Bay Area dad packs amazing school lunches for his kids

Beautifully prepared school lunches are all the rage and one local dad has an incredible knack for turning foods into favorite characters from books and movies and shares his creative creations on his blog Lunch Box Dad. Beau Coffron of Fremont, Calif…
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Teen girl, 16, fools friends with triplet pregnancy using FakeABaby.com

A 16-year-old Michigan girl fooled her family, friends and boyfriend into thinking she was pregnant with triplets with the help of a website called FakeABaby.com that sells ultrasound photos, silicone pregnancy bellies and positive pregnancy tests. Th…
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9 things to know from a new report on kids and drinking

Alcohol is the most commonly abused substance by American youth, and to help parents and pediatricians encourage kids and teenagers to make good choice around drinking the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a thoughtful report. The seve…
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13 surprising items you can clean in the dishwasher

My mom taught me to put my kitchen sponges in the dishwasher. A quick run kills the bacteria and that moldy smell sponges pick up after several days of use. She also taught me to stick light fixture covers in the dishwasher when she came over one day a…
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Watch California twin girls hear mom’s voice for first time

A pair of twin girls in Los Angeles can now hear their mom’s words when she says, “I love you.” Six-month-old Kayla and Kiara Hernandez were born with moderate hearing loss and fitted with hearing aids this week that now enable them to more clear…
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Pope supports book about gay parents that was banned by Venice mayor

Piccolo Uovo (Little Egg) is an Italian children’s picture book about an egg that goes on a journey to meet families of all shapes and colors. Author Francesca Pardi wrote the story to help children understand and accept different family structures (…
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Children’s book promises to put your kid to sleep — and some say it works

Are you at wit’s end with getting your toddler to sleep? Have you tried everything from singing “Twinkle Star” dozens of times to rubbing your child’s back endlessly? Enter The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, a children’s book designed to se…
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Pregnant meteorologist stands up to hateful viewers

A message for the haters…Hey guys! Once more, I have to get something off my chest. So, the nature of my job makes… Posted by Katie Fehlinger on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 A pregnant Philadelphia meteorologist is standing up against hateful viewer…
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