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New Survey Finds Average Amount Paid For Babysitters

Parents here in North Texas and across the country know the struggle when trying to figure out how much to pay a babysitter. According to care.com there are a number of factors that should be considered when paying your child’s caregiver.

CBSDFW.COM–03/25/2015

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Parents Can Find Deep Discounts At Plano Consignment Sale

Where can you find kids clothes, baby clothes, toys, strollers, car seats, and more for 75% off retail?

02/28/2015

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CDC Says Child Food Has Too Much Salt & Sugar

Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an early taste for foods that may contribute to obesity and other health risks, according to a new government study.

02/02/2015

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Valentine’s Day Crafts To Make With Kids

Nothing says love like a handmade gift. It shows that you put time and creativity into something for another person. Work with your child to create homemade gifts for others.

01/18/2015

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“Clifford” Creator Norman Birdwell Dies

Norman Bridwell, an illustrator whose impromptu story about a girl and her puppy marked the unlikely birth of the supersized franchise “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” has died.

12/17/2014

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Santa Makes Special House Calls Pre-Christmas Eve

It’s not the North Pole, but Santa has a special hideout in Farmers Branch where he gets ready for his early visits.

12/12/2014

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Texans With Character: Paula Jackson

Paula Jackson has dedicated more than a decade to making sure that children across North Texas have toys on Christmas morning.

12/12/2014

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Gift Guide: The Best Subscription Ideas

Whether you procrastinated or have simply exhausted your list of ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give to friends, family members and loved ones.

12/11/2014

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McDonalds Recalls Hello Kitty Birthday Lollipop Whistles

Popular fast food chain McDonalds has recalled about 2.3 million Hello Kitty whistles due to choking and aspiration hazards to children.

11/11/2014

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Study Looks At Dangers Of Detergent Pods

Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years, researchers report.

11/10/2014

Elizabeth Christensen is a highly intelligent toddler. (credit: CBS 11 News)

2-Year-Old Scholar Proves Importance Of Libraries

A North Texas 2-year-old is now an internet sensation after video showing her ability to identify and explain what every organ of the human body does hit more than 80 thousand views on YouTube.

11/06/2014

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Peterson Case Prompts Spanking Dialogue

Yes, Adrian Peterson said, the allegation that he struck his young son with a branch is true. No, he does not believe he committed a crime.

10/07/2014

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