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5 ways family pets positively affect your children

(KEZK) — Parents that are considering adding a dog or cat to their family could be making a positive impact on their child. Here are five ways how: Having to care for a pet helps a child build a sense of responsibility and helps them build confidence. Caring for a pet can also teach a child about...
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Watch Garbage Man Have Fun Jumping on Discarded Pink Trampoline

It looks like one person’s trash is one garbage man’s new toy. Well that’s what happened when this sanitation worker found a miniature trampoline on the side of the road. Kymberly VanWaes Light said she and her husband put the pink trampoline out for pickup.
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Research Says Helicopter Parenting Works

There are few people in American society who get roasted as often as helicopter parents. But according to a roundup of research compiled by The New York Times , helicopter parenting works, at least in terms of coaxing kids into high academic achievement and college. A 2012 study found that an "...
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Keira Knightley Says Parenting is "Difficult"

Keira Knightley says that all parents, especially women, can struggle with parenting even if they're rich and famous. Knightley tells "Balance" magazine, "I don't think we give women enough credit for the physical and emotional marathon they go through when becoming a mother. I come from a place of...
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Parents Can Now Rent Drug-Sniffing Dogs for Their Homes

There's a new option for parents to find out if their kids are in the possession of any illegal substances. Yes, parents in Kansas City, MO can call on the dogs to help them find out if their kids are doing drugs. The new service is offered through a business called Metro K-9 Detective Services...
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The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

Check out these honest and sometimes super relatable tweets from parents. “Change your underwear or you’re not allowed to wear cowboy boots” is a real thing I had to say to my toddler this morning. — Ashley Austrew (@ashleyaustrew) May 8, 2018 Being a parent teaches you a lot about yourself. For...
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LIST: This Year's Most Popular Baby Names

The Social Security Administration just released the list of the top baby names today. On the girl's list, for the second year in a row the top name was Emma. On the boy's list, a new name took over the top spot as Liam was number one. The Social Security Administration compiled the list based on...
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Kelly Clarkson Gets Candid About Her Kids Hitting Each Other

Kelly Clarkson talked to Ellen about how adorable her kids are... despite the fact her toddler son and daughter push each other around.
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The Latest Trend in Baby Names Involves IKEA Furniture!

Need help naming your baby? Head on down to IKEA! Apparently the store famous for their unique (Scandinavian) furniture names is now helping to inspire baby names. Yeah, this may just be "most millennial" thing that we've heard all week, but it's actually kind of funny. Parents-to-be are looking to...
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Warning: Baby Monitors Can Be Hacked Easily

Technology is great! Instead of just listening to what's going on in our baby's room, we can now watch them on our phones with high-tech baby monitors. Cool, right? Not so much when this technology is easily hackable. There's a new warning out to parents about specific devices hackability. This...
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