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Politics | PC Culture

What It's Like to Lose Your Children to the 'Transgender Cult'

"As soon as you say you're trans, you turn into a star. And kids are thirsty for that kind of affirmation," says Lynn Meagher.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

9 Babyproofing Mistakes Most Parents Make

You of course want to keep baby safe, but it can be hard to think of every possible hazard. Find out which babyproofing to-dos many parents forget about, so you don’t make the same mistake.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Best Children’s Libraries in the USA

From special kids programming to incredible sculptures, these libraries make sure kids get a whole lot more than story time.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

14 Secrets to Being a Happy Parent

Here are common parental expectations and how (and why) it's ok to let them go.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best New IKEA Products for Kids!

From arts and crafts to toy and furniture, we found the best new products for kids at IKEA.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses

From historical landmarks to places where staircases end in the ceilings, discover these real-life mystery houses!

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

‘I was an intruder’: what it’s like to be your parents’ least favourite child

Many mothers and fathers admit to having a preferred child – and experts say that being a sidelined sibling can cause serious problems

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Right Age to Get a Family Pet

Experts weigh in on the signs your kid is ready for a family pet.

Family & Parenting | Kids

16 Easy snd Creative Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids - Southern Living

Thanksgiving crafts for kids can keep little helpers busy while teaching them the importance of the season. From decorative paper turkeys to leaf

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

A reminder of how important it is to support the elderly

A new survey of British seniors sheds light on this sad, but true effect of aging, noting that hundreds of thousands of people often go a week without speaking to a single person.

Family & Parenting | Kids

9 Ways to Minimize Stress & Anxiety in Kids

Stress and anxiety are normal intermittent experiences for kids but they are not normal as chronic companions. Here's how you can help minimize stress and anxiety and help your kids be their most healthy selves.

Family & Parenting | Kids

11 Reasons Why Chores Make Kids More Successful (According to Studies)

You’ve been there before: dinner is over, you’ve got a pile of dishes to clear and the kids are—surprisingly—nowhere to be found. It’s a rare kid who clamors to scrub the kitchen, but studies show that assigning chores helps children build life skills and grow into well-adjusted young adults.

Family & Parenting | Kids

IKEA Store Life Hacks

These cheap items from IKEA will change your life.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Increase in Glasses for Teens Linked to Screen Time

A new study is warning parents that all that screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

Family & Parenting | Kids

12 Back-to-School Products to Add to Your Shopping List!

Back-to-school season is the busiest, most exhausting, and—with these products—most fun time of year.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

My kids hate each other—and I'm afraid that will never change

One of the reasons I had two kids was so they'd have each other to lean on as adults. But now it seems like they might not even end up on speaking terms.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Children’s Museums in Los Angeles

Looking for the best kids museums? These family-favorite museums are some of the best in the world and luckily, in Los Angeles.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

In A Viral Facebook Rant, A Mom Wants To Ban 'Childless Millennials' From Disney World

A mom's Facebook rant about wanting to ban childless millennials from Disney World has gone viral after it was screenshotted and tweeted. Here's what she said:

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Backs Down; Parental Control App OurPact Returned to App Store | Digital Trends

Controversial parental control app OurPact has returned to the iOS App Store. In April this year, Apple removed a number of parental control apps which used a technology called Mobile Device Management that allows access to user location, app use, email a

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Train and Railroad-Related Attractions in Los Angeles for Kids

Los Angeles has many train-related attractions. Here you'll find the best places in LA to take your train-crazy kid.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

13 Funny Stories About Sleep Deprivation From New Parents | Fatherly

From falling asleep standing up at work to accidentally putting breast milk in their cereal, here are 13 funny stories of sleep-deprived parents.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Award-Winning Kids Books Every Kid Should Read

These award-winning children's books are the best kids books for anyone looking for the perfect summer reading list.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Family First Aid Kit List

Here's your list of what every family should have in their home First Aid Kit.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps

As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company...

Recipes | Recipes

5 Easy, Delicious Recipes For Busy Parents

After a long day at work, the last thing you want is a complex, time consuming and messy hour in the kitchen....

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

Oh, baby! Walmart to offer big discounts on Feb. 23 for 'Baby Savings Day'

Cribs, car seats, clothes, sippy cups, diaper bags, pacifiers. There is a lot that goes into having a baby, and Walmart&

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

This Dad’s Trick for Getting Picky Kids to Eat Is Brilliant

The idea: Just retire from cooking dinner to stop the flood of complaints from young diners. One parent tried it, and this is what happened.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Smartphone addiction affects teens and parents alike

Over half the teens surveyed by Pew Research Center said they spend too much time on smartphones; 36 percent of parents said the same. A whopping 72 percent of teens said they c...

