Millions raised by Heart of Illinois United Way annual campaign

Millions raised by Heart of Illinois United Way annual campaign

Heart of Illinois United Way has officially wrapped up their 2017 community campaign with a slight increase from the previous year. Throughout the year, United Way helps people all across Central Illinois find jobs, pay their bills and live a better life.

Thursday, February 1st 2018, 8:49 pm CST by Mason Dowling
How watching TV during dinner impacts behavior

How watching TV during dinner impacts behavior

A new study examines which children and parents may be more likely to watch tv while they're eating. Researchers followed 220 moms and kids for several years. They found children who had challenging temperaments at the beginning of the study were more li

Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 7:15 pm CDT

Mom's Minute: U.S. politics may cause stress for undocumented children

It is one of the most divisive political issues right now. U.S. immigration policies have passionate supporters and ardent opponents, but those who study child health and welfare say there are a growing number of child immigrants caught in the middle; children who may suffer trauma as a result of the immigration process. Jessica Sanchez has more. Sixteen-year-old Ana and her younger sister live each day in limbo. Ana and her parents are unauthorized immigrants; separately fleeing Gu...

Mom's Minute: How to use puppets and TV to teach toddlers

Mom's Minute: How to use puppets and TV to teach toddlers

Toddlers these days spend about one to two hours a day in front of a screen. 

Tim Shelley