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Laws Limit Leaving Kids Alone

Legally, how young is too young to let a kid walk home alone?

19 hours ago

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When Students Are Grieving

Teachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.

02/23/2015

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Endless Alphabet App

Endless Alphabet is a fun way for kids to not only learn their ABCs, but to begin learning words on sight.

02/20/2015

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My Talking Angela App

You’ve probably seen the Talking Tom app if you have kids. My Talking Angela builds on that, in a way that is geared to young girls.

01/23/2015

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Common Household Cleaning Products Pose Risk To Children And Pets

The US Department of Health and Human Services thinks that it is a big enough problem that they have listed safety tips for household products.

01/16/2015

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Parents Should Limit Young Children’s Time Spent On Mobile Devices

Research indicates parents should limit the time preschool-aged children spend on mobile devices or using interactive media.

01/05/2015

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Children Understand Parents’ Need To Discipline

When it comes to parents disciplining their kids, there needs to be balance.

01/02/2015

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Have A Happy – And Safe – Holiday

I just want to take a moment to make you aware of holiday safety.

12/25/2014

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Children’s Animated Films More Frightening Than Adult Movies

A recent study found risk of on-screen death was 2.5 times higher in children’s animated films than the grown-up ones.

12/22/2014

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas App

if your kids can’t get enough of the grouchy green Grinch, this storybook app should keep ‘em happy.

12/17/2014

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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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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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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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