A harrowing deep dive into the world of “kidfluencers.”
“I can suction while gathering my spirits, while holding out for my son’s right to exist, to be present, to take up space, to interrupt ‘usual’ life.”
“To Hensel, one of the big things about marking 10 years, is making it 10 years.”
Repeated abuse, prolonged lockdowns, overlooked complaints, and a surge in suicide attempts at a juvenile detention center.
In this hard but necessary read, Roberto José Andrade Franco writes about one Uvalde family’s loss, and a small-town Texas community on the edge of the Nueces Strip that has changed forever. Franco beautifully honors the life of 10-year-old Tess Mata, a softball player and student murdered in the Robb Elementary School shooting, and traces […]
Some of us got to stay with our moms or dads. Others did not.
Traffic gardens are miniature street systems through which children — and adults — can learn about road safety. Ilana Bean explores these small-scale utopias through the lens of her mother’s work in traffic safety and road design, and also writes about our relationships to transportation and our urban environment. For the most part, we don’t […]
“Schools are at the epicenter of local and state COVID-19 protocols, using families—and children—as political bargaining chips.”
“Years after agreeing to take part in research, families of children with congenital Zika syndrome are feeling abandoned.”
“A behind-the-scenes look at a year-long investigation into Mississippi’s laws that automatically put some kids as young as 13 into adult prisons and jails.”