Jeffrey Moore

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Are you really here, or are you skimming?

It’s been exactly one year since I wrote Distracted Living. In that piece, I described a night when I left my daughter alone in the tub while I went to start the shower for her brother. I stopped to look at an e-mail. It was just two minutes, but it could have been a lifetime. She had fallen asleep …

With kids off at school, how I answer “So what do you do all day?”

On the first day of school, I drove my three boys to their Montessori school and stepped out into the foggy morning air. They lined up along the fence while we took the obligatory first day photos. I walked them to their classrooms, kissed them goodbye, and returned to the car. There were no tears, …

Baptists, Just Without the Baptisms

A task force of Southern Baptist ministers reports its finding on the sect's declining rate of dunkings, saying, "We have a spiritual problem."<p>For several years, membership in Southern Baptist churches has been in decline. The American denomination hit its peak in 2005 with 16.6 million members, …

How kids’ screen-time guidelines came about — and how to enforce them

As most parents know by now, the experts say we should limit our kids’ screen time or risk raising socially stunted couch potatoes. Last fall, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released updated guidelines for children and adolescents using media, recommending no more than two hours per day …

How to ensure your child will have healthy relationships

The story of L.Y. Marlow is one of heartbreak and hope. She comes from a family of four generations of women who “suffered and survived 60 years of domestic violence.” When she realized almost seven years ago that her daughter, a mother to a 6-month-old, was being abused by the baby’s father, …

Bullying Doubles Suicide Risk, Report Finds

Children who are bullied in school may be more than twice as likely to commit or attempt suicide than kids who do not experience bullying, according to a new study conducted in the Netherlands. Cyber-bullying, in which bullying words and threats are communicated via social media and other …

The Human Rights That Dictators Love

Watch out. Kobe Bryant may be violating your human rights.<p>Farida Shaheed, the U.N. special rapporteur on cultural rights, recently announced that …

Shedding baby weight: Let’s be real

The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth in late July, then sent the media into a frenzy at an October charity event, where it looked like her (very slender) figure had snapped right back into place. Kim Kardashian also made headlines last year when she dropped 50 pounds of baby weight in just six …

Despite warnings, about 24,000 kids are hurt annually in shopping cart accidents

<i>Study Hall presents recent studies as described by researchers and their institutions. This report is from</i><p>Nationwide Children’s Hospitalin Columbus, Ohio.<p>Although a voluntary shopping cart safety standard was implemented in the United States in 2004, the number and rate of concussions and closed …

How to set a table to teach your kids good eating habits

When I was a child, the call of "time to set the table", had a twin impact on me: the feeling of injustice at being made to stop playing, countered by the sweet anticipation of dinner. I always struggled to get the knife and fork the right way round – and still do for some reason. But the table was …

Why baby talk is good for your baby

One-on-one baby talk with an infant gives a toddler a bigger vocabulary<p><i>Study Hall presents recent studies as described by researchers and their institutions. This report is from the</i><p>University of Washington.<p>The more parents exaggerate vowels and raise the pitch of their voices when talking to …

Baby and Children Sleep Chart

How much sleep does your baby need? When will your child sleep through the night? How many naps are normal now? Check out our age-by-age sleep guide.<p>Here's a ballpark estimate for how much your baby or child should be sleeping, but remember that all kids are different, and some may need a little …

Parenting

Cost of Childbirth Varies Widely, Without Apparent Explanation

The cost of having a baby ranges from $3,000 to $37,000 in the state of California, a new study published in the journal BMJ Open has found, with no apparent logical explanation for the wild range or the high costs. The study highlights some of the issues with soaring health care costs in the U.S. …