Family & Lifestyle / Children & Pets

  • 10 ways to prevent a hot car death

      

    On average, 37 children die from vehicular stroke (also known as hot car death) each year in the U.S., according to KidsAndCars.org. In the majority of vehicular heat stroke cases, the person...

  • New car seat could prevent hot-car deaths

      

    Evenflo has developed a new car seat that could prevent the horrible hot-car deaths that have been covered in the news. It's called the Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX and it has what is...

  • The cereal in trouble with the food police

      

    The protein craze has hit the cereal aisle, with one brand alarming a consumer advocacy group. The Center for Science in the Public Interest said it is beginning an investigation of Cheerios...

  • New social media scam targets millennials’ wallets

      

    Giving out your information to online friends can leave you in financial danger. More of the latest scams & ripoffs: http://bit.ly/1CHxp9d

  • 9 ways to save money on kiddie birthday presents

      

    I have two daughters - ages 5 and 8. We go to a lot of birthday parties, which means a lot of presents. (The one time I heeded a mother's request for "No Gifts, Please" and just...

  • Report: Asbestos found in crayons, toy kits

      

    An environmental group that conducted a private test indicates that it found traces of asbestos in certain brands of crayons and toy crime-lab kits. The EWG Action Fund, a sister organization...

  • Free cell plan from Scratch Wireless: Too good to be true?

      

    Scratch wireless is offering no-cost, no-contract cellphone service that could be great for your kids. Here’s how it works.

  • The danger of grandparents owning a 529 plan

      

    529 plans are the best way to save money tax-free and spend money tax-free on a child's college education. But these state-sponsored plans are now delivering an unexpected curveball that you...

  • Don’t Take Selfies With Your Pet While Driving, AAA Warns

      

    Going on a road trip for the long 4th of July weekend? If you take your dog with you, make sure you don’t try to snap a selfie of you with your four-legged friend, AAA says. A look at...

  • Preschool Inside Nursing Home Rewarding for Kids, Seniors

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk SEATTLE — Locating a preschool inside of a nursing home may seem  an odd choice, but bringing together the youngest and the oldest members of...

  • This Company Offers a Year's Paternity Leave for Dads!

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk The Virgin empire is giving even more perks to its employees. Last year the mega company introduced unlimited vacations.  This year, Richard...

  • 8 Ways To Save While Dining Out

      

    Eating out can become a very costly expense and a big budget buster. However, we all like to live a little and eat a little with good company. It's a fact of life. I'm sure Suze Orman...

  • Best Sunscreen For Your Money

      

    Consumer Reports has ranked sunscreens and found that you don't have to pay big bucks to protect your skin from harsh UV rays. Here's what so funny: One of the highest rated sunscreens...

  • New tech to keep track of your kid’s driving habits

      

    There are new ways to keep your teen driver safe when they are behind the wheel.

  • Lunch Lady: I Was Fired for Feeding Kids Who Couldn't Afford Food

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk AURORA, Colo. — A school lunch lady is out of a job after being fired for giving lunches to kids who didn't have any money. Della Curry...