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Preschoolers Sense That More Attention is Paid to Middle-Class Kids

Middle-class children tend to speak adults as equals, interrupt more and "use their words." Credit: Getty Images While they should be l...Study shows middle-class kids get more attention from teachers.

More Toys Equal More Excercise, Study Finds

Researchers found overall playtime jumped 95 percent among the children who had three or five toys. Credit: Getty As the popular bumper...Study suggests having more toys means getting more exercise.

Facebook Party Spins Out of Control

A teenage girl in Germany who forgot to mark her birthday invitation as private on Facebook fled her own party when more than 1,500 guests...Better check your Facebook settings before posting a party invitation online.

Boy, 13, Invited Out for Free Drinks and Strippers

Nothing like getting a text message invite to a strip club -- free drinks included! -- after a hard lacrosse practice. Credit: AFP/Getty I...This is how we celebrate killing people in the US of A, son.

Just What Opera Was Missing: Baby Noises

"BabyO" combines recorded music with live singing. Credit: Getty Images Mark Twain was no fan of opera. After watching a performance of ...British opera invites babies to babble as incomprehensibly as adults.

Facebook Button Inspires Dad to Name His Daughter 'Like'

Dad names his daughter "Like" after the Facebook button. Credit: Toby Talbot, AP Go ahead and give celebs like Alicia Silverstone and M...Israeli parents say the name is "modern and innovative."

Almost One-Third of Girls' Clothing is Deemed Sexy, Study Finds

One-third of girls' clothing is deemed sexy. Credit: Getty Images Are stores to blame for sending sexual stereotypes being foisted on yo...Are stores to blame for sending sexual sterotypes being foisted on young girls?

Nearly 25 Percent of Moms and Dads Say They Put 'Some Trust' in Celeb Parenting Advice

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