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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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Is ‘Sharenting’ A Growing Problem On Social Media?

A new study from the University of Michigan suggests parents tend to overshare — posting pictures or stories about their kids online.

03/17/2015

Mark Palmer, 49, is charged with driving drunk with three children in his vehicle in Hampton Bays, Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With 3 Kids In Vehicle On Long Island

A father stood accused Thursday of taking his children on what authorities say could have been a death ride – driving at unthinkable speeds while drunk.

01/01/2015

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Man Accused Of Performing Lewd Acts In Front Of Kids In N.J. Restrooms Multiple Times

A Howell, New Jersey man has been hit with dozens of charges of exposing himself and performing lewd acts to minors.

11/10/2014

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New Ratings Out For Best Children’s Car Booster Seats

Highway safety officials released new ratings Thursday for booster seats for children in cars, and it was a record year for the best bets.

11/06/2014

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CBS 2 Investigates: Why Are There No Crossing Guards Outside Jackson Heights School?

Getting to school safely is challenging enough in the city, but take crossing guards out of the situation and parents say it is a recipe for disaster.

09/24/2014

Kids participate in the Chess-in-the-Parks Tournament in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Turn Out In Central Park For Chess-In-The-Parks Tournament

It was a beautiful day to get an outdoor workout Saturday, but mental exercise took over Central Park.

09/20/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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NYPD: Man Claiming To Be Cab Driver Tries To Sexually Assault Woman In Front Of Kids In Queens

The hunt is on for a man who allegedly told a woman he was a cab driver and then tried to sexually assault her in front of her three young children after driving them to Queens last weekend, according to the NYPD.

08/27/2014

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NYC Woman Saves 2 Children Who Rolled Into Massachusetts Reservoir Strapped In Stroller

The children, ages 18 months and 4 years old, were evaluated as a precaution and expected to be OK, police said.

08/19/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

Scene of bee attack at child's birthday party in Harding Township, N.J. (Credit: Chopper 2)

Chaos Erupts At Child’s Birthday Party After Bees Swarm Backyard In Harding Township

Police said the incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. at a home on Post House Road in Harding Township.

07/30/2014

Nydydra Briggs, 17, and her two children -- Azyon Briggs, 9 months, and Adonis Briggs, 2 -- were last seen Friday, July 18. (Credit: NYPD)

Teenage Mom, 2 Small Children Missing From Bronx Home

Police have asked the public to help them find a teenage mother and her two children, who have been missing from their Bronx home since Friday.

07/28/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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