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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    05/31/2014 - 3:45 pm | View Link
  • Certain kids with diabetes are most at risk for excess weight: study
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    05/30/2014 - 5:18 pm | View Link
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  • Kids Singing Wagner in South Africa Need That Prize
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    05/29/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Low adult supervision tied to injuries among kids
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    05/29/2014 - 3:02 pm | View Link
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  • Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math. The take ...
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  • Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems
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    08/17/2014 - 4:51 pm | View Link
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