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Did the mom who had the Peruvian government track down her son go too far?

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If your son were biking around Peru with his girlfriend and keeping family updated on his adventures through social media and then suddenly stopped posting on Facebook, what would you do? Would you contact Peruvian authorities and ask the government to… [Read More]

College student wins stalking order against helicopter parents

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Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. A 21-year-old college student was fed up with her protective parents who sometimes insisted that she leave Skype on through the night to ensure she was sleeping in her dorm room. Aubrey Ireland went … [Read More]

N.Y. parents want to ban ice cream trucks

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The kids are all screaming for ice cream—but not their parents. They’re saying no! Some parents in Brooklyn’s tony Park Slope neighborhood are trying to stop ice cream vendors from hawking their cold treats to kids in Prospect Park, accor… [Read More]