Posts Tagged Kids

Math museum adds up for kids

Squealing schoolchildren ride a square-wheeled tricycle and a “Coaster Roller” that glides over plastic acorns. Downstairs, they fit monkey magnets together at the “Tessellation Station.” This is how math is presented at New York City’s new National Museum of Mathematics, the only museum of its kind in the United States and a place where math […]

Can parents share child-raising responsibilities equally?

The new parenting ideal looks a lot like Katherine and Roger Kranenburg. Professionals who have achieved enough career success to earn both good money and work flexibility, they are raising two children, 5 and 3, who are healthy, energetic and even ask for extra grilled zucchini with their lunch. In their roomy Washington house, with […]

Colorado shootings: Parents need to talk to their kids about it

We can imagine our kids in that theater, no? “The Dark Knight Rises” was a giddily anticipated PG-13 spectacle. By definition, the opening night in Aurora, Colo., was filled with typical American teens. Most of our older kids can also probably imagine themselves inside what became a death trap. That’s why talking to children about […]

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