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16 Gorgeous Flower Braid Styles for Moms and Daughters

Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. Easter bonnets aren't quite as popular as they were back in the old days, but you can still celebrate spring by wearing beautiful blooms on your head thanks to the blossoming (get it?) flower braid trend. Show More Summary

12 Powerful Photos That Show There's No One Way to Be a Boy

Post by Jeanne Sager. Kirsten McGoey started taking photos of little boys in dresses and little boys dressed all in pink as a love letter to her son. "He doesn't walk; he twirls," she says of her middle child. The Canadian photographer...Show More Summary

Little Boy Loses Toe in Horrific Escalator Accident and Mom Blames His Shoes

Post by Liz Alterman. If your kids have these comfy and colorful slip-on shoes, you may want to read this or advise them to use caution the next time they're riding an escalator. Rubber clogs, commonly known as Crocs, have been linked to escalator-related injuries. Show More Summary

11 Kid-Friendly Foods That Have Been Linked to Cancer

Post by Stephanie Booth. Of course, you try to give your kids healthy foods as best you can. No easy task, given time constraints, grocery prices, and picky eaters. And sadly, science just made your mission a teeny bit harder. New research indicts a BUNCH of kid-friendly foods for being -– wait for it -– linked to cancer. Show More Summary

When Your Kid Is the Bully: 9 Parents Confess What It's Like

Post by Tanvier Peart. Each year, an estimated 3.2 million students become victims of bullying. It's not an understatement to say we have a serious problem. Whether these hurtful acts happen face-to-face or online, this kind of torment and intimidation can have lasting effects. Show More Summary

7-Year-Old Writes Google Asking for a Job and the Response She Gets Is Everything

Post by Liz Alterman. We always tell kids to dream big so it's particularly heartwarming when we see evidence that they're actually listening. Hoping to truly make her dream a reality, a 7-year-old in the United Kingdom wrote to Google...Show More Summary

14 Things Parents Need to Stop Doing at Their Kids' Sporting Events

Post by Liz Alterman. Sport parents are often in a league of their own. From arguing with the ref, to their notorious armchair quarterbacking, competitive moms and dads can rub other fans the wrong way. We asked parents to share the habits they'd most like their fellow sports enthusiasts to stop doing... Show More Summary

Mom Told to Exchange the Present She Brought to 6-year-Old's Birthday Party

Post by Liz Alterman. When it comes to little kids' birthday parties, you may have thought you'd heard everything: gift registries, asking that receipts be attached with the present, the suggestion of favorite brand names even. But this...Show More Summary

I'm Giving My Little Girl a Crash Course in Standing Up for What She Believes

Post by Diane Clehane. My daughter thinks I'm a revolutionary. In the wake of the head-spinning presidential election, I have devoted much of my free time to calling congressional offices, writing to senators, and imploring friends via social media to do the same. Show More Summary

Kids Prefer Their Pets to Their Siblings, Study Says -- Moms Say 'No Kidding'

Post by Liz Alterman. There's something undeniably sweet about watching kids grow up with pets. A new study has found that children may actually prefer their furry friends to their siblings -- which is probably not a surprise to any mom who has watched her child bypass his brothers to embrace the family dog. Show More Summary

My Daughter With Autism Relies on Public Education and I'm Terrified for the Future

Post by CafeMom Bloggers. My autistic daughter is 9 years old. She loves "My Little Pony" and cats, and she draws pictures that take my breath away with their detail. She's the first person to offer support when someone is sad, and it's easy to see why being around other people overwhelms her: she feels deeply, whether joy or pain. Show More Summary

Chilling Photos of Failed Kidnapping Show Brave Child Fighting Back

Post by Liz Alterman. Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who brazenly tried to abduct an 8-year-old at a school wrestling competition Friday evening. The photos, released by the Oklahoma City Police Department, would scare the daylights out of any parent. Show More Summary

13 Mortifying Examples of Kids Oversharing With Their Teachers

Post by Wendy Robinson. Recently my 8-year-old son decided to write a story for school. He called it "The Diarrhea of a Wimpy Kid" and told the story of a kid who got a case of the bad poops when his dad made him drink wine. The kicker?...Show More Summary

17 Fun and Affordable Ways to Survive Winter Break With Your Kids

Post by Julie Ryan Evans. It's the most wonderful time of year … or so say they say. We're just wondering if "they" have kids who are home on winter break during this supposedly wonderful time? Because for a lot of us parents who have...Show More Summary

11 Hilariously Honest Kids' Letters to Santa That Play No Games

Post by Tanvier Peart. One thing you gotta love (and sometimes loathe) about kids is how freaking honest they are. Most children don't really care what they say or how it comes across which certainly gives new meaning to the term "keeping...Show More Summary

10 Toys at the Top of Kids' Lists This Holiday Season

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. It's that magical time of year again! The time where holiday parties are aplenty. The time where the smell of freshly-baked cookies is every which way we turn. The time where... our kids are rattling off their holiday lists to us 237 times a day. Show More Summary

11 Hilarious and Horrible Ways Kids Found Out 'the Truth' About Santa

Post by Wendy Robinson. I was 6 when it happened to me. I was excited about Christmas when my older brother gave me a withering look and told me flatly that Santa was just for babies and he wasn't actually real. Older brothers are the...Show More Summary

6 Ways to Create Family Memories This Holiday Season

Post by CafeMom Bloggers. Some of my most precious childhood memories took place during the holiday season. I think back to those special moments and smile. I hope that my two daughters will look back at their holiday memories one day the same way as me. Show More Summary

Giving Simple Gifts That Create Lasting Memories

Post by CafeMom Bloggers.   I remember moments during my childhood that really impacted me. Family traditions, movies, even my favorite snacks all bring me back to special moments in my life. I remember the first movie that I feel really impacted my view on the world and made me a kinder person. Show More Summary

Creating Special Memories and Family Traditions

Post by CafeMom Bloggers. I cannot believe that it’s already the holiday season. It feels like only yesterday we were hanging out at the beach. Now we’re prepping for the holidays and making up holiday shopping lists. Our kids are teenagers...Show More Summary

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