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Kids won't do chores? Call in this mole for undercover parenting

It may look like just another toy, but this smartphone-controlled stuffed animal lets you communicate with kids in a unique way.

By November 3, 2014

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Is there a gene that keeps you single?

Scientists in China say they've identified a gene that may play a role in some people being uncomfortable in relationships.

By November 21, 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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Smart thermometer sends real-time fever updates to parents

The Fever Smart patch thermometer acts like a mini nurse, tracking a child's temperature and sending the data to the parent's smartphone.

By September 24, 2014

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This is how die-hard 'Star Wars' fans do parenting

Real "Star Wars" parents try to forget the prequels happened, and don't you even utter the words Jar Jar Binks in this household.

By September 18, 2014

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Parent payout: Google settles in-app purchase suit for $19M

The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.

By September 4, 2014

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Four ways to keep in touch with parents when away at school

Going away for college will be some of the best years of your life, but you're still going to need to talk to your parents.

By July 31, 2014

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​FTC: Amazon cost parents millions in unauthorized app buys

The agency is asking the court to force Amazon to refund parents for virtual goods their kids bought before passwords were required.

By July 10, 2014

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No, Apple, phones can't solve all parenting problems

Thai phone provider DTAC shows that sometimes you can't use your phone to stop a kid crying. Sometimes, you just have to be human.

By July 10, 2014

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LG unleashes a wearable that lets parents track their kids

The Kizon is worn by children but is really meant for parents -- letting them know where their kids are at all times with GPS, Wi-Fi, and a direct call button.

By July 8, 2014