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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.

17 hours ago

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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Officials Plan Online Safety Forum For Ga. Students

State officials are partnering with Facebook and WSB-TV to host an online safety forum for Georgia high school juniors and seniors, as well as teachers and parents.

09/07/2013

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Families First And Ways To Work Offer Loans To Working Parents

Families First along with Ways to Work are offering an alternative for working parents to receive low-interest auto loans. Qualified parents who are unable to receive credit approval elsewhere are given the opportunity to receive loans […]

WAOK-AM–06/10/2013

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Study: Nearly Half Of All Parents Giving Kids Medications They Shouldn’t Consume

A recent poll suggests that forty percent of all parents are giving their young children medications to which they should not yet be exposed.

04/23/2013

The Mo Ivory Show…Has Mo Gone Republican? 1/3/13

It can’t be true, has Mo tip toed over party lines to the Republican Party? Well  not quite, but with recent statements made from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie voicing his disgust for his party in Congress neglecting […]

WAOK-AM–01/03/2013

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