Childhood

4.17.19

Hong Kong Will Always Have My Heart

But I despise the way it's changing.

1.29.19

Millennials Tell Us the One Thing They’d Bring Back from Childhood

Tamagotchis. Snap bracelets. All of my hopes and dreams for the future?

9.17.18
7.30.18

The Triangulation Theory May Explain Why Some Childhoods Are So Stressful

“Adults who experienced triangles in early family relationships can lack a clear sense of their own wants and needs.”

5.16.18

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.

5.11.18

How I Stayed Out of a Gang When My Dad Was Arrested

Selling drugs seemed like such an easy way to help your family with money. But I was small for my age and feared getting "jumped" as part of gang initiations.

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4.18.18

Meeting the Fugitive Kids of International Drug Smugglers

The writer—who was forced to move around the world as a child because of her weed-smuggling father—speaks to others who have lived similar lives.

1.31.18

Kids Who Face Their Fears Develop More Confidence

Many parents struggle with how to help their children manage anxiety.

1.11.18

Gifted Kids Need Just as Much Attention as Special Needs Kids

“The perception is that if a child is excelling they can be left alone."

12.8.17

Stressed Out Kids Are More Likely to Become Bad Decision Makers

Childhood stress affects you long after you've moved out of the house.

10.31.17

People Tell Us Their Hometown's Creepiest Urban Legends

Be careful, though. Apparently a kid died from reading these while eating Pop Rocks.

10.24.17

Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life

But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.

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