controversy

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Tips & Advice

    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...
  5. K-12

    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...
  6. Baby

    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...
  7. 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."
  8. K-12

    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'...
  9. K-12

    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...
  10. Tips & Advice

    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...
  11. Tips & Advice

    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...
  12. K-12

    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...
  13. Pregnancy

    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...
  14. School & Education

    Boy Scouts allow gay members but not leaders

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    Beginning on Jan. 1 2014, openly gay boys will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts. And while some feel that this change is a step in...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Moms react to alleged abuse of disability access at Disney World

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    This week, the New York Post published a story about “rich Manhattan moms” allegedly hiring disabled tour guides in...
  16. Music

    David Bowie releases controversial video for "The Next Day"

    David Bowie has never been one to shy away from controversy. And it seems that the video for his new song “The Next Day” is no...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Yearbook bans teen mom's photo with baby

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    A North Carolina high school has banned a photo of a student from appearing in the yearbook — not because of inappropriate...
  18. K-12

    Are parents who believe in faith healing guilty of neglect?

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    Most parents would do everything in their power to prevent the death of their child. A Pennsylvania couple feels that despite their...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Glee draws ire, applause for "gun in school" episode

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    The episode of Glee titled, “Shooting Star,” pulled off a trifecta of controversy: A gun in school; brought by a student...
  20. Celebrity Gossip

    Director Phil Lord slams Jay-Z over Cuba trip, "Open Letter"

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    21 Jump Street director Phil Lord is one of the growing number of Americans not impressed by Jay-Z and Beyoncé's Cuba trip. The...