Don't tell the kids: This bill would keep them at school even longer

Sen. Kamala Harris proposes bill to extend school days Sen. Kamala Harris, (D-CA), introduced a bill to extend school days to 6 p.m. Washington Examiner commentary writer Philip Wegmann with more. Presidential candidate and senator Kamala Harris, (D-CA), proposed a bill Wednesday that would extend the traditional school day until 6 p.m. Continue Reading Below Harris’ intention is to hopefully […]

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Nicole Saphier: Our kids are in the midst of a vaping crisis – Are we doing enough?

White House aims to tackle new vaping crisis among nation’s youth President Trump says the federal government will ban thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes as a 6th person dies from a vaping-related lung illness. Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier reacts. At least six deaths linked to vaping have been now reported.  As the number of vaping-related illnesses […]

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Don’t dictate to your kids. Negotiating has more impact and gives them tools for life.

“What should I be when I grow up?” the 7-year-old boy asked, looking up at his grandfather. The retired engineer paused. “I’d like you to be wise, Stevie,” he said. The boy nodded and ran out of the kitchen — just as his incredulous father entered from another doorway. “Dad, I overheard what you just told Stevie! How could you […]

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Caring for kids and elders, middle-aged Americans fall short on retirement savings

If you’re helping pay the expenses of your child and possibly your parent too, you may not have much cushion left for yourself. Nearly four in 10 middle-aged Americans have no emergency savings fund and a third have less than $25,000 socked away for retirement as many grapple with the financial strain of helping support children, aging parents or both, according […]

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Dianne Feinstein scolds kids who pushed her to back Green New Deal: 'I know what I'm doing'

Green New Deal rollout shakes up Washington’s climate change debate Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein pushed back against a group of kids who sought her support for the Green New Deal and the interaction was captured on video. Sunrise Movement, an organization which describes itself as wanting to “stop climate change,” shared a clip of the exchange on their Twitter page Friday. […]

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My kids are worth how much? Here are special tax breaks for parents

Most parents wouldn’t trade the experience of raising children for anything in the world. If only it weren’t so darn expensive. Between the medical bills, child care and college tuition, it’s a wonder parenting hasn’t gone the way of the wet nurse. Fortunately, the government offers some fairly generous tax breaks to help ease the financial burden. It’s up to […]

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3 Stocks to Buy for Your Kids

It's never too early to introduce your children to basic concepts of investing. One great way to do so is to buy stocks to familiarize them with the process and teach important investing lessons at a young age. To help you find high-quality companies worthy of both their interest and a place in their portfolio, we asked three Motley Fool […]

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Police: Mom held after kids found home alone, watching ‘Home Alone’

MUNCIE, Ind. – Police investigating a report of two boys, ages 7 and 4, being left home alone said they found the youngsters watching “Home Alone” on television. That 1990 film featured the adventures of an 8-year-old, portrayed by Macaulay Culkin, after he was accidentally left behind when his family took a Christmas vacation to Paris. Investigators said the circumstances […]

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