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Study: Parents Should Withhold Stories Of Past Drug Use From Children

Researchers have learned that parents who attempt to bond with their children by disclosing past drug use are unintentionally negating any anti-drug messages they may have expressed to their children in the past.


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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.



Parents Of “I Steal” Sign Girl Have No Regrets

Montrail White: “In this day and age, you’ve got to do whatever you can to reach your kids.”


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UPDATE: Search for missing baby enters 7th day

Police are pursuing leads but say they’re “at the mercy of the next good idea.”


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Oops! 8 Ways Parents Make Kids Fat

Baby fat might look cute, but it’s far from benign.


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Mo. Adoptees Could Get More Access to Information

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ Missourians who have been adopted could have an easier time getting information about their biological parents. Legislation would allow information about a biological parent who has died to be provided […]


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WARMANN: Parenting Part Deux

Some little league athlete parents need to grow up.


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KERBER: Hey Parents, Wake Up Please

HEY PARENTS! WAKE UP AND BE A PARENT! Last night I sat at the ballpark with a good friend, my brother and his wife. We had a great time watching the Cardinals beat the Phillies. It’s what I saw in the stands that grated on me.


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Warning to Parents About “Lazy Cakes”

Contains large dose of melatonin, which can cause drowsiness, lethargy.



Who Pays the Price For Failing MO Schools?

Lawsuit claims failing MO schools should pay for transfers.