Tag: girls

Should Boys Start Kindergarten 1 Year Later Than Girls?

I launched my medical practice in Montgomery County, Maryland, in March 1990. Because I’m both a medical doctor and a doctoral psychologist, my practice soon attracted parents who had concerns about how their kids were doing in school. Beginning in the mid-to-late 1990s, I began to notice a growing cohort of young boys who weren’t…


Raising Girls to Be Real Women

I recently wrote an article providing some forgotten tips on how to raise boys to be real men. But boys aren’t the only sex that we need help raising. Boys are getting sucked into the feminist vortex of our culture, but that vortex also is swallowing girls at perhaps an even greater frequency. So how…


Trust the Science and Skip the Gender-Neutral Toys and Clothes

Stay-at-home father Jay Deitcher prided himself on “blurring gender lines,” a trait he tried hard to pass along to his own young son. So he hid the kiddie clothing that sported footballs and instead gave his son a baby doll to push in a stroller on their walks, Deitcher explains on Today online. And then his…


Taliban Cancels Girls’ Higher Education Despite Pledges

KABUL, Afghanistan—Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers decided against opening schools to girls above the sixth grade, reneging on a previous promise and opting to appease their hardline base at the expense of further alienating the international community. The unexpected decision, confirmed by a Taliban official Wednesday, came at the start of the new school year in Afghanistan….


Service Set for 8 Killed in Wreck of Alabama Girls Home Van

AUBURN, Ala.—A remembrance is set for eight young people killed when a van returning to an Alabama girls home after a week at the beach wrecked in a fiery crash during a tropical storm last month. The victims of the 17-vehicle accident, which also killed two other people in a separate car, will be remembered…


Mom Arrested Weeks After 2 Girls Found Dead in Florida Canal

LAUDERHILL, Fla.—A 36-year-old South Florida woman has been arrested, weeks after the bodies of her two young daughters were found floating in a canal. Tinessa Hogan, 36, was arrested Tuesday night on two counts of first-degree murder, news outlets reported. The bodies of Destiny Hogan, 9, and Daysha Hogan, 7, were found June 22 floating…


Bomb Kills at Least 30 Near Girls’ School in Afghan Capital

KABUL, Afghanistan—A bomb exploded near a girl’s school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 30 people, many of them young pupils between 11 and 15 years old, Afghan government spokesmen said. The Taliban condemned the attack apparently aimed at civilians, and denied any responsibility. The explosion is being…