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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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'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.



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Preschooler With Autism Left Alone in Hot School Bus

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

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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.

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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.

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