Archive: Year: 2016

When Parents Divorce, the Children Get the House

November 14, 2016

A common Sunday night ritual for children whose parents are divorced is packing up the schoolbooks and soccer cleats for the weekly trek to mom or dad’s house. In a flip, some divorced couples are trying an approach they call nesting: Mom and [...]

Kids Facing Deportation Can’t Sue to Get Lawyers, Court Says

November 07, 2016

Undocumented immigrant children can’t sue the U.S. government to have lawyers represent them in deportation hearings, an appeals court ruled. Tuesday’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco reversed a judge’s decision last [...]

Divorced, deceased parents linked to kids’ smoking and drinking

November 07, 2016

We know that parents have a profound influence on their child’s life, and increasingly, scientific research is connecting the dots between attention or neglect and behavior. Children who experience the loss of a father or mother early in life [...]