Latest Child Trends Stories

2012-08-21 22:18:11

Young children in lower-income families who live in high-cost areas don't do as well academically as their counterparts in low-cost areas.

2011-10-28 07:00:00

Rigorous five-year study finds child-focused recruitment results in up to three-fold increase in adoption among youth in foster care. Washington, DC (PRWEB)

2010-09-30 15:07:04

A forthcoming issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family states that children today are less likely to be born into a “traditional” family structure, defined as two biological married parents.

2010-05-10 16:46:00

PHOENIX, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today three leaders in the youth service field announced their intent to integrate their products and services in order to empower communities to better serve their children, youth and families.

2009-10-27 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to the perception of most Americans, the majority of teen parents are from households that are not in poverty and that are not headed by single parents.

2009-05-30 08:05:00

National data shows a “dramatic” rise in the number US teenagers choosing to abstain from sex between 1992 and 2002, while the use of contraceptives among those who are sexually active has similarly shot up, according to a new report.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.