The health of our nation depends on the health and well-being of our children and families.

Families of all kinds are striving to give their kids the healthiest life possible. Discover more about their experiences.

Special Report

This in-depth research study spoke to parents and caregivers about their aspirations for their children, the challenges they face, and what enables their families to thrive. The survey included responses from roughly 2,000 parents and caregivers, with equal numbers from five racial and ethnic groups: Asian American and Pacific Islander, Black, Indigenous, Latino, and White.