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More Women Choosing To Be Single Mothers

Melissa Bentley always wanted to be a Mom. But, when Mr. Right never materialized—the North Texas banking manager decided to go it alone.

05/03/2013

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Report: Unpaid Child Support In Texas Nearly $11B

Unpaid child support in Texas stands at nearly $11 billion and state officials say more parents are applying to have their obligations reduced. About 46 percent of parents in Dallas County obligated to pay child support are past due.

10/01/2012

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Parent Says Crowley School Refused To Treat Son

A Fort Worth father says a school’s refusal to treat his son because of missing paperwork, put the boy in and out of the hospital for a week.

09/18/2012

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Baylor’s ‘Backseat Buddies’ Aim To Curb Child Deaths

At Baylor Medical Center Irving, the cute pink and blue teddy bears going home with new parents aren’t to amuse the new babies; rather, they’re designed to keep them safe. They’re called “Backseat Buddies.”

07/23/2012

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AG: 40 Parents Arrested For Skipping Child Support Payments

The Texas Attorney General’s office arrested 40 area parents in a weeklong stint targeted at those who failed to pay child support.

05/07/2012

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Frisco ISD Officials Notify Parents About Staph Infection

A confirmed case of the drug resistant staph infection called MRSA has forced action at Sparks Elementary School in Frisco.

02/15/2012

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Mansfield Police Searching For Suspect Who Approached Girl

Parents and residents are on alert after a man driving a blue pickup truck twice asked a 12-year-old girl if she needed a ride and trailed her down the street when she declined on Monday.

02/14/2012

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Young Reader Horror Book Spooking Keller Parents

A book about mystery solving teens is spooking some Keller Middle School parents, and it has nothing to do with meddling kids.

09/13/2011

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Survey Says More Married Moms Feeling Like Single Parents

There’s hardly a mom who’s not feeling stressed out these days. They’re overwhelmed with work, home and parenting responsibilities. And because many of their husbands work long hours or travel a lot, they feel more like a ‘Married Single Mom.’

07/12/2011

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Reflections on Fatherhood

They say father knows best, but one thing is for sure, it sometimes takes a long time for dads to learn the ropes. One dad shares his reflections on fatherhood and offers fatherly advice.

06/01/2011

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Video Catches Mother Encouraging Son To Fight Bully

A video showing a Baltimore mother encouraging her son to fight another boy has drawn strong reactions locally from social workers and parents of bullied children.

05/11/2011

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Controversial Book Has North Texas Parents Split On Raising Kids

Coined by author Amy Chua, the phrase ‘tiger mom’ has parents divided on how to raise kids.

02/10/2011