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Jail Time for Parents of Bullies

As of October 1st, 2017, parents in North Tonawanda, NY could face jail time as a result of their child’s bullying behavior. We’ve all...
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Mom Receives Jail Time After Refusing to Vaccinate Son

A Michigan mother’s refusal to vaccinate her son has resulted in a seven-day jail sentence. Rebecca Bredow and James Thorne became parents to their now...
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Teacher’s Bread Experiment Shows Importance of Hand Washing

Note from Baby Gizmo (October 15th, 2017): A previous version of this article credited Donna Gill Allen for the hand washing experiment, based on...
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Hospital Staff Capture Themselves on Camera Mishandling Babies

It can be an uncomfortable thing to trust your most precious new baby to the hands medical personnel—usually strangers—but we do it. Why? Because...
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Yet Another Set of Rules for Dating Dad’s Daughter?!

Rules for dating my daughter—ugh. Have you seen some of these things?! They’re sexist and perpetuate gender stereotypes. They demean girls and imply that...
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Mom Shows Off Her 4-Across Car Seat and Blows Our Minds

For any parent of a growing family, having enough car space for all the kids will eventually become an issue. I just personally solved...
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10 Year Old a Hero, Helps Mom Deliver Breech Brother on Bathroom Floor

Can you imagine having yours and your unborn baby’s lives in the hands of your 10 year old son? This is what happened last...
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Dad Creates New App for His Teen: Genius, or Hover Parenting?

Nick Herbert, a father in the UK, has developed an app to use with his 13-year-old son and I can’t decide if it’s totally...
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Woman Offers Help to Mother Being Judged by Flight Passengers

One time when I was coming out of church, a mother I didn’t know was struggling in the hallway with a toddler who was...
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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

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...