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10 Painless Ways To Change Your Messy, Messy Habits

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | April 17, 2015 | HuffPost Home
If you're the type who considers the act of maintaining an organized (and spotless) home a waste of time, prepare to have your world rocked. "Clean people" know that you don't have to devote hours upon hours to keep your living space from becoming a chaotic mess. You just have...

Parents Parody Miley Cyrus With 'We Can't Stop ... Having Babies' Pregnancy Announcement

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | April 17, 2015 | Parents
This pregnancy announcement video is just being Miley. Excited announcers: North Carolina parents Chad and Andrea Chapman Announcement method of choice: The Chapmans made their own parody of Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" -- swapping out the weird dancing teddy bears with enthusiastic big siblings. Ready for more sleepless nights:...

This Illustrator Perfectly Captures The Struggle Of Being A Millennial

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | April 17, 2015 | Teen
Adam Ellis gets it. Being a millennial is hard. Is it socially acceptable to be an introvert? What happens when a delivery person/your best friend judges your Seamless order? Do you really have to eat kale? Ellis is an illustrator and animator for BuzzFeed Distributed...

Kamloops Man Sentenced For Secretly Recording Teen Stepdaughter

CP | Rhianna Schmunk | April 17, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
Court heard several videos were found on the man's cellphone among family photos.

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | April 17, 2015 | Parents
Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways -- so we like to round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Our guest curator this week is Kate Hall, co-editor (with Science...

Teens Exposed To Alcohol Use In Films Were Most Likely To Have Tried It, Too

Reuters | Reuters | April 17, 2015 | Healthy Living
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - In a study of 15-year-olds in the U.K., those who had been most exposed to alcohol use in films were also most likely to have tried alcohol, and about twice as likely as the least exposed to have been binge drinking. After accounting for...

5 Siblings On What It Was Like To Grow Up With Domestic Violence -- Including The Murder Of Their Mom (VIDEO)

Rochelle Nelson | April 17, 2015 | Dr. Phil
Nearly 15 years ago, police officer Brenda Sexton was brutally beaten to death by her boyfriend, Sam Lupo, leaving five young children without their mother. "I was 10 years old when Sam killed my mother," recalls the oldest son, Tony, now 24. "That morning, I ran into my mother's...

Instagram Will Finally Allow Breastfeeding Photos

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | April 17, 2015 | Technology
The photo-sharing app has issued new rules about nudity and harassment.

Measles Outbreak Linked To Disneyland Is Officially Over

AP | Anna Almendrala | April 17, 2015 | Healthy Living
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national debate about vaccinations. Disease detectives for months raced to contain the highly contagious disease, which surfaced at Disney theme parks in December and spread to...

Students Share What They Wish Their Teacher Knew

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | April 17, 2015 | Parents
Third grade teacher Kyle Schwartz wanted to better understand her students' lives, so she asked them directly. In her Doull Elementary class in Denver, CO, she had students write down what they wish Schwartz knew, and they openly shared pieces of their home and school life. "As a new teacher,...

'My Kid Can't Eat This' Instagram Chronicles The Irrational Complaints Kids Have At Mealtime

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | April 17, 2015 | Parents
A hilarious new Instagram account and Facebook page is capturing the hopelessly irrational complaints that kids come up with at mealtimes. "My Kid Can't Eat This" is the brainchild of a mom of three named Heather, who created the account after countless food battles with her...

Changing Attitudes Spark Movement Against Intersex Surgeries For Infants & Children

AP | Anna Almendrala | April 17, 2015 | Healthy Living
CHICAGO (AP) — She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Only she wasn't. Doctors first noticed her slightly enlarged genitals,...

Pickering's Dunbarton High Named 'Greenest School On Earth'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | April 17, 2015 | Canada Impact
The U.S. Building council has crowned a Pickering, Ont. high school with the title “Greenest School on Earth.” Recognized for its "zero environmental impact," Dunbarton High School was selected from 40 entries collected across 20 countries. It was Dunbarton's composting initiatives and bee condominiums that made its application...

'Report It To Stop It' Campaign Empowers Women to Report Sexual Harassment On Transit

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | April 17, 2015 | Women
"The man in the grey suit is staring at you. Would you report it?" A new campaign called "Report It To Stop It" is tackling sexual harassment and assault on public transit by encouraging women to report unwanted behaviors. Created by the Transport for London, a...

A Comic For Anyone Who Is More Than A Little Freaked Out By Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | April 17, 2015 | Parents
When Canadian illustrator Lindsay Ishihiro was halfway through her maternity leave, she started chronicling her adventures at home with her new baby in a "slice-of-life" comic series she calls "How Baby." "How Baby" -- which initially appeared on Ishihiro's Tumblr -- covers the mom's day...

Debra Messing Thinks Her 11-Year-Old Son Is 'Probably The Funniest Human Being' She Knows

Emily Tess Katz | April 17, 2015 | HuffPost Live 321
Debra Messing sparkles onscreen as a badass NYPD homicide detective in NBC's "The Mysteries Of Laura," but offscreen, the mom of 11-year-old Roman is just like any other mom, toting her son to sports games and cheering him on from the sidelines. "I am all up in sports now, and...

Teaching Kids About Sex Abuse In School Ups Reporting

Reuters | April 17, 2015 | Politics
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Children who learn about preventing sex abuse in school more often report abuse in their own lives than do kids who are not taught about it, according to a new research review. This reinforces the findings of previous reviews, said lead author Kerryann...

What Happened After Oprah Made This Single Mom's Wildest Dreams Come True (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | April 17, 2015 | OWN
Years ago, Denni Foster was like so many other moms, working tirelessly to provide a good life for her three children. Her husband had left when the children were 3, 5 and 6, and ever since then, the single mom worked three jobs to keep the family afloat. Over the...

Hawaii School Allegedly Forced Student With Autism To Run On A Treadmill Until He Collapsed

James Cave | April 17, 2015 | Parents
The state of Hawaii is expected to settle a case for $30,000 after a student with autism and his family sued the state for emotional trauma. The family alleges that instructors at Kailua High School, a public school on the island of Oahu, forced the student, who was...

Couple Is Divorced, So Why Does Husband Say 'Basically Everything Is The Same'? (VIDEO)

Rochelle Nelson | April 17, 2015 | Dr. Phil
Freddie and Jennifer have been divorced for nearly four months, but Jennifer claims her ex is still obsessed with her and refuses to let her go. "My ex-husband Freddie is controlling, abusive, psychotic and delusional," says Jennifer in the video above. "In Freddie's mind, we are still married. Freddie has...
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