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26 adorable photos show what a fun dad Prince Harry will be

On Monday morning, Kensington Palace announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first child. The royal is known for his goofy antics, and is often photographed meeting children at public events. These are some of the best moments.
Pregnancy changes the human body a great deal.

31 surprising things you may not know about pregnancy

Pregnancy can cause strain on many parts of the body, leading to many physical and physiological changes. Here are some of the most surprising ways the body adjusts to carrying a baby.

Some children return to school in Indonesia quake city hoping to see friends

Ten days after the earthquake stuck Indonesia, schools are calling for students to return to collect information on student numbers. No classes are being held.
I (right) just don't see kids in my future.

I don’t plan on ever having kids — here’s why you won’t change my mind

I don't plan on ever having kids in my life. This is a decision that many other people don't understand but due to professional, personal, and other goals, I just don't see kids in my future. Here's why.
The author and his son, Ben.

I asked my 5-year-old what it means to be happy, and his answer was surprisingly profound

My young son equated happiness with comfort, describing the sensation of feeling happy using words like "warm" and "comfortable." According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, all human beings need to feel a basic degree of safety and a sense of belonging to achieve happiness.
Only half of children today earn more than their parents did.

Striking maps show how race keeps kids from climbing the economic ladder across the US

A robust mapping tool from the US Census Bureau and a Harvard-based policy group finds that many black Americans experience persistent barriers to economic mobility, regardless of whether they grew up poor, wealthy, or middle-income.
There are healthy lunch options for kids.

10 healthy swaps for your kid’s favorite lunch foods

It can be hard to know how to make an easy but healthy meal for your child's lunch. But with a few simple swaps, you can have a healthier lunch. Here are 10 easy and healthy swaps for your kid's lunchbox.
Karen Dolva, founder and CEO of No Isolation.

This female CEO is trying to defeat loneliness — and robots are part of her plan

Loneliness affects 20-40% of the entire population at some point. Everyone from a four-year-old child to an 80-year-old in a care home can feel lonely. Karen Dolva, from No Isolation, is trying to change that — and her plan involves robots.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is launching a $2 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon’s methods

The Bezos Day One Fund will focus on creating resources for the homeless as well as a full-scholarship preschool program.
Today's kids have way less free time than their parents.

5 ways kids spend time differently today than in the past

Today’s kids are busier than ever, their days packed with structured activities like school, sports, and tutoring. Kids a century ago had increased free time, spent more time outside, and slept longer than the kids of today’s digital era. Here are five ways modern kids spend their time differently.