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  • 21/01 Best friends discover they are half-sisters sharing same sperm donor dad

    Best friends discover they are half-sisters sharing same sperm donor dad

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 9:24 am UTC

    Two teenage girls who became friends at college discovered that they're half-sisters who share the same sperm donor dad. Mikayla Stern-Ellis, 19, and Emily Nappi, 18, met at Tulane University in New Orleans when they became roommates via a Faceb...

  • 21/01 Should smacking be illegal?

    Should smacking be illegal?

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 9:02 am UTC

    Maggie Atkinson, the Children's Commissioner for England, recently stated In an interview with The Independent, that smacking should be illegal and that it is wrong that pets currently have more rights than children. I have to agree with her. Do...

  • 21/01 ​Fab baby foods (that aren't designed for babies)

    ​Fab baby foods (that aren't designed for babies)

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 9:00 am UTC

    Supermarkets usually have at least one aisle dedicated a wide array of baby and toddler foods, which is highly convenient when you need to bung baby food into your trolley as you dash through the shop with a grumpy child threatening to sky dive out o...

  • 21/01 Cute or creepy? Would you want a 3D printed life-size doll of your unborn baby?

    Cute or creepy? Would you want a 3D printed life-size doll of your unborn baby?

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 8:22 am UTC

    Expectant parents can hold their baby in their arms before it is born - thanks to developments in 3D printing technology (and if they really wanted to!) A company called 3D Babies has developed a technique for making customised replicas of foetuses. ...

  • 21/01 Why men who grow up with sisters are rubbish at housework

    Why men who grow up with sisters are rubbish at housework

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 8:16 am UTC

    Men who grow up with sisters are rubbish at housework, according to new research. Apparently they are less likely to get involved with the cooking and cleaning and more likely to fulfill 'traditional' gender roles. And – don't sh...

  • 21/01 Police officer had sex with teenager he met on social media app

    Police officer had sex with teenager he met on social media app

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 8:12 am UTC

    A police officer seduced a teenage girl after meeting her on a social media app. Justin LaClere, 32, is accused of having sex with the 17-year-old after she wrote on the Whisper site: "I want to get pregnant but I'm only a teen." She a...

  • 21/01 Teen who hiccups 25 times a minute (he's up to 1 million and counting)

    Teen who hiccups 25 times a minute (he's up to 1 million and counting)

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 8:11 am UTC

    For most of us, hiccupping is a mild inconvenience easily solved when one of our children scares the bejaysus out of us by jumping out of a cupboard. But for teenager Chris McKernan, hiccups have become the bane of his life. The 19-year-old from Tunb...

  • 21/01 5ft 1in mum gives birth to 15lb 2oz baby

    5ft 1in mum gives birth to 15lb 2oz baby

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 8:10 am UTC

    Vanessa Cervantez has big babies. Her son was born weighing 10lbs 10oz and her daughter was 9lbs 14oz. But the 28-year-old mother couldn't believe it when she gave birth to a record-breaking 15-pound 2 oz baby boy via Caesarean last week. Cervan...

  • 21/01 Joan Rivers's jaw-dropping waxing 'joke' about 'ugly' baby North West

    Joan Rivers's jaw-dropping waxing 'joke' about 'ugly' baby North West

    Parent Dish

    January 21 2014, 8:08 am UTC

    I They say if you put your family in the public eye, then you have to take the knocks along with the pay cheque. But has infamously outrageous comedienne Joan Rivers gone too far by making an offensive 'joke' at the expensive of reality TV...

  • 20/01 Teenage mum sold baby on Facebook for £68

    Teenage mum sold baby on Facebook for £68

    Parent Dish

    January 20 2014, 1:35 pm UTC

    A teenager has been arrested after she sold her baby on Facebook for £68. The shocking story emerged from Chile where the 18-year-old's mother and sister have been accused of helping her with the sale. The alleged buyers were also arrested. Vero...

Kids News Google News

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  • 21/01 'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' has a message for Davos leaders - MarketWatch (blog)

    'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' has a message for Davos leaders - MarketWatch (blog)

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 1:29 pm UTC

    'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' has a message for Davos leadersMarketWatch (blog)Wang is one of the stars of the new show ”Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” (#Richkids of BH), which debuted on E! on Sunday. (Watch the premiere here.) She and her 20-...

  • 21/01 'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' Series Premiere Recap: They Aren't Rich & They ... - The Stir

    'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' Series Premiere Recap: They Aren't Rich & They ... - The Stir

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 12:31 pm UTC

    Examiner.com'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' Series Premiere Recap: They Aren't Rich & They ...The Stirboobs and loubs So...Rich Kids of Beverly Hills. I came into this show with a massive, working-class chip on my shoulder. Here I am,...

