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Terrible Parenting Inventions That Solve the Wrong Freaking Problem

Post by Linda Sharps. Do you watch Shark Tank, the show where entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to a panel of potential investors? My husband and I are borderline obsessed with it, I can't think of another show that feels so...Show More Summary

The 7 Highs and Lows of Road Tripping With Your Kids (PHOTOS)

Post by Mary Fischer. There's something so fun and liberating about hitting the open road to take a trip with the family -- mainly because it's so much less of a hassle than dealing with airports, missed flights, and lack of carry-on...Show More Summary

Dad Upset With School for Telling Kids About Easter Event

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. A Muslim father in Michigan is upset that the school his two children, ages 7 and 9, attend handed out flyers for an Easter egg hunt "Eggstravaganza!" Majed Moughni said that it "really bothered" his kids...Show More Summary

What a Girls' Weekend Away Looks Like When You're a Mom (PHOTOS)

Post by Mary Fischer. As much as we absolutely adore every waking moment we spend with our kids (well, for the most part) -- there really isn't anything better than some much needed away time with our girlfriends, whether it be for one...Show More Summary

Military Kids Serenade Movie Theater With 'Star Spangled Banner' (VIDEO)

Post by Suzee Skwiot. The children of American soldiers who are stationed in Rota, Spain, were brought to a movie theater for a matinee performance. The real show, however, was the one they put on before the movie even started. At the beginning of the screening, the theater played the National Anthem. Show More Summary

Kids Reveal 9 Things Parents Should Never Do During a Road Trip

Post by Linda Sharps. My kids' spring break was last week, and we drove them to stay with their grandparents for a couple days. We actually only had to drive halfway, since my husband's parents were kind enough to meet us for the handoff, but even an hour in the car with my boys is PLENTY. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Traveling Kit to Help Avoid a Road Trip Meltdown

Post by Mary Fischer. Let's be honest -- as much fun as it can be to take a road trip with the kids (after you arrive at your destination, of course,) odds are good one or more of your little ones will break down at some point during...Show More Summary

5 Creepy Family Vacation Destinations Everyone Will Actually Love

Post by Adriana Velez. Looking for a fun, out-of-the-ordinary travel experience with your kids? How about a destination that will scare them? We're not talking dangerous. Just a little bit creepy. Here are 6 fabulous vacation destinations that will give your kids the chills, in a thrilling way, of course. Show More Summary

6 Cute Kid-Friendly Easter Crafts

Post by Jeanne Sager. So the kids are on spring break, and you're wondering what the heck you're going to do with them day after day? Time to break out the crafts and get them busy! And what better way to pass their time off school away...Show More Summary

Should Little Boys Have Pierced Ears?

Post by Adriana Velez. It can be a big dilemma when your little girl wants her ears pierced. But what do you do when your son asks to have his ears pierced? Little boys... with earrings! Are we ready for that? Apparently this is something boys are asking for at a younger age. Show More Summary

Girls’ Leopard-Print Bikini Brings Out the Tiger Moms

Post by Adriana Velez. Former model and now children's clothing designer Elizabeth Hurley has always been so fashionable. But this time, she's way off trend. Hurley is getting major flack for her girls' swim collection. The line forShow More Summary

Video Catches Bus Driver Mocking Little Girl and Having Other Kids Join In (WATCH)

Post by Jenny Erikson. A shocking new video shows every parent's nightmare -- a school bus driver not only mocking a young girl as a "crybaby," but also encouraging other kids to join in! The Floresville Elementary School employee has been fired for "childish and immature" behavior. Show More Summary

Soldier Dad's Plan to Get Teen to Clean Her Room Is Extreme But Brilliant

Post by Sunny Chanel. A soldier dad based at Fort Stewart in Georgia was totally fed up with his daughter's messy room.  He warned her what would happen if she didn't clean it. He said he'd "treat her like a soldier." But the teen didn't heed her dad's warnings. Show More Summary

'Light It Up Blue' for Autism Awareness Day

Post by Suzee Skwiot. Today, we're all completely blue. And for one great reason. April 2 marks the official anniversary of World Autism Awareness Day! Numerous stadiums, buildings, hotels, landmarks, and homes are going to Light ItShow More Summary

21 Worst Things You Can Say to a Mom of a Child With Autism

Post by Adriana Velez. When it comes to being a mom of a child with autism, one big frustration is dealing with other people. You know who I mean -- people who just. Don't. Get it. Some mean well but are simply ignorant, while others are clearly suffering from Compassion Deficit Disorder. Show More Summary

10 Quotes About Autism That Go Beyond Awareness and Into Acceptance (PHOTOS)

Post by Jeanne Sager. The latest statistics show that one in 68 children in America has autism. But as the world shifts into gear for Autism Awareness Month -- or as some call it, Autism Acceptance Month -- we can't help but be reminded...Show More Summary

Kindergartner Says Teacher Wouldn't Let Her Pray in School (VIDEO)??

Post by Mary Fischer. Have you heard about the Florida 5-year-old who says a teacher told her not to pray right before she was about to eat lunch in the school cafeteria? The story is all over the place this morning, as the YouTube video...Show More Summary

Dad Dying of Cancer Walks Daughter Down the 'Aisle' for Her 11th Birthday (VIDEO)

Post by Jenny Erikson. Josie Zetz is dealing with something no 11-year-old should ever have to: Her dad is dying. Jim Zetz, 62, has terminal stage 4 pancreatic cancer, so unless a miracle happens, he's not going to be there in the future...Show More Summary

This Is 11

Post by Miss Isabella. Being 11 is harder than it looks. I know all the grownups are always like, "Oh, you're so lucky to just be 11 and not have so much to deal with." My response is usually a nod and a smile, but sometimes I give them a shrug and a "so so" movement with my hand. This is what really goes on in the life of an 11-year-old... Show More Summary

A Kid's Bucket List: 11 Things Every Boy Should Do Before Turning 9

Post by Harry Potter. Here are some very dangerous battle things that kids should do before they turn 9. They should do them because this might help them later in their lives when a dragon tries to attack them. Also, it might help them in case a giant zombie robot attacks their family and tries to burn the world down to ashes. Show More Summary

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