Kids: Now More Expensive Than Ever

Earlier this week, we learned that median family wealth has fallen dramatically over the past several years, taking us back to levels not seen since the early 1990s. Now the Department of Agriculture (which for some reason studies these things) reports that the cost of raising kids from birth to the age of 17 has [...]

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ASK NEWS:
  • Drug Abuse Among Kids With ADHD - WebMD
    Parents invited to ADHD support group - East Brunswick Sentinel
    07/1/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Link
  • Videoconferencing Eases Stress for Some Hospitalized Kids - Medscape
    Videoconferencing linked to reduced stress for some hospitalized ... - QualityHealth.com
    07/1/2014 - 2:32 pm | View Link
  • Studies Fitness Improves Kids Academic Performance - Malaysia Sun
    Fitness options for the whole family to try outdoors and in - Malaysia Sun
    07/1/2014 - 1:29 pm | View Link
  • Connecting Kids and Nature - Spinal Column Online
    Your child's online life: What do you know about it? - Philly.com
    07/1/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Multi-Grammy Award-Winner Pharrell Williams to Perform at ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Multi-Grammy Award-Winner Pharrell Williams to Perform at ... - Minyanville
    07/1/2014 - 11:50 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Technology And Video Games Make Kids Think Differently About Old Questions
    It is popular to write about how the internet is changing the way we think. Education and parenting journalists like to speculate about what new technology is doing to our children. People write both negative and positive versions. The negative versions complain that we are raising a generation of kids that are sucked into screens, disconnected from the corporeal world, wirelessly removed from ...
    05/31/2014 - 3:45 pm | View Link
  • Certain kids with diabetes are most at risk for excess weight: study
    By Allison Bond MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children and teens with type 1 diabetes are already at increased risk for becoming overweight or obese, but certain traits make the odds even higher, according to a new study. Because obesity can compound some of the health problems that go along with diabetes, it’s important to help kids avoid weight gain, researchers say. Elke Frohlich-Reiterer ...
    05/30/2014 - 5:18 pm | View Link
  • 12 Free or Low-Cost Summer Activities for Your Kids
    "Kids just want to run and to have fun and be with their families," says Heidi McIndoo, a registered dietitian, author and mother of two who publishes the resource website Boston Living on the Cheap. "They know of only festivals the locals will know about," says Jody Halsted, an Iowa mother of two daughters who writes the FamilyRambling.com blog.
    05/30/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Kids Singing Wagner in South Africa Need That Prize
    An old friend in South Africa is looking for $1 million (or less) to fund the music programs she brings to Mozart-singing kids in the hardscrabble outskirts of Cape Town. In the Kraaifontein suburb, $100 buys 100 balanced meals for teenagers who stay late at school singing scenes from "The Marriage of Figaro" or religious arias by Handel. The statistics distress: Cape Town's homicide rate is the ...
    05/29/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Low adult supervision tied to injuries among kids
    By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young kids are more likely to get hurt when they are not fully supervised by adults, and especially when they are out of arm’s reach, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed parents of injured children and found kids were generally under less supervision at the time of the accident than earlier that same day. “There’s always the dilemma of, kids ...
    05/29/2014 - 3:02 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • New Oriental Education (EDU) Responsible For POP Kids Enrollment Decline?
    New Oriental Education (EDU): Are Out-of-Date Websites to Blame for POP Kids Enrollment Decline? by Ben Strubel of Strubel Investment Management New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (ADR) (NYSE:EDU) is a Chinese company that provides test prep and English ...
    07/21/2014 - 5:45 am | View Link
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's Last Wish: Adjusted Kids, Without Trust Funds
    Like many great men, Philip Seymour Hoffman wanted the best for his family. Before his daughters were born, he wrote in his will that his son should be raised near a metropolitan epicenter—San Francisco, Chicago, or Manhattan—so he can “be exposed ...
    07/21/2014 - 5:29 am | View Link
  • Toyota’s Latest Minivan Keeps Eyes On The Road And Kids Quiet
    Some of the most satisfying new updates to technology are devastatingly simple. Take, for instance, Toyota’s 2015 Sienna Minivan, which will come with mic integration for the parents in the front seat to keep badly behaving children quiet in the back seat.
    07/21/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • Report: More Parents Hiring Drug-Sniffing Dogs To Find Kids’ Pot
    According to a report by NPR, a growing number of parents are hiring drug-sniffing dogs to search their teens’ bedrooms and find out if they are using illegal substances, leading to a rise in private businesses that train and rent out detection dogs.
    07/21/2014 - 5:16 am | View Link
  • Peer Mentoring Helps Moms of Developmentally Disabled Kids
    Moms of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities experienced reduced levels of emotional distress after being trained in cognitive behavioral interventions by peer mentors, a study has shown. In a randomized controlled trial designed to assess the ...
    07/21/2014 - 4:54 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Inhabitots | Your guide to green parenting, eco baby ...
    Inhabitots is a green parenting blog, featuring smart, modern, eco design for babies, kids, parents and families
    07/17/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • Defenders of Wildlife
    Play games and travel through the Web of Life while learning about wildlife and habitat. Kid's Planet by Defenders of Wildlife
    07/16/2014 - 7:02 pm | View Link
  • Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids
    Weather Wiz Kids is a fun and safe website for kids about all the weather info they need to know. It contains tools for weather education, including weather games ...
    07/16/2014 - 6:40 pm | View Link
  • NFL RUSH
    The official NFL site for kids. Your source for fun NFL online games, contests, fantasy football, youth football, and NFL Play 60.
    07/16/2014 - 6:33 pm | View Link
  • Haring Kids | Welcome
    Official Keith Haring website for children: fun interactive activities to inspire a love of learning and art, online books, authorized art shows, appropriate for ...
    07/16/2014 - 6:19 pm | View Link
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