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Clean Your Kid’s Backpack

Don't just replace your kid's dirty backpack! Follow these tips to clean, wash and disinfect your kid's backpack and it will soon be looking like new again.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Ski Resorts for Kids

Discover the best beginner ski resorts to get your kids in on the action and you on the slopes.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Family Games & Conversation Starters to Try This Holiday Season

We've got ice breaker games, conversation starters and family games perfect for when everyone gathers this holiday season.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The Best Pizza in Los Angeles

In honor of National Pizza Day, we rounded up our favorite pizza shops in Los Angeles. Read on to see where to score the best slice.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Average Parent Enjoys Just 32 Minutes Of Free Time Each Day, Survey Finds - Study Finds

A new survey that explores the daily routines of moms and dads finds the average parent enjoys about a half hour of free time on a typical day -- and many find themselves being forced to actually hide from their kids in order to get away.

Food & Drink | Food

Best Hamburger Spots for Los Angeles Kids

Wondering where to eat the best hamburgers with kids in Los Angeles? Try one of these places where you can find Los Angeles' best hamburgers.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Gluten and Allergy-Free Halloween Candy

Here is a great list of popular Gluten, Allergy, and Nut-Free candy for your kids and trick-or-treaters.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Parents Should Always Have These 8 Items on Hand, Doctors Say

Before you leave the house, consider adding these 8 important items to your bag.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Museum of illusions - Top Los Angeles Attraction for the Whole Family

Museum of Illusions is the premier place to enjoy 3D optical illusions in Los Angeles. Located on the famous Hollywood Boulevard, this LA museum is sure to please visitors of every age. Tourists who are looking for fun places in LA should add this to thei

Family & Parenting | Kids

What to Do with Kids in Santa Monica, CA

From world-class views of the stars to checking out some stellar aviation history, here are 30 of our favorite things do, west of the 405.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Home Storage Solutions for Kids’ Gear

We searched for solutions you need and came up with tips to find creative and budget hacks that'll revolutionize family storage methods.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Crafty kids are finding ingenious ways to thwart Apple's 'Screen Time' feature

Apple first introduced Screen Time this summer as one of the key feature additions on iOS 12. By adding limits to specific apps, or your phone as a whole, Apple attempted to add a digital dose of self-control for those who need it most. People raved about

Family & Parenting | Kids

Video Games You Can Feel Good About Your Kid Playing After School

Check out these great games that you can "yes" to after school—or anytime.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Epic Corn Mazes Across the Country

Nothing says fall activty better than a wander through a corn maze.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

20 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Becoming a Working Mom | Working Mother

Here are 20 things three moms with they had been told to help them prepare for the challenges of being working mothers.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Trader Joe’s Food That Even Picky Eaters Will Love

Kids who are picky eaters will love these picks from Trader Joe's.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

Why ‘Risky’ Playgrounds Are Making a Comeback - CityLab

The modern playground has become mind-numbingly standard-issue. There’s a movement afoot to bring “adventure” back into play.

News | News

Child services investigates mother for her letting 8-year-old daughter walk alone

The concerned caller had reported the child to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in the past for playing alone in a parking lot.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Backpacks for Kids

School-aged kids need cool backpacks and we've found some of the cutest ones out there.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The best universities in the world, according to QS - Business Insider

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Deal With Your Seriously Stressful Parents | Thrive Global

Meghan Markle’s rocky relationship with her father is playing out on the world stage, so we asked an expert for advice on how to handle a fraught relationship with your parents.

