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Amnesty is the one demand campus protesters should drop

Think carefully first, but take it from a former protester: The point of civil disobedience is to get in trouble. Campus police face off with...

07.05.2024 20

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What Anne Lamott learned about love from becoming a grandparent

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08.04.2024 10

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Ken Burns on Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ and the Black history of country

Skaters at a listening party for Beyoncé's new album, "Cowboy Carter," at Discovery Green's outdoor roller-skating rink in Houston on March 29. (Mark...

03.04.2024 20

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Letter from the editor: The Post bombed this test, but readers saved the day

Dud captions take atoll, but here's the explosive truth: This test was in fact conducted by France on the Fangataufa Atoll on July 3, 1970. (Courtesy...

30.03.2024 10

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Reforming the child welfare system should mean starting with kids

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22.03.2024 20

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Two years ago, we had a baby formula crisis. Let’s hope lawmakers remember.

Enfamil baby formula is displayed on a store shelf in New York City on Feb. 10, 2017. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Listen 6 min ...

20.03.2024 9

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Why does being a parent have to involve so much paperwork?

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21.02.2024 9

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When foster care ends, 18-year-olds still need support

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08.02.2024 10

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Toby Keith was so much more than his controversies

06.02.2024 10

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In the child tax credit, pro-life and pro-choice groups find common ground

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01.02.2024 60

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Kids grow up fast. Laws to help kids, not so much.

A can of Toddler Nutritional Drink is shown on a shelf in a grocery store, on June 17, 2022, in Surfside, Fla. (Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo) ...

18.01.2024 10

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This was my 2-year-old’s first snow day. Will warming make it his last?

Kids enjoy a snow day in Takoma Park on Jan. 16. (Sarah Voisin/The Washington Post) Listen 5 min Share Comment on...

16.01.2024 10

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Forget unicorns. Move over, llamas. Axolotls are taking Christmas.

Opinion Forget unicorns. Move over, llamas. Axolotls are taking Christmas. By Alyssa Rosenberg Columnist | Add Follow ...

28.12.2023 10

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Readers share their favorite toys

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19.12.2023 10

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How to help kids in Gaza and Israel

A child looks out from the window of a car as Palestinians who had taken refuge in temporary shelters return to their homes in eastern Khan Younis in...

19.12.2023 4

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These 10 toys changed our lives. What’s the best toy you got or gave?

In Tom Paxton’s 1970 song “The Marvelous Toy,” a wee lad gets a gift from his father that’s mysterious and delightful. It goes “zip,”...

20.11.2023 5

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These AI toys want to play with your kids. Should you let them?

Snorble on display at the Toy Fair at the Javits Center in New York on Oct. 1. (Calla Kessler for The Washington Post) Listen 6 min ...

15.11.2023 10

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The most sustainable toys are the ones that are fun for decades

13.11.2023 8

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Grade inflation won’t catch kids up on lost learning. Good data will.

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08.11.2023 6

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The best middle and high school program no one knows about

Olivia Freeman at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific during a trip with National History Day's Sacrifice for Freedom program. (Courtesy of...

30.10.2023 10

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How to raise cancel-proof kids

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24.10.2023 2

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The horrors in Israel should be a wake-up call about kids and social media

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12.10.2023 6

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Parent-teacher conflict crosses party lines. Here’s how to manage it.

Parent-teacher tension is inevitable, though it often looks very different from the high-drama clashes over library books and curriculums that make...

10.10.2023 30

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It’s Banned Books Week. Here’s how to fight for libraries.

A "banned book bundle" on sale at Riverby Books in Fredericksburg, Va., on Aug. 22. (Julia Nikhinson for The Washington Post) Listen 4...

02.10.2023 8

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Child care is expensive and hard to find. What can be done?

Children participate in activities at the Head Start classroom in the Carl and Norma Miller’s Children’s Center in March in Frederick, Md. (Maansi...

27.09.2023 2

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No one should have to go broke caring for someone else’s kids

BriTanya Bays runs Our Loving Village, a licensed child-care business, from her home in Stamford, Tex. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post) ...

26.09.2023 30

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Liberals don’t like talking up marriage. Here’s how they can start.

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20.09.2023 2

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When the wheels on the school bus stop going ’round, kids suffer

A school bus arrives at George Mason Elementary School in Alexandria. (Craig Hudson for The Washington Post) Listen 5 min ...

11.09.2023 20

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