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Cavity Dragons App

Cavity dragons makes a game out of brushing your teeth, teaching kids the importance of cleaning their choppers.

04/15/2014

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Dan Zanes’ Wonder Wheel

Musician Dan Zanes is expanding into the app world with Wonder Wheel, letting kids play along with the band with virtually any instrument you can imagine.

04/14/2014

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Child Left In Car Is Defenseless

Nineteen states have laws that specifically make it illegal to leave children unattended in a car.

04/09/2014

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Divorced Parents May Be Obligated To Pay Child’s College Tuition

Doesn’t your obligation to pay for your kid’s education end when they turn 18? The answer is: sometimes.

04/04/2014

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Don’t Be Frightened By Child’s Low-Grade Fever

Not all fevers require medication.

04/03/2014

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Profitable Kids Must File Tax Return

if your kid makes any money, when and how does he have to file a tax return?

03/26/2014

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Parents Don’t Have Legal Right To Choose Kids’ Teachers

What rights do helicopter parents have to choose classes in their kid’s best interest? Not as much as they’d like.

03/25/2014

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University Provides Landing Pad For Helicopter Parents

At MyUTMartinParent Portal, parents can see what courses their offspring are taking, if they’re missing classes, and midterm and final grades.

03/24/2014

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Divorce Complicates Financial Aid Application

In a divorced family, whose income is used to calculate whether a student gets financial aid?

03/19/2014

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No Phone Friday Urges Families To Unplug

This year, Needham Unplugged included a new challenge: urging families to put away their cell phones and spend more time relaxing and talking – face to face.

03/19/2014

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Electronics May Be Depriving Children Of Much-Needed Sleep

According to a survey of more than 1,100 parents, children aren’t getting the sleep they need.

03/10/2014

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23 Snaps App

By Chris Morris PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On today’s APP-tastic and outta SITE – 23 Snaps. As parents, we love to take pictures of our kids, but may not want to put them on Facebook, given […]

03/10/2014

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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.

03/03/2014

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Your Right To Remain On Life Support – Or Not

Who decides whether to take you off life support?

02/25/2014

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Whisper App

Whisper might be the most popular app you’ve never heard of – but that’s a problem if you’re a parent.

02/24/2014

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