Politics | PC Culture

School District Refuses To Permit Parents To See LGBT Videos Students Were Forced To Watch

In a Pennsylvania school district, after roughly 2,800 students were forced to watch LGBT videos during LGBT "Unity Week" in April, parents and conservative activists asked the district to provide links to the videos so they could see what their children

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

12 things you must tell your grownup child if you haven't already

As a parent of adult kids, you might assume you've said it all. But here are 12 things your child needs to hear from you as an adult. If you hadn't said it before, do it more often

Family & Parenting | Kids

Free things you can get at Disney - Business Insider

Disney World and Disneyland vacations can be pricey, but luckily there are some things you can get for no charge. Here's a list of things you can get for free at the Disney parks.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

This Chart Shows When It’s OK To Leave Kids Home Alone

Leaving your child home alone for the first time is a fairly major milestone in a parent’s journey. As the mother of two young kids, I’m glad this moment is still several years away. Still, like most parents, I wonder: At what age is it OK

Music | Music

Dear Cool Dads and Moms: Stop Bringing Your Children To Concerts

They won’t have fun. You won’t have fun. The people around you definitely won’t have fun.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Things to Do in Mar Vista with Kids

From coffee and bowling to farmer's markets and time travel trinkets, Mar Vista should be on your bucket list of places to visit with kids.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Nostalgic Summer Bucket List: Ways to Give Your Kid a 1980s summer

Here's how to give your kids an unplugged, retro summer a la Stranger Things.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Water Safety Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

Before you head out into the water this summer, be sure and read up on the top ways to prevent drowning and injury in the water.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Trust Us: You Want to Make Space in Your Kids' Playroom For This Year's New Lego Sets | POPSUGAR Moms

Heads up, moms and dads: you're going to want to clear some space in your kids' playroom. Lego has shared details of all the building sets it's releasing this

Family & Parenting | Kids

Tiny Homes Perfect for Vacation Rentals

Go small on your next family trip and try out these amazing tiny home vacation rentals.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best New Rides & Attractions Opening in 2018

These amusement park rides and attractions are worth the trip!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kids Room Cleaning Ideas

If your kid room needs a major cleaning, try out these ideas on how to effectively clean your room and get rid of stuff.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Use Secret Netflix Codes to Find Better Kids Shows

Secret codes are the key to finding even better shows for your kids to watch on Netflix.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli researchers find cybersecurity flaws in baby monitors, web cameras

Ben-Gurion University team was able to blast music through a baby monitor, turn off a thermostat and turn on a camera remotely

Books | Books

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Help Your Kids Overcome Anxiety

Whether your kid is scared of monsters or fearful of going to preschool, here's how to help your kid overcome his/her anxieties and fears.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How To Organize LEGO

One genius way is Swoop Bags - a simple toy storage bag that contains the LEGO mess while kids play around the bag. Kids love to play with toys, but when it comes time to cleanup that can be another story.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best LEGO Storage Ideas

There's a place for every brick. Here are 11 cool and super functional ways to organize and store your master builder's LEGO.

Family & Parenting | Kids

50 Best Children’s Museums in U.S.

The best children's museums in the country feature interactive exhibits where kids want to linger, playing is encouraged, and learning is a part of the fun.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will address kids’ iPhone addiction with enhanced iOS parental controls

Apple has a response of sorts to activist shareholders concerned about kids' addiction to iPhones: Enhanced parental controls are coming to iOS.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Things Parents Used to Say That Would Shock Millennial Parents Today

Parents used to threaten kids with spankings, tell them to stop crying, and send them to bed without dinner. Here are a few more things today's helicopter parents would be shocked to learn people used to say to their children.

News | News

The embryo that is just a year younger than the mother who birthed her - CNN

The longest-cryopreserved human embryo to result in a successful birth was conceived and frozen in 1992 and born last month.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Gifts Your Parents Would Never Buy the Ten-Year-Old You

Every kid knows the best way to get almost every item on your Christmas list is to include one outlandish, obscenely-expensive item your parents will never go for. Out of guilt, they’ll happily deliver everything else on your list. But you’re an adult

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Where to Find the Best Pizza in LA

These 14 perfect pizza places please every palate in the family.

Family & Parenting | Kids

15 Dazzling Holiday Trains to Take Before They Grow Up

For all who truly believe, we’ve rounded up the best North Pole and Santa-packed train rides across the country.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Bookstores for Kids in the U.S.

Here are the top 50 bookstores for kids in the country.

Family & Parenting | Kids

19 Amazing Outdoor Playhouses for Kids

These awesome playhouses may make you want to swap digs with the kids.

Politics | PC Culture

Preschoolers Can Now Go To Transgender 'Rainbow Day Camp' | The Daily Caller

A transgender day camp for kids ages four through twelve in California is boasting triple enrollment since its founding three years ago, reported the Associated

Family & Parenting | Kids

The NEW LEGO House Is Coming Soon

We’ve got the scoop on this amazing LEGO experience that should officially go on your bucket list now. Read on for the details.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Algorithm That Makes Preschoolers Obsessed With YouTube Kids - The Atlantic

Surprise eggs and slime are at the center of an online realm that’s changing the way the experts think about human development.

