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Children & Pets

Putting the Dollar Tree cleaner ‘LA’s Totally Awesome’ to the test!
Putting the Dollar Tree cleaner ‘LA’s Totally Awesome’ to the test! Life February 19, 2018
If you have a home to clean, you likely already have your favorite brands. Maybe it's Shout to pre-treat your laundry, Pine…
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Dog food recall: Euthanasia drug found in cans of Gravy Train, Kibbles ‘N Bits and more Recalls February 16, 2018
It's the latest in what has become a disturbingly common occurrence — another pet food maker has recalled a variety…
Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again!
Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again! Travel February 12, 2018
Planning a trip to the Magic Kingdom or Disneyland this year? It's going to cost you a pretty penny, thanks…
Here’s why health experts are asking Facebook to shut down Messenger app for kids
Here’s why health experts are asking Facebook to shut down Messenger app for kids Children & Pets February 2, 2018
A group of health experts this week asked Facebook to shut down a popular chat app aimed toward kids, saying…
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Walgreens recalls pain & itch cream because of child poisoning hazard Recalls January 31, 2018
Walgreens has recalled two-ounce tubes of pain and itch relief cream because the packaging is not child resistant, as required…
service animals on flights
When is a service animal not a service animal? Delta introduces new rules March 1 Travel January 19, 2018
Snakes on a plane, anyone? Delta Air Lines has seen that movie one too many times and wants to rewrite…
Infant sleep guidelines: Do you follow these best practices?
Infant sleep guidelines: Do you follow these best practices? Health January 10, 2018
If you have kids, you know there's a great debate about the best way for baby to sleep — whether…
3 simple money moves to make in 2018
3 simple money moves to make in 2018 Money & Credit January 8, 2018
As we welcome 2018, it's a great time to do a look-see ahead and make sure your finances are in…
Saving for education? The new tax bill changes a few things
Saving for education? The new tax bill changes a few things Financing Education December 20, 2017
If you're saving for a child's higher education, there are some provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that…
8 foods you should never reheat in the microwave
8 foods you should never reheat in the microwave Health December 18, 2017
Reheating food in the microwave is a common kitchen ritual in modern America. We all know about the dangers of…
7 ways to keep your pets safe during winter weather
7 ways to keep your pets safe during winter weather Life December 8, 2017
While we bundle up our human members of the family to stay safe and warm, you have to also remember…
Dog With Bone
Bone treats send dozens of dogs to vets, FDA issues warning Life November 28, 2017
As holiday celebrations ramp up, the Food and Drug Administration is issuing a warning for dogs. There have been 90 reports…
Kids smartwatch
Parents urged to destroy children’s smartwatches because of security concerns Mobile & Electronics November 20, 2017
The Europeans are getting really serious about the threat of smartwatches spying on kids. Should we be concerned here in…
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Have kids? Safety group calls these the most dangerous toys of 2017 Holiday Shopping November 15, 2017
We're just days away from Black Friday — the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season — and toy safety…
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Recall Alert: More than 40,000 OshKosh Baby jackets pose choking risk Recalls November 9, 2017
Be careful when you're bundling up baby this winter. OshKosh Baby B'gosh has announced the recall of 38,000 quilted jackets.…
Holiday warning: Don’t pay to ship your pets through these bogus sites!
Holiday warning: Don’t pay to ship your pets through these bogus sites! Children & Pets October 30, 2017
If you're going to fly a furry friend with you during the holidays, be sure you're not falling to prey…
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7 ways to prevent your child from getting the flu this season Children & Pets October 24, 2017
We're on the cusp of flu season again and if you've ever had a bout with influenza in your family,…
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This is the #1 thing your kids shouldn’t touch at the pediatrician’s office Health October 24, 2017
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is out with new recommendations for preventing the spread of illness when you bring…
10 amazingly cheap Halloween costume ideas
10 amazingly cheap Halloween costume ideas Life October 13, 2017
Halloween can be expensive. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to spend a record $9.1 billion on…
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child Money & Credit October 4, 2017
Are you worried that your child may be a victim of identity theft due to the Equifax data breach? Here's…
Girl gets pet hamster after her letter to Petco ends up at power company Pepco
Girl gets pet hamster after her letter to Petco ends up at power company Pepco Children & Pets September 26, 2017
It’s not often you get your pet from an electric company, but that was the case for an 8-year-old girl in Washington,…
Why co-signing a loan can be bad on almost every financial level
Why co-signing a loan can be bad on almost every financial level Money & Credit August 18, 2017
It happens to many financially responsible people at some time or another: A friend or family member asks them to…
Pet home alone tag
This simple key ring tag can help pet owners overcome a major fear Children & Pets August 16, 2017
Have you ever worried about what would happen to your dog, cat or other pets if you were unable to…
4 apps that could save your life in an emergency
4 apps that could save your life in an emergency Mobile & Electronics August 16, 2017
Have you ever been out walking late at night by yourself and felt unsafe? There's an app for that! Read…
8 rules for big savings on kids’ shoes
8 rules for big savings on kids’ shoes Clothing & Fashion August 14, 2017
Millions of families across the country are getting ready to send their kids back to school. While this can be…
The cost of raising a child from birth to 17? Don’t ask!
The cost of raising a child from birth to 17? Don’t ask! Money & Credit August 9, 2017
It's no secret that raising kids can get expensive. In fact, the total price tag to raise one child from…
Why you need to read the label on your bottled water
Why you need to read the label on your bottled water Health August 7, 2017
If you've made the decision to drink bottled water over tap water, you need to be sure you're getting what…
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New warning: Don’t use allergy medicine to help kids sleep Children & Pets July 7, 2017
Authorities in the state of Georgia are advising parents not to use allergy medications like Benadryl as a sedative for…
Pet holiday safety
How to keep your pet safe this Fourth of July Children & Pets July 4, 2017
Fireworks, parades and parties are an integral part of Independence Day celebrations. While the festivities are fun for humans, the…
Girl Scouts USA
Girl Scouts can soon earn cybersecurity badges Children & Pets June 27, 2017
Known for instilling leadership skills, building confidence and selling delicious cookies, Girl Scouts are now tackling a different kind of…
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