Barbie will go bald for kids with cancer

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In response to an inspirational online campaign urging Mattel to make a Barbie for kids with cancer, the toy maker announced on its Facebook page today that it will introduce a bald Barbie. The doll, who will be a friend of Barbie, will be donated to h… [Read More]

Manhattan socialite shames fat daughter, writes about it in ‘Vogue’

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Dara-Lynn Weiss attracted national media attention by putting her obese 7-year-old daughter on a diet, writing about it in Vogue, and ultimately scoring a book deal. Her story is relevant in America, where 1 in 3 children are obese. There’s a nee… [Read More]

Dad leaves babies in hot car while he goes gun shopping

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It’s one thing to leave your kid in the car while you run into the house for 2 minutes to grab the library books you forgot. It’s another thing to leave your two children in a hot car for almost an hour while you go shopping for guns. That&… [Read More]

Spelling bee champ out-spells Fox News reporter

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Last week, I wrote about Lori Anne Madison, a 6-year-old homeschooled student from Woodbridge, Virg., who is the youngest person ever to qualify for the National Spelling Bee. Madison recently warmed up for the the prestigious competition taking place … [Read More]

Are presidential candidates’ kids fair game in campaign attacks?

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Malia Obama took a school trip to Mexico—and Republican presidential Rick Santorum doesn’t approve. Earlier this week Santorum said that Obama is setting a bad example by putting his 13-year-old daughter on a plane to Mexico after the State Dep… [Read More]
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Home alone: Couple leaves kids while vacationing in Las Vegas

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Most 12-year-olds are mature enough to stay home alone while mom runs to the store. In fact, many kids start babysitting neighborhood children at this age. But is 12 old enough to babysit a 9-year-old sibling for two full days while mom and dad party i… [Read More]

These babies look like celebrities

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Word on the street is that Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s new daughter Blue Ivy Carter looks just like Dad. Better get this kid a pair of Louis Vuitton sneakers! The hip-hop power couple released photos of Blue Ivy last month on a Tumblr page and at the ti… [Read More]

Video of TSA agent patting down child in wheelchair goes viral

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A YouTube video of a 3-year-old boy who was wheelchair-bound with a broken leg while undergoing a TSA pat-down has gone viral, and sparked controversy. The footage of a crippled child is unsettling to watch, no doubt. This kid should have never gone th… [Read More]

George Clooney calls mom from jail

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Unless you were locked inside a closet with no access to media over the weekend, you probably heard that the admirable and affable George Clooney was arrested on Friday afternoon. Clooney’s arrest is big news in the world of celebrity gossip, but… [Read More]

Kid writes most epic letter ever to TV weatherman

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A kid in Austin, Texas, became an Internet sensation when he wrote a letter to a local meteorologist. Flint sent a wonderfully imaginative note to KVUE-TV’s Albert Ramon, thanking the weatherman for visiting his fourth grade class. The note was m… [Read More]