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Identity Theft: It's Not Just for Grownups

As the threat of identity theft looms larger, what some parents don't realize is that their children are just as vulnerable.


The Economic Truth about Drowning

Swimming Pool

The deadly drowning this week of six teenagers -- all of them from two families -- is one of the saddest reminders of a perpetual problem: Kids plus summer heat plus unsupervised swimming minus even basic instruction in water safety equals tragedy.


The Breastfeeding Switcheroo: Why Do People Freak Out?

Is it really cause for so much alarm when a baby is mistakenly breastfed by another mom?


Should You Tell Your Kid If YOU Did Drugs as a Teen?

Whether it's underage drinking, smoking pot or having sex, every parent will one day face a teenager they're hoping won't do the very things they did at that age.


'Mean Girls' Author Fights Sexting and Text Bullying

Rosalind Wiseman, author of the book "Queen Bees & Wannabes" (on which the flick "Mean Girls" was based), has joined forces with LG, one of the world's largest manufacturers of cell phones, in a campaign aimed at teens' dangerous cell-phone habits.


Preschooler With Autism Left Alone in Hot School Bus

This is one of those stories that makes you go "Whew!" -- and then get angry.


After 98 Years, a Makeover for the Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

Some symbols have been around so long they just seem like part of the landscape: the golden arches of McDonald's, Disney's magic castle and the green-and-white logo of the Girl Scouts. Oh, wait -- scratch that last one. It seems that the Scouts have decided to make some changes to their iconic symbol, seeking to update and reinvigorate their image.


Unwanted Parenting Advice: How Do You Respond?

baby crying

In the New York Times blog Motherlode, Lisa Belkin printed a letter from Lillian, mom of 3-month-old Alice, who went on a crying jag during a trip to the grocery store. As they were checking out, another mother leaned over, tapped Lillian on the shoulder and told her that "long-term crying" was very bad for her child.