Tag Archives: Children

Cartoons: Kids Say the Darndest Things

Our cartoonists know what Art Linkletter knew years ago: out of the mouths of babes… comes trouble. You’ll enjoy these fabulous cartoons, featuring the humorous utterings, mutterings and sputterings of children, from the pages of our magazine. ... More

Classic Covers: Children of Invention

Our cover artists, quite inventive in their own right, have been chronicling America’s quirky new devices for decades. It’s kids, however, who take to the “new” at lightning speed. And kids are inventive, too. But kids in inventor mode, our artists suggest, can sometimes be unsettling. ... More

Barbie Celebrates 50 Years

For a woman of a “certain age,” Barbie looks pretty good—well preserved, in fact. Would you believe that the lithe lady remains as popular as ever, raking in a whopping $3.6 billion annually in retail sales? A fixture in toy cupboards around the world, Barbie is an enduring icon introduced to the world in 1959 […] ... More
Food For Thought

Food For Thought

Parents looking for reasons to shape up personal eating habits need look no further than their own children. New research from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research confirms that good dietary habits start at home. “If parents are eating poorly,” says center research scientist and coauthor of the policy brief, Susan H. Babey, “chances […] ... More
The Important Role of Recess

The Important Role of Recess

Sometimes scientific research only confirms what common sense tells us is true. This is one of those times. Data from the following studies, however, will hopefully help restore some physical activity (and fun) to the school day. Taking a daily break in the school day of at least 15 minutes may promote overall health, academic, […] ... More