News Unplugged

My wife and I love our boys. But sometimes that picture above sums up how we feel. We want to wring their necks. It was Tommy’s time for a neck wringing...

Here’s some food calories for thought as your kids go door-to-door this Halloween on their candy grab. The average child will eat 3,500 to 7,000 calories worth of treats on Halloween...

Parents listen up. An extra 27 minutes. That may be all it takes for kids to behave better in school. A new study finds that children are more likely to be...

A new study found that families with pets in the house could end up with healthier kids. The Finnish study followed nearly 400 newborns during their first year and found that...

I guess kids who live in Tulsa have it pretty good. We had a story tonight that found when it comes to spoiling kids, Tulsa is in the top five cities...

It’s a busy day for my son Jacob. He just ended his freshman year at OU, and he was hired by parents to deejay the end-of-year party for his former elementary...

A word of caution for parents wanting the hippest names for their babies: chances are what’s popular at the time, won’t be decades later. And vice versa. More on that later....

My youngest son (of 3) turns 17 this week. He’s throwing himself a big party to celebrate. Maybe I should celebrate too. I’ve reached a milestone in parenting.  I recently read...

  I’m making progress. Better still, my kids are making progress. Two of my three boys have left home and are in college. However, that doesn’t mean they won’t come back....

Times are tough. Just ask the Tooth Fairy. A Time.com article says Tooth Fairy payouts to kids averaged only $2.10 last year. That’s 17 percent (42 cents) less than 2010, and...

Kids have big expectations when it comes to holiday gifts. I know, that’s a huge understatement. Many don’t know, or don’t care, that times are tougher. And to a certain extent they...

Here’s one of those studies that caught our attention in the newsroom. Are dogs as smart as kids? (Insert joke here.) I have three of each, so I’m interested in how...