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Expert Says Parents Should Start Prepping Kids For The School Year Now

School begins again in just about two weeks and one local expert says now is the time to start getting your children out of summer mode and refocus them for school.

08/19/2014

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Parents Of College Students Spending Hundreds On High Tech Gear For Their Kids

Wearable tech is the new must-have, according to Best Buy blueshirt Matthew McLane.

08/03/2014

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It’s Back To School For Some Parents In Camden

For the first time, courses on basic computer skills, job development training, parenting tips and English as a Second Language (ESL) are available at the school district’s Parent Center.

07/14/2014

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Mixed Emotions On Testing Teen Hearts

A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.

07/02/2014

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Parents Forced To Battle Kids’ Summer Slide Once School’s Out

An annual rite of summer is that students lose ground academically. It’s called the summer slide and since teachers are off the clock, fighting it falls to parents.

06/22/2014

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Students And Parents Feel Shock, Relief After Scary Situation At CCP

Reports of an armed man on campus sent shock waves throughout the student body.

05/28/2014

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Survey: New And Expecting Parents ‘Googling’ Twice As Much As Non-parents

If you’re expecting a baby, you may have turned to the internet for help.

05/12/2014

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Childproof Your Bathroom

Your bathroom could be the most dangerous room in the house for the kids.

05/08/2014

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A Timely Talk With Your Teens

This time of year sees the combination of prom season and the return home of college students to their families. It’s a good time to remind them about the dangers of drinking and driving.

04/29/2014

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Father Has No Right To Witness Birth Of His Child

Can a pregnant woman ban the father of their soon-to-be-born child from the delivery room?

04/22/2014

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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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Parents Raising Children With Disabilities Should Remember To Have “Me” Time

Raising a child with disabilities is stressful and parents need to be reminded not to forget they’re important too.

03/30/2014

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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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