Hawley introduces two bills to protect kids from effects of social media, raise age requirement to 16
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., has introduced a bill that would implement an age requirement for social media usage and another that would study the harmful impact of social media on children
Michigan 6-year-old uses dad's Grubhub to order $1,000 in food, tips 25% per order
A six-year-old boy in Michigan managed to place several delivery orders using his father’s phone, resulting in $1,000 in food deliveries from Grubhub.
Game on! Rubik’s Cube announces eco-friendly version of the famous rotating puzzle
Rubik's Cube launched their first-ever 100% recycled cube for purchase. Manufactured by Spin Master, the model is a part of their sustainability initiative to be more eco-friendly.
Mini is big: General Mills offers new breakfast bundle after success of mini cereals release
General Mills is releasing a new breakfast bundle to go with its hit mini cereal boxes of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Trix and Reese's Puffs — see the new kit.
Balenciaga designer apologizes for controversial ad depicting children with teddy bears in bondage
Balenciaga designer posts personal apology to Instagram, calling the recent advertising campaign that featured children holding teddy bear purses dressed in BDSM attire "inappropriate."
Pfizer seeks approval for omicron booster in kids over 5 years old
Pfizer is seeking approval from the FDA for its updated COVID-19 booster shot targeting the omicron variant in kids between the ages of 5 and 11.
Disney CEO says company wants to be 'everything to everyone' after Florida education fallout
Disney CEO Bob Chapek says the company wants to be "everything to everyone" in the fallout of Disney's battle with Gov. Ron DeSantis over Florida education laws.
Tonka, celebrating its 75th birthday, asks families to make time for 'playcations'
Toy companies Basic Fun! and Hasbro, Inc. have partnered on a Tonka Playcation campaign in honor of the steel toy truck brand's 75th birthday this year.
MacKenzie Scott donates $44 million to help pair at-risk children with longtime mentors
Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donated $44 million to Oregon-based organization Friends of the Children. The money will help pair at-risk children with longtime mentors.
Cost of raising a child jumps to over $300,000
The cost of raising a child in the U.S. has climbed above $300,000, according to the Brookings Institution, and that's before they even head to college.
LEGO celebrates 90th anniversary with 'World Play Day'
LEGO is celebrating its 90th anniversary on Aug. 10, 2022, and has launched an exclusive LEGO set, plus a campaign to encourage family-friendly playtime.
Hundreds of daycare centers closed as workers go on strike
More than 200 daycare centers vowed to shut down on Monday as more than 400 early education professionals go on strike and are to participate in rallies at state capitals and city halls across the country as part of “A Day Without Child Care: A National Day of Action.”
Take Your Child to Work Day 2022: History and little-known facts
Take Your Child to Work Day, also termed Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day, is observed in the U.S. on the fourth Thursday of April.
COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on child care industry
With the rise of remote work, fewer people sent their kids to childcare during the pandemic. Now, with many companies calling employees back to the office some parents are having problems.
Online learning service preparing kids for the 'real world' sees surge
Online learning service Juni, co-founded by a former Google engineer, is offering classes not found in the typical K-12 curriculum
Levi's brand president quits, says she was forced out over her opposition to COVID-19 school closures
Levi's Brand President Jennifer Sey says she was forced out after two decades at the apparel brand over her outspokenness against school closures due to COVID-19.
South Carolina restaurant offers in-house child care for employees' kids
McGee's Scot Irish Pub, in South Carolina, is called a pub, it’s really more of a restaurant. And now it includes a closed-off room with a licensed child care provider.
Facebook reverses course after 'permanently' locking account of conservative children's book publisher
Facebook has reversed course after “permanently" disabling the ads account of a conservative children's book publisher, claiming that Heroes of Liberty – which has published books about Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett, former President Ronald Reagan and author Thomas Sowell – violated the company's rules against “Low Quality or Disruptive Content.”
Meta under investigation by coalition of states over Instagram's effects on kids
Attorneys general from several states announced Thursday they have joined forces to investigate Meta over Instagram's effects on children
Children’s book series hails ‘Heroes of Liberty’ like Ronald Reagan, Amy Coney Barrett, Thomas Sowell
A forthcoming children's book series uses high-quality illustrations and complex prose to tell the stories of “Heroes of Liberty." such as Ronald Reagan, Thomas Sowell and Amy Coney Barrett.