Parenting

  • Why You Need to Protect Your Child's Credit Score: Identity Theft

    Child identity theft afflicts some 1 in 40 families (2.5%), and if child identity fraud isn’t detected until after a child turns 18, it can cause big problems in his life down the road. A lot of people aren’t sure why their children would be victims of identity fraud. “Their credit history is…

    TheStreet.com
  • 3 Data Protection Questions to Ask at Your Child's Back to School Night

    Back to school night is a great opportunity to engage with your child's teachers to learn more about their academic and classroom goals for the year. It's also an opportunity for parents to ask questions about the technology their child will use in class

    Huffington Post
  • 7 Ways to Stretch Your Child's Wardrobe From Summer to Fall

    As the days get cooler, parents everywhere are shopping for new fall clothing for their kids. The 2014 U.S. Department of Agriculture Expenditures on Children by Families report found that about 6 percent of parents' spending on children is clothing

    U.S.News & World Report LP
  • Adrian Peterson starts national dialogue on discipline and child abuse

    Domestic violence is abhorrent, a scourge on society, and the story of Ray Rice triggered a national conversation on the topic that saw all pockets of decent America -- man or woman, sports fan or not -- stand on the same side. While the story of Rice knocking out his fiancee in an elevator has…

    CBS Sports
  • Start early for a lifetime of good vision and healthy eyes

    By Jessica Harlan NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - If your mother told you to eat your carrots so you’d be able to see in the dark, she was right. It turns out that feeding kids carrots is just one of a number of things parents can do to promote a lifetime of healthy eyes and good vision. Other things…

    Reuters
  • What If You Just Don't Know If You Want Kids?

    I was super excited when my friend told me she was pregnant last year. Not because I knew she’d always wanted to be a parent, but because she hadn’t. In fact, she spent most of her life unsure. She wasn’t closed off to the possibility of motherhood, but

    Huffington Post
  • Tea Leoni on Ex-Husband David Duchovny: "I Don't Know How I Could Ever Hate Him"

    After finalizing their divorce earlier this year, Tea Leoni and David Duchovny have remained on friendly terms as they co-parent their children.  "David gave me the two greatest gifts on the planet," Leoni, 48, told Parade magazine of the couple's daughter Madelaine, 15, and son Kyd, 12. After a…

    Us Weekly
  • Parents, the Children Will Be Fine. Spend Their Inheritance Now.

    In an article that the journal The Gerontologist published last year, Kyungmin Kim and four colleagues took the unusual step of using polling data from both older Americans and their adult children about whether they expected to leave or receive an inheritance. As for the most agonizing possible…

    The New York Times
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    Rise of Islamic schools causes alarm in secular Turkey

    As parents take their children to first day of school, one father is particularly concerned: a new examination that assigned thousands of students into religious high schools has caught many parents in Turkey off guard. Duration: 02:43

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