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.
Summer Safety Tips For ParentsCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest on summer safety tips for anyone with children headed to the beach or a pool.
New Jersey Couple Get Married Seconds Before Bride Gives BirthMichael Gallardo and Marie Margaritondo were already engaged and days away from their wedding when the bride went into labor. The church's chaplain showed bedside up to bless the couple's hospital room "I do's" seconds before their child was born. CBSN New York's Dana Tyler reports.
New Jersey Parents May Be Accountable For Children's Bullying BehaviorA new bill opens parents of bullies up to increasing fine and civil lawsuits if a judge determines parents repeatedly ignored the behavior. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Student With Autism Walks Away From School, Ends Up PunishedThe mother of a Long Island student with autism is livid after she says a school employee yelled at her son after he wandered out of school. The case is prompting calls for renewed awareness to protect children with autism, reports CBSN New York’s Carolyn Gusoff.
Families Celebrate Their Dads On Father's DayCBS2's Jenna DeAngelis speaks to local families out for a day of fun on Father's Day.
Couple Celebrates Being 'Empty Nesters'A Mississippi couple celebrated a big milestone with an hilarious photo shoot celebrating their becoming empty nesters.
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Hold 'Candy Court' With Daughter LunaChrissy Teigen and husband John Legend have entered some serious negotiations with their 3-year-old daughter, Luna, about how much candy she can have.
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. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Woman Who Grew Up In Foster Care Creates Website To Help Others Like Her In The SystemIt can be hard growing up in foster care, but one woman used her experience to voluntarily created a new city-run website full of resources. CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
Wonder Teen Overcomes Homelessness, Gets Into A Dozen CollegesBrianna Watts, an 18-year-old Bronx teen who was once homeless with her mother, got into every college of the dozen she applied to. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Safari Playground Reopens In Central Park Near W. 91st StreetThe so-called "hippo park" playground is located between Central Park West and the west drive at 91st Street and is geared toward children between the ages of 2 and 5.
Experts Say Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Not Forgetting Personal Information It HearsChild safety advocates are demanding the federal government investigate Amazon's popular Echo Dot Kids Edition, saying it violates children's privacy law and is putting kids at risk. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Companies Adding New Perks For Working MomsFrom flexible hours to giving away expensive bassinets to shipping breast milk, many companies are offering a lot more these days to keep talented workers - especially moms. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Health Department Closes Brooklyn School In Measles OutbreakOfficials say Simche Kinder pre-school in Brooklyn repeatedly failed to comply with an order of the health commissioner requiring measles vaccinations. The department is now working with parents to find alternative car for the children. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Teacher Creates Urban Dictionary Translation Guide To Talk With Generation ZMassachusetts high school teacher James Callahan came up with an urban slang dictionary to help adults better communicate with "Generation Z," using a spreadsheet to define terms kids use nowadays.
Do You Know What Your Children Are Doing Online?Most teenagers have a smartphone, and many of them are finding their way onto the "dark web" through secret apps. CBS2's Cindy Hsu is joined by cyber expert Lisa Good.
Rockland Residents Threatened With Fines To Curb Measles OutbreakIn addition to new local government restrictions, the the CDC is now saying children who normally get their first dose of the vaccine at one year of age can now get the first dose at six months and a second dose as early as 28 days later. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
‘The Quints’ Return To Staten Island Hospital Where They We BornNow grown into healthy 10-year-olds, the Ferrante 's five children born at Staten Island University Hospital - four daughters and one son - are doing well. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Breastfeeding Mother Ticketed While In Her CarCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on a mother breastfeeding her child when she was ticketed and nearly towed away by a city egent who never bothered to look inside the vehicle.