Too sick for school? Parents weigh competing priorities

2 in 3 parents say their adolescent or teen worries about how sick days may impact grades

1 in 5 parents consider if their child in middle or high school needs a mental health day when deciding whether they're too sick to go to school. 1 in 4 parents think school attendance policies make it difficult for children with medical conditions. 2 in 3 parents say their child in middle or high school worries about the impact on grades if they are absent from school.

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Can they hear you now: Noise and headphone use in children

Can they hear you now? Kids increasingly exposed to noise health risks via earbuds and headphones

2 in 3 parents say their child uses headphones or earbuds. Among parents whose child uses headphones or earbuds, 1 in 6 say a typical day for their child includes at least 2 hours using an audio device. Only half of parents have tried to limit their child’s usage of audio devices.

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Parent awareness of online betting among teens

Digital dice and youth: 1 in 6 parents say they probably wouldn't know if teens were betting online

Over half of parents do not know their state's legal age for online betting. 1 in 4 parents have talked with their teen about online gambling. 1 in 6 parents think they would probably not know if their teen was betting online.

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Resolving to be involved: Goal-setting for parents and kids

Parents' top resolutions: More patience, less time on phones

1 in 2 mothers and 1 in 3 fathers have set goals to improve their parenting. The top parenting goal is to have more patience. 3 in 4 parents say setting goals has helped them improve their parenting. Over half of parents say their kids age 11-18 set personal goals.

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