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NEW YORK (AP) — We've got dolls that wet, crawl and talk. We've got dolls with perfect hourglass figures. We've got dolls with swagger. And we've got plenty that come with itty bitty baby bottles. But it's a breastfeeding doll whose suckling sounds...
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — A professor whose research focuses on Internet censorship and the use of children in advertising has been charged with having child pornography on his Central Michigan University computer, the school announced Thursday....
CHICAGO (AP) — The cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water from a study suggesting that watching just nine minutes of that program can cause short-term attention and learning problems in 4-year-olds. The problems were seen in a...
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says a surprising number of new fathers with depression spank their 1-year-olds. About 40 percent of depressed fathers in the survey said they had spanked their kids at that age, compared to just 13 percent of fathers...
Tags: Health, Depression, Behavioral Conditions
The Berrien County Health Department require preschools and daycare centers in the county submit their immunization reports twice per year, health officials said. It is an effort to raise county immunization rates and have children ready for kindergarten...
Tags: Health, Preventative Medicine, Family, Stevensville, Schools
South Bend TribuneBrandy Parker will hug her young children a little tighter today. The young South Bend mother stood outside of Madison Primary Center Friday afternoon waiting for her second-grader as news of the horrors from a Connecticut elementary school poured out....
Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors The kids need a big dose of giving to others; perhaps no new gifts of toys/clothes/electronics until they donate some used ones to needy people. Sign them up to participate in a service project or...
When Andrea Bird was laid off from her retail job last year, the single mom could no longer afford after-school activities for her son and pulled him out of karate and soccer. While hunting for a job and trying to fight foreclosure on her home, she has...
Despite the many messages from all corners promoting a "more is better" philosophy when it comes to holiday gifts, the truth is far more complex -- especially for children. While most parents work hard to give their kids everything they need and much of...
Tags: Philosophy, Family, Holidays, Religion and Belief
CNNKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Inside the Kansas City home that Jovan Belcher fled, his baby daughter wailed, his mother was in hysterics and his girlfriend was quiet. Barely breathing. This is what the NFL linebacker left behind on Saturday in a rush of violence...
The Great Start Collaborative of Charlevoix, Emmet and northern Antrim counties invites parents to join its Parent Leadership Council. "The voice of parents is vital to building and sustaining our community's growth," said Jennifer Doumanian, parent...
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