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How Amber Alerts Got Their Name

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | May 27, 2015 | Canada Parents
With the recent announcement that Amber Alerts will be coming to Canadians’ Facebook feeds, it got us wondering: how did Amber Alerts get their name? Surprisingly, it isn’t because of the colour. In fact, Amber Alerts were named after a 9-year-old girl named Amber Hagerman, who...

Ballerina Makes Spectacular Return To Stage After Tumor Left Her Blind, Paralyzed

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | May 27, 2015 | Good News
A young ballerina is dancing her way through a remarkable recovery. Anna Mott, a talented young dancer, has made a remarkable return to the stage after a brain tumor in 2012 left her blind and partially paralyzed, WXIA reports. The 18-year-old from Marietta, Georgia, has undergone a multitude...

Julianne Moore Articulates Why The Fight For LGBT Rights Doesn't End With Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | May 27, 2015 | Entertainment
Too many think the battle for gay rights ends with marriage equality. Even with the Supreme Court forecasted to rule in favor of the matter come June, it takes prominent voices to shift the core thinking to a wider spectrum of LGBT issues. One person working toward that...

Quadruplets Born To German 65-Year-Old Mom Annegret Raunigk Still In Intensive Care

AP | Nick Robins-Early | May 27, 2015 | Fifty
BERLIN (AP) — Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes. The babies were born during the 26th week of pregnancy at Berlin's...

The 12 Craziest New Baby Names

TODAY.com | Jade Walker | May 27, 2015 | Parents
There were 1,393 new baby names coined by creatively-inclined parents in 2014 — and it's safe to say that at least 1,350 of them would have been better left as words, misspellings, celebrity surnames, or pure flights of fancy.

How and When to Diagnose Learning Disabilities

Deana Lenz | May 26, 2015 | MarloThomas
Diagnosing a learning disability can be tough if a parent doesn't know the signs or when to be on the look out for a potential learning disability. Dr. Lydia Soifer and Lynn Rubin, experts in childhood learning disabilities, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to give parents some helpful...

Is ADHD Overdiagnosed?

Deana Lenz | May 26, 2015 | MarloThomas
ADHD overdiagnosis is a hot topic in the media today.Dr. Lydia Soifer and Lynn Rubin, experts in the field of childhood learning disabilities, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to set the record straight on the diagnosis of ADHD and whether or not we are overly diagnosing our children...

Childhood Symptoms of Learning Disabilities

Deana Lenz | May 26, 2015 | MarloThomas
Diagnosis of a learning disability early on is the best way to help a child properly learn and thrive in both personal and educational circumstances. Dr. Lydia Soifer and Lynn Rubin, experts in the field of childhood learning disabilities, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to give parents some...

Talking to Your Child About Learning Disabilites

Deana Lenz | May 26, 2015 | MarloThomas
Dr. Lydia Soifer and Lynn Rubin, experts in the field of childhood learning disabilities, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to give some amazing tips to parents who are struggling to find the best way to talk to their child about their learning disability. Watch the videos above for...

Correctly Diagnosing a Child's Learning Disability

Deana Lenz | May 26, 2015 | MarloThomas
Dr. Lydia Soifer and Lynn Rubin, experts in the field of childhood learning disabilities, stopped by Mondays with Marlo with some great advice for parents who think their child may have a learning disability and are looking for a proper way to receive a diagnosis. Watch the videos...

Educational Alternatives for Learning Disabilities

Deana Lenz | May 26, 2015 | MarloThomas
Finding the proper educational resources for your child's learning disabilities can be a struggle, however, Dr. Lydia Soifer and Lynn Rubin, experts in the field of childhood learning disabilities, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to give some amazing tips to parents who are having a tough time finding...

Obama Tweets Back To Girl's Awesome Letter About World Peace, Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | May 26, 2015 | Good News
A 5-year-old has some suggestions for how to solve a couple of global issues, and the leader of the free world has responded. Last week, Yasmeen, self described as “5 almost 6 years old,” took to writing a handwritten letter to President Obama advocating for world peace and marriage...

Native American Students In Utah Are Getting Pushed Out Of School At Alarming Rates

Rebecca Klein | May 26, 2015 | Politics
Native American students in Utah may be getting referred to law enforcement agencies before they even know how to read. Fifty-five Native American students in kindergarten through sixth grade were referred to police officers during the 2011-2012 school year in Utah. By comparison, not a single white...

Sudden Infant Deaths Linked To Elevation

Caroline Bologna | May 26, 2015 | Parents
By: Stephanie Pappas Published: 05/25/2015 05:13 AM EDT on LiveScience Babies who live at high elevations, those above 8,000 feet (2,438 meters), may face a slightly increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, new research finds. But researchers urge parents not to panic about...

This Owl Ring Bearer Is A 'Harry Potter' Fan's Dream Come True

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | May 26, 2015 | Weddings
This dashing ring bearer was a real hoot. Groom Shaun Palmer surprised his bride Adele and all of their guests by having an owl named Bilbo carry the rings down the aisle at their July 2014 wedding in Roker, Sunderland, United Kingdom. But it wasn't until the...

Chicago Police Throw Daddy-Daughter Dance, Personally Escort Girls Without Fathers

Cameron Keady | May 26, 2015 | Good News
These police officers are making sure all young women have the date they deserve to a formal dance. At the Chicago Police Department's first Father & Daughter dance, last Friday, officers took the extra step of personally escorting girls who wished to attend but whose fathers don't...

'Live From Snack Time!' Instagram Illustrates All The Hilarious Quotes Teachers Hear Their Students Say

Caroline Bologna | May 26, 2015 | Parents
Parents aren't the only ones who get to hear the hilarious, creative and oddly wise things their children say on a daily basis. Their kids' teachers also get quite an earful. A New York City elementary school teacher is sharing some of her students' best quotes on an Instagram account...

Moms Stage Nurse-In At The Today Show After Hoda Kotb's Controversial Breastfeeding Comment

Caroline Bologna | May 26, 2015 | Parents
NBC's "Today" is under fire for airing a segment that shamed moms who post breastfeeding photos on social media. During their "OK! Or Not OK" segment on May 21, hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford discussed nursing mothers who share pictures of themselves breastfeeding on platforms...

Mom Abandons Kids For ISIS, Leaves Australia For Syria: Reports

Nick Robins-Early | May 26, 2015 | World
Jasmina Milovanov left her two children with a babysitter earlier this month in Sydney, Australia, saying she was on her way to pick up a new car. She never came back. The 26-year-old single mother is now believed to be in Syria and to have joined the Islamic State...

Keira Knightley Gives Birth To First Child

Isabelle Khoo | May 26, 2015 | Canada Parents
Congratulations Keira Knightley! The British actress welcomed her first child with husband James Righton, reports E! News.
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