Wyoming report cards include 'weight grade' that upsets parents of overweight kids

In addition to their grades for math, English, and social studies, students at schools in Gilette, Wyoming are being graded on how fat or thin they...

Wisconsin mom mistakes actual 911 for Nanny 911

A woman in Dodge County, Oregon called 911 this week and asked the emergency services dispatcher to send her a nanny. "I need a nanny," she said....

Stillborn fawn dressed like a baby left outside Tacoma theater

According to police, a dead newborn fawn was discovered abandoned at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma, Washington, wearing a n human infant sleeper and...

Young volunteers supplement Meals on Wheels with food for seniors' pets

When I was a kid, I used to make Meals on Wheels deliveries with my grandfather. The experience had a profound effect on me. It's the kind of...

British researchers link food additives to behavioral problems

Researchers in Britain have found a "definite link" between artificial additives with no nutritional value used in drinks, sweets, and processed foods...

Study shows 40 percent of infants are regular TV watchers by the age of 3 months

I was really influenced by the recommendations that kids shouldn't watch television until they are two. I became one of those self-righteous anti-TV...

Mother to sue hospital for refusing to release her placenta

A woman in Las Vegas is suing the hospital where she gave birth to her child because the hospital is refusing to release her placenta to her, and she...

Stay-at-home Mom to canoe 2,000 miles from Miami to Maine

For years she has considered herself a stay at home mom, but staying at home is the last thing on Margo Pellegrino's mind these days. The 39-year-old...

You knew this day would come: Pamela Anderson's kids find her nudie pics

It's got to be hard when your mom is any kind of celebrity, but I imagine it's really rough when the primary role your mom has played in society for...

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt prohibit their brood from seeing movies in which they handle guns

Angelina Jolie and her partner-in-parenthood Brad Pitt have been in some pretty violent movies. They met and fell in love on the set of the...

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