The Washington Post

Teen girls hold power over the family budget

A roundup of news and advice:

A 16-year-old girl has substantial say in how her family spends money, says new research from the United Kingdom’s Office for National Statistics. The bargaining tactics of teen girls influenced how their households spent money on items such as food, clothes and mobile phones, researchers found in a study of 2,745 British families. The influence power of teen boys did not show up in the analysis. (Daily Mail)

After a seatbelt locked into place and trapped a young girl in an SUV, one dad learns why it doesn’t hurt to keep a seatbelt cutting tool in the glove box. (Wired)

If your preschooler is having trouble learning the rules of Hide and Seek, one 3-year-old has written a handy set of guidelines. Rule number one: Don’t keep your hiding spot a secret. Yell out your location right away. (Scary Mommy)

The Freddie Gray case

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Campaign 2016 Email Updates

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Get Zika news by email

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!
Comments
Show Comments
Most Read

lifestyle

advice

Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Close video player
Now Playing