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Black History Month banner
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Hadas Kuznits
February 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
February is Black History Month, and a local therapist suggests it's also a good time to open up a conversation about race with your children, especially in families that are not ethnically diverse. Read more here.
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A child begins to climb a dresser
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Hadas Kuznits
January 31, 2020 - 10:43 am
Ahead of this weekend's Super Bowl parties, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has launched a campaign to try to keep kids safe around TVs and furniture. Read more here.
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Jurassic Quest
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Holli Stephens
January 03, 2020 - 5:00 am
It’s 2020 and we’re still captivated by the great enigmas of some of our childhoods: David Bowie and dinosaurs. From Philly Loves Bowie Week to Jurassic Quest, there’s a lot to do and see this weekend. Check out The KYW To-Do List to plan your weekend in and around Philadelphia.
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Cherry Hill Mall
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Mike DeNardo
December 23, 2019 - 5:33 pm
On the day after Christmas, the Cherry Hill Mall will require teens to have adult supervision, in an attempt to prevent another mall melee on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 7:29 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly has passed a bill to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren. Read more here.
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Kids vote for the best of three toys at the Please Touch Museum on Election Day.
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Mike Dougherty
November 05, 2019 - 2:01 pm
There's a special election Tuesday at the Please Touch Museum designed to teach kids all about the democratic process. The incumbent is in a lot of trouble. The Slinky won last year, but early exit polls showed race cars were running away with it this time.
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Happy Meal Toys
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CNN
November 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
McDonald's Happy Meal might be for kids, but officially it's over the hill. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the company's first Happy Meal, the kids meal that helped McDonald's achieve fast food supremacy. Today, roughly one in every four orders at McDonald's includes a Happy Meal,...
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Blue pumpkin bucket
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John McDevitt
October 25, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Not everyone will be able to say “trick or treat” on Thursday. A distinct pumpkin trend is raising awareness so everyone feels included, but some parents feel it does the opposite. Read more here.
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Comic Con for Kids
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Andrew Kramer
October 12, 2019 - 5:45 am
Comic Con for Kids at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center kicks off this weekend — the first-ever event of its kind in the area. Read more here.
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screen time
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CNN
September 23, 2019 - 12:07 pm
It's possible that not all screen time is equally bad for your child's performance at school. A new review of 58 studies from 23 countries found only the time spent watching television and playing video games negatively impacted a child's academics.
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