Mom speaks out against salesclerk who told her daughter to wear Spanx

A Kansas mom has taken to Facebook to blast a salesclerk who told her teenage daughter to put on Spanx to fit into a dress.

Uber driver refuses to drive woman in labor to hospital, still charges her

New York City law says it’s illegal for car services to deny women in labor a ride to the hospital. But a Manhattan man says that didn’t stop an Uber driver from refusing to give a ride to him, his pregnant wife and a birthing coach in November. D…
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Watch a 2-year-old make sandwiches for the homeless at Glide Church in S.F.

Who says a 2-year-old can’t get the job done? At San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church on Sunday, my toddler helped make 600 sandwiches for the homeless. She spent nearly an entire hour placing thick slices of ham on pieces of bread—remarkably wi…
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Can wearing a ‘musical tampon’ while pregnant stimulate your unborn child’s brain?

When I was pregnant with my first child 12 years ago, I regularly placed headphones on my stomach while I sat for hours at my work computer. My unborn child was regularly treated to a sophisticated medley of the great classical works by Bach, Beethove…

13 hilarious average parent problems during the holidays

Your kids knock over the Christmas tree while playing a game of freeze tag in the living room. Your 9-year-old breaks down into a screaming fit of terror after accidentally touching the Elf on the Shelf. And oops, there goes your favorite ornament. You…
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Christmas fails: 33 family holiday photos gone wrong

Let’s face it. The holidays don’t always go as planned. Grandma buys gifts for everyone except you, Mom accidentally knocks over the Christmas tree, and Uncle Jack drinks to much at Christmas dinner and passes out on the couch. Yes, Christmas can b…

Family hour: Kid-friendly bars around the Bay Area

Courtesy Red Tricycle If it’s nearing happy hour and a juice box isn’t going to cut it, head to one of these family-friendly watering holes. After performing extensive market research, we’ve found some Bay Area establishments that offer good drin…

Family holiday card with mom gagged and bound stirs up controversy

Finally, Peace on Earth! Posted by Hannah Hawkes Photography on Sunday, December 13, 2015 Tis the season to be outraged—and one Louisiana photographer is bearing the brunt of it. Hannah Hawkes is under fire for a family Christmas portrait she took f…
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