INDIANAPOLIS | The carefree childhood always has been more aspirational than actual for many, and a new analysis finds girls growing up in Indiana often have a harder time than girls living elsewhere.
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It's often said that parents should be more involved in their children's education. I agree. But at the college level?
Learning to use the potty is a big deal for little kids - and their parents. While it's definitely a time-consuming process with many ups and downs, it's also a process that can be easier for everyone with a few simple strategies.
Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.
Not all the testers for Good Housekeeping's annual Best Toys list wear lab coats. Some are barely out of diapers.
The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children.
A new study of the American family's "passion points" from Just Kids, Inc. reveals that most families (45 percent) agree schools and education are their top priority.
Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia outmuscled little green army men for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame. "Star Wars" action figures join centuries-old dominoes in the class of 2012, which was announced by the Rochester hall Thursday.
Before lawmakers throw money at the thorny issue of early-childhood education they should consider an experiment in Richmond aimed at getting parents to read to their children daily.
HOBART | Four-year-old Riley Mikula is off to an early start at gathering toys he'll give away at Christmas.
Summer is right around the corner, so it seems, and thousands or millions of school-age children will enter into one of most influential and perhaps most dangerous periods of their lives — summer vacation.
HOBART TOWNSHIP | The River Forest Community School Corp. will hold kindergarten registration from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 19 through March 23 at all three elementary schools.
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A child enjoys a chocolate fountain in Southern England.
HOBART | School-age children, kindergarten through grade six, are invited to draw pictures at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Hobart branch of the Lake County Public Library, 100 N. Main St.
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