Video of boys being tricked into catcalling their moms is a hoax

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A Peruvian public service announcement making laps around the Internet the past two days features two men shouting out sleazy comments — “tasty panties” — at women who they later learn are their own mothers. In one of the situations, a man gets… [Read More]

New company charges $32,000 to identify an entirely unique baby name

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For parents who want to make a bold statement, a new company promises to help find an entirely unique, unheard of baby name. By combining letters and words in new orders and identifying words that have never been used as names, Erfolgswelle delivers mo… [Read More]
Categories: Baby names

East Coast principal announces snow day with ‘Let It Go’ parody

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Matt Glendinning, the head of Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I., is trending on Facebook today after creating an impressive YouTube video announcing a snow day with a ‘Let It Go’ parody. Even if you’ve tired of the signature song from Disney… [Read More]
Categories: Let It Go parody, Video

Twins need liver transplant, father can save only one child

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A Canadian father is faced with an unfathomable choice. His adopted twin daughters both need urgent liver transplants and he’s a match but can only donate a portion of his liver to one child. Desperately in need of a match for the other twin, Michael… [Read More]
Categories: Health: kids

French judge says parents can’t name their daughter Nutella

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Nutella might be one of the world’s most delicious treats, but is it an appropriate name for a child? A French judge has ruled no. When a newborn baby in Valenciennes was named after the chocolate-hazelnut spread, the Officer of Civil Status was ala… [Read More]
Categories: Baby names

Uncle faces charges for leaving 9-year-old twins alone for nearly five months

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A New Hampshire man took the trend of free-range parenting to a dangerous extreme. Giobari Atura, 25, of Manchester agreed to watch his 9-year-old nephews while their parents traveled to Africa but failed to care for them properly. Atura 25 is now goin… [Read More]

Mom goes on strike to teach unruly teens a lesson

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A North Carolina woman put into action an idea that has passed through the mind of every parent one time or another. Naasira Muhammad of Winston-Salem took a break from her parent role to go on strike — a desperate and bold attempt to teach her unrul… [Read More]

Caught on camera: Daycare worker forcefully kicks child in the head

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The sad news is that a Florida daycare worker decided to rouse a sleeping 15-month-old girl by kicking her in the head. The good news is that 49-year-old Linda Klem got caught on security camera and is being charged with child abuse. When the unnamed … [Read More]