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Nurturing Helps Baby's Development, Studies Say

A mom's caring can help diminish any prenatal stresses a baby may face once out in the world. Credit: Damon Dahlen, AOL
Go on, give your baby those few extra hugs and kisses today. Not only will the added affection make you feel good, but two...

Parenting Styles: Which One is Right for You?

There are three main parenting styles that most psychologists recommend. Authoritative parents who treat their children like mature adults. These parents give their kids choices and believe in letting them see the results of their decisions as a...

Daughter Reports Mom's Pot Plants to Police

A Rochester Hills, Mich., mother faces potential drug charges after her daughter reported her to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, according to MyFoxDetroit.com. Christina Consolo's 19-year-old daughter called authorities Sunday to report...

Would You Bust a Bad Mother?

Liv Tyler stepped up to help a crying kid -- would you? Photo: Getty Images
Actress Live Tyler recently found herself in a situation that I'll bet many of you have been in as well: She witnessed a woman losing her temper with a child in...

Like Daughter, Like Mother

A British mom is spending big bucks to look like her daughter. Creepy or cool? It's not unusual for kids -- at least when they're younger -- to want to be just like mum or dad. It's charming, it's flattering, and it's not at all odd. After all,...

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...

Gillian Anderson Applauds Working Moms

Being a working mom is hard. Gillian Anderson should know -- the well-known actress of television's X-Files is also mother of two (and is expecting a third). Anderson admits to using help with the kids to manage it all, and says she would struggle to...

Tone of Voice Important Teaching Tool for Kids

We're constantly being told as parents not to yell at our kids, or each other. Even though we know we're not supposed to, most of us feel there is a time or place for yelling and using different tones and pitches to convey meaning to our children....

Mother Admits She Doesn't Love Her Daughter

Shelley Price doesn't love her own daughter, and fears she never will. This tearful mother of two is telling her story because she believes that she isn't the only mother to ever tackle such a taboo subject, and hopes she may help others come to...

Kate Winslet Says Angelina Jolie's Life is Like a Soap Opera

I love Kate Winslet. I hardly know her, of course, but I can't help myself. I've watched Kate in most of her movies as she's grown up right in front of me -- we are, in fact, the same age, and both have two kids. Kate, who won two Golden Globes and...

Kids' Decor Goes Multiracial!

Picking out the right bedding and decor for a baby's room can be challenging enough in its own right, before you've even added the challenge of your new bundle of joy. For some, just picking between stars and fairies and safari animals can be a tough...

Breastfeeding Still Best for Infants Despite Concern Over Toxins

Not so long ago, mothers experienced a minor freak out over a report that noted there were toxins in breast milk, which suggested that breastfeeding might not be the be all, end all of the universe for children as we've been told. Well, despite...

Decapitated Boy Fully Recovers! (Almost)

No, this is not a headline from the Weekly World News. I heard they went out of business, but, whether or not they're still around they would love a headline like this. Scarily enough, a child was decapitated but, thanks to the miracle of science,...

Angelina Jolie Says Motherhood Changes the Way You Look

Does Angelina Jolie look any different to you? She does to me. To the untrained (i.e., non-parental) eye, Jolie may look simply a little older than she used to--and, well, she is. But, my husband has suggested in the past, and I agree with him...

Michelle Williams Wishes the Paparazzi Would Leave Her Alone

When ex boyfriend Heath Ledger died, Michelle Williams became the poster child for his grieving family and friends. A quiet, gentle woman, mother of his child ... the world couldn't look away. But Michelle Williams really, really wishes they would. ...

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