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Baby May Be One Of The Nation's Biggest

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

They sure know how to grow them in California. Andrew Jacob Cervantez weighed 15 pounds, 2 ounces, when he was born by emergency cesarean section o...

School Makes Kids Pay To Pee, Outrages Parents

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Paying to pee? An Oregon elementary school came under fire this week after one parent objected to a policy requiring students in some classrooms to...

WATCH: Touching Father-Son Story Will Make Your Heart Soar

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

When doctors told Pablo Poncini his son may have Down syndrome, he said he fainted. "Everything seemed to have gone wrong," he recalls in the shor...

Hospital Admits To Giving Mom Wrong Baby To Breastfeed

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Jessica Escobedo gave birth to her third child, Melanie, without a hitch on Dec. 10 at Oak Bend Medical Center outside of Houston. But the next day, w...

The View for This Dad at 39

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

My 39 is the realization that life may turn me into someone else, and at any moment become a stranger to those that I love.

Baby's Coming, Blizzard's Raging And Mom-To-Be Is All Alone

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

The only help Mariah Grove had in giving birth Monday came from her baby. Home alone as a blizzard pounded the Indianapolis area earlier this week...

WATCH: This Family Goes Through 100 Diapers Each. Day.

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Five times the babies, five times the diapers! Last fall, Evonne Derrico of Las Vegas gave birth to naturally conceived quintuplets at Banner Deser...

Why One Wisconsin Newspaper Is Stopping Birth Announcements

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Newborns in Madison, Wis., will no longer have their arrivals announced in a prominent newspaper. After two area hospitals, St. Mary's and Meriter...

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 www.wemothers.com 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...

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.