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Kids

  1. science of us
    When Does Your Adult Personality Kick In?The science of those “on-brand” childhood stories taking over Twitter.
  2. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: She Thought She Could Make Him Want KidsTwo exes explain why it ended.
  3. living with
    My Life As a Mom to 8 Kids“The only time I’ve been away from my kids was when I was in the hospital, giving birth to another one.”
  4. it's complicated
    When Breaking Up With a Dad Means Breaking Up With His Kid, TooI’ve gotten over my ex, but I don’t know that I’ll ever stop missing his son.
  5. Investors Push Apple to Study the Effects of Smartphones on ChildrenThey want to head off a growing panic.
  6. Sweatshop Kidz Got Talent, by Bizzy CoyAmerica, do you like feel-good or feel-bad reality TV? Do you enjoy an unending parade of children being told they’re talented or not talented […]
  7. science of us
    Little Kids Think Birthday Parties Cause AgingAnd more insights from the surprisingly scientific world of kid logic.
  8. science of us
    A Psychological Explanation for Kids’ Love of DinosaursAnd why childhood obsessions of all kinds — what researchers call “intense interests” — should be encouraged.
  9. Facebook Releases App for Preteens. What Could Possibly Go Wrong Here?Parents get to approve whom their kids can and can’t message on the app.
  10. science of us
    Coming to Terms With Everything My Daughter Won’t RememberMost people don’t have any memories from earliest years, but as a mom, it’s hard to accept that all these moments will be lost.
  11. look book
    The 11-Year-Old Who Follows the Stock Market“I like to see who’s up and who’s down. I like to keep track of it. It’s a hobby.”
  12. kids these days
    Watch This 4-Year-Old Tell the Truth About Jake GyllenhaalLeila has some thoughts about his beard.
  13. Your Daughter Appears to Be Our Daughter’s Kindergänger, So Now We Have […] Hello, and come in, please! We’re so glad you accepted our invitation to lunch. Can I get you some water or iced tea? We might have a beer or […]
  14. inspiring kids
    11-Year-Old Creates Lead-Detection Device to Help With Flint Water CrisisGitanjali Rao won $25,000 at a national science competition.
  15. look book
    The Eighth-Grader Who’s Visiting on a Church Trip“We sing, we testify, we do street preaching.”
  16. Meme-Famous Crying Kid Gets Another Visit From the Reporter Who Made Him CryTwo years ago, Andrew Macias became a meme after a reporter asked if he’d miss his mom while he was at school and he started to cry.
  17. the kids are all right
    A Little Help Trailer: Kids Say the Darndest Things to Carol Burnett’s FaceAs it turns out, kids under ten are NOT familiar with Carol Burnett’s body of work.
  18. interviews
    Why Hypebeast Launched a Streetwear Site for Little Kids“You gotta buy clothes for kids anyway. Why don’t you buy some cool clothes?”
  19. good ideas
    An Upstate Restaurant Limits Parents to One Drink If They’re Driving“Everybody loves children and children don’t have a voice.”
  20. It’s Fine If Your Kid Doesn’t Want to Stick to a BedtimeHaving a hard deadline each night has less to do with biology and more to do with social norms.
  21. Kids Listen Better When You Appeal to Their Sense of MoralityEmphasize how their behavior affects other people, not just why it’s bad for them individually.
  22. video feed
    Watch Meat-Loving Kids Get Tricked Into Eating Vegan Food“Oh my goodness, I’m never going to be one of those.”
  23. Black Girls Are Perceived As Less Innocent Than White Girls — Starting at Age 5The findings build on past studies that surveyed respondents’ perceptions of black boys.
  24. How Growing Up With the Threat of Nuclear War Shapes Kids’ PsychesResearch on children during the Cold War shows that the pervasive fear affected how they later related to the world as adults.
