North Texans Sound Off On Yelling Vs. Spanking Study
A recent University of Pittsburgh study suggests parents who yell, shout and/or raise their voice to their children do as much harm as spanking does. Many North Texas parents agree that yelling is a bad idea. At the Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park in North Dallas, Chelsea Lopker watched as her 20-month-old son,... Read More
3rd-Graders Caught Smoking Pot In School Bathroom
Three third-grade students at a Sonora, Calif., elementary school were busted for smoking pot in the school’s bathroom last week. Two 8 year olds and a 9-year-old were caught by another student, who immediately informed school administrators. Those officials then alerted local police. Read More
Should you ask permission before posting photos of kids on Facebook?
SALT LAKE CITY — If you want a lot of people to know something quickly, the easiest way to get that information to them is through social media, KSL reports. But there's a subject that is becoming increasingly common: should you keep pictures of your kids off Facebook and Instagram until they are old enough to... Read More
'Lunch angel' pays kids' overdue accounts at elementary school
As a tutor and mentor at Valley Oaks Elementary School in Houston for over 10 years, Kenny Thompson has taken pride in helping out kids. So on Monday, when he found out that over 60 students at his school were eating cold sandwiches for lunch because of overdue funds on their accounts, he decided to pay off the... Read More
First grader shaves head in honor of cancer-stricken friend
UNION, Mo. - At Central Elementary in Union, Mo., the best teachers may just be two students. "They are both individually incredible," said first grade teacher Adrienne Koester. First graders Vincent Butterfield and Zac Gossage are very good friends and often very silly. Read More
Girl, 14, accused of stabbing her sister 40 times
An 11-year-old Illinois girl was stabbed 40 times by her 14-year-old sister, police say, and the reason why has many in the small Chicago-area community of Mundelein reeling in disbelief. Police found the 11-year-old girl unconscious and in need of medical attention in an upstairs bedroom of the Illinois suburb... Read More
KOKH: Do kids make your life happier?
Does having kids make you happier, KOKH asks? Researchers say it depends. New research out of Stony Brook and Princeton Universities looked at millions of Americans and found people with kids ... Read More
Teacher punishes girl, 6, by removing shirt in class
A Mesa Kindergarten teacher faces 26 counts of indecent exposure and one count of child abuse after he allegedly removed a 6-year-old girl's shirt that left her naked from the waist up in a packed classroom. KPHO reported that Thomas Washburn, 54, who teaches at Adams Elementary School, was arrested Wednesday when... Read More