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Survey Shows Positive Signs for the Economy as Back-to-School Shopping Begins

Parents doing back-to-school shopping are showing stores the money. Credit: Steven Senne, AP
In what might be a positive sign for the economy, parents in a national survey say they plan to spend more this year on back-to-school clothing and...

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,...

Opinion: Is Tweeting Our Family Tragedies the New Normal?

There is a little girl named Layla Grace who died yesterday. She had cancer, and I followed this 2-year-old's downward spiral from the time she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma 10 months ago. Layla Grace was not my neighbor. She was not my...

Student, Teacher Face Discipline Over Separate Facebook Postings

Maybe your mother was right. If you don't have something nice to say, perhaps you shouldn't say it all, at least not on Facebook. As recent incidents have illustrated, school disputes are being played out on the social networking site, and at...

When Moms Bully Moms, Online and Off

More and more parents are being bullied, online and off. Credit: it's life, Flickr
Gillian Foreman is an enthusiastic breastfeeding advocate, and when she said as much on Twitter, she found herself being attacked online -- by her next-door...

Kids' Media Use Tops Seven Hours a Day, Study Finds

Media use among kids is way up over five years ago. Credit: lather rinse repeat, Flickr Are we surprised that a new survey has found daily media use among children and teens is up dramatically from five...

Grounded Teen Uses Facebook to Protest Punishment

A social media-savvy teen turned to Facebook when her parents grounded her for five weeks and is using the popular Web site in an attempt to convince her parents that her punishment is unjust. Tess Chapin, a 15-year-old from Sunnyside, Queens in...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Twitter Follow Friday On ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Twitter Follow Friday On ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

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