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Report: Kids In Philadelphia Are Some Of The Hardest Working When It Comes To Chores

ChoreMonster.com, an app that tries to make chores fun for families, says it analyzed over seven million completed jobs to figure out which U.S. cities have hard-working children.

12/11/2014

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‘Ride-on’ Toys Responsible For Majority Of Toy-related Injuries

Furthermore, toy-related injuries as a whole are up 39.9% from 1990.

12/09/2014

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Chore Hero App

Getting kids to do their chores isn’t an easy task, but it can be a bit less difficult if you make a game of it. Chore Hero is an app designed to do just that.

12/09/2014

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Bedwetting Not Uncommon Among Children

Bedwetting affects five to seven million children in the US and about ten percent of all 7-year-olds.

12/09/2014

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Funeral Services To Be Held For 3 NJ Children Police Say Were Killed By Their Mother

Funeral services will be held this Saturday for the three children police say were fatally shot by their mother last month in Tabernacle, New Jersey.

12/04/2014

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BabyCenter Releases List Of The Most Popular Names Of 2014

Parents-to-be will want to take a look at this list.

12/02/2014

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Study: Kids As Young As 2 Take Pleasure In The Misfortune Of Others

If you’ve ever found yourself smirking when your annoying co-worker gets yelled at by the boss or felt a pang of satisfaction when that high school bully suddenly gained 50 pounds, relax.

12/01/2014

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Study: Cookie Monster A Role Model For Kids Learning Self-control?

It might be difficult for Cookie Monster to resist gobbling down those cookies, but in doing so, he’s actually teaching young kids to follow his lead.

11/25/2014

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Don’t Ignore ‘Growing Pains’

We don’t think of musculoskeletal pain in children but it occurs more commonly than you would think. Don’t ignore it.

11/24/2014

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New Exhibit At 3 SEPTA Stations Provides Glimpse Into The Dreams Of Children Around The World

“Dreams in Transit” shows off the artwork of students in grades K-12. Each one is a small flag with the dreams of that child.

11/23/2014

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Non-profit Releases Annual List Of The 10 Most Dangerous Toys

Just in time for the holidays, a watchdog group has released its list of the 10 most dangerous toys.

11/20/2014

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Asthma Is Common And Potentially Fatal Problem Among Inner City Youth

Asthma is a major health concern and it is particularly an issue in children who live in the city.

11/20/2014

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New Survey Tracks America’s Kids After School

A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.

11/18/2014

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Making Kids Good Readers

Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.

11/17/2014

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/10/2014

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