As the holidays approach, many parents are trying to figure out if now is a good time to get their kids a smartphone; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports,
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How Young Is Too Young For Kids To Have A Smartphone?As the holidays approach, many parents are trying to figure out if now is a good time to get their kids a smartphone; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports,
New York Again Considers Banning Tackle Football For Children Under 12Should young children be banned from playing tackle football? A public hearing on the future of play is underway in Manhattan today. New York State lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban tackle games for children under the age of 12. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
New Study Finds 48% Of Kids Not Getting Enough SleepExperts recommend a minimum of nine hours a night for children ages 6 to 17. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Which Costumes Are Flying Off The Shelves?CBSN New York's Vanessa Murdock shows off this Halloween's most popular children's costumes.
What Questions Get Asked Most About Child Playdates?A new poll shows that many parents have declined invitations because they are uncomfortable leaving their child in another parent's care. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
NY Botanical Garden Offering Pumpkin Garden Thrills And ChillsPattie Hulse, director of the Everett Children's Adventure Garden at the New York Botanical Garden, shares the October special Spooky Pumpkin Garden attraction now on display. Admission is free on Wednesdays all day and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturdays. For more admission information, see https://www.nybg.org/visit/admission/
Have Your Kids Gone To The Dark Web?Lisa Good, cyber security expert and 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.
New York Fails Report On Parenting After DivorceCBS2's Dick Brennan has the latest on a report that gives New York a failing grade for encouraging shared parenting of children after a divorce.
Unofficial Apple Picking Season Kicks Off At Tri-State Area FarmsApple picking is an extremely popular fall pastime that extends through October, giving families a chance to hit the outdoors and spend time together. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Experts Warn About 'Snowplow Parents' Overly Protecting Kids From Life's ChallengesWith the start of the school year comes the need for parents to start thinking about how much they need to monitor and control their children's lives, to an extreme experts are calling "snowplow parenting." CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Time Out New York's End Of Summer Things To DoTime Out New York editor Will Gleason shares fun activities around the city as the summer comes to a close: Pig Island Food Festival in Red Hook, Autumn Starfest in Central Park, the Coney Island Beard and Mustache Competition and more.
Parents Magazine Editor In Chief Shares Drama-Free Back To School Transition TipsParents Magazine Editor in Chief Liz Vaccariello shares tips with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler on having a drama-free back to school transition for children fast turning into little adults.
Parents Magazine Editor Shares Drama-Free Back To School Transition TipsParents Magazine editor Liz Vaccarello shares tips with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler on having a drama-free back to school transition for children fast turning into little adults.
Back To School Advice From CBS2: Dick, Alex & JohnNeed to get your kids psyched up for the new school year? Hear some tips from parents Dick Brennan, Alex Denis and John Elliott, and get more from CBSNewYork.com. Check out our Facebook page to share your suggestions...
Back To School Advice From CBS2: Chris & MaryWhat's the best thing about the first day of school? Hear some tips from Chris Wragge and Mary Calvi, and watch more on CBSNewYork.com. Don't forget to check out our Facebook page to share your suggestions.
Back To School: Advice For Parents On How To Manage Screen TimeAs kids head back to school, one concern for a lot of parents is screen time; CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Back To School Advice From CBS2: John, Jessica & AlexDo your kids know how proud you are of them? Hear some tips from John Elliott, Jessica Layton and Alex Denis, and get more from CBSNewYork.com. Don't' forget to check out our Facebook page to share your suggestions.
Back to School Advice From CBS2: Kristine, Alex & MaryIs your brain ready to deal with the new school year? Hear some tips from Kristine Johnson, Alex Denis and Mary Calvi, and get more from CBSNewYork.com. Don't' forget to check out our Facebook page to share your suggestions.
Back To School Advice From CBS2: Dick, Cindy & LonnieWorried about sending your young ones back to class? Hear some tips from parents Dick Brennan, Cindy Hsu and Lonnie Quinn, and watch more on CBSNewYork.com. Don't forget to check out our Facebook page to share your suggestions.
Back-To-School: How To Help Kids Deal With First Day In ClassCBS2's Mary Calvi has some tips on how to cope with back-to-school jitters and make the adjustment a little easier.
How To Help Kids Cope With Back-To-School JittersCBS2's Jessica Layton has some tips on how to cope with back-to-school jitters and make the adjustment a little easier.
Parents Pledging To Wait Until 8th Grade to Give Child A Smart PhoneWhat age is right to give your child a smart phone? That's a question being hotly debated by parents all over the country; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Book Vending Machines Saving Summer?Vending machines filled with free books became available in Harlem's Riverbank Park starting today. CBSN New York's Cindy Hsu reports.
Child Has Anaphylactic Reaction To Paint With Dairy-Based IngredientsCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has a warning for parents of children with severe food allergies -- sometimes exposure can come from the most unexpected places.