  • 21/01 Parenting: How to get kids to eat what's on their plate - News & Observer

    Parenting: How to get kids to eat what's on their plate - News & Observer

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 3:56 am UTC

    Charlotte ObserverParenting: How to get kids to eat what's on their plateNews & ObserverWell, as they say, better late than never. Two columns ago, I promised to share my “fail-safe, money-back guaranteed formula for getting kids to eat ever...

  • 21/01 Senate considers help for foster kids after KING 5 series - KING5.com

    Senate considers help for foster kids after KING 5 series - KING5.com

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 3:51 am UTC

    Senate considers help for foster kids after KING 5 seriesKING5.comOlympia, Wash. - Lawmakers in Olympia are considering a bill aimed at protecting the rights of abused and neglected children in Washington state. The proposal, SB 6126, sponsored by th...

  • 21/01 Teaching kids the meaning behind Martin Luther King Jr. Day - WBNG-TV

    Teaching kids the meaning behind Martin Luther King Jr. Day - WBNG-TV

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 1:06 am UTC

    BabyCenter (blog)Teaching kids the meaning behind Martin Luther King Jr. DayWBNG-TV"Kids love seeing other kids doing things," said Gabrielle Wayman, a Discovery Center Educator, "It gives them inspiration, it's motivating, and it...

  • 21/01 Kids snorting 'Smarties' candy alarming trend - WPEC

    Kids snorting 'Smarties' candy alarming trend - WPEC

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 1:03 am UTC

    WPECKids snorting 'Smarties' candy alarming trendWPECMost teens are catching the ins and outs from videos posted to YouTube that not only shows kids preparing lines, but even going as far as bragging about snorting up while in school. Paren...

  • 21/01 Police release 911 recordings related to deaths of 2 Md. kids killed during ... - Fox News

    Police release 911 recordings related to deaths of 2 Md. kids killed during ... - Fox News

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 12:02 am UTC

    ABC NewsPolice release 911 recordings related to deaths of 2 Md. kids killed during ...Fox NewsGERMANTOWN, Md. – Montgomery County Police have released 911 calls related to the deaths of two children in Maryland, deaths police attributed to two women...

  • 21/01 Middle schoolers snorting Smarties candy in droves - New York Daily News

    Middle schoolers snorting Smarties candy in droves - New York Daily News

    Kids News Google News

    January 21 2014, 12:00 am UTC

    New York Daily NewsMiddle schoolers snorting Smarties candy in drovesNew York Daily NewsNeither is good for the kids, officials say. The ill-advised snorting is not a new phenomenon: YouTube videos tracing back to 2007 show kids inhaling the candy as...

  • 20/01 Second-hand smoke linked to kids' hospital visits - CBS News

    Second-hand smoke linked to kids' hospital visits - CBS News

    Kids News Google News

    January 20 2014, 4:06 pm UTC

    Second-hand smoke linked to kids' hospital visitsCBS NewsAsthmatic children who are exposed to cigarette smoke are more likely to make repeat trips to the hospital for breathing problems. But researchers say asking parents about kids' smoke...

  • 20/01 Kids get uneven tonsil care, study finds - NBCNews.com

    Kids get uneven tonsil care, study finds - NBCNews.com

    Kids News Google News

    January 20 2014, 10:47 am UTC

    Kids get uneven tonsil care, study findsNBCNews.comAt the best hospitals, just three percent of kids came back for complications like bleeding. But at others, close to 13 percent did. It is the latest in a series of studies showing that Americans get...

BBC

bbc.co.uk : Education & Family
  • 21/01 Quarter of young adults live at home

    Quarter of young adults live at home

    BBC

    January 21 2014, 1:32 pm UTC

    Some 3.3 million people in their 20s and early 30s - about a quarter of that age group - now live with their parents, ONS figures show....

  • 21/01 University grade inflation disputed

    University grade inflation disputed

    BBC

    January 21 2014, 1:31 pm UTC

    The rise in university degree grades, in which 70% achieved higher than a 2:2 last year, is not caused by grade inflation, claim researchers....

  • 21/01 University to accept fees in Bitcoin

    University to accept fees in Bitcoin

    BBC

    January 21 2014, 12:07 pm UTC

    Cumbria University is to allow some students to pay their tuition fees with the digital currency, Bitcoin....

  • 21/01 Foreign courses 'not up to scratch'

    Foreign courses 'not up to scratch'

    BBC

    January 21 2014, 11:57 am UTC

    Review throws spotlight on some foreign student courses, many of which do not meet the required standards....

  • 20/01 VIDEO: Benefits Street school 'stigmatised'

    VIDEO: Benefits Street school 'stigmatised'

    BBC

    January 20 2014, 8:27 pm UTC

    A school in Birmingham has written to the education secretary claiming pupils are being stigmatised by a TV documentary about a street nearby....

