Stories tagged: children
Fri., June 24, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
A Louisiana mother arrested for whipping her three boys after she found out they had burglarized a neighbor’s house has found herself in the national spotlight and is being held …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Michael Jackson’s activities at Neverland Ranch are back in the news this week amid the disclosure of documents suggesting the King of Pop kept a stash of pornography there.
Sun., June 19, 2016
The way we used to portray men and women relating to one another feels so, well, unrelatable to my kids. (And to me now, thank goodness.)
Thu., May 19, 2016, 4 p.m.
Experienced teachers in Idaho looking for a bonus will have to show their work just like their students under a new plan recently adopted by the Idaho State Board of …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Former British Prime Minster Gordon Brown on Monday announced the creation of the United Nations’ first humanitarian fund for the education of refugee children.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
With four sons, I’ve lost count of the number of Chuck E. Cheese, Wonderland, Laser Quest and bowling birthday parties we’ve hosted. For years I insisted on home birthday bashes, …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Seven children who were taken to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year have been placed in the temporary custody of Kansas …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
MELVILLE, N.Y. – More than one-third of children and teenagers with autism wandered away from safe environments within the past 12 months, according to a Long Island doctor who can’t …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Authorities say they’ve rescued eight unsupervised children from a San Antonio home where a 2-year-old boy was chained to the ground in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl was tied …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
The state has forced a Louisville day care to shut down days after a toddler forgotten in a hot SUV by a staff member died.
Wed., April 20, 2016
Millwood Farmers Market announced winners of annual children’s poster contest
Wed., April 13, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
A break-in at a children’s bookstore led Seattle police to an illegal marijuana growing operation in a commercial space next door.
Wed., March 23, 2016
The little years are cute, yes, and they’re a slideshow of tiny miracles as you re-see the world through their eyes. And some parents are geniuses at handling these stages. …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 1:21 p.m.
Who cares for your child when you can’t is an intensely personal decision. Parents want options that respect their values and fit their family culture. In the last 10 years, …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
More than 80 percent of Syria’s children have been harmed by the country’s conflict, including growing numbers of those who were forced to work, join armed groups or marry young …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
A Roseburg, Oregon, pizza shop is making it a little harder to access a game machine’s prizes after a 6-year-old girl climbed up the chute to get a stuffed animal.
Fri., March 4, 2016
Mrs. Amoretta Kelly appeared before the city council to complain about the “noise made by children operating their coaster wagons on the paving after school.”
Thu., March 3, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
A second daycare teacher has been convicted of child cruelty and other counts for abusive behavior toward a classroom of 2-year-olds that a prosecutor described as a “baby fight club.”
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016
In a first-ever look at mental health among transgender children, Kristina Olson, a UW assistant professor of psychology, found that such kids with family support had normal levels of depression …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wants to create a new state agency to deliver services to vulnerable children and families.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
A Washington Senate committee has unanimously passed a bill to study how students perform at schools that begin later in the morning.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Your smartphone or tablet is most likely pretty secure – not perfect, maybe, but generally unlikely to be hacked or to store, say, your email where other people could read …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
The number of U.S. children victimized by abuse and neglect increased by nearly 3 percent in the latest annual reporting period, according to new federal data.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
The state budget director said Thursday lawmakers will not finish the work required to fix the way Washington pays for public schools during this legislative session, because they require deadline …
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 4:59 p.m.
A newly released report finds that while children’s toys are generally safer, many still present a significant risk, such as higher-than-legal levels of toxic chemicals.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
A Priest Lake man who beat the Environmental Protection Agency in a wetlands dispute decided by the nation’s highest court will spend more than a year in prison for a …
Sat., June 27, 2015
Volunteer artists of all ages and abilities have been getting on their knees at the Spokane Tribal Gathering Place to paint as part of the “900 Horses” community art project …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2014
Five years ago, a federal effort to enroll more children in the Children’s Health Insurance Program was launched. This is apparently a point of debate in America, whether covering children …
Tue., Dec. 31, 2013, 7:16 a.m.
SEATTLE — Washington state has won a performance bonus of $7.8 million from the federal government for signing thousands of kids up for health insurance.
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
If you have a voracious young book-lover in the family, you know that the appetite for new books is bottomless. Here are our 10 favorite books of 2013 for small …