If you’ve ever had asthma yourself or had to care for a child who has asthma, then you’ll know what I mean when I say that it’s no joke. Although the intensity of the asthma attack can vary depending on the individual, it’s still not something to be taken lightly. Show More Summary
A concussion is a brain injury resulting from a blow to the head. Not the kind of injury you can see on a CT scan or MRI — there’s no broken bones and no squashed or visibly damaged brain. But nonetheless, the brain is damaged. Symptoms tell you immediately after a concussion that the brain [...]
Heroes, I had no idea that some of the individuals pictured below had been born prematurely. What a great encouragement to parents who worry that a premature birth could slow down a child’s accomplishments. Be the first to comment......Show More Summary
A 4-year-old boy was hospitalized on Friday morning after his father accidentally shot a hole in the roof of their Lower East Side home, causing a portion of the ceiling to fall on him, police said. [ more › ]
Image courtesy of Jerry Stahl Happy may be one of the words in the title of Jerry Stahl’s new novel, Happy Mutant Baby Pills, but no one would ever describe the author of nine books as being happy himself. This is the man, after all,...Show More Summary
Zoumbas (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) On appeal from the Inner House of the Court of Session,  CSIH 87  UKSC 74 – read judgment The Supreme Court has clarified the principles to be applied when considering the welfare of children in deportation cases. The following summary is […]
An Ohio couple that brought their adopted 9-year-old son to a child services center saying that they no longer wanted to care for the boy is facing criminal charges according to ABC News.
No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal and his love Erin Lokitz have welcomed their second child, a daughter named Saffron on Friday (November 22)! “Erin, Coco & I are so happy to announce the arrival of our beautiful new girl Saffron Rose Kiran Kanal born 11.22.13. – Tony” the 43-year-old rocker wrote on the band’s website. [...]
Sometimes I stop and think "there could be a child inside me right now if I hadn't played my cards right," and then I freak out because that would be a total shit show. Then I remember that there's no baby in me, just massive amounts of coffee and the ice cream I had for breakfast. More » This Year, I’m Thankful For Being Childfree is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
“No one really cares, do they?” That is one of the reasons for why No Child Left Behind won’t be rewritten, according to a new report on what “education influentials” think will happen in the world of education. Actually, a lot of people care, because it affects what happens in classrooms to children, but, apparently, it’s […]
One of the most famous show-business maxims is W.C. Fields' advice to "Never work with children or dogs." It's good advice; no matter how skilled you are, an adorable child or dog is always going to steal the scene, along with the hearts...Show More Summary
I am a paranoid parent; I have no problem admitting this. I am particularly terrified of my child choking on something. This is why every year I scan the annual 'Trouble in Toyland' report to see which toys I should be avoiding. More...Show More Summary
No parent wants to hear about or imagine something terrible happening to their children. When we see something about disease or famine or abuse, we feel the pain almost as though it was our own child. That delicate nerve is what makes it so easy to toss a dying or sick kid into a movie for some guaranteed tears. Show More Summary
Post by Mary Fischer. Whoa baby! A woman in China just delivered a 13 pound 10 ounce infant, who is roughly twice the size of the average Chinese newborn. As of now, both the mother and the child are doing well, though no details were released as to whether she gave birth naturally or via a C-section. Show More Summary
Creating a humanoid robot that can walk over all kinds of junk, like a parent traversing a child’s LEGO explosion of a room, is no easy task. The idea is the same for both the parent…
My eight-year-old niece is visiting and she heard Miley and came running and no joke said "Seriously, that girl is so wild child OMG CATS!!!" So, there you have it. Read more...
The Tasmanian Upper House has declared war on the women of Tasmania by inflicting on them the most anti-woman abortion legislation on the planet. Women are no longer safe from having their child in their womb killed during the whole nine months of their pregnancy. The law has now effectively declared that the State of […]
Thinking through what it means to believe in a God beyond his sight, Matthew Becklo finds wisdom – and the possibility of common ground between the religious and atheists – in this passage from Michael Novak’s No One Sees God: The Dark Night of Atheists and Believers: Both the atheist and the believer stand in […]
This week, the Prime Minster hosted a summit to discuss how to rid the Internet of child abuse and other illegal content. The PM met with the Internet search engines, Internet service providers (ISPs), Joanna Shields, the National Crime Agency, Internet Watch Foundation and the NSPCC in Downing Street to discuss how to rid the [...]
Over the few years I’ve gotten familiar with “greens” — kale, collards, spinach, and chard. These are completely new additions to my diet. I have no memories of mom buying, cooking or eating greens as a child. I had… Read the rest of this post »»