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16 min ago |

For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

It's not just kids who are overdoing screen time. Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail and the consequences for their children can be troubling.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting

4 hrs ago |

Slip greens into pasta for kids

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Family, Fort Wayne, IN, Life, Food, Recipes

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Washington Times

Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Pediatrics

New Hampshire Public Radio -

'Like Little Language Vacuum Cleaners,' Kids Suck Up Swear Words

Dr. Timothy Jay, a psychologist and expert in swearing, says parents worried about bad words might be fighting a losing battle.


Related Topix: Family, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

The Virginian-Pilot

N.C. school kids helped by Transylvania connection

The Times-News of Hendersonville reports the Romanian company behind the Only Fruit Bar is giving $2,500 to a Transylvania County Schools program that provides children with weekend food supplies.


Related Topix: Family, Education Etc.

Daily Mail

Father of boy found dead at roadside after going missing for three...

Easter Sunday from around the world: Pope Francis gives thumbs up to Vatican faithful as others celebrate even more spectacularly How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is among only 40 people in the WORLD to have released an 'inner Einstein' after trauma Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter who spent 20 years in prison after ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Family

The Guardian

Manitoba doesn't have right to know about apprehended kids on reserves: chiefs

Manitoba's top aboriginal leaders say the province doesn't have the right to know about or track children seized by child welfare agencies on reserves.


Related Topix: Family

The Olympian

Olympic unveils new Junior Ranger booklet for kids

Young visitors to Olympic National Park can enhance their experience by completing "Ocean Stewards," a new addition to the park's Junior Ranger program.


Related Topix: Family, US National Parks, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, WA, North Cascades National Park

Rock Hill Herald

Soda-can-tab prom dress story pops with readers

For two weeks now I've had a problem that can only be described as good: drowning in a flood of emails and messages from readers - and not one of them angry.


Related Topix: Family

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Fundraiser offers emotional and financial support to kids of murdered woman

A fundraising dinner held on Saturday was aimed at raising both money to help six kids in a tough spot and at lifting their spirits during this troubled time.


Related Topix: Family, Maybee, MI

USA Today

Top tablets for kids: Your essential guide

It's official: You're buying a tablet for the kids. Since you've done all your homework with parts one and two of this Kids and Tablets series, you know what's in store for you when you turn your young ones Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.


Related Topix: Family


FLOTUS speech draws complaints

If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Michelle Obama, Topeka, KS, Family

Grandma left chilling murder-suicide note saying parents didn't deserve kids

The grandmother wrote that she wanted her daughter and son-in-law to know what it feels like to lose a child and wrote that they did not deserve their two young children.


Related Topix: Family, Hartford, CT, Violent Crime

South Korea ferry vice principal found hanging from a tree: One of first rescued

Cellphone video emerged from the South Korean ferry disaster on Thursday, as the president of the company that runs the ferry appeared for an emotional public apology.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Family

WYFF-TV Greenville

Man sentenced after threat to eat judge's kids

A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.


Related Topix: Family

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Oxford Mail

Major the dog: a companion who found fame in a book

Major on a visit to St Nicholas' Primary School in March last year. He is pictured with Josh Holton, left, and Oscar Pocock His brother went on to win prizes at Crufts but Major came home to Oxford with me, and was sick in the car.


Related Topix: Family

WSFA-TV Montgomery

AZ mom who left kids in car not unemployed or homeless

A Valley mother accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview was actually working and had a home address, the Maricopa County Attorney said.


Related Topix: Family, Maricopa County, AZ

Brandon Sun

Mentors play important role in keeping entrepreneurs focused and accountable

It may have been a love of cats or rock climbing that first gave shape to a quirky business idea but, for many entrepreneurs, the difference between success and failure of their dream company often comes down to the support and advice they've received from mentors.


Related Topix: Family, Small Business, Personal Finance

KFAX-AM Fremont

Share the Real Meaning of Easter with Children and Grandchildren

Easter is almost here and many traditions surround this glorious day. If you have little ones, there's Easter egg coloring for the egg hunt and Easter baskets full of candy and treats.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Breakfast, Family

Why Mumps And Measles Can Spread Even When We're Vaccinated

Potent but not perfect: Medical assistant Elissa Ortivez prepares a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at a clinic in Walsenburg, Colo.


Related Topix: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Family