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Safe Kids Cobb County

(WAOK)-Safe Kids Cobb County is an organization that educates parents on proper car seat installation, but now feel another issue is more important. Lisa Grisham of Safe Kids feels that it is crucial to inform parents […]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2014

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Study: Most Teens Sext Before They’re 18

A new study has found that many teenagers are sending and receiving sexually explicit texts and photos at a very young age.

07/06/2014

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Georgia Offers A Chance To Catch Up On Child Support

The state Division of Child Support Services is offering non-custodial parents a chance to get caught up on child support payments without penalties.

05/16/2014

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Meeting Leads To Fight, Lockdown At Georgia High School

School officials say a meeting that included parents to settle a dispute among teenage girls led to a fight involving nearly a dozen students and prompted a lockdown at a suburban Atlanta high school.

05/13/2014

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State Warns Against Leaving Children In Vehicles Unattended

The Department of Early Care and Learning is reminding childcare providers and parents about the dangers of leaving children in unattended cars.

04/18/2014

Canadian researchers found that parents with the strictest parenting style were more likely to raise obese children. (Getty Images)

Study: Stricter Parents More Likely To Raise Obese Children

Kids whose parents lay down a lot of rules without communicating with their children are at the greatest risk of obesity.

03/23/2014

The recommendations are bound to prompt eye-rolling and LOLs from many teens but an influential pediatricians group says parents need to know that unrestricted media use can have serious consequences. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Doctors Urge Parents To Adopt Policy Restricting Teen Texts, Online Access

The recommendations are bound to prompt eye-rolling and LOLs from many teens but an influential pediatricians group says parents need to know that unrestricted media use can have serious consequences.

10/28/2013

A lack of pop culture knowledge and tech savvy skills are keeping parents out of touch and “uncool.” (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Little Knowledge Of iPhone, Twerking Makes Parents ‘Uncool’

A lack of pop culture knowledge and tech savvy skills are keeping parents out of touch and “uncool.”

10/20/2013

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Ga. Autism Project Looks To Early Detection

In a small room similar to a doctor’s office, Marlaina Dreher broke into applause as her 5-year-old son, Brandon, grabbed a red plastic spoon filled with puréed lasagna and fed himself.

09/21/2013

Food allergies affecting children cost the U.S. nearly $25 billion in lost work productivity, special medical care and parents having to stay out of the workforce. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Children’s Food Allergies Cost US Nearly $25 Billion Annually

Food allergies affecting children cost the U.S. nearly $25 billion in lost work productivity, special medical care and parents having to stay out of the workforce.

09/17/2013

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