School disciplines blind child by taking away cane and replacing it with pool noodle

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A blind 8-year-old Kansas boy was left humiliated this week when school administrators punished him by confiscating his cane and replacing it with a floppy pool noodle.  Dakota Nafzinger was born without eyes and he uses the cane to help him get arou… [Read More]

Why CNN’s list of ’28 Internet acronyms parents should know’ is weak

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Last week CNN released a clicky list of “28 Internet acronyms every parent should know” that was widely shared across Facebook and Twitter. The collection of shorthand, supposedly used to hide certain dangerous behaviors, is meant to help parent… [Read More]

Dad caught lying on financial aid forms to support daughter’s Harvard education

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College has become frighteningly expensive. To scrape together tuition payments, financially stressed parents are leaning on relatives, taking on second jobs, opening college savings plans upon leaving the maternity ward and pushing their kids to becom… [Read More]
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Lucky birthdays: Two babies born at 10:11 on 12/13/14

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Two girls making news headlines can’t even count the fingers on their hands yet, but in a few years they’ll know their 1-2-3s and learn they’ve got numerically cool birth dates. Hazel Grace was born at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland at 10:11 a.m…. [Read More]
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Video: Watch a 4-year-old accidentally shave off all his hair

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Post by Chanda Campbell. The wonderful thing about this video that’s making laps around the Internet is that the mom is completely calm aabout her 4-year-old son shaving off all his beautiful locks. Kids commonly experiment with scissors—chopping o… [Read More]
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No school today? Check out Netflix’s top flicks for kids

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School has been cancelled today for kids across the Bay Area due to a major storm whipping through Northern California. Ideally, parents are at home today baking holiday cookies and playing card games with their little ones, but the reality is that man… [Read More]

Father whose daughter sued him for college tuition shares his side of the story

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The story of a New Jersey family’s court battle over college tuition made big headlines all week. Caitlyn Ricci, 21, sued her estranged parents over a year ago demanding they pay for her college education. On Monday, a Superior Court judge met with C… [Read More]

Woman gives births on flight taking off from San Francisco

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This morning a brave woman gave birth over California at some 30,000 feet. The unidentified woman went into labor just after Southwest Flight 623 took off from San Francisco International Airport and headed for Phoenix. An ER nurse onboard ran to her a… [Read More]