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May 30, 2015 NPR's Scott Simon thinks most students stop listening to adults — including their commencement speakers — by age 11. So for this graduation season, he gives life advice to fifth graders.
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One-year-old Emily offers her dad, The Sporkful's Dan Pashman, a bite of watermelon (before dropping it on the floor).
May 10, 2015 Dan Pashman of WNYC's The Sporkful podcast weighs in on the benefits of eating kids' leftovers. "Graham crackers are better after they've been gummed by my younger daughter," he says.
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April 12, 2015 If you want your young children active and independent outdoors, anthropologist Barbara J. King says free-range parenting may be right for you.
Dale Conour with his son Quinn, 2. Conour's two children from a previous marriage were already young men when Quinn was born.
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September 8, 2014 More men are having kids later in life — and some are having babies, for the second time, in middle age. That means they're changing diapers while their peers are sending their own kids to college.
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"I don't watch the news because I'm a kid," Noah Ritter, 5, said in an interview at the Wayne County Fair in Pennsylvania. He went on to show that he belongs on TV.
August 5, 2014 Noah Ritter's interview at the Wayne County Fair in Pennsylvania is a wonder of stream-of-consciousness, heavily sprinkled with one word: "apparently."
Fifth-graders from the Bradwell School of Excellence in Chicago's South Shore area wrote an op-ed piece for The Chicago Tribune this week, explaining how they see their neighborhood.
August 2, 2014 Tired of bad publicity, fifth-graders write an op-ed for The Chicago Tribune that includes this line: "This isn't Chi-raq. This is home. This is us."
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Sierra Lewter grabs a coveted candy after trick-or-treating on Halloween.
November 1, 2011 The decibel level in a room filled with children trading candy rivals that of Wall Street. When the trading peaks, cross-room deals have Milk Duds flying overhead while a Jolly Rancher comes the other way.
The real magic at the Magic Kingdom happens after dark.
October 16, 2011 Some of the hottest times to visit Disney World come when the rest of the country is freezing cold. Christmas and New Year's are both wildly popular. So is Thanksgiving. And President's Day. If you plan to go, plan ahead. Here are 10 tips to help.
October 21, 2008 Two Views of the Presidential Election
September 4, 2007 This study on the growing diagnoses of bipolar disorder in kids was startling. Doctors treated 40 times as many children in 2003
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