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Laura Anderson-Hennessey and her family. (Source: CBS)

Grown Up Kids Going Back To The Nest

More and more grown children turn to mom and dad and end up back in the nest when their own money gets tight, according to a study at Clark University. Parents should know that extending the safety net could leave them with a major price to pay down the road.

06/02/2013

(SOURCE: CBS4)

Math Tutor Who Moonlights In Porn Banned To Advertise At S. Fla. Schools

Conflicting opinions on whether a tutor’s advertising banners should be banned or not, based off of his steamy past, arose on Wednesday.

CBS4–05/08/2013

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House Takes Up Bill That Empowers Parents In Failing Schools

Parents who have students in failing schools are close to having a voice in the matter.

CBS4–04/04/2013

Letters were sent home to parents at Fairway Elementary School after a student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. (CBS4)

Bacterial Meningitis Case Reported At A Miramar Elementary School

MIRAMAR (CBS4) – Parents at a Broward County elementary school are on high alert after a student came down with a case of bacterial meningitis  . Fairway Elementary School sent a letter home to parents […]

CBS4–02/13/2013

Here you go, Johnny, do what the iPad tells you to. (Credit: Amanda Kooser/CNET)

iPotty For iPad: Tech-Savvy Toilet Training

It’s the next big thing…for little ones: a toilet-training device for digitally connected kids.

CBS4–01/09/2013

Parents at a North Miami kids gym are upset over the alcohol permit granted to a nearby strip club. (CBS4)

Alcohol Permit At N. Miami Strip Club Upsets Parents In Nearby Kids Gym

The first strip club in North Miami is one step closer to reality.

09/21/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Parents Cash In With Back-To-School Deals

Back-to-school shopping, the second-biggest retail season of the year, is tax-free this weekend and shoppers are taking advantage before it ends at midnight.

CBS4–08/05/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Something Extra: Playing Favorites

Years ago, I read a beautiful story about a mother who left notes for each of her three children when she died. In the notes, she told each child that he or she was her favorite and that she loved him or her the most.

CBS4–05/03/2012

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Teen Drug, Alcohol Use Can Be Influenced By Parents

Most parents don’t realize that kids under 21 still consider mom and dad to be the greatest influence in their lives. Yet, far too many of these kids also say their parents haven’t talked to them about alcohol and other drugs. They also report that they drink and use other drugs at someone else’s home. Sadly, too many say they had their first drink at home with mom or dad.

04/11/2012

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