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The Kids Are All Right, Even if Their Parents Grow Pot

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Just because the folks next door are drug dealers doesn't mean they're bad parents.
In fact, researchers at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children say the children of couples who operate marijuana grow rooms are often extre...
Researchers say children of pot growers remarkably well-adjusted and drug-free.

Doctor: Some Parents Too Fat to Have Kids

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A physician has a revolutionary new concept for helping obese children lose literally hundreds of pounds of dangerous fat.
Remove their parents. Some people are too fat to have kids, David Ludwig, an obesity ...
Want to lose ugly fat? Remove the parents, opinion piece declares.

NFL's Antonio Cromartie Has 9 Kids With 8 Women

Antonio Cromartie and wife Terricka Cromartie, with whom he has a daughter. Credit: Michael Loccisano, Getty Images New York Jets' cornerback Antonio Cromartie appeared on TV this summer in "Hard Knocks," the HBO series following the e...Antonio Cromartie is a player both on and off the field.

Three-Way Custody Battle for 'Baby Vanessa' Postponed Again

The heartbreaking custody battle for 2-year-old "Vanessa" between the adoptive mom who has cared for her since birth, the tot's biological father and the girl's grandmother has been put on hold until spring, the Dayton Daily News reports. The to...The heartbreaking custody battle for 2-year-old "Vanessa" between the adoptive mom who has cared for her since birth, the tot's biological father and the girl's grandmother has been put on hold until spring.

Australia Rethinks Idea of Slicing Up Child Custody

"And the king said, 'Bring me a sword.' So a sword was brought before the king. And the king said, 'Divide the living child in two, half to the one, and half to the other.'" (1 Kings 2:24-25) Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Now ...Australia realizes that forcing kids of divorced couples to act as ping-pong balls might not be so bouncy and fun.

Boston Dad Fights to Get Kids Back from Egypt

PRODUCTION PLAYER! DO NOT DELETE. Colin Bower posts video messages to his sons on Facebook. He hopes they can see him, because he can't see them. His ex-wife, Mirvat el Nady, violated their custody agreement, allegedly forged ...

Flight Attendant Takes Matters - and Crying Baby - into Her Own Hands

When babies cry, slapping them will not lessen the tears. When a Southwest Airlines flight attendant realized some parents on Flight 879 from Dallas to Seattle might not clearly understand that, she took matters into her own hands. Literally...

New Jersey's Little Adolf Hitler Won't Be Coming Home Soon

Adolf was a perfectly good baby name until you-know-who showed up. Likewise, names like Aryan had no negative connotation at all until that same guy started saying anyone who wasn't Aryan was inferior and quite probably should be put to death....

Blind Couple Reunited With Baby Taken Away by State

Erika Johnson and Blake Sinnett's daughter, Mikaela Sinnett, was returned to them after 57 days in foster care. Credit: David Eulitt, Kansas City Star / MCT
Erika Johnson and Blake Sinnett of Missouri had a baby. For two days. Then they had a n...

British Columbia to Divorcing Parents: Play Nice ... or Else

British Columbia wants divorcing parents to cool it. Credit: Getty Images
British Columbia doesn't care who started it. The two of you need to play nice, or so help British Columbia, it's going to pull over and finish it. Government officials ...

Melissa Etheridge's Ex Seeks Full Custody of Twins as Their Split Takes Nasty Turn

Singer Melissa Etheridge and partner Tammy Lynn Michaels in 2007. Credit: AP
Singer Melissa Etheridge tried to put a slight smile on her divorce from former actress Tammy Lynn Michaels, saying their decision to split was mutual. Turns out .....

Massachusetts Fathers Fighting Custody Injustice or a Phantom Menace?

Brian Ayers, who has a child with his ex-girlfriend, is paying child support and fighting in court to get more time with his 14-month-old son. Credit: Nancy Palmieri
Many men across the country -- across the globe, really -- are fighting what the...

Muslim Parents Scrap Agreement On Runaway Daughter

Fathima Rifqa Bary sits in court during her hearing in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009. Credit: Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda, Orlando Sentinel / MCT
And they lived happily ever after? Not so fast. Two weeks ago, it looked like the M...

Report Criticizes Australia's Shared Parenting Law

A retired family court judge in Australia says fathers are not entitled to split custody of their children. Richard Chisholm says 50-50 custody often hurts kids. His 300-page report released Thursday criticizes Australia's shared parenting law a...

Muslim Girl's Parents End Fight to Get Her Back

Rifqa Bary, shown Sept. 3, 2009 in an Orlando, Fla. courtroom, says she feared her parents would kill her for leaving Islam. Credit: Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda, Pool / AP
A Muslim girl who converted to Christianity doesn't have to return to her paren...


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