  • 20/01 Link benefits to skills, says Labour

    Link benefits to skills, says Labour

    BBC

    January 20 2014, 12:05 pm UTC

    Unemployed people who lack basic English, maths and computing skills should be stripped of benefits unless they take up training, Labour says....

  • 20/01 VIDEO: Professor Green on his dad's suicide

    VIDEO: Professor Green on his dad's suicide

    BBC

    January 20 2014, 6:19 am UTC

    Rapper Professor Green describes how suicide has affected his life after his father took his own life six years ago....

  • 20/01 Many adults have 'no-one to turn to'

    Many adults have 'no-one to turn to'

    BBC

    January 20 2014, 1:45 am UTC

    A third of UK adults have nobody to turn to in a crisis, a survey for the British Red Cross suggests....

  • 19/01 State school fee call for better-off

    State school fee call for better-off

    BBC

    January 19 2014, 4:43 pm UTC

    Parents who earn a combined income of more than £80,000 should have to pay if their children go to the most popular state schools, the headmaster of a private school says....

  • 18/01 School league tables to be split

    School league tables to be split

    BBC

    January 18 2014, 2:02 am UTC

    England's secondary school league tables are to be split for the first time, to show academic and vocational qualifications separately....

Babycenter

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  • 21/01 What is your worst babysitter experience?

    What is your worst babysitter experience?

    Babycenter

    January 21 2014, 12:05 pm UTC

    by Laurie Gelman posted in Tips & Tricks We’re giving our regular advice columnist, Laurie Gelman, a chance to answer a question we also pose to our community. Got an opinion? Let us know. What is your worst babysitter experience? Laurie Gelman W...

  • 21/01 Why we should see more like this toy ad from 1981

    Why we should see more like this toy ad from 1981

    Babycenter

    January 21 2014, 10:01 am UTC

    by Denise Cortes posted in Mom Stories Growing up, I was the little girl who wore overalls, pigtails and played with her brother's Star Wars figures. I liked to play with them just as much as my beloved Barbies. My brother also had a ton of Matc...

  • 20/01 5 coolest in-car entertainment systems for 2014

    5 coolest in-car entertainment systems for 2014

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 9:34 pm UTC

    by Joyce Slaton posted in Mom Stories Though every family enjoys a good round of license-plate bingo or Twenty Questions, after a certain point on long car trips, the company of one's nearest and dearest inevitably palls. That's when these ...

  • 20/01 Does the Devil's Due film promo go too far?

    Does the Devil's Due film promo go too far?

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 8:22 pm UTC

    by Julia Saboda posted in Mom Stories As my extended family discovers that I'm pregnant, I've received mixed reactions. One aunt whispered to another: "Julia is getting fatter." Because I'm not married, she did not even consi...

  • 20/01 Meowch! 'Pregnant Cat Lady' hilarity has a point

    Meowch! 'Pregnant Cat Lady' hilarity has a point

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 5:49 pm UTC

    by Sara McGinnis posted in Mom Stories 'Pregnant Cat Lady' greeting cards are awesomely ridiculous, just as comedian Chris Hardwick is wicked smart. The latter, host of Comedy Central's @midnight has made quite a few new friends in rec...

  • 20/01 5' 1" mom shocked to deliver 15 pound baby

    5' 1" mom shocked to deliver 15 pound baby

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 5:47 pm UTC

    by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories California mom Vanessa Cervantez is used to having big babies. Though she's very petite at just 5' 1", her first two children weighed in at 10lb, 10 oz and 9lb, 14 oz. Even so, she was shocked...

  • 20/01 The 5 phrases that help me survive motherhood

    The 5 phrases that help me survive motherhood

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 5:32 pm UTC

    by BabyCenter Guest Blogger posted in Mom Stories By Jessica Rassette It’s no secret that motherhood is hard. And it doesn’t discriminate. Single mom, working mom, mom of multiples, work-at-home mom, stay-at-home mom, foster mom, first-time mom…the l...

  • 20/01 Sex after baby: is the six-week-wait long enough?

    Sex after baby: is the six-week-wait long enough?

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 5:23 pm UTC

    by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories Yesterday the majority of my family gathered at my Grandma’s house to celebrate her upcoming birthday. Everyone huddled over the baby and made the same generic comments - ‘he’s getting so big!’, ‘how is breast...

  • 20/01 Why I haven't been as friendly as the 'daddy in 16C'

    Why I haven't been as friendly as the 'daddy in 16C'

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 5:00 pm UTC

    by Joey Lombardi posted in Mom Stories My friend Mike posted this article on Facebook a few days ago. When I saw the headline "Dear Daddy in Seat 16C" and skimmed the word Philly in the brief description...I cringed. Children. Airlines. Phi...

