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“Flybraries”Are a Thing Now, Thanks to EasyJet Airlines

The mission: to get books into the hands of more children and teens in order to foster a love of reading, expand imagination and...
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5 Year Old Given Hefty Fine for Selling Lemonade

Take a drive and count how many kids have set up their own little lemonade stand on the corners of their neighborhoods. It’s basically...

Mom’s Sad Reminder: Keep Loose Blankets out of the Crib

Ever since I became a mother, I’ve become incredibly sensitive to anything regarding the safety of babies. Whether it’s from a movie scene where...
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Hey, Kid! Want Lunch? Shame On You.

“The cash register woman says to this 4-year-old girl, verbatim, ’You have no money,’” said Holt, describing the incident last year. A milk carton...
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Mom Reprimanded for Sending Child to School with Raisins for Snack

I understand needing to promote healthy food choices and using public schools as a avenue for this change, but how far is too far? Should schools...
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Worksheet Drama: Mommy Works, Daddy Can’t Cook, and Now Lisa Is Sad

About a week ago, Lynne Palvino’s first-grader brought home a worksheet. Leaving aside the fact that there’s some debate about the efficacy of worksheets...
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Billboard For New Children’s Movie Promotes Body Shaming, Film Studio Gives Fake Apology

Let’s see—what’s the best way I can start teaching my daughter to be self-conscious about her body at the earliest age possible? Oh! Use...
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Child Swallows Part of Fidget Spinner: Mom’s Warning to Parents

You’ve heard about fidget spinners, yes? The latest toy craze, which is getting banned from schools—including my daughter’s!—for driving teachers crazy? When I originally...
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Former ESPN Anchor Has Miscarriage On Air, Prompting Question: Why Suffer In Silence?

Mother’s Day brings out the best and the saddest stories of motherhood, and this year was no different, as we celebrated another Mother’s Day...
OMG! THEY’VE CANCELLED MOTHER’S DAY!

School Cancels Mother’s and Father’s Day Celebrations To Celebrate Non-Traditional Families

MOTHER’S DAY AND FATHER’S DAY ARE CANCELLED!Okay, okay. That’s not the whole story. Albert McMahon Elementary School in Mission, British Columbia (Canada) recently sent...
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Single Mother Dressed As Dad for Daughter’s School Dance is Barred From Attending

Amy Peterson knew how badly her six-year-old daughter, Gracie, wanted to go to her school’s daddy-daughter dance. But Gracie’s dad isn’t in the picture—Peterson...

Mother “Livid” with TSA Pat Down of Her Son in Viral Video

Is it okay for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to use their guise of “safety” in order to excessively pat down an innocent 13-year-old?...