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Philadelphia Film Society to host series of family-friendly movie screenings

Philadelphia Film Society movie screenings

Investigations

Pennsylvania toddler dies in accident at North Carolina waterfall

Waterfall Pennsylvania Girl Dies

World

Ukrainian teen escapes war-torn country, reunites with adopted Bucks County family

Ukraine adoption Bucks County

Education

SEPTA campaign seeks to improve child literacy rates through interactive games on public transit

SEPTA childhood literacy program

World

Bucks County couple adopts teen from Ukraine, then was forced to flee war-torn country without him

Ukraine Adoption

Investigations

Police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Thomas Siderio in South Philly to be fired

Police Shooting Thomas Siderio

Children's Health

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia opens Middleman Family Pavilion in King of Prussia

CHOP King of Prussia hospital

Children's Health

Treating peanut allergies early could make kids less sensitive, study finds

Peanut Allergy Study

Entertainment

Tickets for 'Jurassic Quest' at the Pennsylvania Convention Center are now available

Jurassic Quest Philadelphia tickets

Holiday

Museum of the American Revolution's winter break offerings include craft making, scavenger hunt

Museum of the American Revolution winter break

Courts

Statewide COVID-19 school mask mandate tossed by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Pennsylvania School Masks SC

Health News

Jill Biden visits COVID-19 vaccination clinic at CHOP

Jill Biden chop vaccinations

Government

N.J. expands COVID-19 vaccine, mask mandates to day care centers

Children's Health

A COVID-19 vaccine for young children advances one step closer

Children's Health

Living near green spaces boosts mental health of city children, study finds

Mental Health Green Spaces

Investigations

10-year-old girl dies in accidental shooting in Southwest Philly, police say

Girl Shooting Southwest Philly

Children's Health

Almost 40,000 U.S. kids have lost a parent to COVID-19, a new study finds

Grieving child

Television

PBS Kids picks up 'Mister Rogers' spinoff 'Donkey Hodie'

mister rogers neighborhood

Investigations

9-year-old girl dies from accidental gunshot at North Philly home, police say

Girl 9 Philly Shooting

Investigations

Philadelphia father under investigation after son, 2, fatally shot in Bucks County

Bucks Father Shooting

Children's Health

Children who contract COVID-19 tend to show only mild symptoms, CHOP study finds

chop study covid-19 children.jpg

Parks and Recreation

Philly Parks and Recreation finds unique way to make popular programs virtual

youtube parks and recreation

Food & Drink

Wawa debuts kids meals with trading cards and, of course, Junior hoagies

Wawa kids meal

Parenting

Timeouts improve kids' behavior if you do them the right way

Parenting Timeouts

Children

Migrant children detained at ICE facility in Berks County to be released under judge's COVID-19 order

ICE berks county children

Transportation

Children under 12 soon can ride SEPTA for free – with a paying adult

septa fare restructuring plan

Women's Health

One-third of women say COVID-19 has changed their plans to have children

Pregnancy Guttmacher COVID-19

TV

'Sesame Street' and CNN to host kids town hall on racism and diversity

Sesame Street CNN racisim

Parenting

Turning into the food police will only make your child's picky eating worse

Picky eating in children

Recreation

Philly extends application deadline for summer Playstreets program

Playstreets parks and recreation

Children's Health

Penn, CHOP researchers receive $1.05 million grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to study childhood obesity

CHOP Chan Zuckerberg

Education

Philadelphia Zoo launches interactive online learning program for kids

Philly Zoo Activities

Parenting

Tips to help children cope during the COVID-19 shutdown

Pediatric experts offer tips for helping your kids cope during COVID-19 shutdown

Business

Sheetz launches free meal program for kids during coronavirus pandemic

Sheetz COVID-19 Kids Meals

Children's Health

Infants may have higher risk of coronavirus complications than older children, studies show

Infants may have higher risk of COVID-19 complications than older children

Social Media

Nick Foles, wife Tori announce couple is expecting second child in June

Theme Parks

Sesame Place plans new ride, eatery for 40th anniversary season

Glassdoor

Illness

Influenza B is the dominant flu strain for first time in almost 30 years, CDC says

Influenza B is dominant strain this flu season

Children's Health

What vaccines are recommended for children and when should they be given?

Women's Health

Maternal obesity during pregnancy may harm son's motor skills, IQ

Pregnancy Obesity

Outdoors

Pa.'s Cherry Springs State Park named one of Time for Kids' 50 coolest places in the world

Cherry Springs State Park

Investigations

Search underway for 5-year-old girl reported missing from South Jersey park

Dulce Maria Alavez

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