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1 hr ago |

One Approach To Head Start: To Help Kids, Help Their Parents

President Obama has called repeatedly on Congress to help states pay for "high-quality preschool" for all.


Related Topix: Family, Tulsa, OK, Tulsa County, OK

1 hr ago | WGBH

In Tulsa, Combining Preschool With Help For Parents

At preschools in Tulsa, Okla., teachers are well-educated and well-paid, and classrooms are focused on play, but are still challenging.


Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Family

1 hr ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

Ryan Lewis Reveals Mom's 30-Year Struggle with HIV; He & Macklemore Lend Support to New Healthcare Initiative [From ABC News]

You know Ryan Lewis as the "other guy" in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis . But now, the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist is speaking out about something very personal: his mother's decades-long battle with HIV.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Family

2 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Cameron Diaz: I'm no 'spinster'

The actress, 41, who was previously in relationships with Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriguez, told the Daily Telegraph that she was not "childless".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Family, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

2 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

Computer Glitch Delays Florida Exam for Thousands of Students

A computer glitch caused several Florida school districts to cancel exams Tuesday, delaying the administration of the yearly Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Family

5 hrs ago | Tri-City News

Find a way to end bitterness: parent

Job action by teachers starting Wednesday will further pit parents against the educators and the government, says the chairman of a Parent Advisory Council at a Vancouver school.


Related Topix: Family

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Punching holes in pop-science theory: Whole grains may cut inflammatory biomarkers in obese kids

Consuming whole-grain-rich foods for six weeks may slash levels of inflammatory biomarkers in overweight children, according to findings published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.


Related Topix: Family, Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

Las Vegas Review Journal

Mom, kids escape car fire, lions

A mom and her two kids got more than they bargained for on a weekend outing to a safari park in Wiltshire, England when their van caught fire inside a lion enclosure.


Related Topix: Family

WHBF-TV Rock Island

NYC mayor rips 911 delay in fire that killed two kids

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said that it is "not acceptable" that ambulances were slow to respond to a fire that killed two four-year-old children last weekend.


Related Topix: Family

75 Percent of Michigan Voters Support 'Classrooms & Kids' School Plan, Increased Local Control

Three-quarters of Michigan voters support the "Classrooms and Kids"proposal that would redirect more money into classrooms and preserve local control, a new poll released today shows.


Related Topix: Family, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

ABC News

New Jersey School Sued Over 'Under God' in Pledge

A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheist children.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Family

Denver Post

Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew

As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the ship, and was later found dead.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye, Family

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Salinas: McShane's Nursery's Eggcellent Easter a hit with kids

Rylan Bliss,4, of Salinas takes a photo with Easter bunny Rick Giffin of Salinas during the Egg-cellent Easter egg hunt held at McShane's nursery in Salinas on Sunday.


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

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Children who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are nearly three times more likely to have language problems than kids without ADHD, according to new research.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Psychology, Science, Round Rock, TX

Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study

Emergency room physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids' responses to codeine vary wildly and the drug can cause an accidental overdose, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Family, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Drugs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pediatrics, UC San Francisco

Times Herald

Obama headlines Easter Egg Roll

President Obama didn't take any chances on the basketball court during this year's White House Easter Egg Roll.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Family

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

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