Press Releases

1 in 5 parents say their teens avoid certain activities due to insecurities and 1 in 3 parents say their child has been treated unkindly because of their appearance.
Speeding and distracted parent drivers top list of concerns; a third of parents say those who don’t follow rules should be banned from school parking area.
National poll suggests most parents overlook simple steps to protect children’s eyes; 1 in 7 parents say their child has not had a vision test in two years.
1 in 5 parents would allow children 10 or younger to help set off fireworks; some don’t consistently enforce sparkler safety rules, keep safe distance.
Less than half of parents rate general safety policies essential to camp decisions; just 1 in 10 rate COVID precautions as a critical factor.
3 in 5 parents say it’s hard to get their child to eat a well-balanced diet because of picky eating, not eating enough fruits and vegetables and other reasons.
Just 4 in 10 say their child’s provider asks about mental health concerns at all check-ups and nearly half of parents who seek a mental health specialist for their adolescent describe difficulties getting care.
Three-quarters of parents say CBD may be a good option for children when other medications don’t work, most say a doctor’s prescription should be required
Not all parents say their children consistently wear a helmet when downhill skiing or snowboarding; just 1 in 6 discuss safety rules about sledding with their kids.
1 in 4 parents admit they set overly idealistic holiday expectations, twice as many mothers stressed by preparations as fathers.