Are you wondering what to look for when you search your child's bedroom? New York State Senator Eric Adams wants to show you. Literally show you. On YouTube. Here's the video: Who says government officials aren't looking out for us? Adams, ...A New York politician says that children have no legal right to privacy while they live in your home.
Start working on potty training if you don't want your kid to get suspended. Credit: Getty Images A recent article in the Washington Post tells the tale of 3-year-old Zoe, who was -- no joke -- suspended from Arlington Public Schools' ...A recent article in the Washington Post tells the tale of 3-year-old Zoe, who was suspended from Arlington Public Schools' Montessori preschool for not being potty trained.
One Florida lawmaker says whether or not parents have guns at home is none of their doctor's business. Credit: Getty Images A Florida politician has introduced a bill that would ban doctors from asking parents if they own guns. ABC New...A Florida politician has introduced a bill that would ban doctors from asking parents if they own guns.
After you and your spouse split, who gets to make the religious decisions? Credit: Getty Images The Chicago Sun-Times has a story that proves the old adage about truth being stranger than fiction. Here's the basics: exotic dancer marri...One couple had so much trouble figuring it out that they ended up in court. What would you do?
Backpack contents: Homework, lunch and ... gun? Credit: Getty Images Two students were shot at Gardena High School in Los Angeles. But this wasn't another Columbine. The shooting was an accident -- a fellow classmate had a gun in his b...Should students have to pass through metal detectors or undergo some kind of weapons check before entering school?
Toys are regulated more strictly than guns. Does that make you feel safe? Credit: Corbis A recent column in The New York Times has a provocative headline: Why Not Regulate Guns as Seriously as Toys? Actually, it's a good question. ...I can't even buy certain cold medicines without a prescription. But I could buy a handgun.
A note from a 10-year-old boy lies in the memorial for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords outside her Tucson, Arizona, office. Credit: Gina Ferazzi, Los Angeles Times/MCT A columnist in the Philadelphia Daily News asks the following: "At t...Shouldn't Loughner's parents have had some idea of what he was capable of?
Watch it, kindergartner. Credit: Corbis This may sound like a ridiculous question, but according to a report on Yahoo! News, Texas cops are indeed giving tickets to 6-year-olds. What crimes are being committed in kindergarten? Dis...According to Yahoo! News, "1,000 tickets to elementary school children in 10 school districts" over a period of six years.
Not all toys have to plug in. Credit: Getty Images Back in the day, "play time" didn't mean "screen time," because there weren't that many screens available. Now, of course, children have so many electronic entertainment options that...Children have so many electronic entertainment options that they may not be getting enough good old fashioned pretend play.
Should Uncle Sam keep your kid from lighting up? Credit: Corbis By now we all know that smoking is bad for your health. But some believe that the government should do more to prevent children from ever taking a puff. A recent editori...