Stories tagged: parents
Wed., May 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
Nicole Chung asked her adoptive mother an important question when she was a child: “Mama, am I real Korean?”
Thu., March 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
For two years, a group of world-class scientists pitched their idea for a hot new biotech company to investors: a start-up focused on a promising therapy for preeclampsia, a serious …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
The morning routine isn’t always smooth, but our 3-year-old is slowly learning to compromise and accept disappointment.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Consumer advocates warn “smart toys” pose privacy and security risks for kids. Security experts have shown smart toys can be easily hacked, and toymakers have taken heat for major data …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Some immigrants complain that they stumbled through their first asylum interviews when they were deeply distraught over losing their children. The interviews can have life-changing consequences because they are critical …
Sat., June 30, 2018
Utah passed what’s being called the first “free-range kids” law in the nation to clarify it isn’t a crime for parents to allow mature children do such things by themselves …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty …
Thu., May 24, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Lewiston police Detective Brian Birdsell said during a presentation at the Lewiston City Library on Wednesday night that the best defense against things like sexual extortion, revenge porn, blackmail, cyberbullying …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
In the months leading up to Mother’s Day, more large companies have been boosting parental leave benefits to hourly or part-time workers.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
Administrative and other offices will be open Monday at Central Michigan University, days after a 19-year-old student allegedly killed his parents in his campus dormitory.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
The parents of first lady Melania Trump have become legal permanent residents of the United States and are close to obtaining their citizenship, according to people familiar with their status, …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
The ongoing spotlight on sexual harassment and sexual assault has many parents wondering: Are there age-appropriate ways to talk to children about what they might hear or experience? What are …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family’s Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse that left their …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
The parents of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park said Thursday they’re not focused on potential motives for the killing or any suggestions …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
The mother of 13 malnourished children and young adults who were held in filthy conditions, some chained to furniture, was “perplexed” when deputies arrived at the family’s Southern California home, …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
A Nampa man has denied killing his parents and hiding their bodies at their southwestern Idaho home.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
A former Idaho police officer has been charged with two counts of first degree murder in connection to the death of his parents, law enforcement authorities said in court documents.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again?
Sun., May 14, 2017
The best-case scenario for this series is that teens and parents will look at it together and openly discuss its many implications.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
The children were going to die. Mohamed Bzeek knew that. But in his more than two decades as a foster father, he took them in anyway – the sickest of …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 2 p.m.
DALLAS – Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published Monday.
Sun., June 5, 2016
Social media shaming is rampant, but nothing new. It also happens with predictable frequency in comments after news articles about traffic accidents and other mishaps.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research …
Tue., June 16, 2015, 2:34 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating claims that a 19-year-old homeless man sexually abused a 5-year-old girl, whose parents retaliated by tying him up in their basement and holding him at knifepoint.
Sun., May 10, 2015
Mother’s Day, 2015. I was dreading this day ever since around 4 a.m. on April 7.
Sun., July 14, 2013
It’s summer in the Inland Northwest. Hot days but low humidity. The water temperature in many of the region’s 50-plus lakes is bathtub warm. Flowers bloom in our parks. Sunlight …
Mon., Jan. 17, 2011
A new memoir of bad-ass parenting, Chinese style, from a self-proclaimed tiger mother has unleashed a ferocious roar. Fallout was swift for Yale University law professor Amy Chua after she …
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010
More than 20 years ago, for reasons now unclear, I decided to have a baby. Derek and I had been married three years, and I guess it seemed natural to …
Mon., Aug. 23, 2010
In some circles, parenting can get as polarized as politics. Moms sometimes fall into camps: Breastfeeding vs. bottle. Cloth diapers vs. disposables. Crib vs. co-sleeping. Parents who vaccinate vs. those …
Sun., Dec. 20, 2009
If your folks have decided to stay in the family home, consider giving them a Christmas present that could ensure their safety while providing you some peace of mind. Give …