Recent Articles by Emily Hales
Bilingual parents: Talking to your child in your native language makes it easier for them to learn English
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:30 pm MDT
Studies have found that parents who aren't native speakers of the majority language in their community should still talk to their child in whatever language they know best.
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 9:19 pm MDT
The falling birth rate in the United States may not be an indication that people don't want to have children, rather, it's a sign that they don't believe they can.
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 10:10 am MDT
Very few states have laws in place covering online estate planning, or how digital assets are handled after a person dies, and privacy laws make it difficult to gain access to online information. A recently dra...
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:16 am MDT
In a study that examined how well employers in various states protected working fathers and mothers, most states didn't score very well. Few states have generous policies that allow moms and dads to take care o...
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 8:40 am MDT
Parents need to be careful with their children these days—not for the safety of the children, but for the well-being of the parent. More parents are facing arrests and court battles for leaving children a...
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 1:37 pm MDT
Physical touch has been shown to relieve stress and build emotional bonds, and organizations around the country are stepping up to fulfill that need. Cuddle parties aren't new, but they continue to gain popular...
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 2:38 pm MDT
For some American children, the struggles of adolescence are more serious than high school drama and hormones. Depression poses a serious health risk for a growing number of teens and should be treated like an ...
A mother is asked to leave a New York store for breastfeeding in public. She comes back the next day with 15 nursing moms.
Published: Sunday, July 13, 2014 7:26 pm MDT
Proponents of public breastfeeding are taking action to protect their rights to feed their children, protesting against businesses that ask women to cover up or leave.
Published: Sunday, July 13, 2014 7:24 pm MDT
Although research says women are more successful economically and socially when they put off marriage, a small group of millennial women is bucking the trend with the idea that marriage is just as important as ...
Published: Friday, July 11, 2014 4:02 pm MDT
Teenagers and young adults are coming of age in a time of economic insecurity and social unrest, creating a feeling of resentment toward the government that could have negative consequences for the future of bo...