<![CDATA[Family News & Events | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:12:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:12:04 CST Family 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Why kids today are out of shape, disrespectful – and in charge http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article56473378.html#storylink=rss New book urges parents to reorder life for the sake of kids

Author, physician, psychologist warns of a ‘collapse of parenting’

Says families are facing a crisis of authority

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Is it time to ease the pressure on teen overachievers for college admissions? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article57492698.html#storylink=rss Harvard report proposes less emphasis on test scores and AP courses, more on “passion” and “caring”

Goals include reducing stress on students and diversifying the student body

That sounds good, area students say, but they’re skeptical

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Tasha Fabela-Jonas: Saying goodbye to Sable, our beloved puppy of 16 years, was difficult for many reasons http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article57257653.html#storylink=rss We adopted Sable from a shelter

After she showed signs of arthritis, we built a ramp for her and carried her up and down stairs

She was diagnosed earlier this month with vestibular disease

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American OB-GYNs are told to support moms whether they breastfeed their babies or not http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article57343028.html#storylink=rss The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has updated its philosophy on breastfeeding

The new statement emphasizes that the conversation must be free from coercion, pressure or undue influence

The group still recommends breastfeeding for at least six months

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Midwives find their jobs to be a labor of love http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ink/life-in-kc/article55489215.html#storylink=rss The surge in the number of midwives who are lead care providers at birth may be thanks to millennial moms

These expectant mothers  turn to Internet for information about all things — including birthing options

The most popular request is for less intervention

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