A set of 18-year-old twins are making headlines this week because of just how different they look. Lucy Aylmer, with her pale skin, blue eyes, and red hair, looks white. Maria, who has darker skin and brown eyes and hair, looks black. More »No One Believes These Girls Are Twins
A decision has been made regarding the Maryland parents that were placed under investigation for child neglect in January after allowing their kids, ages 6 and 10, to walk alone to neighborhood playgrounds. But the ruling, by Montgomery County Child Protective Services (CPS), has not provided any closure on the situation for parents Danielle and Alexander Meitiv. More »'Free-Range' Parents Under Investigation for Child Neglect Will Appeal CPS Decision
The ultimate Today's Parent guide to saving time, money and your sanity at the Happiest Place on Earth. More »How to do Disney (without losing your mind!)
When Carlos and Erica Morales first found out they were expecting quadruplets, they were just excited to be pregnant. After Erica, 36, had a miscarriage, the couple went through fertility treatment and conceived their four little ones — three girls, one boy — through IVF, according to People. “We couldn’t have been more excited to finally have a baby,” Carlos, 29, told the magazine this week. More »Dad Cares for Quadruplets After Wife's Tragic Death in Childbirth
Former “Melissa and Joey” star Melissa Joan Hart has three sons —Mason 9, Brady, 7, and Tucker, 2— therefore, she knows a lot about what boys like (and don’t like) to wear. So it makes perfect sense that the actress has launched a new fashion company called King of Harts for boys ages 2 to 12. More »Melissa Joan Hart: 'There Is Such a Weird Fascination With Celebrity Kids'
When Mary Kate Graham, 40, was a baby, people would often ask her mom if she thought something was awry, as the infant had trouble sitting up and changing position on her own, and was preternaturally quiet. More »When It Comes to Her Daughter's Future, One Aging Mom Is Learning to Let Go
Baby clothes are getting more and more fashionable (think skinny jeans or North’s fur coat) but one offering at Old Navy has some adults raising their eyebrows. The company’s Boyfriend Jeans For Baby are offered in seven styles, and while the loose fit might be cozy for your little one, the ‘boyfriend’ moniker is making some parents uncomfortable. More »Old Navy's ‘Boyfriend Jeans for Baby’ Spark Debate
I have picked out my son’s outfits almost every day of his three years on this planet. I thought it would be fun to turn the tables and let him pick my outfits out for a few days. How crazy could it be? More »I Let My Toddler Dress Me for a Week — Here's What Happened
As Emma Waverman pulls her kids from French immersion, she reflects on the things she wishes she'd known in advance. More »8 things I wish I'd known about French immersion
Tanya and Adam Phillips’s baby girl Honey-Rae was born with an unusual bright red birthmark on her right foot that travels from her leg all the way up to her back. The British couple didn’t want their daughter to feel self-conscious about it, so they made an extraordinary gesture: They got matching tattoos that resemble Honey-Rae’s birthmark. More »Parents Get Tattoos to Match Daughter's Unique Birthmark
The mother of a middle school boy is demanding an apology after a school administrator drew on her son’s head with a marker. More »Mom Angry After School Draws On Son's Head With Marker
There’s a reason people joke about babies being evil. Those little bundles of joy are capable of quite foul things, like poking you in the retina with their tiny talons or unleashing a geyser of pee right onto your unsuspecting face. (Side note: Why hasn’t anyone developed goalie-style protective masks for new parents? Seems like a great, untapped market niche, no?) More »Ridiculous Daycare Note Accuses Baby of Being 'Aggressive'
Parents have had a lot to say about Ontario's new sex ed curriculum, so we put your questions to minister of education Liz Sandals. More »Ontario's sex ed curriculum: Your questions answered
Just five months ago, Draven Rodriguez brought a smile to the face of everyone who cheered on his viral campaign to get a laser-lights enhanced photo of him and his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, into his high school yearbook. More »Suicide of ‘Laser Cat’ Teen Is a Wakeup Call
A new study looks at whether hand-washing dishes may be linked to reduced allergy risk in kids. More »Study explores link between dishwashers and kids' allergy risk
It was Christmas Eve, of all nights, when first-grade teacher Lindsey Painter got the phone call: She alone had beaten unbelievable odds and was a match to donate a kidney to Matthew Parker, 6, a gravely ill student in her class. “The hospital said there was just a one-percent chance of a match,” the educator, at Hoffman Lane Elementary School in New Braunfels, Texas, tells Yahoo Parenting. “For me, to be that, it’s incredibly hard to deny it’s not meant to be.” More »Teacher Says She’s ‘Lucky’ to Give Her 6-Year-Old Student a Kidney
Examples of bad parenting can be found everywhere — most notably, on our favorite television shows. From acting irresponsibly to being downright negligent, here are five parenting mistakes made by fictional moms and dads. TV writers, take note! More »The Worst Parenting Mistakes Seen on TV
To honor the many sacrifices moms make, most men would opt for flowers or chocolates. But three male coworkers who really want to understand the mom experience are taking their celebration of motherhood a (giant) step further — by wearing 33-pound pregnancy suits, complete with breasts and a fake 9-months-along belly. More »Dads Praise 'Superhuman' Women After Struggling With Fake 33-lb. Baby Bumps
Kids in Ontario will begin learning about consent in September, when a long-overdue update to the province's sex ed curriculum rolls out. More »Ontario leads with consent in new sex ed curriculum
My son turned 4 earlier this month. He loves music — he’s on his drum set every day— so we had a rock party at a music venue near my house, complete with a kids concert and dancing and fake tattoos. More »Grandma, 61, Was My Surrogate 4 Years Ago. Here's How We're Doing Today.
“You’re lucky,” the nurse said during my first trimester prenatal exam. “With this new blood test, we’ll be able to check for chromosomal abnormalities without you having to take a CVS or an amnio.” More »Why I Terminated My Pregnancy After Learning My Baby Had Down Syndrome
Parents do all they can to protect their kids, but sometimes it isn't enough. More »Wandering toddler tragedy: It could have been me