  • 20/01 Must-see photos: The beautiful bond between kids & animals

    Must-see photos: The beautiful bond between kids & animals

    Babycenter

    January 20 2014, 4:42 pm UTC

    by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories They've been called the "child animal whisperers." Growing up on a farm in Andreapol, Russia, 5-year-old Yaroslav and his 2-year-old brother Vanya share a very special bond with the animals wh...

Celebrity Baby Scoop

celebritybabyscoop.com
  • 20/01 Kelly Clarkson Expecting A Girl

    Kelly Clarkson Expecting A Girl

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 20 2014, 11:45 pm UTC

    Kelly Clarkson is thinking pink. The American Idol winner, 31, and husband Brandon Blackstock are expecting a daughter. ...

  • 20/01 Reese Witherspoon & Deacon: Gym Buddies

    Reese Witherspoon & Deacon: Gym Buddies

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 20 2014, 5:49 pm UTC

    Reese Witherspoon and Deacon, 10, went to the gym together in Brentwood, Calif. on Saturday (January 18)....

  • 20/01 Heidi Klum & Kids: Smiles At Starbucks

    Heidi Klum & Kids: Smiles At Starbucks

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 20 2014, 5:34 pm UTC

    Project Runway star Heidi Klum stepped out with her older kids – Leni, 9, Henry, 8, and Johan, 7 – in Brentwood, Calif....

  • 20/01 Tori Spelling Steps Out With Her Brood

    Tori Spelling Steps Out With Her Brood

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 20 2014, 3:21 pm UTC

    Beverly Hills, 90210 alum Tori Spelling stepped out with her four children – Liam, 6, Stella, 5, Hattie, 2, and Finn, 1 – in Venice, Calif....

  • 20/01 Michael Bublé Totes His Tot

    Michael Bublé Totes His Tot

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 20 2014, 2:59 pm UTC

    Meet Noah Bublè! In our first clear glimpse of his adorable son, crooner Michael Bublé was seen toting his 4-month-old son in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Sunday (January 19)....

  • 20/01 Bethenny Frankel & Bryn: Preschool Pick Up

    Bethenny Frankel & Bryn: Preschool Pick Up

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 20 2014, 1:15 pm UTC

    Bethenny Frankel was seen picking up Bryn, 3 1/2, from school a couple of times in New York City last week....

  • 19/01 Britney Spears: Teary Trip With The Boys

    Britney Spears: Teary Trip With The Boys

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 19 2014, 5:36 pm UTC

    Britney Spears, Sean, 8, and Jayden, 7, were seen leaving Barnes & Noble in Calabasas, Calif....

  • 19/01 Mel B Reveals Daughter’s Recent ER Scare

    Mel B Reveals Daughter’s Recent ER Scare

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 19 2014, 4:48 pm UTC

    Melanie Brown recently had quite the scare concerning her 6-year-old daughter Angel. During the 2DayFM’s Jules, Merrick and Sophie with Mel B show – she revealed that she had to rush her little girl to the hospital....

  • 19/01 Celebrity Parents Attend 2014 SAG Awards

    Celebrity Parents Attend 2014 SAG Awards

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 19 2014, 4:25 pm UTC

    It was another big night out for some of our favorite celebrity parents. From Hollywood couple Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves, to new moms Morena Baccarin and Anna Chlumsky, to A-listers like Sandra Bullock and Jennifer Garner, high-profile par...

  • 19/01 Kerry Washington Bares Her Bump at SAG Awards

    Kerry Washington Bares Her Bump at SAG Awards

    Celebrity Baby Scoop

    January 19 2014, 3:27 pm UTC

    Mom-to-be Kerry Washington radiated the red carpet at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif....

Easy Baby Life

easybabylife.com
  • 06/12 Fussy Baby 5 Weeks Old

    Fussy Baby 5 Weeks Old

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 4:25 pm UTC

    My daughter is 5 weeks old and she is fussy, has 8-10 loose and smelly stools, difficulty sleeping, and cries for long periods of time. What can it be?The post Fussy Baby 5 Weeks Old appeared first on Easy Baby Life....

  • 06/12 Why Is My 4 Month Old Baby Crying?

    Why Is My 4 Month Old Baby Crying?

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 3:26 pm UTC

    My 4 month old son is screaming at the top of his lungs and I don't know why! I have tried everything: walking around, singing, playing, change his diaper..The post Why Is My 4 Month Old Baby Crying? appeared first on Easy Baby Life....