Advice & Self-Help | Education

How to save money on college: 3 clever ways Gen Z is managing high tuition and other costs

Monstrous student debt? No way. Teens are disrupting the old way of thinking about education.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Coolest Kid Friendly Water Slides Across the Country

Do your kids love water parks? With summer here, plan a family vacation to one of these incredible water parks across the country.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Out-of-the-Box Care Packages to Send to Your Kiddos at Camp - PureWow

Sleepaway camp just wouldn’t be complete without receiving a care package or two. And why not use this opportunity to get creative?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science : NPR Ed : NPR

A developmental framework for building 21st century skills — no technology or money required.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

How to Get Kids to Listen | PragerU

Why is it so hard for so many parents and teachers to get kids to do as they are told? Because too many adults have followed some very bad advice. Family psychologist John Rosemond offers some useful tips on how to get the little barbarians to listen.

Family & Parenting | Kids

National Summer Programs for Families

During the summer, finding challenging and exciting activities to keep kids busy can be harder than completing in American Ninja Warrior.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Community Pools for Los Angeles Families

When your backyard splash pool just doesn’t cut it anymore, check out these clean, local, convenient LA Community pools to take a plunge.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

6 Parenting 'Fails' That Are Actually Wins | Parents

Good news: A "fail" on your part may actually lead to a great learning experience for your child.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Bob Ross was the inspiration behind this couple's hilarious pregnancy announcement

Beyoncé might have given us the best pregnancy announcement of 2017, but this couple comes in pretty close with a tribute to everyone's favorite public television painter: Bob Ross.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in a world of modern, anti-hierarchical parenting, it’s the children.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Happy Families

Just because you're an adult now doesn't mean your relationships with Mom, Dad, and your siblings have gotten any less complex. There's fascinating research on our adult relationships, and we share it all, here.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

15 Reasons To Love Middle Children

They usually have it the toughest, but this only makes them more lovable creatures

Family & Parenting | Kids

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents about appropriate screen time amounts from infant to age 18.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Former anti-vaxxer felt ‘really guilty’ after her family contracted a deadly disease

“It was awful and it didn’t have to happen because I could have had them vaccinated. I felt guilty, I felt really guilty,” Kristen O’Meara said about her three children catching rotavirus.

Visual Arts | Photography

10 Tips For Photographing Your Children

You don't have to be a professional to be photographing high-quality images of your favorite subjects.

Science & Technology | Technology

Top Tech Gadgets for Back-to-School and College - NBC News

As the long summer days come to an end, here are some top tech gadgets, from laptops to USB cables, to help make sure the school year is a success.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Closing the Bank of Mom and Dad

The phone rings and you cringe. Your adult child probably isn’t calling just to say hello. He or she needs money again. 

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The Remembrance of Things Past: How #Memory Works

How much do you remember from your childhood? Why is it that some very specific memories are so clear and fresh and that so much is forgotten?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Breast milk is best and free, so why is it a luxury for American moms?

In an immaculate mid-century spread nestled in the canyons of Beverly Hills, a Hollywood actress plucks her sleepy infant daughter from the co-sleeper bassinet attached to her bed and settles in for a cozy breastfeeding session. Soon, the child’s live-i

Family & Parenting | Parenting

20+ Reasons Why Kids Can’t Be Left Alone With Their Dads

As Spiderman's Uncle Ben once famously said, "with great power comes great responsibility," and few responsibilities are greater than that of being a father.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

5 Phrases to Avoid Saying to An Anxious Child (and 5 Alternatives)

This infographic tells a story about how parents-with great love and affection-try to help their anxious children. It also tells a silent tale about what...

News | Interesting Stuff

Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This

If you've ever wondered what the real secret is for raising smarter children, there's something you can do about that.

Family & Parenting | Parenting Humor

Parenting: Are We Getting a Raw Deal?

