At first, I felt like my painful childhood growing up with a mentally ill parent would destine me to fail as a mom. As I've opened up and grown into my three years of parenting, I find the opposite to be true. A rough childhood can make you a more sensitive, empathetic and openhearted parent, if you let it.Read Full Story
How does that saying go? It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye. This old adage could not ring more true than for a group of Oregon kids on a birthday party scavenger hunt. There they were, having a blast and scavenging with friends, when the children stumbled upon a real eyeball in front of a restaurant.Read Full Story
Parents, and at least a few conservative groups, were not happy to see this video of a young boy twerking and grinding at a gay pride parade. The video was taken at São Paulo Pride in Brazil on June 6 and has since gone viral — for all the wrong reasons.Read Full Story
Just days ago we heard about a so-called "freak" shark attack where an 11-year-old boy was bitten by a bull shark in the shallow waters of Florida. Fortunately, the boy was fine, and parents were told not to worry. But it's happened again — this time in North Carolina, where two children have lost limbs.Read Full Story
In just a few days, a video showing how a McKinney police officer poorly handled a call to a teenage pool party disturbance has gone viral. One Texas police officer resigned after pulling a gun on a crowd of teens, and a principal and an elementary school teacher have lost their jobs.Read Full Story
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