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Parents, do your kids trust the Internet too much?

Experts say it is crucial for parents to have conversations with children about the reliability of online content.

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The Clean Cut: 'Kid History' stars create 'May the Fourth Be With You' video

"May the Fourth Be With You" opens up an opportunity for Star Wars fans everywhere to celebrate the cult hit, including Kid History stars in their newest video re-enacting the famous Death Star... Read more »

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What's to blame for low-income divorce rates?

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Divorce is significantly higher among lower-income families, and researchers are trying to figure out why. Read more »

10 hours ago

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Linda & Richard Eyre: 3 ways to get hubby more involved in parenting (and 3 reasons why you should)

If you are a married mom, chances are what you really want for Mother’s Day is for your husband to be more involved with your kids, to prioritize parenting a little higher and to be more of a... Read more »

11 hours ago

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YWCA children go on Mother's Day shopping spree

Nearly 40 YWCA after-school program enrollees participated in an all-expenses-paid Mother’s Day shopping spree Monday, courtesy of Women’s Edge, a new resource group for women who are... Read more »

13 hours ago

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Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Read more »

14 hours ago

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One thing parents are more worried about than terrorism

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New research has found that Americans parents fear pornography more than they fear their child seeing terrorism videos or gambling websites. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Your child may be talking to strangers, and you may not even know it

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A new social experiment video shows that children don't always run away from strangers who approach them, which might teach parents about child abductions. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: What is in the painting?

Looking at the painting in the setting of a prison for boys makes one think of different stories. One tells of someone approaching the cottage after a long journey. It may be home; it may be only a... Read more »

18 hours ago

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Steve Eaton: eBay exile is small price to pay to be the proud owner of the holy grail of briefcases

I don't know who Jeffrey Benjamin is. No one does. But I own part of his famous "desktop collection," and it has changed my life. Read more »

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day

Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings,... Read more »

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Millennials are driving less, but why?

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Teens are not driving as much as their parents, and they're not lining up to get their licenses, either. But whether it marks a new trend that will endure or not is unknown. And the theories range... Read more »

May 3, 2015

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200,000th digitized book milestone announced

FamilySearch recently announced the publication of the 200,000th digitized historical book online at books.familysearch.org. The books are from a variety of libraries and organizations in the U.S.... Read more »

May 3, 2015

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Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts

At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about... Read more »

May 2, 2015

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ValueSpeak: How did my toddler grandson survive a precarious situation? God knows

Jon and I didn't save Will last Sunday; we only retrieved him. Someone else saved him. And God knows. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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'Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures' is a delightful addition to middle grade fantasy

Authors Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater combine forces and their obsession with adorable animals to bring young readers a delightful story that will change the way they see magical creatures... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Book review: 'The Eternity Key' mixes adventure, Greek mythology and choices

Utah author Bree Despain’s "The Eternity Key," the second book in her Into the Dark series, is an adventurous story that brings its own modern twists to Greek mythology and goes beyond the... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Book review: Method meets intuition and flourishes in 'Straight Talk' parenting book

Vicki Hoefle's "Straight Talk" parenting book pairs trust-your-gut advice with proven strategies to help parents raise "grow" children to become capable adults. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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5-year-old boy uses unique superpower to save his mom from death

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A boy in Colorado saved his mother's life by calling 9-1-1 after she went into diabetic shot. Here's a video that shows the power of a son's love for his mother. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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5-year-old rings bell, celebrates end of cancer treatments

A bell rings in the halls of Primary Children’s Hospital. It’s the joyous sound of someone ringing a bell to celebrate the last of their cancer treatments. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Stepmoms navigate sometimes-tricky trail, but relationship rewards can be great

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Stephanie Webb is a stepmother who works hard to help the kids thrive while honoring the memory of their mother. The role of stepmother comes without a map, but the skills needed also bring out the... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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The little-known benefit to cleaning your home

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According to author Peter Walsh, there’s a significant correlation between a messy house and a person’s stress, which can lead to weight gain. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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The case for renewing the War on Poverty

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A "two-tier" America stands in the way of social mobility and thwarts opportunity for young people to secure their future, which is important for everyone, according to experts at a summit... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Fauna board game is fun, family friendly and filled with animals

Animals are everywhere in Fauna, a board game by FoxMind for two to six players. Players are testing their knowledge about the animal world. The game is educational, fun and family friendly. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Doug's Take: Blake Lively is mesmerizing in 'The Age of Adaline'

It’s a movie to savor. It’s a movie to ponder. It’s “The Age of Adaline.” Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: A different view of the parable of the talents

"Talent" as a noun is an excuse. If you don't think you have it, you don’t have to try. ... However, what if we changed the word "talent" to mean "practice"? Read more »

April 30, 2015

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