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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Voters More Likely to Put Faith in Fathers Than Mothers, New Study SaysVoters felt fathers would fare better at being in office while parenting.
  4. 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.
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    Yellow Is the Color of ViralityThe BBC-interview kid is just the latest in a string of internet-famous kids wearing yellow.
  6. 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.
  7. Child-Free People Inspire Moral OutrageBecause it’s so wrong to not have kids, right?
  8. An Easy Way to Trick Kids Into Eating More VegetablesThe key isn’t changing their minds — it’s playing to their appetites.
  9. Here’s a Case for Letting Your Kid Play With MatchesSome educators say letting them interact with fire from a young age will teach them how to handle it responsibly.
  10. Little Kids Are Way Better at Noticing the World Around ThemThey see things differently than adults.
  11. This Study on Altruistic Toddlers Will Make You Feel Better About the WorldNot everything is terrible.
  12. Little Kids Absorb the Personalities of Their FriendsSome traits are contagious.
  13. Why 6 Is the Most Important Age to Remind Your Daughter She’s SmartAt 6, girls’ self-perception seems to shift.
  14. A New Study Explains How to Raise an Honest KidThere’s a sneaky way to incentivize them to tell the truth.
  15. Giving Babies Peanut Butter Could Actually Prevent Peanut AllergiesEating peanut butter and other products when you’re young could be beneficial.
  16. A New Study Explains the Right Way (and the Wrong Way) to Praise Your KidAnd how the appropriate level of enthusiasm can influence their grades and mental health.
  17. What Makes Kids Stop Believing in Santa?It’s more complicated than just growing up.
  18. The FDA Warns That Anesthesia Can Harm the Brains of Children Under 3The warning extends to pregnant women in their third trimester.
  19. tisci loves the kids
    It’s About to Get a Lot Easier to Dress Your Child Like North WestGivenchy is entering the kids’ market.
  20. lego
    Lego Is the Perfect ToyEven if no one can really agree on what kind of toy it is anymore.
  21. gift guide 2016
    34 Charming Gifts for KidsThe year’s must-have toys, dressy sneakers, cuddly creatures, and more.
  22. politics
    90 Percent of Teachers Say Trump’s Win Has Had a Negative Effect in ClassroomsVerbal harassment and use of slurs are on the rise in classrooms.
  23. How Little Kids Figure Out Who’s in ChargeA new study on how we learn about power dynamics.
  24. Watch Trey Parker Guide His Daughter Betty Through a ‘South Park’ […]Now that we have a president who is fond of using the word “pussy,” it seems only fair that our children should be able to use the word too, […]
  25. Kids With Autism Are Taking Trump’s Rhetoric LiterallyAutism experts explain how the election has taken a toll on the young people they work with.
  26. gallery
    These Letters to Donald Trump From First-Grade Students Are Devastating“Dear Mr. Trump, please be honest and kind.”
  27. A Lesson for Kids From the Election: Adults Aren’t PerfectEveryone learns it eventually, but for many, 2016 has sped up the process.
  28. developmental psychology
    What Your Election Freakout Looks Like From a Kid’s Point of ViewAnd how to talk to them about what you’re feeling.
  29. Here’s One More Reason Why You Shouldn’t Let Kids Win All the TimeIt stunts their decision-making skills.
  30. reading
    Amazon’s New Strategy for Getting Kids to Read Is So DepressingShouldn’t kids be reading books?
  31. Yes, There’s a Right Way to Discipline Your KidsFifty years of research agrees on one thing.
  32. The Kids Most Affected by Parenting Share a Personality Trait“The very quality that appears to be a frailty in children may also be their strength.”
  33. the science of dreams
    Little Kids Use Their Dreams to Figure Out Real Life“Some of the dreams we have in childhood become lifelong touchstones of emotion.”
  34. design hunting
    These Minimalist Pod Bedrooms Maximize Form, Function, and FunBuilt for kids, inspired by sci-fi-movie sets and NASA concept drawings of the 1970s.
  35. Kids Are Judgmental, Morally Pure Little JerksIf the right choice is anything other than easy, you don’t get points for making it.
  36. An Idea: Let’s Get Rid of Middle SchoolA big new study suggests kids would be better off in K–8 schools.
  37. How Little Kids Decide What ‘Normal’ MeansToddlers are “promiscuous normativists.”
  38. Why Doctors Should Treat Kid Patients Like Decision-making PartnersWhy it’s important to involve kids in their health care, even when physicians and parents have the final say.
  39. The Right Way to Swear in Front of Your KidsContext, context, context.
  40. Maybe Stop Asking Kids to Recap Their School DayBeing a high-school student is already exhausting.
  41. best bets
    Roll-Top Backpacks, Unexpected Dorm Décor, and More Back-to-School EssentialsWhat’s new in New York stores.
  42. How Scary Stories Help Kids Learn to Handle Fear in Real LifeEven at a young age, horror has its benefits.
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    Savage 2-Year-Old Solves the Trolley ProblemThat’s one way to do it.
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    Nothing to See Here But a Kid Getting Trapped Between Two CowsMoooooove.
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    Despite Having Just One Friend, Kevin Is Pumped About 4th GradeThis kid is going places. Namely, the fourth grade. And then the fifth grade. And then college.
  46. The Sugar High Is Actually Just a Parenting MythIf kids seem hyper after eating sugary snacks, it’s just because adults are primed to see them that way.
  47. Like Tiny Godfathers, Toddlers Keep Track of Who Owes Them Favors“Someday, and that day may never come, I’ll call upon you to do a service for me.”
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    Don’t Let Sheryl Sandberg Babysit Your KidsThe Facebook COO was fired from two different child-care jobs back in the day.
  49. This Hysterical Kid Laughs Like an Adorable Evil GeniusSo innocent. So sweet.
  50. You Can Bribe Your Kid to Love BooksIf you do it right.
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