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High School Secretary Changes Daughter's Grades Electronically

A mom takes her daughter's grades into her own hands. Photo: Marja Flick-Buijs/sxc.hu
How do you know when you've become a little too entangled in your teen's life? Changing her grades to improve her class standing on a school computer is...

MySpace Mom Finds Long Lost Son

Thirty-two years after giving her son up for adoption, Terri Fuller, a mom from Layton, UT, found him in the most unusual way, thanks to a simple typo. Fuller gave up her son, Rustin Hawver, when he was just two and she "was young and just barely...

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...

Sleep Tips for the Whole Family

Pre-motherhood, I slept like a rock. I mean, nothing woke me up. Then I had babies and the subsequent sleep deprivation that comes as part of the package. I always thought that when my kids were finally sleeping (mostly) through the night, I'd go...

Woman With Two Wombs Pregnant

For Lindsay Hasaj's unborn baby, life began with a multiple choice quiz. That's because Lindsay has two complete reproductive systems ... or two wombs. Because she's physically normal on the outside, the 27-year-old had no idea her about her...

Woman Fakes Kidnapping Story to Woo Ex Back

It was a heart-stopping story: A mother leaves her five-month-old infant with a nanny, who then disappears with the child. Mom and Dad, an ex-boyfriend who had never met the child, face news cameras on Christmas Day, begging for the return of their...

Mom Gets Christmas Surprise - A Baby

Every now and then you hear the story: A women, usually a teen or college student, gives birth after having "no idea" that she's been pregnant for the past nine months. Most of the time, it's assumed that having "no idea" is a euphemism for "was...

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...

More New York Moms Choosing to Birth at Home

Wow. Here's a loaded topic! Want to have your baby at home? Home birth is a process that has been eschewed--well, OK, to use the word from a recent New York Times article on the subject, "condemned"--by the American College of Obstetricians and...

Woman refuses to hand out candy to Obama supporters

A Gross Pointe Farms, Michigan woman played a nasty trick on trick-or-treaters this weekend. A sign on her door read, "No handouts for Obama supporters, liars, tricksters, or kids of supporters." The kids who approached Shirley Nagel's home...

Are sympathy pains for real?

Periodically I've heard stories of women whose male partners suffered what have been deemed "sympathy pains" while the women were pregnant. These included everything from feeling mildly emotional to actually feeling like they were going through...

Does Kate Moss want more kids?

Kate Moss has been known for a lot of things. In the eighties she was the face of the Calvin Klein fragrance Obsession. She was a supermodel. She was constantly embattled over her (lack of) weight. Then she had a child, and normalcy returned,...

Snake in washing machine scares woman

If I could outsource just one household chore, it would be laundry. It's one of those jobs that feels like it's never done, and if you let it get away from you, it goes from molehill to mountain in no time flat. I think that Maine resident Mara...

HPV found in breastmilk

Well, if HPV, which is linked to cervical cancer, wasn't scary enough, now there is new evidence it can be detected in breastmilk and possibly passed on to a nursing infant. HPV-16, full name Human papillomavirus type 16, can be traced back to a...

Kyrgyz women caught HIV from nursing babies

In what can only be described as a double tragedy, a group of Kyrgyz women have contracted HIV through nursing their infected babies. Though the odds of transmitting HIV this way are extremely low, experts say that it is possible if the baby has...

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