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What is your goal in life? Does it make you feel guilty? TAGS: | | | | | What is your goal in life? Would you recognize it if you were involved in a plane crash?  Take a peek at this video and see if it rings true …Continue reading →

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How to make your children feel safe when you fear for them yourself (after tragedy in CT) There is a slew of informaiton out there about how to speak to your child about the tragedy that the world is morning openly on television and the radio.  This …Continue reading →

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Summer Programs are the Most Effective Approach to Remedying Summer Learning Loss TAGS: | | | Guest Post Desmond Worrell offers research to prove camps help keep kids from summer backsliding. Low-income Students, Summer Learning Loss and Summer School by Desmond B. Worrell Summer learning loss …Continue reading →

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    Circle Park officials warn parents not to buy booze for teensSCNow“Many parents feel that underage drinking may be a rite of passage and that as long as they can ensure that they are not driving, that the consequences are relatively small,” said Randy Cole, CEO at Circle Park Behavioral Health Services. “Nothing ...
  • Theater Shooting Victim's Parents Sue Ammo Seller - ABC News September 16, 2014
    ABC NewsTheater Shooting Victim's Parents Sue Ammo SellerABC NewsThe parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack. The lawsuit alleges it was ...Aurora shooting victim's parents sue ammo sellersCBS […]
  • Kids who think parents play favorites may be more likely to use alcohol, drugs - Today.com September 16, 2014
    Today.comKids who think parents play favorites may be more likely to use alcohol, drugsToday.comWhere there are siblings, there's bound to be conflict over who is the parents' favorite. In some families, the very perception that mom or dad is treating one child better makes it more likely that the other child smokes, drinks, or uses […]
  • Barkley: 'Every Black Parent In The South' Whips Their Kids - CBS Local September 16, 2014
    TheNewsTribune.comBarkley: 'Every Black Parent In The South' Whips Their KidsCBS LocalNEW YORK (CBS Houston/AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley claims that black parents in the South “whip” their children. Barkley defended Adrian Peterson after the Minnesota Vikings running back was charged with child abuse, stating that black ...Don Lemon: Not 'Condoning' Peterson's Actions, But […]
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    Parents' Whooping Cough Vaccines May Protect Babies (STUDY)Huffington PostYoung children were 51 percent less likely to be diagnosed with pertussis - also known as whooping cough - when their parents had been immunized against the infection at least four weeks earlier, compared to children in homes where parents weren't ...and more »
  • Study: Some parents taking children out of booster seats too early - WDIV Detroit September 16, 2014
    NBCNews.comStudy: Some parents taking children out of booster seats too earlyWDIV DetroitRuth: I AGREE. THANKS, PAULA. I POLITELY SAY, THANK YOU! AND LET'S GO ON TO RHONDA WALKER, SHE HAS A STORY ABOUT MOST OF THE PARENTS WHO ARE NOT SECURING CHILDREN IN BOOSTER CAR SEATS CORRECTLY.Risky Rides: One in Five Parents Endangers Kids in […]
  • Study: 1 in 5 parents risking child safety in cars - wwlp.com September 16, 2014
    Study: 1 in 5 parents risking child safety in carswwlp.comThe study from Safe Kids Worldwide also found that more than 60 percent of parents said they've seen other carpooling parents get lax when is comes to child passenger safety. Something some parents in Springfield told 22News they hoped wasn't true.
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  • Etan Patz's Parents in Court for Pedro Hernandez's Video Confession - Wall Street Journal September 16, 2014
    Wall Street JournalEtan Patz's Parents in Court for Pedro Hernandez's Video ConfessionWall Street JournalEtan's parents appeared in court Monday, with other family members. Stan Patz, his father, sat stoically with his hands clasped in his lap. Julie Patz, his mother, left the courtroom before prosecutors played the video and didn't return. Defense ...Etan Patz's parents […]