Summer 1974. I’m 9 years old. By 7:30 am, I’m up and out of the house, or if it’s Saturday I’m up and doing exactly what my father, Big Jerry, has told me to do. Might be raking, mowing…

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Netflix to stream fake New Year's Eve countdowns so you can put the kids to bed early

We know. You want your kids to be able to experience a real New Year's Eve countdown. However, you also don't want them running around until the wee hours. It's a bit of a conundrum.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Dad accidentally films his entire Vegas vacation in selfie mode

A man on his vacation in Las Vegas accidentally films the entire trip in selfie-mode. Of course, his son posted the whole video on YouTube.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Longboard Stroller Will Secure Your "Cool Dad" Status | Mental Floss

Stroller company Quinny is looking to put a new spin on the boring old stroller. Their latest model, dubbed the Longboardstroller, is exactly what it sounds like: a Frankenstein hybrid of a stroller and a longboard.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

One Dad Hacked Ikea To Make The Ultimate Kids' Bed On The Cheap

Savvy dad Eric Strong didn't want to spend thousands on a new bed for his young son, who had outgrown a regular crib. Promising his son "the coolest bed ever," Strong came up with an epic Ikea hack that resulted in the ultimate kids' bed: a lofted mattress, a ball-and-pulley play system, a secret chamber with a lookout window, and one seriously sneaky trap door escape

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

8 Tips for Beating a Claw Machine | Mental Floss

Unless you’re small enough to climb inside, grabbing a prize out a claw machine can be pretty tough. But Daily Beast entertainment reporter Jen Yamato and film critic Kim Morgan are very, very good at it.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children - The New York Times

American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet Mifold, The Tiny Grab-And-Go Booster Seat That Fits Into Any Bag

The mifold booster seat simplifies carpooling without compromising safety. It's flat, portable and much smaller than traditional booster seats.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

7 Questions To Ask Your Parents Before They Die

Much has been written about living wills and medical directives, yet there is a huge gap in our knowledge about other things that involve our parents and other elderly relatives -- knowledge that is important

Home Improvement | In the Garden

30 places every California kid should see before growing up - The Mommy Files

While trips to Hawaii and Europe are grand, many families can’t afford lavish holidays and will be looking for places to visit closer to home. Our own Golden State is filled with fabulous destinations and attractions, and so I’ve put together a list of 30 places every California kid should visit before growing up.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The Proven Way to Build #Resilience

Adolescence and childhood can be fraught with social adversity. Relationships are tested, sometimes lost and then there is the challenge of making new ones. Being seen in a positive light socially often trumps other challenges as the most critical to mast

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Why You Shouldn't Call Kids 'Smart' - The Atlantic

People are born with some innate cognitive differences, but those differences are eclipsed by early achievement, Boaler argues. When people perform well (academically or otherwise) at early ages and are labeled smart or gifted, they become less likely to challenge themselves.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Four-year-old girl giggles as her father performs loop-the-loops in small plane | Daily Mail Online

As she holds on to the handrails, father Raphael Langumier from Canada begins to do some loops in the skies above. Far from being scared, daughter Leá bursts into fits of giggles.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Got Water? Most Kids, Teens Don't Drink Enough

More than half the young people in a recent study were at least mildly dehydrated — maybe enough to affect energy and concentration. Roughly 25 percent said they never drink water.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

11 Lessons Learned in My 11 Years of Fatherhood | Justin Ricklefs

As I've fumbled, stumbled and made mistakes these last 11 years as a dad, I'm continually reminded to keep loving my children. Love protects. It provides. It gives hope. It encourages. It forgives. It keeps moving forward. It puts one foot in front of the

Family & Parenting | Kids

Little Boy's Lost Stuffed Animal Goes on Heartwarming Adventure

When a little boy left his stuffed tiger, Hobbes, at the Tampa International Airport, employees took the toy on adventure. They documented the journey in a photo book before the boy returned to pick up his stuffed animal.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

5 Things to Avoid As an Introverted Parent | Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

When you're an introvert and you become a parent, your body goes through a little shock. Suddenly, you have very little alone time. Sure, your new baby is not talking to you -- and at times, not making much noise at all. But let's face it: You are never

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

California High School Student Still Missing After SAT Exam : People.com

Mira Hu, 16, told her brother "she was overwhelmed by school and the exam"

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Let's Talk about Free-Range Parenting | Kathy Walsh

Our neighborhood was a place for us to learn. We thought we were having fun, but through play, we were taking a life skills class taught by life itself.

Humor | Humor

FDA Approves Tranquilizer Darts That Put Kids To Sleep

The Food and Drug Association (FDA) has announced this morning that it has approved pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson’s request to produce and sell tranquilizer dart guns specially developed to put kids to sleep. The alleged new medical device would allow parents to put a child to sleep within 4 seconds, and is said to have no serious longterm consequences on the child’s health.