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The Cost Of This Family Necessity Has Cascading Economic Consequences

The Cost Of This Family Necessity Has Cascading Economic Consequences

Every American deals with dozens of expenses, from rent and food, to clothing, medical care, and entertainment. But for families with children, these expenses increase significantly – especially for working parents who have the added burden of paying for childcare. While you probably can’t pick up and move to another […]
Common Sense Is Best When It Comes To This Parenting Practice

Common Sense Is Best When It Comes To This Parenting Practice

We live at a time when research is helping us to lead healthier and longer lives. But some of the things we have learned along the way end up becoming outdated or misunderstood – and parents can easily become confused about what is best for their children. Among these is […]
A Shocking Letter Sent To Parents Leads To National Outrage

A Shocking Letter Sent To Parents Leads To National Outrage

During the school year, parents are used to a routine of helping with homework, setting out clothes, and packing lunches – or sending lunch money – for their child each day. While it’s something we may take for granted, some families struggle with how they are going to provide lunch […]
A Routine Traffic Stop Turns Life Or Death For Baby

A Routine Traffic Stop Turns Life Or Death For Baby

There is not much a police officer hasn’t seen in his line of work, so when you pull over a speeding car you never know what you are to expect. Being on guard for any scenario is an important survival tool for law enforcement personnel. But one officer never thought […]
Is Your Child A Budding Entrepreneur?  Here’s What You Need To Know

Is Your Child A Budding Entrepreneur? Here’s What You Need To Know

Today’s kids have a lot more information at their fingertips than ever before. They’re exposed to more at an earlier age and seem to be growing up more quickly than in generations past. And with all the advancements in technology and more available opportunities, modern kids are doing what some […]
7 Red Flags That Your Child May Have Sensory Processing Issues

7 Red Flags That Your Child May Have Sensory Processing Issues

Have you ever wondered why your child constantly jumps on the furniture, cries when they get their hands dirty, or tries to wrestle everybody they come into contact with? There may be more going on behind the scenes than you think. Sensory processing issues are real, and addressing them could […]
CAR SEAT -- Summer heat  in Arkansas can be deadly for children left in cars unattended. (U of A System Division of Agriculture photo by Kerry Rodtnick)

Prevent Child Deaths With This One Easy Move

With all the benefits of the season (hello water play!), summer also comes with one dreaded component.  The unforgiving heat! Sure, the sun feels inviting, and the weather begs for you to come outside, but it also has the ability to create a very serious threat to your children’s lives. […]
Retailer’s Response To Grieving Mom Infuriates Loyal Customers

Retailer’s Response To Grieving Mom Infuriates Loyal Customers

Parents are always looking for special experiences for their children, but the expense of participating in some activities can be cost-prohibitive.