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News for Parents - Weekend of Mar 10, 2023

Here are the news stories every parent needs to know this week.

Goji Team
Date Posted
March 9, 2023
  • Is Buy Nothing imploding? - New York Magazine exposes the wars that have broken out between local Buy Nothing groups and the movement’s founders.
  • Which high school sports cause the most injuries? - Researchers looked at data from 2015 to 2019 and concluded that ​​football, girls’ soccer and boys’ wrestling cause the most severe injuries. So… no sports? Not quite - provide kids with variety to avoid overuse injuries.
  • Ticks have arrived early this year - We know this is bad news for kids and parents who love being outside. Start taking precautions now, and make sure to check the kids once they’re back indoors. 
  • See which airlines provide free family seating - The Department of Transportation unveiled a dashboard showing parents which airlines guarantee adjacent seating for kids under 12 for no additional fee. Bravo Alaska, American, and Frontier!
  • DockATot Deluxe+ Linked to Infant Deaths - The company hasn’t issued a recall, but they’ve discontinued the product and the Consumer Product Safety won’t allow them to sell it and has warned parents not to let babies sleep in them. 
  • Kids raised by same-sex couples do just as well - A meta-analysis of 16 studies published in BMJ Global Health journal concludes that kids raised by gay, lesbian, or queer couples do as well, if not better than, kids raised by heterosexual parents.

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