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  1. K-12

    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. The legislation is...
  2. Pregnancy

    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,...
  3. Tips & Advice

    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...
  4. Tips & Advice

    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...
  5. Tips & Advice

    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.
  6. Tips & Advice

    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.
  7. Baby

    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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. K-12

    Should your child see you naked?

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    What is the guideline for parental nudity? Your baby won't remember you dressing in front of him, but your kindergartner might. We...
  11. 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....
  12. Parenting

    Should we allow teens to drink under adult supervision?

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    Teens and alcohol can be a dangerous combination, but what if American parents are taking the wrong approach? If parents allowed...
  13. Tips & Advice

    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,...
  14. K-12

    "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...
  15. Parenting

    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...
  16. 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.
  17. Music

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

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    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...
  18. 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...
  19. Tips & Advice

    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...
  20. Baby

    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...