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Majority of parents support teen’s involvement with demonstrations; Black parents more likely to discuss racism and police brutality in-depth with teens, new national poll suggests.
National Poll finds COVID-19 may not influence parents’ beliefs about the flu vaccine, with just 1/3 believing it’s more important for children to get vaccinated in 2020.
Blame, shame and disagreements between parents and grandparents over parenting choices like discipline, meals and TV time can strain relationships.
National Poll: 1 in 10 parents say they don’t make sure to use a minimum SPF for children while some don’t reapply sunscreen often enough to keep it effective.
Just 1 in 3 parents use a bug repellent on their child that contains DEET, which is most effective in repelling mosquitoes, new national poll finds.
2 in 3 parents worry that their tween might be targeted by ads with inappropriate content, 3 in 4 concerned that apps could make kids overly focused on weight.
Despite expert recommendations to talk about good and bad touch during preschool years, just 3 in 5 parents agree that this is the right age to start
Nearly a quarter of parents in national poll aren't confident in the safety of their home tap water; income disparities linked to perceptions of safe drinking water
Many parents mistaken about their child's video game behavior; families report different gaming patterns for teen boys than girls
Pet pros and cons: Parents’ top reasons for having a family pet are companionship and teaching children responsibility. Top pet turn off: too much hassle.