Children

Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers
The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.
Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, an…
Some Infant Tylenol is Being Recalled
A Johnson & Johnson consumer health unit is pulling some versions of infant Tylenol off store shelves due to problems with a device that helps measure doses.
Our news partner, WZZM 13, says McNeil Consumer Healthcare is recalling about 574,000 bottles of a grape-flavored version of the liqu…
Part Of Our Childhood Disappears – Drop-Side Rail Cribs Banned
They have been around since we were kids. All of us raised our own children with these as well. Today, a ban on the manufacture and sale of drop-side rail cribs goes into effect.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission ordered the ban last year after it was determined the cribs played a role in doze…
Is Cursive Obsolete?
Who uses cursive nowadays?
The strange squiggly writing that gave us headaches in the third grade is still puzzling youngsters today. The difference is that now almost no correspondence is in cursive anymore.
My First Happy Birthday Song From Keegan & Ava!
My friend Mary brought her two grand daughters over because they wanted to hand deliver the birthday cards that they made for me.  On the way out the door Mary got them to serenade me with a quick Happy Birthday Song.  Here is Keegan and Ava singing me my personalized Happy Birthday Song..…
Two words for safe kids – CAR SEATS!
Hey Mom's and Dad's, grandparents everywhere, keep your kids safe in the car with proper car seats!  On NBC's Today, they discussed that very thing with some new recomendations.
Facebook to the rescue!
On the "Andy & Chuck Show" this morning we talked about Facebook and it's unbelievable growth,and, the amazing statistic that 1 out of every 13 people is on Facebook...world wide!  I can't even do the math on that one, so let's just say, THAT IS A LOT OF…
10 Holiday Gifts Parents HATE When You Give Their Kids
Family Christmas just this past weekend. My uncle was explaining that his adult kids were attending a Christmas party at one of their friend's homes, who has a 2 year old. "I gave her the best present," he boasted. Something he referred to as "big popper" and sounded like every m…
DeVos Childrens Hospital
Looks like we have another national landmark to be proud of.   We toured the new Helen DeVos
Children's Hospital Sunday.  Very impressive.  Loved the attention paid to creating a "softer" looking place for kids.  Those of us who have spent time in the …