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Fashion Bully, 11, Forced to Wear Thrift Shop Clothes

Fashion Bully, 11, Forced to Wear Thrift Shop Clothes

Photodisc(SALT LAKE CITY) — The Utah woman who made headlines for forcing her stepdaughter to wear secondhand clothes as a punishment for bullying says she did it to teach the girl empathy.
“She needed to know how inappropriate she was behaving,…

Yahoo Offers Competitive Maternity Perks

Yahoo Offers Competitive Maternity Perks

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Parents and parents-to-be who work at Yahoo will be thrilled to hear news of its new, more generous maternity and paternity leave policy.The company, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., will give mot…

Obstacle Courses, Charades Are ‘Secrets of Happy Families’

Obstacle Courses, Charades Are ‘Secrets of Happy Families’

Fuse/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Could the secret to a happy family be sweating it out with your three kids while a former special ops Marine barks orders? Or is it playing a goofy game of charades? Or is it Kyle Richards, a star of Bravo’s reality TV seri…

’14 Steps to Follow Before You Have Children’ Makes Rounds of Parenting Blogs

’14 Steps to Follow Before You Have Children’ Makes Rounds of Parenting Blogs

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you think you’re ready to have a baby, first try walking around for nine months with a giant bean bag under your shirt, going to the grocery store with a goat or stuffing an octopus in a bag.That’s the…

Parents Can Let Sleepless Babies Cry It Out: Study

Parents Can Let Sleepless Babies Cry It Out: Study

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nearly half of mothers with babies over six months of age report problems with their baby’s sleep. This common problem not only leads to sleepless nights for parents, but it also doubles the risk that moms will su…

Parents Can Let Sleepless Babies Cry It Out: Study

Parents Can Let Sleepless Babies Cry It Out: Study

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nearly half of mothers with babies over six months of age report problems with their baby’s sleep. This common problem not only leads to sleepless nights for parents, but it also doubles the risk that moms will su…

Hot Car Hazard: Parent Forgetfulness Can Be Deadly

Hot Car Hazard: Parent Forgetfulness Can Be Deadly

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One hot summer day, Brandi Koskie strapped her 2-week old daughter Paisley into her rear-facing car seat and drove off to run some errands. As her daughter slept peacefully, Koskie parked, got out of the car, lo…

Runaway Texas Boy Was Locked in Box: Police

Runaway Texas Boy Was Locked in Box: Police

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(GALVESTON, Texas) — A 9-year-old Texas runaway discovered by police is now in foster care, and his parents are under investigation after he said they made him live in a 6-foot by 8-foot box in their home. The boy, whose name is …

Runaway Texas Boy Was Locked in Box: Police

Runaway Texas Boy Was Locked in Box: Police

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(GALVESTON, Texas) — A 9-year-old Texas runaway discovered by police is now in foster care, and his parents are under investigation after he said they made him live in a 6-foot by 8-foot box in their home. The boy, whose name is …

Parents: What to Watch Out For at the Dentist

Parents: What to Watch Out For at the Dentist

Design Pics/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As detailed in a report on Thursday’s Nightline, an ABC News investigation found that American children are being put at risk by inadequately trained dentists who often seek to enhance profits by sedating their young…

Parenting Debate: Waxing for Girls Younger Than 15?

Parenting Debate: Waxing for Girls Younger Than 15?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Young girls are growing up faster than ever before, wearing makeup and high heels. But what about a cosmetic treatment that many middle-aged women find painful?More teens and tweens today want to get waxed, a groomin…

Parenting Debate: Waxing for Girls Younger Than 15?

Parenting Debate: Waxing for Girls Younger Than 15?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Young girls are growing up faster than ever before, wearing makeup and high heels. But what about a cosmetic treatment that many middle-aged women find painful?More teens and tweens today want to get waxed, a groomin…

My Three Daddies: California Eyes Multiple Parenting Law

My Three Daddies: California Eyes Multiple Parenting Law

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — California, the battleground state for the arguments for and against same-sex marriage, is now considering an unconventional law that would allow children to be legally granted more than two parents. The bill — SB…

Could Spanking Children Cause Harm in Adulthood?

Could Spanking Children Cause Harm in Adulthood?

Ablestock.com/Thinkstock(MANITOBA, Canada) — Physical punishment such as spanking, pushing, grabbing or slapping in childhood could do more harm than good, according to researchers. A study, authored by Dr. Tracie Afifi of the University of Manitoba a…

Extreme Parenting: To Leash or Not to Leash?

Extreme Parenting: To Leash or Not to Leash?

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s becoming almost a common sight – and a great debate for any modern family. Should you leash small children? For parents across the country, there is no middle ground.Mother of four and family psychol…

Childless by Choice: Why Some Americans Pass on Parenthood

Childless by Choice: Why Some Americans Pass on Parenthood

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Shannon Chamberlain doesn’t want kids, but most people think she’ll get over it. “They keep telling me I’ll change my mind,” said 29-year-old Chamberlain from Alameda, Calif. “Or they assume you’re inf…

Is Dad the New Mom? The Rise of Stay-At-Home Fathers

Is Dad the New Mom? The Rise of Stay-At-Home Fathers

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — While Erica Howard-Potter manages her job as a high-powered tax attorney, her husband Jake Howard-Potter manages the house, the chores and the couple’s very active 2-year-old daughter, Skylar.Jake, who is a scul…

Mom Who Choked 14-Year-Old Bully Offers Advice to Parents

Mom Who Choked 14-Year-Old Bully Offers Advice to Parents

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Florida mom arrested for choking a boy who bullied her daughter on Facebook admits she “lost it” when she put her hands around the boy’s neck in the middle of a mall while her daughter watched.“I said, …

Baby Trapped in Washing Machine Emerges Laughing

Baby Trapped in Washing Machine Emerges Laughing

ABC News(NEW YORK) — For more than a minute, a father and mother scrambled to get their 1-year-old out of a spinning washing machine at a Camden, N.J., laundromat.The surveillance video of the May 11 incident, which was first posted on YouTube under t…

Dad Who Sewed Son’s Backside Shut Takes Plea Deal

Dad Who Sewed Son’s Backside Shut Takes Plea Deal

Hemera/Thinkstock(WAUKEGAN, Ill.) — An Illinois man avoided prison time for a January 2008 do-it-yourself surgical procedure in which he sewed together part of his son’s buttocks, the Lake-County News Sun reported.Randy Swopes, 52, took a plea d…

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