Ari Brown, MD, an Austin-based pediatrician and author of the Baby 411 book series, offers expert advice to help you decide when your child is ready for a pet. Joanne Van Zuidam reports:
Parents Talk Back
Based on your knowledge of incidents at your kid’s school, how satisfied are you with the school’s efforts to control bullying?
Not satisfied—too many kids are still reporting problems.
46% (13 votes)
Somewhat satisfied—compared with last year, there are fewer incidents.
29% (8 votes)
Very satisfied—the school has a zero tolerance policy. Teachers and kids have gotten the message.
25% (7 votes)
Total votes: 28