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Woman Stole from Store -- And Left Her Baby Behind!

O. M. G. This story will first make you laugh, then immediately shake your head and tsk in disbelief.


Is the Stress of Caring for Autistic Kids Sending Moms over the Edge?

Mom kills autistic son then self
It's no secret that living with an autistic child can be extremely stressful ... and some parents might be snapping under the pressure.


Doctor Prescribed Kid Two Hours of Video Games a Day

Ben Michaels, a 6-year-old who was losing sight in his right eye, was ordered to play "Mario Kart" on his Nintendo DS for two hours a day -- by his doctor.


Shocking: British Girls STILL Endure Genitial Mutilation

 British Girls STILL Endure Genitial Mutilation

Over 2,000 British schoolgirls will endure the unthinkable practice of genital mutilation during the summer holidays -- and the even more unthinkable pain and complications from the procedure to follow throughout their lives. How is this happening?!


Whoa! 28 Percent of Teens Chat With Strangers Online

Teenage girl using computer
Ever wonder what your kids are really doing online? Well, you shouldn't wonder -- you should know! We sat down with Mary Kay Hoal, the creator of, to discuss the dos and dont's of teen online safety.


The Creativity Crisis: Are Your Kids Suffering?

Girl drawing with crayons

A controversial new article in Newsweek questions whether the gaping lack of arts education is negatively affecting our children's abilities to problem-solve. Who's to blame?


School Suspensions Spike 40 Percent in NYC!

school desk

The New York Daily News reports that suspensions in N.Y.C. schools have spiked a whopping 40 percent since 2006! And as if that doesn't startle enough, some schools are concerned that suspension might be overkill for minor infractions (like cell phone use or talking back to a teacher) and that it's being used as a means to thin the underperforming herd.


WHOA! Woman Poses as Boy to Bed Teen Girl!

Patricia Dye

Holy twist on "Boys Don't Cry"! Patricia Dye, 31, was just arrested in Ohio for posing as a 14-year-old boy in order to lure a 16-year-old girl into a sexcapade!