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Entries by Emma Mustich from 03/2013

Tooth Fairy Letters From Kids Prove We Are Raising A Nation Of Negotiators (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.02.2013 | Parents

A recent survey lays the Tooth Fairy's financial habits bare -- according to Delta Dental's annual poll, she offered kids over 15 percent more money p...

Rewards Help Kids Get Active, But Don't Necessarily Lead To Better Health [STUDY]

Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents

By Kerry Grens | Reuters – Fri, Mar 1, 2013 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children will meet activity goals to earn rewards, but the extra effo...

Michelle Obama Says She Doesn't Discuss Weight With Her Daughters (VIDEO)

Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents

First lady Michelle Obama believes in talking to kids about the importance of good food and exercise. But she avoids discussing weight with her daught...

LEGO Hogwarts: Alice Finch, Mom, Uses Toy Wizardry To Recreate Harry Potter's School (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.07.2013 | Parents

Mom of two, Alice Finch, wanted in on her kids' playtime. So she combined the specialist knowledge of a true Harry Potter fan with a wizard's touch wi...

Dad Hacks 'Donkey Kong' To Let 3-Year-Old Daughter Save Mario As Pauline (VIDEO) [UPDATE]

Posted 03.10.2013 | Parents

Thanks to her talented dad, one 3-year-old gamer can now conquer "Donkey Kong" in a skirt. YouTube user Mike Mika explains that his toddler daughte...

Pregnant Women Should Wear Seat Belts, Despite Worries [STUDY]

Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents

March 11 (Reuters) - Despite some women's worry that seat belts or air bags could harm a baby in utero in the case of an accident, expectant mothers...

David Laferriere's Sandwich Art: Dad Decorates Kids' Sandwich Bags With Imaginative Drawings (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.12.2013 | Parents

He's not the only dad to practice the seriously cool art of lunch bag embellishment -- but Massachusetts father-of-two David Laferriere brings the gen...

Whooping Cough Vaccine Protection Weakens As Kids Get Older [STUDY]

Posted 03.12.2013 | Parents

March 12 (Reuters) - Protection against whooping cough starts to weaken a few years after preschool children get their final shot, according to a U....

Pew Study On Modern Parenthood: Working Mothers Increasingly Want Full-Time Jobs

Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- Working mothers increasingly want full-time jobs, and tough economic times might be a big reason, according to a national survey. In th...

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: Matthew's Word Problem

Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

Today's cute kid note is a math problem in honor of Pi Day. Title: Matthew Had 20 Girlfriends... Author: Matthew Age: 8 Inspiration: The p...

Amy, Deaf Mother, Hears Her 6-Year-Old Son Say 'Hi, Mom!' For The First Time (VIDEO)

Posted 03.18.2013 | Parents

"Hi Mom!" is an expression most mothers hear all the time, but for the deaf mother in this viral YouTube video, the sound of those words was life-chan...

Tyler Rathjen, Dad, Ignored Police As Wife Gave Birth In Car (VIDEO)

Posted 03.18.2013 | Parents

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa man who was pulled over for speeding as he rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital said he was determined to keep goi...

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: How To Be A Cool Person

Posted 03.20.2013 | Parents

Some of Scarlett's advice is pretty ... unconventional.

Julianne Moore On 'Freckleface Strawberry,' Kids And The Definition Of Bullying

Posted 03.22.2013 | Parents

It’s no coincidence that the peppy protagonist of Julianne Moore’s three children’s books bears her embarrassing childhood nickname, "Frecklefac...

Zaiden Beattie, Boy With Rare Genetic Disorder, Goes To School With The Help Of A Miniature Horse In Sneakers (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.22.2013 | Parents

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A young miniature horse in sneakers is helping a 4-year-old special needs child at an Anchorage public elementary school. Zoe,...

Your Phone vs. Your Heart

Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents

CAN you remember the last time you were in a public space in America and didn’t notice that half the people around you were bent over a digital scre...

Global Kids Fashion Week 2013: Children's Fashion Shows In London Draw Controversy (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents

High fashion for little kids tends to raise a lot of questions. How expensive is too expensive? Is children's sense of style innate or learned? And, m...

Dr. V Of 'L.A. Shrinks': Parenting Experts 'Don't Know Sh*t' (VIDEO)

Posted 03.26.2013 | Parents

Dr. Venus Nicolino -- a.k.a "Dr. V" -- has made a living out of dispensing guidance, on and off the small screen. But she's not convinced parents shou...

'Being A Dad': Comedian John Ramsey Tackles Fatherhood In New Web Show (VIDEO)

Posted 03.26.2013 | Parents

"You've gotta know your audience," John Ramsey explains to his collaborator, Mike Macrae, in the second episode of "Being A Dad," his new web comedy s...

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: Joshua's Timeline

Posted 03.27.2013 | Parents

Today's cute kid note is one boy's significantly abbreviated trip down memory lane. Title: Timeline Author: Joshua Age: 7 The Sweetest Thi...

Kids' Meals At Most U.S. Restaurant Chains Fail Nutrition Test, Consumer Group Says

Posted 03.28.2013 | Parents

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The menus offered to children by most U.S. restaurant chains have too many calories, too much sal...

Andy, Toddler, Stars In The 'Greatest Family Photo Of All Time' (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.29.2013 | Parents

Last month, we asked readers to send us pictures that were the definition of love. Among the stunning submissions we received -- siblings staring l...

Gabriel Wilson, 9-Year-Old With Autoimmune Disease, Gets Magical Harry Potter Gift (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.29.2013 | Parents

The package may have been delivered by the U.S.P.S. instead of an owl -- but for its recipient, it was nothing short of magical. A 9-year-old boy n...