Stories tagged: kids
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Facebook now has a Messenger app just for kids
Facebook has a messaging app for kids – its first product aimed at young children. The move gives Facebook a way to court younger users, with their parents’ permission. It …
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
How to find flame-resistant pajamas for kids, without toxic chemicals
If pajama manufacturers are not using chemicals, how are they keeping children safe from fire? Two ways: by using inherently flame-resistant polyester or tight-fitting cotton.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Federal Trade Commission rules Amazon must issue refunds
Amazon has started offering refunds to consumers for unauthorized in-app purchases made between November 2011 and May 2016, the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday. During that time, children spent more …
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Kootenai County detectives seek information on SUV months after mother, two kids die at Fernan Lake
Detectives hope the description of a vehicle will help them solve the case of a Coeur d’Alene mom who was found dead with her two toddler boys in a submerged …
Mon., March 27, 2017
Second Harvest teaches kids healthy cooking
Second Harvest has started kids cooking classes that are impacting family decisions for healthier eating – from wheat flour for making pizza dough to homemade shamrock smoothie shakes.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Connecting with kids: A prescription for ‘nature deficit disorder’
Most adults have fallen short of intentions for connecting youngsters with nature since school ended in June. Sports camps and family summer schedules can get in the way of expanding …
Thu., Sept. 17, 2015
Surprise, unconditional love built family of six
In the photo, one blond angelic head leans against a brunette counterpart. Beaming smiles split cherubic cheeks. They are both just babies, I think, pulling the picture from its frame. …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2013
‘Musketeers’ hits stage at children’s theater
It was a mad dash for young actors and actresses to jump into character for the first dress rehearsal of “The Three Musketeers.” The show opens Friday at Theater Arts …
Mon., Jan. 10, 2011
Study looks at effects of day care
Parents who worry they are forever damaging their children by dropping them off at day care every morning can find some comfort in a recent study that looked at academic …
Wed., March 17, 2010
Boy-for-sale ad triggers investigation
For sale: One 4-year-old boy. That recent advertisement on a popular classifieds Web site has triggered a sheriff’s investigation into who was behind it.
Sun., Dec. 6, 2009
Tips for hooking kids on skinny skiing
•Snow suits are fine for toddlers, who spend much of their time rolling in the snow, but older kids need layers they can shed to avoid overheating. •Kids will learn …
Mon., Feb. 9, 2009
Disney show will bring favorites to life
For the preschool set, it’s one thing to watch Mickey Mouse, Tigger, Pooh and other Disney characters on television. But it’s a completely different experience for kids when the cartoons …
Mon., Aug. 4, 2008
Rediscover Riverfront Park
There’s no mistaking the excited squeals that echo off the cement walls at the Riverfront Park Pavilion: the rides remain a summer hit. Sure, the park turned 30 years old …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2008
Ongoing “It’s Nano’s World” - Introducing children and their families to the biological wonders and tools of the nano-sized world through 14 fun, interactive exhibits. On display Tuesday-May 15. Hours …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2007
Are you really ready for Christmas?
Shannon Sullivan thought she had planned the perfect Christmas morning for her 4-year-old son back in 2000. Presents under the tree. A full stocking.