  25. An Excerpt from ‘Man vs. Child: One Dad’s Guide to the Weirdness of […] WHAT WILL TODDLERS EAT? Food used to be one of your top five things—remember brunch?—but toddlers ruin food. You try to serve them […]
  26. Jimmy Kimmel Asks Some Unbiased Kids What They Think of President TrumpHere’s a clip from last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Jimmy Kimmel heads to the streets to chat with the most nonpartisan, honest Americans […]
  27. Pediatricians Are Taking a Harder Line on Babies Drinking Fruit JuiceIt’s understandable why people think fruit juice is healthy and might want to give it to their kids, but it’s not much better than soda.
  28. about time
    Babies Aren’t Born With a Sense of Time — Here’s How They Learn How It WorksIt’s a few steps from getting on to a regular sleep schedule to understanding what a second or a minute feels like.
  29. What Would a School for 3-Year-Olds Even Look Like?New York City recently announced a new universal “3-K” program — but doing it right means taking the specific needs of 3-year-olds into account.
  30. A New Study Looks at Why Kids Reject Other KidsThe psychology of how we choose who to leave out.
  31. mental health awareness
    The Percentage of Suicidal Teens and Kids Has Doubled Since 2008Sixty-six percent of those were girls.
  32. Invasion of the Fidget SpinnersThey’re equal parts annoying and entrancing — and all kids can talk about right now.
  33. distractions
    The Fidget-Spinner Debate Seems to Be CrescendoingPartly it’s about fidget-spinners, but partly it’s about … well, a lot of other stuff going on in America’s education system.
  34. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Kids’ Museum in New YorkThe city is loaded with fabulous cultural institutions, but only a few can keep kids entertained and inspired.
  35. kids
    There’s a Cognitive Task a 4-Year-Old Can Probably Beat You AtYou don’t think 4-year-olds are very smart, but they have some (pretty useless) skills that may surprise you.
  36. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in New YorkWhen you need a nice dinner, and don’t want to spring for a babysitter, these are the five restaurants you should seek out.
  37. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Kids’ Play Space in New YorkFive places where kids can run wild and parents can enjoy the ride.
  38. Just Like Burnout at Work, It’s Possible to Burn Out on ParentingA new study explores what plenty of parents already know.
  39. Teach Your Kid to Love Reading by Having Them Read to the Family DogA floppy, nonjudgmental ear.
  40. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Kids’ Music Class in New YorkBecause your future Beyoncé needs to start somewhere.
  41. Here’s a Strategy to Help Kids Make Fewer Dumb DecisionsYou can use it on yourself, too.
  42. New Survey Says Muslim Children Are Most Likely to Be Bullied in SchoolThey’re bullied because of their faith.
  43. To Become a Better Problem-Solver, Try Thinking Like a ToddlerYoung kids’ habit of asking “why” on endless loop can be helpful for grown-up problems, too.
  44. Kids Learn Better When They Can Move Around ClassExercise doesn’t have to be confined to recess and gym.
  45. autism
    Why It Matters That Sesame Street’s New Muppet With Autism Is a GirlSome researchers believe the condition is underdiagnosed in girls, because the symptoms aren’t the same as in boys.
  46. trauma
    How Violence Warps Childhood Friendships in ChicagoMost kids simply gravitate toward peers who are similar to them. In violent parts of Chicago, children need to be a lot more deliberate.
  47. Voters More Likely to Put Faith in Fathers Than Mothers, New Study SaysVoters felt fathers would fare better at being in office while parenting.
  48. Kids Won’t Eat Vegetables? Here Are Two Things to TryParents tend to underestimate how many tries they’ll need to get their children to adopt new foods, and how important non-taste senses are.
  49. Yellow Is the Color of ViralityThe BBC-interview kid is just the latest in a string of internet-famous kids wearing yellow.
  50. reading is fundamental
    Melania Trump’s Favorite Dr. Seuss Book Is Oh, the Places You’ll Go!Melania read the classic book to children at a city hospital.
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