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  1. Mom & Dad

    Should parenting require a license?

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    You need a license to drive a car and a permit to own a gun, but with so many horror stories of child endangerment and neglect,...
  2. Child Development & Health

    "Pot for tots" controversy: Should some kids get medicinal marijuana?

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    When Brian Wilson confronted New Jersey Governor Chris Christie last week, his final plea, "Don't let my daughter die, Governor" was...
  3. Super Moms Guide: Money & Career

    Mom fired after breastfeeding accommodation not resolved

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    If you work and need time to pump breast milk for your baby, the law says most employers must accommodate you. But if you need extra...
  4. Music

    Cher and Lady Gaga duet leaked online and Cher's mad

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    Deemed not-good-enough-to-release, the duet between Lady Gaga and Cher has leaked online and Cher is lashing out.
  5. Music

    Did Katy Perry's "Roar" rip off Sara Bareilles' "Brave"?

    Katy Perry's new song came out with a "Roar." However, fans can't help but notice that it sounds very similar to a song released...
  6. Baby Names

    Judge orders baby's name changed from Messiah

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    A mom and dad hoping to get their baby’s last name settled in a court of law instead found his first name changed from Messiah to...
  7. Mom & Dad

    Should parents clean up after their kids in restaurants?

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    Two military moms got booted out of a cafe because their kids were messy. And to make matters worse, the owner of the cafe took a...
  8. Baby & Toddler

    American Airlines breastfeeding policy called into question

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    A mother on an American Airlines flight was reportedly treated inappropriately while she was breastfeeding her small son, and she...
  9. Kids with Special Needs

    Landmark case for special education meetings

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    In a milestone case regarding parent participation in IEP meetings, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently ruled...
  10. Child Development & Health

    Boy Scouts exclude obese participants from outing

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    The National Scout Jamboree is going on right now, but obese kids — and adults — can’t participate. Is the exclusion necessary for...
  11. Baby & Toddler

    Dating website billboard sexualizes breastfeeding

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    A dating website billboard, which was taken down in Los Angeles due to complaints, plans to roll out 20 more across the nation. The...
  12. Music

    Justin Timberlake's NSFW video "Tunnel Vision"

    Justin Timberlake is bringing the heat this summer with his newly released, very NSFW video for his latest single, "Tunnel Vision."
  13. Child Development & Health

    Transgender first-grader given girls' restroom rights

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    A Colorado family celebrates a huge win this week for their transgender first-grader, who has won the right to use the girls'...
  14. Child Development & Health

    Should the government ban baby bottles?

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    A politician from Venezuela has proposed legislation to improve that country’s breastfeeding rates — not by providing more maternity...
  15. Mom & Dad

    How to talk to kids when a parent is incarcerated

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    When a child’s parent is incarcerated, it can lead to questions, worry, stress and sadness. Knowing how to talk with a child in this...
  16. Mom & Dad

    Child nudity and photo sharing

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    When posting photos of our kids, what one mom finds cute, others may find indecent or even criminal. Where do you draw the line when...
  17. Teen Health & Wellness

    Does the pregnant boys ad go too far?

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    Ads are popping up in Chicago in hopes of curtailing the city’s high teen pregnancy rate, but instead of depicting pregnant teenage...
  18. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Is dolphin-assisted birth awesome or crazy?

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    A North Carolina couple has departed for Hawaii to spend time swimming with dolphins. They are also planning to swim with dolphins...
  19. Children's School & Education

    Boy Scouts allow gay members but not leaders

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    On Jan. 1 2014, openly gay boys will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts, and while some feel that this is a step in the right...
  20. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Moms react to alleged abuse of disability access at Disney World

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    Find out how moms reacted to the story of parents allegedly hiring disabled guides to skip to the front of the lines at the often...