  • 06/12 Crying Baby All The Time

    Crying Baby All The Time

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 3:03 pm UTC

    My 4 month old never sleeps, it's such a battle to get him to sleep, he cries all day long, not just crying but screaming. Doctors say it's colic or reflux.The post Crying Baby All The Time appeared first on Easy Baby Life....

  • 06/12 How Long Is It Ok For My 7 Month Old To Cry??

    How Long Is It Ok For My 7 Month Old To Cry??

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 1:50 pm UTC

    My daughter is 7 months old and I'm wondering how long is ok to let her cry for, when I know she's not hungry, wet or tired and just wants to be held?The post How Long Is It Ok For My 7 Month Old To Cry?? appeared first on Easy Baby Life....

  • 06/12 5 Month Old Recently Started Crying All The Time?!?

    5 Month Old Recently Started Crying All The Time?!?

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 12:46 pm UTC

    by Amanda My daughter is 5 months old. She has recently started crying on and off all day long. She will cry for about 15 minutes, or whine, and then she will be ok for 15 minutes… I have gotten her ears, throat, and nose checked out, and everything ...

  • 06/12 Fussy 8-Month-Old Cries When Put Down. What Do I Do Wrong?

    Fussy 8-Month-Old Cries When Put Down. What Do I Do Wrong?

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 11:49 am UTC

    I have a 8 month old that cries when I put him down. As soon as I pick him up he stops. He cries when he's not being held. What can I do to make him happy?The post Fussy 8-Month-Old Cries When Put Down. What Do I Do Wrong? appeared first on Easy...

  • 06/12 My 3 Month Baby Boy Is Crying And Sucking His Hand – Teething, Hungry?

    My 3 Month Baby Boy Is Crying And Sucking His Hand – Teething, Hungry?

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 10:51 am UTC

    My 3-month-old has been crying all day. He only takes 20-30min naps, wakes up and cries. He keeps sucking on his hand as if he is hungry but its not time.The post My 3 Month Baby Boy Is Crying And Sucking His Hand – Teething, Hungry? appeared first o...

  • 06/12 Gassy Baby Screams In Pain All Day

    Gassy Baby Screams In Pain All Day

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 10:31 am UTC

    My 3 month old son has been screaming before and during every feeding for the last three weeks. I've tried everything! Doctors won't help. What can this be?The post Gassy Baby Screams In Pain All Day appeared first on Easy Baby Life....

  • 06/12 My 4-month-old screams and throws out his arms – why?

    My 4-month-old screams and throws out his arms – why?

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 9:39 am UTC

    My 4-month-old will be laying on the bed and suddenly throw out his arms like something has frightened him or he's fallen and start screaming hysterically?The post My 4-month-old screams and throws out his arms – why? appeared first on Easy Baby...

  • 06/12 11-Month-Old Baby Cries Most Of The Day

    11-Month-Old Baby Cries Most Of The Day

    Easy Baby Life

    December 6 2013, 9:13 am UTC

    My 11-month-old is so cranky. He is so attached and won't let me do anything. He wants to be carried constantly and unless we are in the room, he screams.The post 11-Month-Old Baby Cries Most Of The Day appeared first on Easy Baby Life....

My Brown Baby

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MercatorNet

mercatornet.com
  • 19/01 Facebook losing its lustre for the young

    Facebook losing its lustre for the young

    MercatorNet

    January 19 2014, 11:43 pm UTC

    That’s one trend you weren’t expecting. Could it really be?...

  • 17/01 Millenials choose demanding jobs over having kids

    Millenials choose demanding jobs over having kids

    MercatorNet

    January 17 2014, 2:22 am UTC

    Millenials would like to have kids someday, but they just don’t see how it could work...

  • 16/01 Bee Gees + Coca-Cola = Life

    Bee Gees + Coca-Cola = Life

    MercatorNet

    January 16 2014, 10:09 am UTC

    This is a must-see life-affirming video from Coca-Cola in South America which appeals to everyone....

  • 14/01 The Golden Globes: a reflective dissertation

    The Golden Globes: a reflective dissertation

    MercatorNet

    January 14 2014, 11:40 pm UTC

    So what exactly is this event trying to achieve?...

  • 13/01 Taking outsourced parenting to a whole new level

    Taking outsourced parenting to a whole new level

    MercatorNet

    January 13 2014, 2:06 am UTC

    Not babysitting – we’re talking toilet training, night duty, toddler life coaching and more...

  • 10/01 A miracle only a mother could work

    A miracle only a mother could work

    MercatorNet

    January 10 2014, 8:02 am UTC

    A woman who is medically dead might still save her unborn child, if others will allow it....

  • 10/01 The honest truth about breast cancer

    The honest truth about breast cancer

    MercatorNet

    January 10 2014, 12:29 am UTC

    A conspiracy of silence about some significant risk factors for breast cancer prevails....

