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Missing Three Year Old Found Alive After Two Days

A three-year-old Missouri boy was found unharmed in the woods after wandering away from home on Monday. Photo courtesy of sxc.hu.
Here's a nice story for you.
Three year old Joshua Childers wandered away from his house at 11:30 am Monday...

Worst Babysitter Ever?

They've never found Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster? I don't think so. But The Worst Babysitter In The History of Babysitting? Yep. I think this is her. Let's look at the facts. Brandy Albright was babysitting a 2 year old boy in Port St....

Does Your Stroller Face Forward or Back?

Breast or bottle? Plastic or wooden toys? So many decisions. Now we can add a new one to the list: Forward- vs. toward-facing strollers. New research suggests that children who use strollers that face the person pushing them interact and laugh...

Reality Shows Kids Watch

With so much unscripted programming on television these days, you might wonder who's watching it. Turns out the answer is: Our kids! Surprise, surprise. A lot of reality shows are being enjoyed by children as young as 7 or 8 years old. Here are...

Do Bad Manners Indicate Developmental Issues or Just Bad Parenting?

Does your pediatrician ever discuss your child's manners with you? My son, who is 21 months, has not been the subject of such a discussion but will be soon. He is nearly two, prime time to really start teaching him some manners; up to now we've been...

Reborn Dolls - Just Like Having a Real Baby?

Remember in high school sex ed class when you had to take care of an egg? The experience was supposed to give you a little taste of what parenthood was like, as you tried to keep the egg from getting lost or broken. Now that I'm a parent I can say...

Which is the Best Christmas Carol?

Ah, Christmas carols. These days they start the sun-up after Halloween and carry is through most if not all of December. Some radio stations play nothing but Christmas carols throughout the holiday season. We get a kick out them, find them...

Nine-Year-Old Publishes Advice Book

Well, this is certainly a first. Publishers Weekly is reporting that nine-year-old Alec Greven is publishing a book. The fourth grader from Castle Rock, Colorado, wrote the book "How to Talk to Girls" at the tender age of eight, and it has been...

Should Presents Be a Surprise?

Whilst trapped in traffic the other day I overheard a debate over whether or not holiday presents should be a surprise. On one side, the argument was that Christmas, for example, is all about the surprise and the thought that counts in getting...

Have You Heard of the Christmas Countdown?

Ah, the World Wide Web. It brings people, information and cultures together like nothing else ever has, and probably ever will. The mysteries and magic of the unknown cease to be, replaced by the infinite possibilities of knowledge. The Internet can...

DailyDish - The old switcheroo

Kid got your blackberry? Get it back by offering him something he thinks he wants more....

Election Day - Take your kid to vote

Waiting in line at the Secretary of State a few weeks ago, a young women in front of me could hardly contain her excitement. "I'm registering to vote," she whispered to me, "For the very first time." I'm pretty sure what she meant was that this was...

David Duchovny and Tea Leoni stayed together for their kids

As we all know by now, in what seems somehow too sad to be true, veteran television star David Duchovny and his box office babe wife, Tea Leoni, are divorcing. It came as news to many, however, that the pair had actually been separated for several...

What do your kids wear when they get dressed up?

I remember being a kid and struggling with my mother every Sunday about what I was going to wear to church. Church was a reason to get dressed up, but all my nicer clothes were uncomfortable and I didn't like the thought of being trapped in them...

Legos go Hollywood (again)

OK, celebrities appearing as Legos is AWESOME. Well, at the very least it's humorous. I don't know if you played with Legos as a kid, or if your children enjoy them, but Legos have withstood the test of time.
Legos were first created in 1932....

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