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Three children were removed from a Middletown home, and their mother and grandmother were arrested after police said they found the house in deplorable and “unliveable” conditions. Mid-September, a neighbor alerted police to the condition the children were living in and the fact that they were running around the neighborhood naked earlier in the day. […]

At some point during the parenting experience, a child is going to ask, “Is that a boy or a girl?” It’s a valid question for a young child. They’re realizing that the world is larger than their immediate surroundings and are starting to crave details. That’s a red car, the ball is round, the cookie […]

I’m proud to say that I’ve finally joined the masses of people blown away by comedic mastermind Jordan Peele’s thriller Get Out. I’ve never been a horror movie fan but from the time I saw the trailer, I knew that it wasn’t going to be the typical stab and slash flick. From the beginning of […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF asks God to help kids cut parents some slack when it comes to giving gifts this Christmas. The items on kids’ wish lists seem to just keep getting more and more expensive, and who can realistically afford all of these fancy gadgets every year? GRIFF asks that God […]

In this edition of the Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell asks parents, how do you direct your child to their destiny? When raising a child, instilling things like discipline, responsibility, honesty, and the like are important. But part of the responsibility of nurturing the lives of our little ones is guiding children to the passions […]

For this Get Up Poll, parents called in and gave their best tips on raising children. One man, a single parent to a young boy and girl, calls in a says he always tells his kids, “it’s easy to be nothing.” One woman notes how much she hates witnessing mothers out in public cussing out […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF thanks God for kids growing up and finding their way.  He notes that they’ve changed so much since childhood, that they often don’t remember their smaller, stinkier, dirtier selves. They don’t want to remember it, in fact. He prays for all of the parents and teachers and other […]

In this Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell and GRIFF are asking listeners if biological parents have the right to be directly involved in their child’s life if they’re not around. Much of the time, estranged biological parents, or parents who aren’t in the household, aren’t too keen on the idea of hands-on step-parents or significant […]

Today, youth bullying has become a major public health issue in America. Bullying, a form of youth violence, is defined as any unwanted aggressive behavior(s) by another youth or group of youths who are not siblings or current dating partners that involves an observed or perceived power imbalance and is repeated multiple times or is highly […]

Source: Jeff Vespa / Getty Basically every parent under the sun has pride for their children, especially when they take interest in what you do. And this weekend, three children of celebrities made their mommas proud by flexing their singing voices. The first was Ciara, who’s currently pregnant with her second child from husband, Russell […]

Dr. Steve Perry is a former principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford Connecticut, a school that sees 100% of its predominantly low-income students off to four year institutions. Dr. Steve Perry is revolutionizing education in America. He says it is a blessing when you have the opportunity to help a child discover who […]

Maribel Martinez's son Andy was put on the wrong JetBlue flight on his way home to New York from the Dominican Republic.