  • 07/01 Chastity for charity

    Chastity for charity

    MercatorNet

    January 7 2014, 10:58 am UTC

    No sex for a year, and so many lessons learnt...

  • 06/01 New Year’s resolutions: love or hate them?

    New Year’s resolutions: love or hate them?

    MercatorNet

    January 6 2014, 12:09 am UTC

    This year I resolve to be more optimistic about New Year's resolutions....

  • 28/12 Family Edge: the best of 2013

    Family Edge: the best of 2013

    MercatorNet

    December 28 2013, 1:31 am UTC

    Family Edge has been one of the most popular features of MercatorNet in 2013. Here are the most popular posts. Do you have any other favourites?...

The Green Parent

thegreenparent.co.uk
  • 20/01 Natural Health Boosters

    Natural Health Boosters

    The Green Parent

    January 20 2014, 7:32 am UTC

    During the colder months if can feel as though we are prone to catching every cold and cough circulating. Eating fresh, seasonal produce to boost your immune system and ensuring that you get plenty of fresh air, exercise and proper rest is a good way...

  • 17/01 On Being Four Years Old

    On Being Four Years Old

    The Green Parent

    January 17 2014, 1:10 pm UTC

    Being 4 is hard, apparently. You can’t always go to bed whenever you fancy; you can’t get dressed after you leave the house and it’s raining when you want to walk to the shop with no shoes on. The world is deeply unkind to 4-year-olds and not at all ...

  • 16/01 8 Ways to beat the January blues

    8 Ways to beat the January blues

    The Green Parent

    January 16 2014, 8:29 am UTC

    With January statistically the most depressing month in the UK, we round up eight ways to beat the blues and make January happy and fun....

  • 16/01 Oversharing on the internet

    Oversharing on the internet

    The Green Parent

    January 16 2014, 8:06 am UTC

    No longer limited to teens and younger folks, for whom it is almost forgivable, self-interested internet status updates are now a growing problem in adults of various ages. If you’re tweeting about your every move, or “checking-in” to every building ...

  • 15/01 Seasonal veg frittata recipe

    Seasonal veg frittata recipe

    The Green Parent

    January 15 2014, 1:01 pm UTC

    Frittata is an easy and delicious way to get a variety of healthy fats into your body. Frittatas, like omelettes, are versatile as you can experiment with ingredient combinations from the more typical vegetable or bacon based varieties to the more re...

  • 15/01 Eat Smile Live

    Eat Smile Live

    The Green Parent

    January 15 2014, 9:24 am UTC

    Rochelle Hubbard talks about her inspiring journey to becoming a health coach. "Like many people I had spent most of my life focused on food and its impact on my weight. I had always been led to believe that the 'perfect body' could be...

  • 14/01 Beating Prejudice with Knowledge

    Beating Prejudice with Knowledge

    The Green Parent

    January 14 2014, 4:26 pm UTC

    “Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity.” Kofi Annan Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Ann...

  • 14/01 Loving where you are right now

    Loving where you are right now

    The Green Parent

    January 14 2014, 4:22 pm UTC

    Did you set yourself New Year resolutions? Have you stuck to them? I have to admit I fell woefully off the wagon on – ahem – the first of January when I ate some birthday cake (attempting to eat less sugar) and drank champagne (attempting to drink le...

  • 14/01 Stressed? Step away from the alcohol

    Stressed? Step away from the alcohol

    The Green Parent

    January 14 2014, 12:58 pm UTC

    My partner lost his mum to alcoholism when he was a young teenager. That’s not to say that she physically died; but everything that she had ever been was almost entirely dissolved with the toxic relationship she had slowly formed with alcohol. Since ...

  • 14/01 WIN A FAMILY ADVENTURE HOLIDAY

    WIN A FAMILY ADVENTURE HOLIDAY

    The Green Parent

    January 14 2014, 9:00 am UTC

    Acorn Adventure Family Holidays specialise in all-inclusive, fully organised, Family Adventure Camping Holidays in the UK and Europe. We are offering readers of The Green Parent Magazine the chance to win a free Adventure weekend in July 2014 at our ...

Radical Parenting

radicalparenting.com
  • 08/01 What Your Teen Is Doing Online

    What Your Teen Is Doing Online

    Radical Parenting

    January 8 2014, 5:51 pm UTC

    Finally! Someone has done some real research into What Teens Are Doing Online! This report is full of some awesome statistics and great tips. Here are some highlights:    ...

