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Parents Outraged After Distracted Driver Runs Over “Kids At Play” Sign

Speeding, distracted driving and now an East Dallas neighborhood has had enough after someone plowed over a sign that ironically was meant to get drivers to slow down and pay attention.

08/19/2015

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5 Common Child Car Seat Safety Mistakes

There are several common mistakes that parents make when it comes to car seat safety, and some of them might be surprising.

08/17/2015

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

Kids exercising at Little Tyke Creative Child Care Center. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Best North Texas Counties For Poor Kids To Break Poverty Cycle

A new study shows that Johnson and Wise Counties are great places for kids to grow up… especially low-income kids who are hoping to break out of the poverty cycle.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2015

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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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