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Duchess Kate, Prince William post help-wanted ad seeking discreet, loyal housekeeper

Wanted: Meticulous housekeeper who likes dogs and young children. Must be discreet, loyal and able to put up with paparazzi. Sound like a perfect job? Then you may be the housekeeper Prince William and Duchess Kate are seeking.

Forget 'Tough Mudders': Are you mom enough for Tough Mother?

All those muddy faces on Facebook are proof people are racing to mud runs like Tough Mudder to show they can triumph over any challenge. But Tough Mudder—with its ice plunges, firewalls, and dangling electric wires—is a playground compared...Show More Summary

What having four kids does to your body: Mom's honest, inspirational message

After giving birth to four kids in five years, Joanna Venditti was attending a wedding recently when she started to think about all the changes and transformations her body had gone through.

The TODAY Parenting Team guide to bringing home baby: 109 things we wish we'd known

Do you wish you had known a few things before you brought your baby home? Maybe more than a few things? So did the hundreds of contributors who are part of our new TODAY Parenting Team. (Want to join us? You're invited!) In our first question to the team, we asked: What do you wish you had known about the first days, weeks or months with a baby?

Are your kids' sports schedules taking over your life? Cast your vote

Next week, Kathie Lee and Hoda will kick off a three-day series all about kids competing in sports, and our anchors and experts will talk about the pros and cons. First, we want to hear from you: cast your vote on the questions below and tune into TODAY with Kathie Lee and Hoda next week! 

Parents say the funniest things...especially about their kids on Facebook

Parents say the funniest things—especially on Facebook. And thank goodness they do.Because in Facebook’s world of picture-perfect families and DIY overload, it’s easy to think you’re the only one who’s going insane.So we’d like to take a moment to give a shout-out, an LOL, and a ROFL to the hilarious moms and dads who aren’t afraid to tell it like it really is.

Shakira shares adorable video teaching her son Milan how to read

Shakira's baby boy Milan is growing up so fast!The 38-year-old singer shared the most adorable video on Facebook today of her 2-year-old son learning how to read.In the cute clip, little Milan sits in his high chair at home as the Colombian crooner points at words written on a white board.

'We can keep her': Disabled mom wins daughter back after legal battle

A Massachusetts mom with a “mild intellectual disability” won a two-year historic legal battle Monday and was reunited with the baby who was taken from her at 2 days old and placed in foster care. Sara Gordon, a pseudonym for the now...Show More Summary

Watch 4-year-old girl's perfect response to boy who calls her 'ugly'

An adorable little girl has won the Internet's heart with her pitch-perfect response to a classmate's insult.In a video uploaded by her mother, Sonya Antoine, 4-year-old Siahj "Cici" Chase tells her, "A little boy said I look ugly."Cici then reveals her brilliant comeback: "I said, 'I didn't come here to make a fashion statement. I came here to learn, not look pretty.

This 7-week-old baby coos 'hello' in viral video — or does he?

The Internet is no stranger to adorable videos of infants cooing and babbling. A recent viral video of a 7-week-old baby, however, has the world weighing in on whether the noises his mom recorded are the usual baby sounds, or something more.Toni McCann, a mom from Northern Ireland who teaches drama to children, posted a video of her son, Cillian, to her Facebook page this week.

‘I’m gonna get a sister!’: Watch 4-year-old react to her birthday surprise

Sometimes the best birthday presents are the ones you least expect. When 4-year-old Madison Peck opened a wrapped framed photo from her parents, she had no idea she'd be getting what she always wanted: a baby sister.Katherine Peck said she first heard her daughter's desire to be a big sibling two years-ago while visiting a chapel. Show More Summary

'Gentle' C-section turns birth surgery into labor of love

For all the joy of expecting her first baby, Monique Reese’s heart sank when she found out she would have to deliver via a cesarean section last fall.Friends and family who had gone through it told her it was more like having surgery than giving birth. A C-section is just happening to you, it’s not an experience, they complained.

6 ways to keep kids entertained indoors

With the help of some children, Meredith Sinclair from MeredithPlays.com shows viewers some fun indoor activities and crafts for your family, including homemade puffy paint.

Sign banning boys over 6 from ladies' room sparks debate

Restroom stops often present a dilemma for moms out and about with their young sons: When is it OK to let a boy tag along inside the ladies’ room and when is he too old for that practice?A sign posted outside a restroom at a mall in Texas declaring that boys older than 6 should use the men’s room is sparking a debate among families.

'Sorry, dad!' Watch rookie slugger hit line line drive — into his father

Parents love taking their kids outside to teach them ballgames: how to shoot, how to score, how to throw, how to catch — and how to whack a screaming line drive.What some enthusiastic parents forget? It pays to get out of the way when there's a newcomer wielding the bat.

Veteran uses American flag to cradle baby in controversial photo: Is it OK?

A Virginia photographer and veteran posted a photo Sunday of her friend, also a Navy veteran, holding her newborn child cradled in an American flag. While some viewers feel the picture is a potent metaphor, others have taken the photographer to task for disrespecting the flag.

Students 'prank' principal with kindness, giving him dozens of thank-you notes

Senior-year pranks aren't exclusive to Wichita High School North, but Emily Jones' commitment to a positive practical joke on her principal wound up being more than just a drop in the bucket.Late last month, Emily convinced her principal, Sherman Padgett, to stand in the school's hallway and hold an empty, paint-spattered bucket.

Fashionis-tots: 19 kids show off their best 'blue steel'

Meet some little ones who've made some big fashion statements. "Zoolander" has nothing on these kids.Earlier this week, Neil Patrick Harris shared a photo of his "fashionis-tots" looking particularly stylish on the stoop of his family's home. When TODAY.

'All the ways I was wrong about mothers'

I thought I knew what mothers were all about... disgustingly selfless, unmotivated, boring. Thankfully, I was wrong. Motherhood is totally different from what I imagined. Read more from our TODAY Parenting Community.

Mom's message to 'Boy Who Likes My Daughter:' Take no for an answer

Lindsey Doe has a message for the boy repeatedly being rejected by her 14-year-old daughter: No means no.In a YouTube video titled “Dear Boy Who Likes My Daughter,” the mom directly addresses her child's young suitor, but the lesson she delivers could easily be applied to any awkward, hormone-filled teen — regardless of gender.

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