Category Archives: What’s Trending

What you should know about baby monitors being hacked

First it was Target. Then it was your online passwords. Now, chillingly, it’s baby monitors. Time magazine reported Tuesday that Heather and Adam Schreck’s baby monitor was hacked, with a voice on the other end shouting at the Schreck’s 10-month-old daughter. … Continue reading

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3 Secrets to Porn-Immune Kids

How do you immunize kids against porn? How do you porn-proof them so your kids stay safe online?  It’s no different than the many other dangers you train your kids to deal with–first you warn them, but then you’ve got to … Continue reading

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5 Ways Poverty Harms Children

A post written by David Murphey and Zakia Redd for Child Trends discusses how poverty harms children: Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a War on Poverty, and introduced legislation aiming to reduce the national poverty rate. In … Continue reading

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U.S. expands healthy food assistance to women, infants and children

A recent article explains the changes in the WIC program: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some 9 million poor women and young children who receive federal food assistance under the U.S. government’s so-called WIC program will have greater access to fruits, vegetables … Continue reading

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What’s Trending: Cyber Children

The question was asked of how the cyber world can affect young children.  Now days a lot of moms are able to diminish tantrums by handing them their iPhones. I know more than a few children under 8 who have their … Continue reading

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What’s Trending: Should welfare programs pay more attention to dads?

Based on decades-old stereotypes that single mothers are raising children alone and single dads are “deadbeats,” the majority of U.S. anti-poverty programs almost exclusively serve women and children. Fathers bear the brunt. Read the full article here.

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What’s Trending: 8 Natural Remedies to Soothe Kids’ Colds

We recently took a trip to visit family in Santa Fe New Mexico and my little niece was sick with a cold.  She was a trooper as we ventured around, but we could tell that she really didn’t feel good. … Continue reading

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