s first deaf female president, an online way to support struggling friends, an interview with an author who has dual identities, a mother’s appreciation of the difficult work of teachers, a touching photographic essay on transgender youth More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included a finding that the children of the Netherlands are the happiest, thoughts on the ever daunting problem of school segregation, a list of banned children’s books that are a “must” read, a deep dive into the vexing problem of older people struggling to pay back student loans for their More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included a scathing attack on standardized testing, a gay woman’s personal story about the travails of marriage and divorce, a review of a children’s book set in a prison, a look at how the cost of raising a child outpaces inflation, an in-depth interview with the outgoing US Education Secretary More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included highlights of what we learned over the past year regarding how we can best educate our youth, a personal account of how a mother approaches body image with her tween daughter, a bold statement by a law professor who says: no laptop use in his classroom, a look at More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included insights on why teens have to be taught to have healthy, loving relationships, a look at the new work environment — a space for the little ones included, a touching story on how a five-year-old turns to nativity figurines to help her cope with her parents’ divorce, up-to-the minute More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-re­­lated news coverage included insights into the how to emotionally support young teen boys, research on the issue of executive functioning skills in young children, a review of an important children’s book on inclusion, a report on how a hair salon can be a tool to help women in trouble, a touching story More →