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New Study Finds Rich Moms Have Boys, Poor Moms Have Girls

Poverty may play a role in a baby's gender. Image: Richard Dunstan, sxc.hu
Ever feel like a baby's gender is just a matter of the universe flipping a giant coin? Think again: Various studies have found that gender might be dictated by...

Is 'Princess Parenting' Really a Problem?

Is your daughter on a princess pedestal? Image: amazon.com
Almost from the moment they are born, little girls today are bombarded with princess paraphernalia. Crib sheets, bottles, bibs and blankets all come in pink girly-girl versions and often...

6th Grader Sues Dad Over Grounding - And Wins

Most kids complain bitterly when they are grounded. Some will sneak out, while others will settle for slamming doors and announcing that they hate the person making the rules. But sometimes, kids get creative when they're punished: A 6th grader in...

Video Games, Sleepovers, and Bath Tub Toys - Links We Love

Time to move your toddler out of her crib? Here are five things to think about to make the transition to more smoothly. -- LilSugar Here's one dad's answer to his son's request to play Call of Duty (a shoot 'em up video game): Research and discuss...

The White House - Are Boys Too Rowdy?

I'm a mom (who was once a girl) who is raising daughters (more girls), so I really don't know much about what it means to parent a boy. I do have nephews, however, and though they often have different interests than my girls, they don't seem like...

Staying Connected with Your Tween

ParentDish is pleased to welcome Rene Syler to our team. Rene hosted CBS news' The Early Show from 2002 - 2006; she is the author of The Good Enough Mother, and is currently at work on her second book. You can spend more time with Rene at her web...

Michelle Obama pledges to help working families and military families

This should come as no surprise given that her husband ran on not only the Democratic but also the Working Families ticket, but Michelle Obama wants to help working families and military families. As part of her duties as First Lady, Michelle sees...

Obama's kids "earn" their White House puppy

Yay! We have a new president elect. And you know what that means, right? I'm sure you're focused, as I was, on all the talk of the economy, healthcare and the war. But there was one more little thing Obama addressed in his acceptance speech that I...

Ewan McGregor won't spoil his kids

Never mind celebrity parenting, when it comes to parenting in general, Ewan McGregor is a refreshing change. He recently told the Daily Express that he and his wife have created a life that shields their three daughters from the celebrity lifestyle....

Salma Hayek admits she wanted a son

Next month's issue of Glamour magazine has an interview with actress Salma Hayek, mom to 5-month-old daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault. In it, she talks about her work with V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. She...

Aging gratefully

My mother has always said that getting old is better than the alternative. She's right, of course. But that little nugget of wisdom does not necessarily make those aging milestones easier to take. And while I completely sympathize with Jennifer's...

Love is a many splendored thing

What? What does that mean, exactly? Regardless, it's kind of hoaky. But love is kind of hoaky, and in the best possible way. love is so very many different things. And there seem to be so many kinds of love out there it's hard to explain just what...

Katie Couric's daughters don't watch the news

Do you watch Katie Couric on the CBS Evening News? Judging by the ratings, a lot of people don't. You would think that Katie could at least count on her kids to tune in, but according to her, they don't. Speaking to Marvin Kalb at Washington, D.C.'s...

The summer of drugs and alcohol

This summer was the first that Ellie and I both got to stay home together every single day. I didn't go to an office and she didn't go to day care or summer school. I enjoyed our time together more than I thought possible and am sad that it is over....

Posh wants a girl

Spice girl Victoria "Posh" Beckham told Jay Leno that she and soccer-husband David Beckham will be trying for a fourth child during their time living in Los Angeles, and what she really, really wants is a girl. "I'm really girlie," she said on the...

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