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Mom Does Happy Dance as Kids Head Back to School

After a long, hard summer of chasing after kids, there's no better time for parents than the first day of school. As proof, check out this mom who literally dances in the street as her grumpy kids board a bus to start a new school year. Go mom!

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How Much Money Do Parents Shell Out in Allowance? — Dollars and Sense

Lots of adults remember receiving an allowance when they were growing up — but chances are good it wasn’t what today’s kids get. A new poll reveals modern children pocket almost $800 a year from their parents.

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Why Does Pregnancy Last Nine Months?

Have you ever wondered why the human gestation period is nine months long? A recent study bucked years of traditional wisdom and revealed a surprising answer.

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New Research Suggests Working Parents Are Not Focused On Raising Healthy Kids

Many moms today are cursed with having to put in more hours at the office to feed the kids, but a new study suggests that those moms working full-time time jobs to put food on the table are actually not paying close enough attention to their children’s dietary and fitness requirements.

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Should Kids Be Fined for Skipping School?

You may already know some lucky kids are being rewarded with things like shoes, iPads and even cars just for showing up to school. But if they don’t, is it fair to fine them — and their parents?

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New Research Shows Being an Only Child May Increase Risk of Obesity

There certainly are some amazing benefits to being an only child, like not having to share your room, not having to share your friends and not having to share your food.

However, a new study suggests that those kids who grow up without a brother or sister might find more benefit in some good old-fashioned diet and exercise, as researchers have found that kids without siblings are 50 percent more likely to be overweight than children with siblings.

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Maine Grandmother Gives Birth to Her Grandson — Find Out How

It’s the typical American story. Daughter is becoming a first-time mom, and her mother wants to be supportive and helpful to her child. But that’s where our story takes a 21st century twist. What happens when a wannabe mother has a health condition that makes it dangerous for her to get pregnant? Enter first-time grandma. Literally.

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Hero Dad Wears Skirts to Support His Skirt-Wearing Son

This really takes being a supportive dad to a whole new level — a father in Germany started wearing skirts so that his son would feel comfortable doing it to in front of classmates after moving to a new town. Bravo, sir.

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Adorable Girl Says Goodbye to Every Mall Goer, Somehow Isn’t Annoying

Children have some sort of magical power to do things that grownups can’t — if some jerk stood on the balcony overlooking the escalator and waved and said goodbye to every single person who went by, it could easily ruin your trip to the mall. For some reason, though, when little Chloe does it, everyone smiles and waves back and it’s completely adorable.

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Temper Tantrums in Children Could Be a Sign of Serious Problems

Witnessing a temper tantrum oozing from the sticky mouth of a spoiled little whipper-snapper is not only a less than desirable experience, but it also carries enough nerve-bending weight to turn us adults into the Jimmy Hoffa of the local cherry red behind union.

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The Dad Dance — How Do You Embarrass Your Kids? [VIDEO]

Do you do anything that embarrasses your kid?  Here's a dad who has no worries about how his son may feel about his dancing in public!  Check out the video, and then let us know what you do that your kids find embarrassing!

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Pre-K Rap [VIDEO]

A while back, there was a series of DVDs designed to stimulate young children's minds. If memory serves me right, the manufacturers eventually had to pay a huge settlement because the videos did no such thing.

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