Parents Daily News Roundup
Lack of Soap Means Illness, Death for Millions of Children
An estimated 1.5 million children die every year because their immune systems are not mature enough to battle diarrheal and respiratory diseases spread in contaminated environments.
High IQ Linked to Drug Use
A new British study finds children with high IQs are more likely to use drugs as adults than people who score low on IQ tests as children.
Educating Teens, Parents May Reverse Lack of Vaccinations
Many teenagers don’t receive the vaccines they need, but educating physicians and parents could help reverse the trend, a new study suggests.
LAUSD Menu: Parents Love it, but Students?
Move over pizza and mac and cheese. Welcome chili lime chicken wings and Greek salad. These items are part of the new menu at the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Lawsuit: LaBelle Threw Water at Tot in NYC Lobby
R&B diva Patti LaBelle hurled curses — and half a bottle of water — at a woman and her 18-month-old daughter after a dust-up over parenting in an apartment building lobby, according to a lawsuit filed Monday and the family’s lawyer.
Vigilance is Powerful for the Parents of Teenagers
When young people are taking risks and testing boundaries, tough love is just a start.