Harini Logan claimed the top spot last night, making her the seventh Texan spelling bee champ in the last ten years. T-E-X-A-S!
A Fundamentalist East Texas Church Bought a Sawmill. Injuries and Child Labor Violations Began to Pile Up.
Almost 25 percent of severe injuries at mills in the state since 2017 have occurred at a single facility, owned by members of the Church of Wells.
A highly unusual summer outbreak of RSV and an increase in COVID-19 cases among kids have overrun hospitals.
Orion Jean has also donated 100,984 meals and 619 toys, making the rest of us look lazy.
A Houston poet laureate believes that outrage by any other name is hope, and protest is its ultimate demonstration.
Pamper little ones and furry friends with these adorable toys and accessories.
The Dallas entrepreneur turned to a favorite children’s book for inspiration.
In ‘Kid Food,’ writer Bettina Elias Siegel discusses the challenges of ensuring that today’s children are eating nutritious diets.
The fight to keep thousands of Medicaid-dependent kids from losing treatment.
Time-out is an age-old punishment. But do the controversial “calm rooms” and “focus rooms” employed in Plano and New Braunfels go too far?
A new gun range in Lewisville will include specially-made facilities for hosting children's birthday parties.
A grand jury will decide whether to pursue criminal charges against the Shiner dad, but the public seems to favor his use of deadly force.
Several temporary shelters have cropped up around Texas to house a recent unexplained influx of unaccompanied minors crossing into the United States.
Hey, captains of industry: If Dr. Evil can have a Mini Me, why can’t the rest of us?
Texans love to say that everything’s bigger here, but when it comes to the waistlines in one in four of our largest cities, that’s nothing to brag about.
Growing up in Wichita Falls, I was a skinny kid with buckteeth and a girl's name, so I got into my share of fights. To improve my odd's of winning-and turn my anger and fear into bravery and skill-I learned to box.
How many people died in the New London school explosion of 1937?
There’s always at least one man in my life: my eight-year-old son, Henry. Sometimes, however, there are two, and that’s when things get complicated.
A Dallas company’s virtual child care.
Thanks to his penchant for classic literature, Wishbone is the new top dog in kids’ entertainment.
If you can’t get enough of creepy character actor Christopher Walken, boot up The Darkening, one of this year’s CD-ROM releases from Austin’s Origin Systems. Walken, like John Hurt and Amanda Pays, plays one of the fifty characters who meet up with the game’s hero, an amnesiac who roams the
A hunger for feeding children.
Kids shouldn’t be allowed to ride in the back of pickups. Soon—thanks to Lubbock’s Karen Slay-they won’t.
“Just how hard can it be to build a playground?” I asked. The answer: Harder than anything I’ve ever tried before.
A Christmas story for all you kids out there.
By turning two tiny dots into two huge hippos, James Marshall made an indelible mark on children’s literature, and little people laughed happily ever after.
They used to be virtuous and wooden and they were good. Now they’re commercial and plastic and they’re great.
Some kids may fail at school and it’s not their fault.
Bringing back the Ghost of Christmas Past.
Securing the Perfect Babysitter isn't always possible, but there are some alternatives.
Mothers and fathers in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston can explore an exciting concept with their children: the city as playground.
The toys your children play with might make them one of the 19,000 dead or 40,000 crippled by playthings this year.
Our well meaning volunteer other meets up with some hard-nosed realists in the public schools.