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Is Too Much Praise Bad for Children? [AUDIO]

If you are flooding your children with over-exaggerated flattery in an effort to boost low self-esteem, you could be hurting rather than helping. That's according to a new study which finds that children who lacked confidence shied away from tough tasks after receiving hyped praise from their parents

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Are You A Distracted Parent? Put That Phone Down! [AUDIO]

Ignoring your child's needs when you get busy texting or paying attention to your smartphone can be detrimental to him or her in the long run, a study shows.

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Some Parents See ADHD Drugs As Study Aids [AUDIO]

An extensive survey shows many parents appear oblivious to the real long-term effects of ADHD drugs.

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Smartphones and Tablets: How Young is Too Young? [POLL/AUDIO]

Smartphones and tablets have become part of our everyday lives. But when should you get one of these devices for your children?

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Flickr User Joe Shlabotnik
Flickr User Joe Shlabotnik
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High Chairs Pose Increasing Danger for Babies [AUDIO]

It's a parent's worst nightmare, a study published Monday from the Journal of Clinical Pediatrics found the number of highchair injuries increased 22 percent from 2003 to 2010.

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Flickr User Unfolded
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Over 10 Percent of Children Have ADHD [AUDIO]

Eleven percent of children in the United States are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a study from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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NJ Senate Bill Asks: Are Kids Safe Online? [AUDIO]

A New Jersey Senate panel on Thursday will consider a bill directing the Department of Law and Public Safety to start a public education campaign focused on Internet privacy and social media responsibility.

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Are PG-13 Movies Too Violent? [AUDIO]

A new report finds younger children are increasingly exposed to violence in movies.

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NJ Familes Spending Small Fortune on Senior Year [AUDIO]

Sending a child off to college is certainly expensive, but a growing number of New Jersey families are also shelling out big bucks on their sons and daughters during their final year of high school.

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Can We Talk Forum at Toms River's Pine Belt Arena (Photo by Ilya Hemlin, Townsquare Media)
Can We Talk Forum at Toms River's Pine Belt Arena (Photo by Ilya Hemlin, Townsquare Media)
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Ocean County Forum Addresses Heroin Epidemic [AUDIO]

Ocean County is pushing education as a weapon against its heroin epidemic, drawing close to 1,000 students and parents for a forum about the drug's dangers.

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