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  1. Tips & Advice

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

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    How moms choose to feed their infants is the subject matter of intense debate among not only moms, but experts as well. A new study...
  2. K-12

    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...
  3. Baby

    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. Reaction was...
  4. Tips & Advice

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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,...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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....
  17. 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...
  18. 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,...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...