Parents Daily News Roundup
Parents’ New Toy Debate: Buy or Rent?
Spending money on toys that may only momentarily capture their interest is a definite gamble, however parents can now turn to toy rental services, to keep their kids, and wallets happy.
Parents to Boomerang Kids: Your Allowance or My Retirement?
Research conducted last spring on behalf of the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) found that 42% of U.S adults aged 18-39 who were not students were receiving or had received financial help from their parents.
Memphis YMCA Head ‘Gut-Punched’ by Child Sex Abuse Claims Against Ex-coach
The leader of a Memphis-based YMCA group said he felt “gut-punched” by a televised report in which two men alleged a former coach with that organization had sexually abused them as boys.
Baby Lisa Look-a-Like Draws Attention
Since the disappearance of a baby girl in nearby Missouri, a Kansas mother says she has been asked to prove the identity of her child.
The Joy of Feeding, Without All the Parental Angst
Scientists do know that the number of obese children has been on the increase. But not the proportion of those under age 2 whose weight-for-length curve is at the 95th percentile or above — that has held pretty steady since 1999.