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New Book Says That Fatherhood Can Be A 'Misery' For Dads

Move over "Bad Mother." Make room for "Bad Father." According London's "Daily Mail," men are finally speaking up about the sadness they feel when they have kids.
Day Out with Daddy: Celebrity Dads and Kids Matthew McConaughey...

Mom Guilts Sons Into Committing Armed Robbery

Mom's financial plan lands family in jail. Photo courtesy of sxc.hu. Desperate times may call for desperate measures, but this is ridiculous: A mother in Phoenix, Arizona recently lost her job and was having trouble coming up with the money to...

Siberian Girl Literally Raised By Cats and Dogs

A 5-year-old girl in Siberia was being raised by cats and dogs, according to police. Image: wikitravel.org
Next time you tell your kids that they're acting like they were raised by wolves, you may want to reconsider that statement. A...

Poor Parents Get Cash for Library Cards, Medical Check-ups

A New York City program that pays parents for getting their kids a library card, taking them to school or to a medical check-up has paid out more than $7.6 billion so far. The program has been in place since September 2007, and is completely...

Denis Leary makes asinine comments about autistic children

When this newsbite from our colleagues at CeleBitchy made its way into the ParentDish inbox, I swear it seemed familiar. I thought for sure we'd recently written about Denis Leary making ridiculous comments that children with autism were actually...

Woman makes toddler smoke for Myspace, gets arrested

A woman in Virgina Beach wasn't content with video-taping her two year old doing adorable two-year-old antics like singing "Tinkle Tinkle Yiddle Star" or attempting the latest dance moves. Instead, Sandra Venery posted a profanity filled clip of...

Want to feel better about yourself as a parent?

When I decided to write about some of my own personal custody issues on this site, I wondered if it would affect me emotionally, and if reliving those nightmarish years would make me question myself even more as a parent. Therefore, I have fallen...

Teenager commits suicide over MySpace

It's a tragic story that combines Romeo & Juliet with "Mean Girls". A teenager, who had struggled with depression, ADD, and weight issues, was finally experiencing her Cinderella moment. She'd lost 25 lbs, was about to get her braces taken off,...

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