New York City Lawmakers Push For Universal After School ProgramsWith parents working longer hours, some New York City lawmakers are pushing for universal after school programs. Co-sponsor of the bill, Councilman Ben Kallos, joins CBSN New York to discuss the budget and benefits.
How To Help Alleviate Stress For Children With Special Needs During The HolidaysThe holidays are a wonderful time for most kids, but for children with special needs, these events can be extremely overwhelming.
National Adoption Month: Here Are The Good And Bad Changes Facing Prospective Parents Trying To Adopt A ChildFifteen years ago, she shared the story of adopting her daughter Rosie from China. Now, she reports on what the adoption process is really like and how it's changed for both the good and the bad.
As Holidays Approach, Parents Ask What Is The Right Age To Get Their Kid A Smartphone?The dilemma parents are running into is how to stay connected with their kids, without getting them hooked on tech too soon.
Doctors: Here's How Sleep Boosts A Child's Focus, Happiness And Mental HealthExperts recommend a minimum of nine hours a night for children ages 6 to 17.
What Questions Do You Ask Before Allowing Your Child To Go On A Playdate?A new poll shows that many parents have declined the invitations because they're uncomfortable leaving their child in another parent's care.
What Parents Need To Know To Keep Kids Off The Dark WebLisa Good, co-author of the book "Are Your Kids Naked Online?," stopped by to talk about the dangers of the dark web and how to keep your kids safe.
Report: New York Gets An 'F' For Shared Parenting Of Children Of DivorceA recent study shows New York is doing worse than almost every other state.
New 'Snowplow Parenting' All About Keeping Kids From Ever Knowing FailureWith the new school year, a new style of parenting is becoming popular: “Snowplow parents,” moms and days who could have a negative impact on kids in the long run.
Back-To-School: Expert Advice For A Smooth TransitionThis week is summer’s last hurrah for many kids. Experts say now is the time to get them into back-to-school mode.
Caught On Video: Mother Arrested After Leaving Infant In Hot Car In 100-Degree HeatNewly released body cam video shows the dramatic moment police rescued the baby from what could have been another hot car tragedy.
Long Island Referees Quitting As Misbehaving Parents Threaten To Shut Down School SportsSports are meant to be fun, but some officials are arriving at their breaking point because of parents behaving badly.
Study: Playing For Fun, Not To Win, Key To Get Young Children Into Sports For LifeThe American Academy of Pediatrics says children should be physically active pretty much as soon as they can walk, run and play.
Baby-Nups: Parents Lay Out Duties To Manage Little One's Big ResponsibilitiesFor anyone who has a new baby or is planning for one, there's some hard work ahead.
Expert: Preparing Students And Parents To Deal With College DenialsNow is the time teenagers start receiving college acceptance letters and decide where they’re going to continue their education. But with that also comes rejection.