Articles tagged with: parents

02 December 2014

Danger on the toy aisle?

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The U.S. Public Interest Research Group, or PIRG, released it's annual "Trouble in Toyland" report on Monday. Most of their highlighted toys include choking hazards and levels of toxins ...

27 October 2014

Baby wipes recalled nationwide for potential bacteria

Posted in Regional

McElhattan, Pa. -- (KGW) Nutek, the maker of several different baby wipe brands, has issued a voluntary nationwide recall due to possible bacteria contamination. All lot numbers of the following wip ...

25 August 2014

Kids and chores: a digital solution?

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  It's a chore for the ages, a challenge for all parents: How to motivate your child to help around the house.Like everything else these days, there's now an app for that.ChoreMonster is ...

21 August 2014

Mom camps out to get homeless son into Beaverton school

Posted in Regional

Beaverton, Ore. -- (KGW) In less than two weeks, students in the Beaverton School District will head back to class. And for one particular mother, who has a son about to enter the 9th grade, that wi ...

18 August 2014

Mom creates 'Ignore No More' app to get teens to return calls

Posted in U.S. & World News, Technology

(The Today Show) -- Getting the silent treatment from your kids? A new app lets you lock their phone until they respond. The “Ignore No More” app was created by Sharon Standifird, a Houston mom ...

14 August 2014

No parent teacher conferences

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- No parent teacher conference nights will happen within the Medford School District over the next school year.Medford School Board Chairman Jeff Thomas says the extra allotted days ...

11 July 2014

Punishment or imprisonment?

Posted in U.S. & World News

Buford, Ga. --- (WXIA News) Investigators say the Georgia parents who locked up their now-14 year old son in a basement room for more than a year claimed they were simply disciplining the boy at a T ...

02 July 2014

Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant car seats

Posted in U.S. & World News

Detroit, Mich.  — (KGW) Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, in what is now the largest seat recall in American hist ...

25 June 2014

Boy invents device to remind parents of children in hot cars

Posted in U.S. & World News

Brentwood, Tenn. - (WKRN News) An 11-year-old Nashville student has invented a device that could save lives. Andrew Pelham said he felt compelled to do something after learning around 38 children di ...

20 June 2014

Kids in hot cars: How parents can avoid the dangers

Posted in U.S. & World News

NBC News and The Today Show -- This summer, 13 children have already died after being left alone in sweltering cars. Safety advocates share easy things you can do make sure you don’t forget about ...