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Assistant Principal Caught Changing Son's Failing Grades

Post by Ericka Sóuter. We parents like to say we would do anything for our kids. However, I imagine most of us would draw the line at helping them cheat. Not so for Abdurrahim Ali. The New York City assistant principal snuck into the computer system and changed his son's grades for the better. Show More Summary

Toymail Is Voicemail for Kids

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

It’s tough being a parent these days. For one thing there is just never enough time. You want to connect with your child, but you have so much to do. Well, maybe Toymail will help. Toymail…

Got Kids in Grade School? Start Their Financial Education Now!

Dear Readers, The new school year is just around the corner, and as I think about the importance of financial education, I want to remind all parents -- and grandparents -- that it's never too early to help kids learn about money. So as your elementary students get into the basics of math, why not apply some of those lessons to real-life situations. Show More Summary

The Start of School Ideal Timing for Reinforcing Oral Hygiene Habits

The beginning of the school year is always a great time to begin or reinforce correct oral care techniques. Parents play the key role in helping their children to develop a proper oral hygiene routine, but teachers and administrators also have an opportunity to reinforce positive oral health habits by teaching good nutrition, says University […]

911 Dispatcher In Trouble For Not Helping Baby In Hot Car (Video)

A Florida mom, Shana Dees, was having a normal day of running errands with her 10 month old baby boy, Jack, when every parent’s worst nightmare happened. Shana had just finished shopping at the New Tampa CVS, unloaded her cart, and picked up baby Jack and strapped him in his car seat. Suddenly, Shana noticed

How parents can help their children succeed, stay in school

Students are back in school and now is the time for parents to develop routines to help their children succeed academically. A university professor says parental involvement, more than income or social status, is a predictor of student achievement.

Outsourcing parenthood? It takes a village AND the marketplace to raise a child

Ask any parent raising kids in today's fast-paced society and chances are they would agree that there are only so many hours in the day. Recognizing a need for help, many businesses now offer traditional caregiving services ranging from planning birthday parties to teaching children how to ride a bike. Show More Summary

Jason McLean: Shared Parenting Initiative Is Bad For Children

For over 11 years, I have been a family law attorney in Minnesota and North Dakota. I handle adoptions, child support, divorces, and paternity cases. These cases can sometimes be contentious. Over the years, I have helped many families avoid prolonged and agonizing battles. Many believe these battles dominate our court system. However, the reality...

New tech helps parents keep teen drivers safe

3 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Ford MyKey, GM Family Link and other options let parents set limits and track their teens on the road

ActivityHero raises $2.2M for summer camp shopping site

As the end of summer nears and kids all over the country are coming back from camp, and some parents might already be thinking about where to send them next year. San Francisco-based ActivityHero helps find and book after-school activities and summer camps for kids. On the site, parents can read program descriptions, locate a program […]

Expectant parents' play with doll predicts later parenting behavior

Having expectant parents role-play interacting with an infant using a doll can help predict which couples may be headed for co-parenting conflicts when their baby arrives. Results showed that couples acted similarly toward each other with the real baby as they did with the doll -- in both positive and negative ways.

New Clinical Trial for Children with Autism to Target Parents

SLU Researchers will help parents apply strategies that could improve their child's behavioral problems

The Huge Mistake Most Parents Are Making Now

Hey kids, hope you’re saving your pennies. They might not have gotten around to telling you yet, but there’s a good chance your parents expect you to fork over your own money to help pay for college. Even if they don’t, there’s a good chance you might have to dig into your own pockets anyway,…

Queens mom collecting school supplies for kids in need

SHE’S MAKING a list and checking it twice. A big-hearted Queens mother of five, who grew up on welfare, is gathering school supplies to help kids in need and their poverty-stricken parents.

Tips to Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping

It is about this time that parents start eyeing ads for back-to-school shopping. Here are some tips to help you save this year.

Extra, Extra: Parents Call Cops On Teen Daughter For Sexting

Because the NY Post editorial board gives NYPD two thumbs up, check out today's end-of-day links: Taco Bell fake money, overnight shootings, "fake" Sharpton, Nicki Minaj's backup dancer bitten, angry Mother Nature, and doggies help with groceries. Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee on Education Reform: Children Aren't Dry Cleaning, Drop Them Off, Pick Them Up Spot Free

Former Arkansas Governor and Fox News talk show host Mike Huckabee on Friday charged parents to accept the responsibility of educating their children, and the church to pitch in to help ensure minority students don't fall by the wayside at the NHCLC (National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference) event on education.

How digital media can help parents bond with their children

We live in a digital age. Technology has become an integral part of how we see, learn about, and interact with the world. From computers at the office, to televisions at home, to smartphones on the bus or in the grocery line, many of us spend over half of our waking lives in front of […]

The Medical Minute: Easing Back-to-School Anxieties in Kids

After a summer of lazy afternoons and late bedtimes, parents of school-aged children face the deadline for helping their young ones transition to not only a new routine and schedule -- but also the academic and social challenges a new school year brings.

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