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WATCH: This Dad's Message To His Daughter Will Melt Your Heart

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

As we commemorate the beginning of a new year, it's important to celebrate the important things in life, particularly our loved ones. If you need insp...

Pregnant Nurse Fired For Refusing Flu Shot

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

A pregnant nurse has been fired for refusing to comply with her employer's mandatory flu vaccine requirement. Dreonna Breton lost her job as a nurs...

The 9 Most Popular Advertising Campaigns For Moms In 2013

Ulli Appelbaum | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Ulli Appelbaum

The team has decided to compile and share a 2013 list of nine of the most popular advertising campaigns focusing on moms (in terms of YouTube views and online buzz).

If You Offer My 15-Year-Old $5/hr to Babysit Your Kids, I'm Judging You

Quia Querisma | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Quia Querisma

I share Jan's sentiment that today's teenagers have a colossal sense of entitlement and want grand spoils for very little effort, but there are some things I keep in perspective.

This Man Knew He Was Getting A Wish Granted, But He Could Never Have Imagined How Amazing It Would Be

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Des Moines radio station, KSTZ “Star” 102.5 FM has run a "Christmas Wish" program for over 20 years, but nothing could have prepared them for Bren...

WATCH: World's Best Security Guard Catches Falling Baby

Posted 12.17.2013 | Parents

Somebody get this guy a medal! Airport security guard Grzegorz Paczko (also spelled Paczek by some outlets) was screening passengers at Poland's Ka...

Orphan Finds A Family Just In Time For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents

It's a happy ending, just in time for the holidays! Davion Only, the Florida orphan whose heartbreaking plea for a family made national headlines b...

This Family's Bonkers Christmas Card Puts All Others To Shame

Posted 12.17.2013 | Parents

Definitely not your typical Christmas card! The Slade family, of Gilbert, Ariz., really pulled out all the stops this year for their annual Christm...

Mom Kicked Out Of Courtroom For Breastfeeding

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

A new mom in Connecticut spoke out this week after an official made her leave a local courtroom for attempting to breastfeed her young son. Daniell...

WATCH: Adorable Baby Figures Out How To Take A Selfie!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Baby's first selfie! Today's cutest video award goes to the very clever 1-year-old Evie, who picked up her mom's phone and somehow managed to recor...

WATCH: Police Board Rowdy School Bus, Curse Out Kids

Posted 12.04.2013 | Parents

Two police officers called to aid a harried bus driver in Georgia have been suspended after video footage from the vehicle showed the officers swearin...

And The Nominees For Worst Toy Of The Year Are...

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents

Tired of the holiday hard-sell already? Here's a list of what not to buy your kids for Christmas, according to the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Chi...

LOOK: Tired First-Grader Tells Senator 'I Need A Break'

Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents

We all need a little break sometimes. Sophie Mullins, an apparently overworked first-grader at Gauley River Elementary in Craigsville, West Va., be...

President Obama: Why You Should Come to Gettysburg

John McCormick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John McCormick

Dear President Obama: My family and I were disappointed to learn you've decided not to attend the 150th anniversary commemoration of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in Pennsylvania this November 19.

Mom Says Judge Ordered Her To Stop Breastfeeding

Posted 11.12.2013 | Parents

A Pennsylvania mother is furious this week after she says a judge ordered her to stop breastfeeding so that the father of her daughter could have over...

Family Law Litigation: The Gift That Keeps On Giving!

Mark Baer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Everyone in the family law trenches knows that such overreactions are far from uncommon as a result of the exacerbation of conflict and increased distrust resulting from a litigated divorce.

Photo Gets Army Vet Banned From Child's School

Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents

A Georgia mother is demanding an apology after being banned from her daughter's school over a Facebook photo of her concealed weapons permit. Army ...

Parents Fight For 5-Year-Old's Access To Medical Marijuana

Posted 11.01.2013 | Parents

In an effort to secure marijuana extract for their ill 5-year-old son, a pair of parents are suing the state of Arizona. Zander, the son of Jacob a...

Doctor's Ingenious Idea For Healthy Halloween Infinitely Better Than The 'Fat Letter'

Posted 10.31.2013 | Good News

It was quite the Halloween buzzkill yesterday when word got out about the woman in North Dakota who threatened to give “moderately obese” trick-or...

Families Find a New PAL in the Fight Against Lyme

John McCormick | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
John McCormick

At first, we questioned why Will had been so unfortunate. But we gradually discovered he was one of the lucky ones. Our doctors caught the disease before it had infected his nervous system. The antibiotic treatment worked, and today Will is leading the normal, healthy life of an active high school teenager.

Study Links Spanking Kids To Aggression, Language Problems

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents

A new study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics concludes that spanking as a form of parental punishment can do far more harm than good. Conduc...

Brave Orphan's Plea Will Break Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents

"I'll take anyone," came the heartbreaking plea of 15-year-old orphan Davion Navar Henry Only, who stood in front of a St. Petersburg, Fla., congregat...

WATCH: Bullying Victim Stuns With Angelic Voice

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents

Israel Price was physically injured when a couple of school bullies reportedly attacked him in a bathroom, but the seventh-grader's spirit appears far...

How to Afford a Quality College Education for Your Daughter

Diane Propsner | Posted 12.10.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

If you're a parent with a college-bound daughter, I know you're thinking about the cost of her education. On one hand, you're so proud of her; on the ...

Dad Publicly Bullies Son To Shame Him For ... Bullying

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.07.2013 | Parents

Honk if you hate bullies? On Tuesday, a boy accused of bullying his schoolmates was forced to stand on a street corner with a humiliating sign as p...