Parenting

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School Trashes Boy’s Meal Over 30 Cents

A middle school near Houston has come under fire after a child’s breakfast was tossed in the trash, all because he did not have the 30 cents needed to pay for the meal.

11/07/2013

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Tips For Adding Fun To School Lunches

Avoid packing the same old boring lunch every single day for your kids. Here are some tips from a North Texas mother on how to add some fun to those midday meals.

10/17/2013

In addition to their suggestive shape, bananas contain both potassium and Vitamin B, which are essential in the production of sex hormones.

Tricks For Packing Creative School Lunches

Kids can get tired of the same packed lunch every day, and it can be a challenge to come up with new ideas. But here are some tips for packing a creative and healthy school lunch.

10/16/2013

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

More Foster Families Needed Across Texas

There are already approximately 9,000 foster homes across the state, but the number of children in foster care is nearly four times that.

09/04/2013

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Advice For Parents Waiting For Kids To Wed

Many parents are eager to play matchmaker for their adult children, especially now that young people are waiting longer than ever to walk down the aisle.

08/21/2013

Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

Nicole, me, and some of our Arizona BFFs

Happy Hour… With Mom?!

I realize there’s a major upside to having kids when you’re young. They seem to actually ENJOY hanging out with you as they grow up. So these kids of mine totally surprise me.

CBS 11–08/13/2013

The Laugh & Learn Baby iCan Play Case by Fisher-Price, which protects an iPhone while a baby can play with apps stored on the device, is on display at the Toy Fair 2011 on February 15, 2011 at the Javits Center in New York. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Says Apps Don’t Make Smarter Babies

Smartphones don’t make smart babies, an advocacy group declared Wednesday in a complaint to the government about mobile apps that claim to help babies learn.

08/08/2013

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Fort Worth Event Helping Expecting Moms

The March of Dimes is collecting parenting supplies to help out expecting moms and their babies. It’s all part of the Cowtown Cradles Community Baby Shower in Fort Worth.

07/26/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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Money-Saving Tips For Families Of College Kids

For many people with student loans, July 1 brings a painful lesson. Interest rates on some student loans have now doubled, and it is up to lawmakers to hammer out a compromise and lower them again.

07/01/2013

Karen Borta

Borta Blog: Terrible Twos Vs. Terrible Teens

I work with a lot of people who have young children. I used to watch them and be so grateful that I wasn’t the one having to schlep around diaper bags and strollers anymore.

CBS 11–06/26/2013

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