  • 02/01 7 Strategies for Highly Successful Teens

    7 Strategies for Highly Successful Teens

    Radical Parenting

    January 2 2014, 6:17 pm UTC

    A life changing program for your teens. I am so excited to announce I have a new program for Teens, Parents and Teachers. In this fun, entertaining and inspirational talk I go over the 7 strategies for highly effective teens. This is nothing like you...

  • 17/12 White Lies Parents Tell Their Kids

    White Lies Parents Tell Their Kids

    Radical Parenting

    December 17 2013, 3:49 pm UTC

    Little white lies that parents tell their kids [Infographic] by the team at cheapflights.co.uk...

  • 13/12 Giveaway!

    Giveaway!

    Radical Parenting

    December 13 2013, 5:22 pm UTC

    I always love giving readers a chance to win some goodies–especially in time for the holiday season!     Enter the word “YES!” in the comments below and you will be entered into a drawing to win a prize pack of AWESOME Clean & Clear gear:   Conti...

  • 09/12 Teen Book Review: The Moon and More By Sara Dessen

    Teen Book Review: The Moon and More By Sara Dessen

    Radical Parenting

    December 9 2013, 7:40 pm UTC

    This book review is written by our teen intern: Folasade Lapite The Moon and More by Sara Dessen Everything is always the same in Colby, well at least for Emeline. She is having the typical summer as any other; however, this is her summer before coll...

  • 05/12 5 Financial Mistakes Parents Accidentally Make

    5 Financial Mistakes Parents Accidentally Make

    Radical Parenting

    December 5 2013, 5:38 pm UTC

    John Coleman is a father of three living in Tennessee. He shares tips related to smart money management, family life, and home improvement. Teaching kids about money is essential if they’re going to grow into financially responsible adults. Unfortuna...

  • 25/10 4 Ways Parents Can Help Teens Relieve Stress

    4 Ways Parents Can Help Teens Relieve Stress

    Radical Parenting

    October 25 2013, 5:02 am UTC

    Vatsala is a 16-year-old from Amritsar, India. She enjoys listening to music, reading books, writing, doodling and her favorite subjects are English and Math. She wants to grow up to be a TV Journalist. Stress is something that everybody has on their...

  • 23/09 What’s Wrong With Asking, “What’s Wrong?”

    What’s Wrong With Asking, “What’s Wrong?”

    Radical Parenting

    September 23 2013, 1:59 pm UTC

    This article is by our teen intern Layla. She is 14 years old from California.  She loves to read and spend time with friends. Teenagers can have lots of problems, a fact they want everyone on earth to be aware of. These problems can vary from school...

  • 19/09 Talking With Your Teens

    Talking With Your Teens

    Radical Parenting

    September 19 2013, 3:47 pm UTC

    I recently did a radio show Fire It Up with CJ on Talking with your teens. Show Summary: Segment 1: How to get your kids to open up to you?  Vanessa shares a simple tech tip to separate your child’s school and home life.  Learn how to read your child...

  • 13/09 Talking to Kids About Drinking And Driving

    Talking to Kids About Drinking And Driving

    Radical Parenting

    September 13 2013, 4:30 pm UTC

    On June 22, 2013, drunken driver Matthew Cordle hit and killed Vincent Canzani. In a somber YouTube video, Cordle publicly confessed to causing the fatal crash and pledged to accept responsibility for his actions. This tragedy sends chills down the s...

Unchartered Parent

unchartedparent.com
  • 10/01 When the Going Gets Tough, How Do You Help Your Kids?

    When the Going Gets Tough, How Do You Help Your Kids?

    Unchartered Parent

    January 10 2014, 3:09 pm UTC

    The holidays were kind of rough for us this year. I won […]...

  • 24/12 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

    Unchartered Parent

    December 24 2013, 3:45 am UTC

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Uncharted Paren […]...

  • 12/12 Christmas Wish List from the Kittens

    Christmas Wish List from the Kittens

    Unchartered Parent

    December 12 2013, 8:11 pm UTC

    Dear Family: Merry Christmas! (Or, as you prefer to say […]...

  • 04/12 Dancing Away

    Dancing Away

    Unchartered Parent

    December 4 2013, 8:12 pm UTC

    Last week was a crazy week in our house. Not only was i […]...

  • 27/11 Happy Thanksgivukkah!

    Happy Thanksgivukkah!

    Unchartered Parent

    November 27 2013, 11:10 pm UTC

    I was trying to think what I could write that would be […]...

  • 19/11 Why Is It So Important to People that Their Kids Look Like Them?

    Why Is It So Important to People that Their Kids Look Like Them?

    Unchartered Parent

    November 19 2013, 6:00 pm UTC

    This past Saturday afternoon, I sat with another mom at […]...

  • 07/11 I Wish…She Would Be a Little More Assertive

    I Wish…She Would Be a Little More Assertive

    Unchartered Parent

    November 7 2013, 8:04 pm UTC

    “I wish I could have an apple right now.” These words f […]...

