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Rachel Canning, of New Jersey, in court March 4 (CBS 2)

N.J. Teen’s Suit Against Parents Raises Questions About Dealing With Young Adults

Parents and child psychologists weighed in Wednesday on the now-notorious lawsuit by Rachel Canning, the New Jersey high school student and cheerleader who has filed a lawsuit against her parents for living expenses and college money.

03/05/2014

A nanny cam image of a suspect who police said brutally beat a woman in front of her 3-year-old daughter in their home in Millburn, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Parenting Expert: Teach Your Children About Attacks From Strangers

A brutal attack on a woman in her own home in Millburn, N.J., raises the question of what parents should say to their children when a stranger becomes dangerous. A parenting expert weighed in with some answers.

06/26/2013

Kids Swimming In Lake, Summer Camp

Surviving The Anxiety Of Summer Camp

Summer camp season is here. But for many families, a child leaving home for the first time can create a stressful situation. TV 10-55′s Katie McGee reports on what you need to know about prepping you and your child for camp.

06/18/2013

FILE Photo/schools.nyc.gov

Parents Irate Over NYC DOE Plan To Give Student Data To Nonprofit Organization

Furious parents gathered on Monday night to blast the New York City Department of Education’s plans to allow a nonprofit organization to collect student data, including personal and health information.

04/29/2013

John Butler, Stacie Butler mug shots (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Couple’s Arrest After Underage Drinking Party Should Serve As Warning

The arrest of a Long Island couple after a teenage girl got alcohol poisoning at their house has renewed the debate about the perils of supervised underage drinking.

03/25/2013

Baby Owen

Study: Many Parents Feed Babies Solid Food Too Soon

Experts say just because your baby seems to be interested in what you are eating does not mean it is time to fix him a plate.

03/25/2013

1.18.13 Weighty Issues

Teenage Waistland: Tips To Help Your Teen Stay Healthy, Fight Fat

Abby Ellin, editor-at-large for fitsmi.com and author of the book Teenage Waistland, joined us to discuss the issue of teenage obesity and offered eight tips for families to fight the battle together.

01/18/2013

Nassau County School Relocation

Hundreds Of Nassau County Students Forced To Switch Schools — With 2 Days’ Notice

Parents in Nassau County were furious Tuesday night, upon learning that due to damage from Superstorm Sandy more than two months ago, thousands of students will be moved to new schools later this week.

01/15/2013

Newtown School Shooting Victims Composite (credit: CBS 2)

A Parent’s Worst Nightmare: Looking For A Child Among The Survivors Of The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

After leaving the school, survivors were taken to the Sandy Hook Firehouse on Riverside Road. That is where parents came to find out if their children had lived or died.

12/17/2012

Gregory Cucchiara

Son Maintains Innocence In Murder Of Parents In Queens

It was a heart-wrenching experience for a Queens family Wednesday, as a loved one was arraigned in court on charges that he killed his own parents in separate attacks.

12/12/2012

Gregory Cucchiara

Queens Man Charged With Killing Parents In Separate Attacks

A Queens man will plead not guilty Wednesday to a crime that is hard to imagine – police said he killed his mother in 2011, and his father 15 months later.

12/11/2012

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Parenting In The Real World: Tips To Raise Children Right

Loni Coombs, former prosecutor and author of “You’re Perfect…And Other Lies Parents Tell,” hit The Couch to share tips about raising kids for the real world.

12/03/2012

Student Records Complaint

Parents Concerned That School Records Could Be Used To Make Money

Some city parents have expressed concern that their children’s school records could be used to make money.

WCBS 880–10/14/2012

8.29 couch to school

Parenting Advice From A Psychologist: How To Raise Successful Kids

It goes without saying that we want our children to succeed. But new research shows that by pushing kids to achieve, we could be causing them to fail.

08/29/2012

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Takes Conor Kennedy To Nashville To Meet The Parents

Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy have been out and about in Nashville this week–including sitting down for a meal with Taylor’s parents, Andrea and Scott Swift.

08/10/2012

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