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October 3, 2018
Washing your hands well requires wetting them with warm, running water, applying liquid soap or clean bar soap and rubbing them vigorously together for at least 15 to 20 seconds. Forum News Service File photo by Jackie Lorentz.
Pediatrician-approved tips for keeping germs at bay this winter
October 3, 2018 - 7:19pm
September 10, 2018
Illustration of ADHD in a thought bubble. Photo from Flickr.com / www.amenclinics.com.  www.amenclinics.com/creative-commons-images/
ADHD numbers are rising, and scientists are trying to understand why
September 10, 2018 - 10:02pm
August 27, 2018
How to send your child to school with a tasty lunch without turning your routine upside down.  Photo by Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post. Food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post.
How to send your child to school with a tasty lunch without turning your routine upside down
August 27, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 22, 2018
Commentary: Parents, prepare your empty-nest bucket lists
August 22, 2018 - 7:45pm
August 18, 2018
Typical kid behavior or a mental-health problem? It can be hard to decide.
August 18, 2018 - 7:30am
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
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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
June 25, 2018
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Home alone, but at what age? Minnesota largely leaves it up to parents
June 25, 2018 - 5:14pm
June 24, 2018
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Kids need their parents . . . it just makes sense
June 24, 2018 - 7:57am
June 22, 2018
Renesmae Jones takes part in the Young Eagles Drum Group on Friday during the Welcome Babies Ceremony at the Leech Lake Veterans Powwow Grounds. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
'A really sacred gift': Leech Lake holds first-ever baby-welcoming ceremony
June 22, 2018 - 6:17pm
June 8, 2018
Flu killed 172 children this season, the highest death toll in nearly a decade
June 8, 2018 - 10:49am
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