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Big Charge Dismissed in Case of Dad Tattooing 7-Year-Old

Enrique Gonzalez allegedly had his son tattooed with a gang symbol. Credit: Fresno Police Department / AP
A California judge ruled that a Fresno man accused of giving his 7-year-old son a gang tattoo will not face charges of aggravated mayhem, wh...

Parents Use Deception to Influence Kids

A new study shows that parents lie to their kids often. Credit: m-a-p, Flickr We tell our kids that lying is flat-out wrong, but a new study shows that parents aren't afraid to fib to their children in order to influence their behavior and em...

World's Tallest Teen More Than 7 Feet Tall

Brenden Adams is over 7 feet tall -- and he's only 13! Credit: ABC News
A 13-year-old Washington State boy was recently named the World's Tallest Teen by the Guinness Book of World Records. Brenden Adams, of Ellensburg, Wash., is already 7 ...

American Girl's Newest Doll is Homeless

Meet Gwen Thompson, American Girl's newest addition to its doll family. Credit: American Girl
American Girl released an addition to its collection of sociologically accurate dolls this year -- and she's homeless. The Wisconsin-based company, ...

AOL Great Place For Working Moms (We don't wanna brag, but...)

If we're blushing today, it's for good reason -- AOL was included on the Working Mother 100 Best Companies 2009 list. While we normally don't like to toot our own horn, we're setting modesty aside to tell you just why Working Mother magazine t...

Preschool Teachers Sickened By Pot Brownies

Buyer beware: Brownies you buy at bake sales might be more than you bargained for. Credit: olya, Flickr Snack time got a little crazy at one Los Angeles preschool when a teacher there bought brownies laced with marijuana from what she thought...

Driver Finds Toddler in Busy Intersection

An Ohio toddler wandered into a busy road. Credit: Jupiterimages
How young is too young to babysit? One mother who asked her 9-year-old daughter to watch her little brother found out the hard way. A 14-month-old boy was found crawling in th...

Student Forced to Smoke 42 Cigarettes in Two Hours

Teacher punishes smoking student -- by making him smoke more. Credit: Jupiterimages
A student in Malaysia was forced to smoke 42 cigarettes while his fellow pupils looked on after a teacher found smoking paraphernalia in his locker, according ...

Dogs and Toddlers Understand Gestures at Same Level

Dogs are just as smart as two-year-olds sometimes, according to a recent study. Photo: jupiterimages
It turns out that dogs are more like our children than we realize. Two studies have found that man's best friend possesses a two-year-old child's...

Man Fathers 21 Kids With 11 Moms

Desmond Hatchett, a 29-year-old man from Knoxville, Tennessee, has father -- are you ready for this? -- 21 children. With 11 different women. None of whom he is married to. And you thought Jon and Kate Gosselin had a lot of kids. Oh, and he ma...

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. Luc...

Madonna's Son Meets His Biological Father

There are very few celebrities left in the world who can command media attention virtually any time of the year, no matter what else is going on. This week the news is full of government bailouts, tax increases, Afghanistan – and Madonna. Give ...

Twin Saves Sister Through Telepathy

Upon receiving an email with the subject line "Fwd: Twin Saves Sister With Telepathy - For Realz!" our first reaction was "HOAX". In this case, though, the story is true. At least according to London's "Daily Mirror." Here's the scoop: 15-year-old...

Madonna Adoption Hearing Set For Today

As you may have heard, the Material Mom wants to add to her family. Yesterday she traveled to Malawi, home country of her adopted son David, to try and score him a lil' sis. Madge is scheduled to appear in a local court today to, um, justify her love...

Woman In Labor Calls Radio Station To Find Husband

Everybody who has ever had a child has a story about the day the kid was born. Some are better than others, of course. But this story might be the best I've heard yet. A very pregnant Kerry Colber of Portland, OR, started having contractions on Mo...

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