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Baby Shower Games for Kids

Older kids can join in on traditional baby shower games. Credit: Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Baby shower games can be cheesy and a little over-the-top for some adults to really enjoy, but when children are in attendance, a little organized ent...

Facebook F-Bomb Nixes Student's Graduation Plans

View more news videos at: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/video. A California teen won't be tossing his mortar board into the air anytime soon -- he was forbidden to walk at his high school graduation after he cussed his teachers out on Faceb...

Facebook Reunites Mom With Kidnapped Kids

A California mom who says her children were kidnapped by their father more than 15 years ago has been reunited with her son and daughter after she searched for them on Facebook. Police say Faustino Utrera disappeared from San Bernadino, Cal...

How to Pick the Perfect Pooch for Your Kids

Look for tolerant breeds when picking a puppy to join your family. Credit: Susan.W.Patton, Flickr
If you've decided to adopt a dog for your family, it's time to do your homework. Because while all dogs require commitment and financial resources, ...

Parenting Dilemma: What Do You Tell Kids About the Easter Bunny?

"Is the Easter Bunny real, or are you the real Easter Bunny?" "Well... if you believe in the Easter Bunny, then the Easter Bunny is real." "But I just want to know if the Easter Bunny is you." She's four years old. And I'll be honest, I have...

Opinion: Culture of Isolation Leaves Grievers at a Loss

Losing a parent or sibling is perhaps the most traumatic experience a child can have, and new research shows that more Americans than previously thought cope with the death of a close loved one during childhood. A study released by Comfort Zone ...

How Much Fibre Does My Child Need?

Dear Karla, I read your post about ways to prevent type-2 diabetes and noticed that one commenter suggested fibre. There does not seem to be a clearly stated amount for how much fibre our kids need, and I would like to know just how much I should be...

Minority Kids at Risk for Obesity Even Before Birth, Study Says

Family income, cultural customs and beliefs are all factors that put minority kids at risk for obesity -- before they even leave the womb.
According to the Associated Press, researchers looked at more than a dozen circumstances that can increa...

Nominate An Amazing Kid For The Build-A-Bear Huggable Heroes Contest

The Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes Classs of 2009. Nominate your amazing kid today. Credit: Build-A-Bear Workshop
Good kids are out there, doing lots and lots of amazing things for their communities, so why not take just a minute to recogn...

Make Your Own Birthday Party Invitations

This weekend, my family is going into party preparation mode. My eldest daughter will turn seven in the blink of an eye, and she's downright desperate to get the birthday invitations made and delivered to her friends. Is there a way to spin this task...

Cameraman Puts Job On Hold to Help Rescue Haitian Toddler

An Australian TV cameraman apologized to his boss for missing the big shot of a child being pulled from the rubble after last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti, but he had possibly the best excuse we've ever heard -- he helped rescue the toddl...

Dad Creates Edible Superhero Lunches

One Nebraska 5-year-old is the talk of his elementary school cafeteria thanks to the painstaking efforts of his dad, who makes him elaborate lunches in the form of comic-book superheroes. Kai Wilken, 35, of Omaha, spends hours each day th...

Baby Einstein Co-Founder Goes to Court Over TV Studies

Baby Einstein DVDs are displayed at a Borders book store. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
A co-founder of the popular "Baby Einstein" videos is going to court to clear the names of his wife and himself, despite the fact that they currently...

British Kids Have The Best Teeth, New Study Shows

Kids in the United States lag behind the British when it comes to oral hygiene. Credit: oskay, Flickr
Americans needs to keep their collective mouths shut about the British and their teeth. Turns out that kids in England have better dental hygien...

Teachers Using Cell Phones As Educational Tool

Students once banned from using their cell phones in class are now being asked to use them for school work. Credit: khedara, Flickr.
Teachers who once viewed cell phones as their natural enemy are now embracing them as a technological tool that c...

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