Anchel Krishna explains why we shouldn't be so quick to judge the Armenian mom who chose to give up her son who has Down syndrome. More »Controversy: Mom gives up baby with Down syndrome
A UK family that’s been stranded in New York City since Dec. 28 because of the premature birth of its baby has finally flown home — and in a private jet, at that. More »Brit Premie's Dramatic NYC Birth Story Has Happy Ending
Hannah Davis’ risqué Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover is a “dream come true” for her. But for the parents who now have to explain to their kids why the pretty lady is nearly taking off her bathing suit on a magazine — when some of those kids only recently learned to keep their clothes on at the playground — it’s a bit of a nightmare. More »What Does the ‘Sports Illustrated’ Cover Teach Our Kids?
When Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones corrected a reporter on the red carpet who complimented her “tan” by responding, “You know, I’m ethnic,” I let out a knowing laugh. Ever since my half-Jewish (me), half-Puerto Rican (my husband) daughter was born, I’ve experienced many of those awkward exchanges with strangers. “Her skin is so dark! Were you just on vacation?” “She’s so interesting… is she yours?” and the ever-popular, “What is she?” More »Yes, She's Mine and No, She's Not Tan—She's Ethnic
When supermodel Patricia Velasquez was growing up in Venezuela, she lived in poverty, one of six children raised by educators. More »Despite Success as a Supermodel, This Mom Struggled With One 'Tortuous' Secret
Talk about a bad hair day. One barber has started offering a free haircut for misbehaving kids that he calls the Benjamin Button Special. A fitting title, since it makes little kids look like old men. More »Barber Publicly Shames Misbehaving Kid With Old-Man Haircut
As more schools revise their "no touch" policies between teachers and students, Emma Waverman wonders what all the fuss is about. More »Should teachers be allowed to touch students?
Some numbers are generally kept private. One’s weight, for example. Also, income. But in the new book The Opposite of Spoiled, published Tuesday, New York Times money columnist Ron Lieber argues that what a family makes should no longer be hush-hush. Instead, he argues, “teens curious enough to ask about the family income, ready to learn about the ways we spend it, and wanting the information for the right reasons, deserve an honest response. More »Should You Tell Your Kids How Much Money You Make?
The field at University of Phoenix stadium was a sea of hugs and kisses Sunday night after the New England Patriots pulled off an incredible victory over the Seattle Seahawks. But one of those kisses has created quite a stir. More »Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Under Fire for Kissing Daughter at Super Bowl
Flying with kids isn’t easy for anyone — the parents, the nearby passengers, the flight attendants. And hostility between parents and airlines seems to be reaching an all-time high, with stories of families getting kicked off flights regularly making headlines. More »Mom With Baby Kicked Off Plane After Fight With Flight Attendant
A 9-year-old boy who boasted to a classmate that he could make him vanish has disappeared himself – from school. More »Fourth-Grader Suspended for 'Lord of the Rings' Magic
Although it may not be popular opinion, Ian Mendes defends Nationwide's decision to air their powerful ad during the Super Bowl. More »Nationwide Insurance got it right with their controversial Super Bowl ad
I’m a solo single mom. My son’s dad is not involved in his life. When I was diagnosed with cancer — my promise to be my little boy’s everything got even more real. More »'My Promise to Be My Little Boy's Everything Got Even More Real'
We all know it’s important to encourage children’s interests. But Maryland mom Charmaine Britt took support to a whole new level when she gave her daughter Breana Britt the green light to start her own baking business nearly five years ago — when “Bree” was just 12 years old. “She kept asking me and trying to convince me, so I finally said, ‘Well, you can start it online with you baking and me doing deliveries and we’ll see how it goes,’” Charmaine, 38, tells Yahoo Parenting. More »This 16-Year-Old Is Quietly Building a Treats Empire
More than one thousand children competed to become the eighth NFL PLAY 60 Super Kid and score a trip to the Super Bowl on February 1, but a 12-year-old boy named Bobby Sena clinched the most votes to win – and not because the Orlando pre-teen looks just like the Pittsburgh Steelers pro Troy Polamalu (below). More »Meet The Cutie Who Gets to Kick Off the Super Bowl
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West live their life in the public eye, so it should come as no surprise that they’re talking openly about their efforts to give daughter North a sibling. “Yeah, we’re trying,” West said on The Ellen DeGeneres show Thursday morning. More »In Praise of Kim Kardashian's Honesty About Baby No. 2
No matter where you fall in the birth order, chances are you’ve heard these common stereotypes: The older sibling is responsible, the youngest is the baby, and the middle child is ignored. Well, according to one study, at least two of these adages may hold some weight. More »The Youngest Is the Funniest — and More Sibling Traits, According to Science
When 16-year-old Gabi Finlayson went to Paris with her mother and brother in December, she only bought one thing: a light pink dress with lace overlay that fell just below the knee. She planned to wear it to an upcoming high school dance. “I loved it,” she tells Yahoo Parenting. “It reminded me of Audrey Hepburn. It seemed like a classic dress I could wear forever.” More »High-Schooler Told to Cover Up for Exposing Her Shoulder
When Heather Choate was 10 weeks pregnant with her sixth child, she received devastating news: A breast cancer diagnosis. More »Mom of 6 Gets Good News After Refusing to End Pregnancy to Battle Cancer
When my ex-husband and I divorced my economic situation took an abrupt downturn. My son and I moved from a luxurious home in an affluent suburb to a small apartment in a blue collar neighborhood. Our new home had none of the frills and extra amenities like the home we left behind. More »I Lived in Poverty to Save My Son From Daycare