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Prince William Describes His Joy At Parenthood

Britain's Prince William has described his joy at introducing newborn son to the world on the steps of a London hospital last month — and about his nerves about fitting the car seat securely into the Land Rover before driving off.

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Should Boston Ban Mixed Martial Arts to Minors? [POLL]

You've probably grimaced at the bloodied guys in a cage or ring, pummeling and kicking the 'bejesus' out of each other in the popular sport called Mixed Martial Arts or MMA.

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Average Cost of Raising A Child Now Tops $241,000

Parent's to be may want to do some careful planning when they start to plan their family. In a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture the average cost tor raise a child for 18 years now will cost up to an estimated whopping $241,080!

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Southcoast Doc Talks about Kids and Summer Heat on “Your Health Matters”

Dr. Brian Sard is the Boston Children's onsite Medical Director for Pediatric Services at St. Luke's.

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Massachusetts One of the Best States To Be a Kid

The latest results from Kids Count is in, and it looks like Massachusetts is one of the best places for a child to grow up. 

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Parents Medications Accidentally Poisoning Children

Parents are being reminded of the danger from prescription medications in the hands of children. A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide says over 67,000 children are taken to the emergency room every year because they accidentally took prescription meds

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Star Kids Makes a Difference in Lives of Local Children

New Bedford Star Kids is one of my favorite non-profits that gives "high-risk, low income children an opportunity to a better educational opportunity."

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Talking to Children About Tragedy in Wake of Connecticut School Shooting

How do you explain the unexplainable to children? Today, parents across the country, including myself, were faced with this  -- fumbling over words while explaining the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown - located only 20 miles away from my own daughter's elementary school.

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Local Toy Drive To Help Children [AUDIO]

Jerry Pinto called in this morning. Jerry is having his 2nd Annual Toy Drive and has decided to share some of the collection with WBSM'S Holiday Giving Tree.

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New Guidelines Will Have Kids Eat More in School

My kids will be happy to hear this, in response to criticism that the new school lunch guidelines that went into effect in September weren't giving kids enough to eat, the Agriculture Department is changing the rules to allow more grains and meat.

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