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Feb 4 2013

News Roundup: Sick Kids & America’s Baby Bust

By at 4:21 pm

All the parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week.pill bottles and thermometer

- When 3-year-old Shepherd Strauss got sick, his parents turned to doctors and drugs. But they couldn’t anticipate that what would help him feel better didn’t come with a prescription. (NYT)

- Forget overpopulation–why the drop in fertility rates among Americans might be our biggest problem yet. (WSJ)

- Kveller’s own Jordana Horn writes in the Forward about the ever popular decision: where to send your Jewish kids to summer camp. (Forward)

- Half of adult children think their parents made no money mistakes. On the other hand, parents are quick to list the financial miscues of their adult children, including credit card debt and not enough savings. (Time)

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