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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...

Extremely Rare Identical Triplets Born In California

AP | Posted 12.06.2013 | Parents

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical trip...

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...

WATCH: Dad's Big Strides In Loving Daughter With Down Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents

Heath White -- star athlete, 4.0 student, pilot and FBI agent -- is a chronic overachiever. He felt he had underachieved when he discovered that he an...

LOOK: Extremely Rare Triplets Defy The Odds

Posted 10.01.2013 | Parents

Every baby is special, but Karen and Ian Gilbert's children are receiving some much deserved extra attention. On Aug. 2, the British couple became...

Mom Catches Alleged Predator By Posing As Daughter

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents

In a move reminiscent of the television show "To Catch A Predator," an Oklahoma mom outwitted a suspected pedophile by posing online as her 11-year-ol...

Boy Gets Booted From Team For 'Being Smart,' Mom Says

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents

A youth football player in Lunenburg, Mass., has been kicked off his team for "being smart," his mother says. Michael Nowd skipped a grade five yea...

Kids Yoga May Help Relieve ADHD

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

September ushers in autumn, back-to-school, and National Yoga Month. In honor of National Yoga Month, here are three ways yoga may help relieve ADHD in kids.

Breastfeeding Shaming Reaches New Heights

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents

Breastfeeding-shaming turned a bit more aggressive in New Zealand recently. A worker at an employment office threw a blanket twice on a nursing 7-m...