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Typical kid behavior or a mental-health problem? It can be hard to decide.
1 hour 34 min ago
August 9, 2018
Children were brought to New Mexico compound for weapons training, officials said
August 9, 2018 - 11:24am
'Daddy, I'm sorry': Children begged as father cut their throats, leaving note on bodies for wife, police say
August 9, 2018 - 7:07am
August 2, 2018
Jeff Dysinger and his daughter, Hannah, pose for a portrait in their Kentucky home.  Photo for The Washington Post by Brandon Dill
School shootings: Should parents be charged for failing to lock up guns used by their kids?
August 2, 2018 - 5:07am
July 30, 2018
A young girl plays with a Mattel Barbie doll in Tiskilwa, Ill., on July 1, 2015.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Barbie is on a roll: The good news from Mattel's dismal quarter
July 30, 2018 - 9:30am
July 17, 2018
Photo courtesy of Max Pixel.
Her 3-year-old was locked in a washing machine filling with water. Now she's warning parents.
July 17, 2018 - 6:50am
July 12, 2018
A packet given to immigrant family members after they were released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the bus station in Phoenix, Ariz., July 10, 2018. The government was scrambling Tuesday to carry out the first court-ordered reunifications of young migrant children with their families, but thousands remain in custody. (Victor J. Blue/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump administration reunites just over half of young separated children, says the rest are ineligible
July 12, 2018 - 9:26am
July 2, 2018
Fargo Public Library eliminates overdue fines on children's materials
July 2, 2018 - 9:38am
June 26, 2018
While there is no minimum age laws for when children can stay home alone in Minnesota, parents should use common sense when determining if their child is ready to be left alone for any period of time. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Home alone, but at what age? Minnesota largely leaves it up to parents
June 26, 2018 - 8:15am
June 16, 2018
Marlys Baker, child protection services administrator at the North Dakota Department of Human Services, says parents need to discuss what children can and cannot use while they are home alone. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious.
June 16, 2018 - 10:00am
June 8, 2018
Flu killed 172 children this season, the highest death toll in nearly a decade
June 8, 2018 - 10:49am
June 3, 2018
Kai Roppe, left, and his brother Keaton, get ready to knock knuckles Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the NICU reunion at Essentia Health in Fargo. The twins, who will be 2 years old in a couple of weeks, had spent months in the neonatal intensive care unit, said their mother, Natalie Roppe, right. Kai is held by his grandmother, Jody Wibe. (Helmut Schmidt / The Forum)
A celebration of life: Essentia NICU reunion gives families, staff time to enjoy ‘their miracles’
June 3, 2018 - 7:27pm
May 15, 2018
‘No broken bones … no major scars’: Parents deny torturing 10 children found living in filth
May 15, 2018 - 1:53pm
May 11, 2018
Christine Duckwitz holds her daughter Isabelle inside her room at the Decatur Correctional Center in Decatur, Ill., on April 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: photo for The Washington Post by Whitney Curtis.
Prisons are allowing mothers to raise their babies behind bars. But is the radical experiment in parenting and punishment a good idea?
May 11, 2018 - 2:30pm
May 10, 2018
Second graders play on an iPad in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 27, 2017. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Why kids and teens may face far more anxiety these days
May 10, 2018 - 10:22pm
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