Parents Daily News Roundup
Study: Kids exposed to secondhand smoke miss more school
Children who live with smokers miss more school due to illness than those who live in households with non-smokers, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.
Spotting autism’s unique shape in the brain
Doctors currently diagnose autism in children by observing behavior. But researchers at Standford University believe they have developed a way to use brains scans that may help identify autism in children in the future.
Family violence linked to child obesity
Children whose mothers said they were chronically abused by their partners were more likely to be obese by age 5 than similar children whose mothers did not report such steady family violence, Boston researchers report.
The case for the 4-day workweek
Is a 4 day work week better or worse for families? Would working 10 hours, 4 days a week be better for you? Here are both sides of the debate…