Toys burn and smoke, but not recalled
Despite concerns that it can heat up and burn, there is no recall of an intensely popular toy for toddlers.
Child care centers to follow FLOTUS guidelines
The nation's second-largest for-profit child care provider is adopting Michelle Obama's healthy eating and activity guidelines.
Teacher taps community for classroom technology
One local kindergarten teacher asked for the community's help to outfit her classroom with one school supply that could make a huge…
Girl pushes for diabetic doll accessories
Anja Busse wants the American Girl Doll Company to make diabetic accessories for their dolls.
RECALL: 3.8 million child car seats
A company that makes car safety seats is recalling nearly 3.8 million of them because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.
New regs sought for child car seats
Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the…
New tax bracket for wealthiest people
A new top tax rate, higher Medicare taxes and the phaseout of deductions and exemptions could mean higher tax bills for wealthier Americans…
Study: Highchair injuries on the rise
Highchairs are safe places to contain young kids while they eat. But more children are getting hurt while in highchairs, sometimes severely.
11-year-old finds loving adoptive family
An 11-year-old Johnson County girl spent her first night out of the state foster care system Monday.
Child booster seat safety rankings out
Most new child booster seats earn a top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
When should kids learn cyber security?
A Missouri-based cyber-crime prevention network is advising parents to start teaching their children about cyber security from the time the…
Top toys list: Kids pick their favorites
It's something all parents want for their children -- fun toys that will also help kids learn. But which ones will help your children the most?