This is such a sad, sad story. Two kids are suddenly without the only father they've ever known (who is now jailed), and have been taught to revile the mother who's spent so many years dreaming of this day.
A new study has found that kids who move a lot in childhood tend to be unhappier adults. Well, that's one way to make a mom feel guilty ....
The chances of giving birth to a black twin and a white twin are a million to one, yet Britain's Carole Fraser was so certain that her babies would be literally biracial that she called them "Salt" and "Pepper" when they were in the womb.
During your next trip to the grocery store with the kids, don't be surprised if you get an unexpected request for onions. Yes, onions. Kids have been going nuts for the aromatic bulb ever since Vidalia onions teamed up with Shrek to market the latest "Jolly Green Ogre" flick.
It was "Helicopter Parents Gone Wild" at one Brooklyn, N.Y., preschool this past school year. In the end, the head teacher sent out a missive telling brazen parents, "In my entire 12 years of teaching, I have never experienced such an ineffective and distressing chain of events."
In the United States, complete abstention is the general rule for pregnant women. But that's not true in countries like France, which endorse more lenient policies that suggest a drink a night is just fine.
We spend a lot of time talking about the emotional well-being of adoptive children. There are laws to protect them, to give them access to their birth parents and countless studies conducted about their development.