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  1. Mom & Dad

    Does this viral video insult dads?

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    Moms, get your tissues. Well, maybe not. While many adored the "World's Toughest Job" viral video, others wondered why moms deserve...
  2. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Chili's cancels autism fundraiser after controversy

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    Apparently, Chili's new tagline is, "When we can't stand the heat, we get out of the kitchen."
  3. Mom & Dad

    Breastfeeding "tramp" responds to bullying

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    Nursing in public remains controversial, but taking a mom's photo while she quietly breastfeeds her baby, uploading it to a Facebook...
  4. School Age Kids

    Fifth grader suspended for pointing a finger gun

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    Guns in the school are a no-no — but what about finger guns? A 10-year-old boy was suspended for brandishing such a weapon.
  5. Mom & Dad

    New "breast isn't best" study has the potential to derail nursing

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    A new study claims that maybe breast isn't best. Can we take this conclusion at face value, or is there more to the story?
  6. Child Development & Health

    Moms, don't freak out about the Tylenol/ADHD study yet

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    Does Tylenol use during pregnancy cause ADHD? It hasn’t been proven to, but a recent study may have you placing some blame on...
  7. Baby & Toddler

    Delta's breastfeeding "policy" on Twitter creates uproar

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    A Delta Airlines employee informed a customer, via Twitter, that she could not breastfeed on a flight without a cover. The reaction...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Kansas pushing to make child abuse legal

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    Corporal punishment is extremely controversial, but one Kansas lawmaker aims to make spanking that is hard enough to leave bruises...
  9. Children's School & Education

    Common Core controversy

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    If you are the parent of a school aged child, by now you have heard of Common Core State Standards (CCSS). If you are familiar with...
  10. Child Development & Health

    Should children have the right to die?

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    On Feb. 13, 2014, Belgium passed a law that provides the "right to die" to terminally ill children of any age. Although the...
  11. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Why do some moms choose marijuana during pregnancy?

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    Using medication during pregnancy is controversial — using an illegal drug during pregnancy is even more so. These moms, however,...
  12. Mom & Dad

    Disney Channel debuts first on-screen gay couple

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    Disney took a controversial step when they chose to work a lesbian couple into a storyline of their popular show Good Luck Charlie...
  13. Mom & Dad

    Should a cursing toddler be removed from parents?

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    Officials have removed a toddler and three siblings from their home based on an investigation that began with the boy’s vulgar,...
  14. Mom & Dad

    Should a pregnant woman be forced to remain on life support?

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    A Texas woman is on life support despite her — and her family's — wishes. Why? Because state law requires it. She's pregnant and...
  15. Mom & Dad

    Biggest parenting news stories of 2013

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    As 2013 draws to a close, we highlight some of the biggest pregnancy and parenting stories of the year.
  16. Baby & Toddler

    When Dad is circumcised, but Baby isn't

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    Circumcision is a hot topic, but it can be even more controversial within your own family — particularly if Dad is circumcised but...
  17. Parenting Tips & Advice

    How kids react to the idea of gay marriage

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    The topic of same-sex marriage is a tough one to discuss with kids, but maybe it's not as tough as parents might think. These kids...
  18. Halloween for Grownups

    Controversial Halloween costumes for couples

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    If your dynamic duo is looking to turn heads this Halloween in a costume that is both unique and risqué, then look no further. We've...
  19. School Age Kids

    Should your child see you naked?

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    Your baby won't remember you dressing in front of him, but your kindergartner might. We chat with experts to find out if and when...
  20. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Should laundry pods have better packaging?

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    A Chicago grandmother has launched a petition asking the makers of laundry detergent pods to have an additional layer of packaging....