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1 hr ago | ABC News

School Sorry for Making Special Ed Kids Sort Trash

Parents of special education students in a Southern California city say they were outraged to learn their children had been sorting trash as a school activity.


Related Topix: Family

3 hrs ago | KNDU

This app will shut down your phone until you call your mom back

Never underestimate your mom, kids - especially if she learns how to code. Sharon Standifird's son knows this all too well.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

7 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Police: Kids, adults held hostage after robbery

At least one robbery suspect held two children and two adults hostage for a second day Wednesday inside a suburban Chicago home as authorities continued round-the-clock negotiations with the alleged perpetrator, authorities said.


Related Topix: Family, Harvey, IL, Cook County, IL

10 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.


Related Topix: Family, Life, Food, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

15 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

Kids more than we bargained for

The U.S. Department of Agriculture just published a new estimate of how much it costs to raise a child today.


Related Topix: Family, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Prosecutor: Dad 'executed' accused drunk driver who killed his kids

A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Angleton, TX

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.


Related Topix: Family, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Standardized Testing, Education, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

North County Public Radio

Thrift shops warned about drawstring kids' clothes

New York's attorney general has told 46 thrift shops to stop selling children's garments with drawstrings, clothing prohibited in New York since 2003.


Related Topix: Family

WFAA-TV Dallas

NYC woman pulls kids from Massachusetts reservoir

A New York City woman visiting her parents in Massachusetts is being hailed as a hero for rescuing two children strapped in a stroller after they had fallen into a reservoir.


Related Topix: Family

The Island Packet

Chris Erskine: Dear Schools, Let the kids have August

We test them almost to death, we make them play sports till their arms fall off and their knees implode.


Related Topix: Family, Life, Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Standardized Testing, Education

Hillingdon Times

Troubled families scheme extended

Vulnerable infants will be targeted as part of a major extension of the Coalition's programme to tackle troubled families, Eric Pickles has announced.


Related Topix: Family

Mon Aug 18, 2014


What are You Drunk On? - Crosswalk the Devotional - August 19, 2014

And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, "What does this mean?" But others were mocking and saying, "They are full of sweet wine."


Related Topix: Family

WPLJ-FM New York

Mara Wilson Recalls Robin Williams 'Was Different with Grown-Ups'

Mrs. Doubtfire star Mara Wilson was too devastated last week to talk about the death of her on-screen father, Robin Williams.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Drama Movies, What Dreams May Come, Animation Movies, Short, Aladdin, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams

No welfare cut for kids if parent tests for drugs

That's according to rules set by the state Department of Human Services. The state's welfare drug-testing law was supposed to take effect July 1, but that was delayed after advocates for low-income families said the agency originally proposed administrative rules that were harsher than the law itself.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Family

WYFF-TV Greenville

The awkward transition to middle school

There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throw Back Thursday," we all stop and take notice.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Parenting, Entertainment

KTEN-TV Denison

No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, Family

WLBT-TV Jackson

Doctors ID new ways to get more kids vaccinated

Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Pediatrics, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WVEC-TV Norfolk

NC food bank grant to help feed kids on weekends

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina is receiving a grant to help it feed children on weekends and during school breaks.


Related Topix: Family

Windsor Beacon

Parent-reported cases of disability in children rise

More parents - especially upper-income ones - are reporting that their children have a physical, developmental or mental health disability, a study finds.

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Related Topix: ADHD, Health, University of Pittsburgh, Family

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Brandon Sun

Disabilities in kids rise, especially developmental, mental woes in those in wealthy families

Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families, a 10-year analysis found.


Related Topix: Family, Charlottesville, VA