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Nudity - Boundaries for Babies?

Do your kids go naked? Photo: nkpix, Flickr
For most adults, home is the one place where you can let it all hang out, within reason. Young kids, who don't pay attention to social norms, or completely disregard them, have a different set of...

Bathtub Injuries - 43,000 Tots Treated Each Year

Toddlers get hurt falling down in the bathtub. Photo: sxc.hu
Babyproofers beware: Drowning isn't the only hazard to be aware of in the bathtub -- 43,000 kids a year are treated in emergency rooms after slipping or falling an a tub or shower....

Siberian Girl Literally Raised By Cats and Dogs

A 5-year-old girl in Siberia was being raised by cats and dogs, according to police. Image: wikitravel.org
Next time you tell your kids that they're acting like they were raised by wolves, you may want to reconsider that statement. A...

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...

Toddlers Ransack Neighbor's House

Two toddlers went on a rampage in a neighbor's kitchen in Anderson, South Carolina. This is the mess they left behind. Photo by WYFF4.com.
Brothers John and Matthew Farrer are only two and three years old, but they've already been accused of...

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....

Big Babies - Are They An Obesity Risk?

Both of my girls were born in the 95th percentile for height and weight. At one month, my firstborn was still gaining rapidly. "If she keeps this up," I remember our pediatrician saying, "She's going to be a six feet tall by age four." She isn't,...

Toddlers, Tiny Letters, and Joel Madden - Links We Love

Researchers discover a scientific reason why toddlers never listen. The short answer is this: Toddlers can't plan for the future, so even though you're telling them it's going to be cold outside, they won't believe it until they see it for...

Monkey Mamas Give In to Tantrums Too

You're at the grocery with the kids, just hoping to get through this trip without a meltdown. Nearing the end of your shopping list, you feel it building: The tantrum to end all tantrums. You've just got to grab the milk and you're out of there, but...

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...

Lost Loveys Found on EBay (For a Price)

Maybe it happens halfway into an eight-hour trip home from Grandma's or after a particularly hectic day at the grocery store. It's that sinking feeling you get when you realize your child's lovey has gone missing for good. How can one missing blanket...

Michelle Duggar, Nursery Decorating Tips, and Bad Babysitters - Links We Love

So your baby is turning one, or maybe two. Do you throw them a big, blowout neighborhood party, or is it smarter to keep their celebration small and simple? It's a smackdown! Which side are you on? -- Strollerderby The Duggars can't get enough of...

Chinese New Year, Alyson Hannigan, and a Smoking Toddler - Links we Love

Monday is the first day of the Chinese New Year (this year is the Year of the Ox). Get your kids in the spirit with these cute DIY lanterns. -- AlphaMom How is Alyson Hannigan staying fit during her first pregnancy? By doing Pilates, of course. --...

Concussion - Signs That Your Kid Has One

Before Christmas, my three-year-old fell while running and hit her head on the edge of a table. She started screaming, and when I picked her up, she went limp in my arms and seemed to lose consciousness. Though she woke up within seconds, my husband...

Suri Cruise Plays Dress-Up in Designer Duds

My girls get themselves dressed every morning, which is why one went out today with striped tights and very differently striped leg warmers, while the other wore a red velor dress with black tights and pink tennis shoes. As long as they get...

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