In a scene straight out of a movie, a Utah dad helped trap two men who tried to solicit his teen daughters for sex.
Police say two unidentified sisters, ages 14 and 16, were walking through a Macey's grocery store parking lot on Wednesday when 27-year-old Alexander Navidad-Hernandez and 36-year-old Javier Santos-Jacobo approached them asking if they wanted any money. Navidad-Hernandez handed the girls a five-dollar bill with a phone number scribbled across it and told them to call if they wanted more.
Ugh, gross! It's beyond disturbing to know that there are grown men out who will treat such young girls like that.Continue Reading >
Kevin and Marina Krim, the New York City couple whose two young children were murdered by their nanny last year, have just revealed they're expecting a baby boy this fall.
Nearly a year after the heartbreaking and controversial tragedy, the couple posted the happy announcement on a Facebook page dedicated to their two slain children, Lucia (known as Lulu) and Leo.
"We are very happy to let you know that Marina is expecting a baby in the fall," they wrote yesterday.Continue Reading >
An Australian mom is understandably outraged after staff at a childcare center lost her 5-year-old son--and didn't even notice until a full hour later after he had been found!!Continue Reading >
Regular exercise is good for everybody and the earlier you get into the habit, the better. That's why it's important to motivate your kids to stay active. The best way to do that? Sports!
Though most children may be able to get their endorphins by running around with their friends, getting them involved in a sport will do much more for them to keep them active. In fact, organizations like the Women's Sports Foundation have found that playing on a team can provide a myriad of advantages for young female athletes. Below, check out four surprising benefits of sports for girls:Continue Reading >
A Denver woman's coffee run recently ended in a dramatic call to the police after she changed her baby's diaper in the seating area at a local Starbucks.
Ruth Burgos first took her 1-year-old son Thiago to the restroom, but noticed there was no changing table. So she brought him back out and began changing him in the seating area--which is when things turned real ugly.Continue Reading >
The adoptive parents of a child born with both female and male organs are suing the state of South Carolina for randomly choosing a gender for the child and surgically removing the child's male genitalia. How could the state just make such a monumental decision for a baby? On what grounds?Continue Reading >
Breastfeeding supply company Medela just announced a partnership with the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago that will help make life a lot easier for mothers who need to pump milk for their nursing babies while they are traveling. While it appears that this program is currently one-of-a-kind (it's not even offered in any of the other Hard Rock outlets), a number of establishments throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world are instituting practices and offering amenities to support nursing moms and babies. Read on for more info about the new Medela/Hard Rock Chicago program and some of the other venues that are discreetly lending a helping hand--or room actually.Continue Reading >
You have to find the humor in parenting or you are doomed. You can read all the books you want, get all the advice in the world, but until parenthood happens to you, you have no idea what you are getting into. It is a big beautiful mess full of mishaps, poop, and chaos.Continue Reading >
My little guy will be turning one in a month and one thing I still regret is that I didn't take monthly photos to document his growth. I fully intended on it and even had a great idea--my husband is a firefighter and we were going to sit the baby in or next to his helmet. But life got busy and it slipped through the cracks.Continue Reading >
Great teachers not only teach, they inspire, they support, they give confidence, and they set excellent examples. Unfortunately, not all teachers are great. After reading a story about a student that was forced to lick his desk as punishment, I started wondering how many people had stories to share of a similar nature, of teachers who were not wonderful at all. So I put out the following question to people online: What is the worst thing a teacher ever said to you?Continue Reading >