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Syria’s Children Suffering, Dying Three Years Into Conflict – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Three years of conflict are testing the resilience of Syrian children. More than 5.5 million Syrian youth have been deprived of schools, food, medical attention, or a safe community to grow up in, according to UNICEF, which released sobering statistics on Syria’s youngest victims days before the third anniversary of the crisis on March 15. “The children of Syria cannot afford another year of conflict,” states the UNICEF report,…

Syria’s Children Suffering, Dying Three Years Into Conflict – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Three years of conflict are testing the resilience of Syrian children. More than 5.5 million Syrian youth have been deprived of schools, food, medical attention, or a safe community to grow up in, according to UNICEF, which released sobering statistics on Syria’s youngest victims days before the third anniversary of the crisis on March 15. “The children of Syria cannot afford another year of conflict,” states the UNICEF report,…

The Syrian war’s horrific toll on children – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

An man carries an injured child following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on Feb. 17 in the Hanano district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. The death toll in nearly three years of conflict in Syria has risen to more than 140,000 people, including nearly 50,000 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said last week. (Zein Al-Rifai/AFP/Getty Images) The details couldn’t be more jarring. When…

Syria’s Children Suffering, Dying Three Years Into Conflict – NBCNews.com

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Three years of conflict are testing the resilience of Syrian children. More than 5.5 million Syrian youth have been deprived of schools, food, medical attention, or a safe community to grow up in, according to UNICEF, which released sobering statistics on Syria’s youngest victims days before the third anniversary of the crisis on March 15. “The children of Syria cannot afford another year of conflict,” states the UNICEF report,…

California woman who stabbed three children to death found dead in high … – New York Daily News

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

An American woman who stabbed her three young children to death after a bitter divorce battle in Scotland has reportedly been found dead in a high-security British hospital. Theresa Riggi, who pleaded guilty to stabbing her 8-year-old twin boys and 5-year-old daughter in 2010, was found dead early Monday morning at Rampton Secure Hospital, the Herald Scotland reported. RELATED: HUSBAND AND BROTHER-IN-LAW CHARGED IN QUILT MURDER…

Syria among ‘most dangerous places on Earth’ for children: UNICEF – Reuters

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The number of children affected by the civil war in Syria has more than doubled over the past year, with hundreds of thousands of young Syrians trapped in besieged parts of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Monday. “After three years of conflict and turmoil, Syria is now one of the most dangerous places on earth to be a child,” said the UNICEF…

9 Parenting Steps That Foster Growth, Confidence And Leadership In Kids – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Part of the new series “Parenting for Success” In January, I published a parenting post featuring Dr. Tim Elmore’s great insights on the 7 crippling parenting behaviors that keep children from growing into leaders. With more than 5.7 million views and growing, we know this piece struck a powerful chord among parents across the globe. Both Tim and I received hundreds of comments, emails, and questions from parents of all…

Report Cites ‘Devastating Toll’ on Health of Syria’s Children – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Death toll of children at Indiana day cares hits 31 – Indianapolis Star

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Children working on art and other activities at a local daycare center.(Photo: Kelly Wilkinson / The Star file photo) Even as the state legislature is poised to adopt new regulations, the death toll is surging in Indiana day cares, raising questions about whether proposed reforms go far enough. An Indianapolis Star investigation last year reported 21 deaths at Indiana day cares from 2009 to June 2013, and 10 more child…

The Ideologue vs. the Children – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

What a small and politically vicious man New York’s new mayor is. Bill de Blasio doesn’t like charter schools. They are too successful to be tolerated. Last week he announced he will drop the ax on three planned Success Academy schools. (You know Success Academy: It was chronicled in the film “Waiting for Superman.” It’s one of the charter schools the disadvantaged kids are desperate to get into.) Mr. de…

Kansas family escapes Ukraine turmoil with 4 newly-adopted children – CBS News

Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

An American family is reunited Monday after more than a month of uncertainty over an adoption in Ukraine. Parents Don and Lisa Jenkins — who were in the country to adopt four more kids — faced one big obstacle on their way home recently — the Ukrainian revolution. The Jenkinses arrived in Kiev on February 2, thinking they were just days away from returning home with their four newly-adopted Ukrainian…