Parents Worry About Their Kids Nearly 40 Hours A Week, Survey FindsThere are plenty of things about kids that can cause parents to worry: school, a cold, bullies. Now, a new survey shows that parents spend about 37 hours a week stressing out over their kids.
In Tax Plans, Small Stuff Aims For Big Impact On HealthSome smaller measures in tax plans on the table in Minnesota's budget discussion aim to make a big impact on public health and child safety. They won't get the attention of business property tax breaks or across-the-board income exemptions causing clashes, but the measures stand a decent chance of happening.
Tips On Safely Trick Or Treating This HalloweenKeep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.
Hennepin Co. Attorney Files Petition To Protect Peterson's SonThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office has filed a petition to protect Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son. According to the county, they have filed a Child in Need of Protection or Services petition. The petition outlines some of injuries the boy sustained while visiting Peterson and also outlines a safety plan for Peterson and the boy's mother to follow.
Good Question: Is It Ever OK To Leave Kids In Cars?A new survey from Public Opinion Strategies of Washington, D.C. reveals that 14 percent of parents say they've left their children alone in a car. For parents of children under three years old, that percentage jumps to 23 percent. The study also found fathers are three times more likely (23 percent) than mothers (8 percent) to leave kids in cars.
Medicine Cabinet Dangers: What Every Parent Needs To KnowWhen caring for a sick child, many parents race to the home medicine cabinet. What are they really finding there?