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Doctors Call Boy's Recovery From Blindness a Miracle

Gene therapy helped a 9-year-old boy recover from a disease that stole his sight away, and doctors are calling the results of his treatment "near biblical." Credit: NBC Philadelphia. View more news videos at: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/vi...

Too Young for Romance

Valentine's Day is almost upon us. Children of all ages will exchange cards, hugs and candy hearts. It starts as young as kindergarten, and continues until the kids discover that sometimes "love" is more fun in private. I know this will make some ...

Choosing Your Baby's Gender - If You Could, Would You?

It took having two children for me to really respect the nature side of the nature vs. nurture debate. Back when I was childless, I was firmly in the nurture camp. But now I have these two girls; one is a shy athlete, creative, with her dad's impo...

MySpace Mom Finds Long Lost Son

Thirty-two years after giving her son up for adoption, Terri Fuller, a mom from Layton, UT, found him in the most unusual way, thanks to a simple typo. Fuller gave up her son, Rustin Hawver, when he was just two and she "was young and just barely ...

Bristol Palin Gives Birth to a Boy

It's been quite a year for the Palin family, so it seems fitting that their newest member would arrive just in time for the New Year. Bristol Palin, daughter of former Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin, gave birth on Sunday to a baby boy. Bristo...

Puppies Save Boy Lost in Forest

When three-year-old Jaylynn Thorpe wandered away from his babysitter last Friday night, his grandparents (who are also his guardians) were frantic ... with good reason. With winter-like temperatures dipping into the teens, they knew that a helpless c...

Jaime Oliver goes to great lengths to father a son

I'm not sure I'd ever want to be famous. There comes a point in everyone's life when they say something they wish they could take back, but when you say it on national television ... well, that's a problem. I'm wondering if Naked Chef star Jamie Oliv...

7-year-old goes on zoo rampage

A seven-year-old breaks into the local zoo. Sure, it's an unusual story, but you'd expect to hear that he just wanted to get a closer look at the animals and that his parents were relieved to find him safe and sound. What happened in Australia this w...

Boy suspended over anti-Obama tshirt

(Click the photo for outlandish political baby clothing) With only 40 days left until the 2008 Presidential election, there's no doubt that things are heating up. As the candidates battle it out on the main stage, conversations at home are bound to...

Jamie Oliver to be a dad again

(Click the photo to see the Top 10 Most Controversial Celebrity Dads) Many of you probably know Jamie Oliver. He is, among other things, one of the many chefs whose work is showcased on The Food Network and who enjoys the title Naked Chef. I don't ...

Preparing for a daughter

As many of you may know, I have a sixteen-month-old-son. When I first became pregnant I never thought whether I wanted a boy or a girl. I was simply thrilled to be having a child at all, and wanted only a happy, healthy child--the sex of the baby wa...

Boy's braids may keep him out of kindergarten

He's simply a boy anxious to start kindergarten, but even at age five, Adriel Arocha is learning that, sometimes, things just aren't that simple. Adriel's dad is Apache and believes that Adriel's hair should remain uncut for traditional reasons. Adri...

McConaughey is a daddy!

Hottie McHottie Matthew McConaughey can now add daddy to his resume. The Sahara star and his girlfriend, Camila Alves, a Brazilian supermodel, welcomed a bouncing baby boy into the world yesterday. The child is the first for both. Says McConaughey,...

Are girls for life?

The more I talk to other mothers the more I hear the adage that mothers lose their sons to marriage but keep daughters for life. I'm wondering if there is any truth to this at all. And I wonder what my own mother would say about that adage--after al...

Would you admit you wanted a girl (or boy)?

A reader made a comment on a recent post of mine that I thought was worth exploring. The comment was regarding how she didn't understand why some women would prefer to not have girls given that the mothers to be were girls themselves. I'd been talki...

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