One in three families in the United States cannot afford enough diapers to keep their babies clean and healthy, and a New Jersey organization says things have gotten much worse this year because of the pandemic; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
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Moms Helping Moms Provides Assistance Buying Diapers, Other Basics To Parents In NeedOne in three families in the United States cannot afford enough diapers to keep their babies clean and healthy, and a New Jersey organization says things have gotten much worse this year because of the pandemic; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
New Data Confirms Baby Bust After 1 Year Of Stay-At-Home OrdersAs we approach one year of stay-at-home orders, new data confirms a predicted baby boom was actually a bust; Tony Dokoupil reports for CBS2.
As Pandemic Continues, CDC Says Nearly 20% Of Children In US Are ObeseThe so-called "Quarantine 15" has turned into a weight gain of 25-30 pounds for some of the youngest Americans, ushering in real health concerns for children; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Paid Surrogacy Now Legal In New YorkA big change in New York starts Monday for couples and singles struggling to start a family. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Extended Interview: What To Look Out For, Be Aware Of As A Parent And CaregiverA popular celebrity therapist is speaking out about losing her teenage son to a drug overdose. CBS2's Andrea Grymes talked to child psychiatrist Dr. Jodi Gold about what parents and caregivers should be looking out for.
New York State To Establish Free Diaper Program At Food BanksNew York is starting a program to help families in need with free diapers.
Parents Fear Kids Are Falling Behind In School As Remote Learning Stretches OnThis week, the Biden administration is set to announce safe ways for schools to return to in-person learning fulltime. The guidance can't come soon enough for parents who fear their kids are falling behind; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Celebrity Therapist Dr. Laura Berman Issues Warning For Parents After Teenage Son OverdosesThere's a warning for parents from a popular celebrity therapist who just lost her 16-year-old son to a drug overdose. She says he was a straight-A student who they watched closely, but not enough when it came to social media; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Web Extra: Expert On COVID's Psychological Impact On ChildrenWhite Plains School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Ricca advises parents to look for any way to minimize stress on their kids, adding nowadays schools are even more equipped to offer support or connect families with resources if they need help.
Report: Some Baby Food Found To Have Significant Levels Of ToxinsA new government report found several baby food products contain toxic heavy metals; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Island Pops: A Taste Of The Tropics In Crown Heights"We grew up in the islands. This is what we know, and that's our heritage," co-owner Khalid Hamid told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Parents Concerned About Impact COVID Pandemic On Children's Mental HealthCBS2's Dr. Max Gomes reports on how a child psychologist is building resilience in his own children, and how you can use those lessons.
Experts Say As Remote Learning Continues, Teens Feel Like Forgotten ChildrenAs schools continue to navigate hybrid, remote, and in-person learning, much of the focus has been on the younger students.Now, some high school students say they feel like the forgotten children. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
New York Lawmakers Considering Allowing Paid Time Off For Parents With Children Learning VirtuallyLawmakers in Albany are considering a lifeline for working parents during the pandemic. It would allow them to take paid time off to take care of their children who are going to school virtually; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Psychotherapist Offers Advise On How To Talk To Loved Ones With Opposing Political ViewsThere are families facing a split decision when it comes to voting for president; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Experts Offer Tips On How To Schedule Pandemic-Safe Playdates For KidsThe pandemic has upended nearly every aspect of children's lives, especially the playdate. Experts offer tips on how children can socialize safely; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
More Americans Using Online Tools To Trace Ancestry, Family During PandemicThe pandemic has given many Americans a new perspective on life. For some people, that's led to discovering family they never knew. Chris Martinez reports.
As Students Return To School, Parents Wonder How To Keep Them Safe From COVID-19As some students are returning to school in person, there are still a lot of questions about how to keep them safe from COVID-19. Is there anything you should do when they get home? CBS2's Cindy Hsu looks for answers.
Experts Urge Family To Be Cautious, Aware Of COVID-19 Concerns On National Grandparents DaySunday is National Grandparents Day, normally a time for happy gatherings, but during the pandemic, experts say many of those visits should be put on hold; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Teachers, Parents Grappling With How To Keep Kids Focused While Learning VirtuallyAs thousands of students head back to school virtually, teachers and parents are grappling with how to keep kids focused and engaged. For many, it means classroom rules are now being enforced at home; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Doctors Urge Parents To Talk To Children About Wearing Masks For Long Periods Of Time In SchoolAs students begin to face the new normal in schools, one of the hardest challenges of adjusting will be having to wear masks all day; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Announces Major Funding To Help Famililes Pay For Child CareWorking parents have been scrambling to find child care for their children this fall and figuring out how to pay for it. To help ease the burden, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday announced major funding; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Data Shows Requests For Birth Control Up 50% Over Past Few MonthsForget about a pandemic baby boom, health experts say millions more Americans are now on birth control to prevent getting pregnant; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Parents Seek Ways To Keep Kids Cool, Occupied This SummerThe heat is on and keeping cool is a challenge, especially for parents struggling to find options for their children; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.