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Suzanne Monaghan
March 31, 2020 - 10:14 am
Just like most adults, young people are watching and reading more news during the coronavirus pandemic. This cyber satefy consultang says teens get most of their news from unreliable sources, and parents need to give them accurate information and create opportunities to talk about it. Read more...
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Hadas Kuznits
March 27, 2020 - 12:50 pm
Philadelphians are required to stay at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus, except for essential needs, like groceries or medical services. But for divorced parents, how do custody agreements come into play? Read more here.
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Empty playground swings
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Hadas Kuznits
March 21, 2020 - 10:43 am
It's the first weekend of Spring, but many children, particularly in the city, will be spending it indoors, as all Philadelphia playgrounds closed Friday evening. Read more here.
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Children laughing and running
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Charlotte Reese
March 15, 2020 - 10:20 am
Montgomery County is the suspected epicenter of coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania, and parents in the area have had to learn how to coexist with the virus. Read more here.
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Distracted teen driver
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Suzanne Monaghan
January 26, 2020 - 11:33 am
Sixteen- to 19-year-old drivers are nearly three times more likely than older drivers to be in a deadly crash, according to the Centers for Disease Control. There are dozens of apps designed to help teens develop safe driving practices by avoiding the temptation of distractions. However, they are...
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
Peer pressure can make it difficult for teens to get out of risky situations. But one simple word or phrase can give them an excuse to leave. Read more here.
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Mom Congress
Mom Congress
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mothers from all across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., Sunday for a three-day convention — known as Mom Congress — urging lawmakers to improve policies surrounding pregnancy, child birth and postpartum depression. New Jersey business owner Jasmine Kaur...
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A doctor demonstrates how an infant can die due to unsafe sleeping practices.
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April 22, 2019 - 7:42 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found. These deaths "are entirely preventable. That's the most important point...
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College students
March 15, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You think your parents embarrassed you in high school? The parents of a ninth-grader in Florida complained when their son's math class was too hard, and the school agreed to change his class. But when the new class proved...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Shoe stores used to be full-service, with salesmen fitting kids for a new pair of kicks. Now, a couple of Philadelphia-based entrepreneurs can help you find the right size. About 70 percent of kids are wearing the wrong size shoe, according to Carolyn Horner, one of...
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