  • 30/10 The Sullen–I Mean Adolescent–Years are Here

    The Sullen–I Mean Adolescent–Years are Here

    Unchartered Parent

    October 30 2013, 6:51 pm UTC

     Jack is eleven, soon to be twelve. And, as Tom Hanks’s […]...

  • 15/10 The Wrong Conversation About Miley Cyrus

    The Wrong Conversation About Miley Cyrus

    Unchartered Parent

    October 15 2013, 7:05 pm UTC

    Oh yes, I went there. In my column in The Concord Monit […]...

  • 09/10 A Milestone I Wish We Hadn’t Reached

    A Milestone I Wish We Hadn’t Reached

    Unchartered Parent

    October 9 2013, 12:00 pm UTC

    A few years ago, a wonderful story appeared in the New […]...

Raising Happiness

greatergood.berkeley.edu
  • 26/11 Tablet and Smartphone Boot Camp for Middle School Parents

    Tablet and Smartphone Boot Camp for Middle School Parents

    Raising Happiness

    November 26 2013, 11:10 am UTC

    Everyday I read something that leads me to believe that tech devices are dramatically affecting our kids’ normal social, sexual, intellectual, and emotional development. What I’m most amazed by, frankly, is how uninvolved we parents tend to be in the...

  • 28/10 How to Help Kids Adjust to College

    How to Help Kids Adjust to College

    Raising Happiness

    October 28 2013, 7:00 am UTC

    In the last few weeks I’ve received dozens of tearful calls and panicky emails from parents whose children are off at college for the first time—and aren’t adjusting particularly well. “He calls home several times a day, and feels like he doesn’t hav...

  • 15/10 How to Eliminate “Junk Stimulus”

    How to Eliminate “Junk Stimulus”

    Raising Happiness

    October 15 2013, 10:00 pm UTC

    We Americans are often overwhelmed and exhausted. Did you know that 235 million people are currently grappling with feelings of time-starvation and moderate to high levels of stress, exhaustion, or burn-out in the United States alone? 1 While many th...

  • 07/10 How to Avoid Burnout—or a Breakdown

    How to Avoid Burnout—or a Breakdown

    Raising Happiness

    October 7 2013, 7:00 am UTC

    Feeling maxed-out? Like you’d like to lie down so badly you are having “hospital fantasies”? (Not familiar with that term? Hopefully you aren’t as tired as this woman, who writes about her hospital fantasy: “I stumbled back to work when my son was 6 ...

  • 23/09 Would Working Less Make You Happier?

    Would Working Less Make You Happier?

    Raising Happiness

    September 23 2013, 7:00 am UTC

    Are you caught in a “Time Bind”—where you feel like you don’t have enough time to get your work done AND spend time with your children and spouse AND take care of your own basic needs? Sociologists have been very excited about a “natural experiment” ...

  • 16/09 Are you Maxed Out?

    Are you Maxed Out?

    Raising Happiness

    September 16 2013, 7:00 am UTC

    I just finished Katrina Alcorn’s gripping memoir, Maxed Out, about her nervous breakdown. Although it is an absorbing, can’t-put-it-down kind of a book, her breakdown—harrowing as it was—struck me as ordinary. Ordinary in that her experience seems so...

  • 09/09 Passion + Adversity = Success?

    Passion + Adversity = Success?

    Raising Happiness

    September 9 2013, 7:00 am UTC

    When I was graduating from college, I didn’t look for work that I felt passionate about because I assumed there were no good jobs that would involve my interests. My intention was to get the most prestigious, high-paying job I could. At that time, co...

  • 02/09 The Quiet Secret to Success

    The Quiet Secret to Success

    Raising Happiness

    September 2 2013, 8:02 am UTC

    When we look at people who are at the top of their field, they all have grit: persistence and passion for their long-term goals. But this doesn’t mean that they burn the midnight oil day in and day out in pursuit of achievement. Just as elite perform...

  • 26/08 A New Theory of Elite Performance

    A New Theory of Elite Performance

    Raising Happiness

    August 26 2013, 7:05 am UTC

    When we look at people who are at the top of their field, what do we know about how they got there? We used to think that people were successful thanks to their genetic make-up—their inborn talents and innate passions. We called these people “gifted,...

  • 19/08 Video: Are You Overscheduling Your Kids?

    Video: Are You Overscheduling Your Kids?

    Raising Happiness

    August 19 2013, 7:00 am UTC

    As I’m planning for my kids to go back to school, we are in hot debate about my one-afterschool-activity-only policy. I may lose the argument this year; they’d do a different activity after school every day if they could! What do kids gain from lots ...