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Teen Publicly Humiliated at Corner of Busy Intersection as Punishment for 'Disrespectful Behavior'

03/27/13

Teen Publicly Humiliated at Corner of Busy Intersection as Punishment for 'Disrespectful Behavior'

Two Florida parents resort to a tough-love method of parenting after other forms of punishment did not work, and they're getting harsh backlash.

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Mom Calls 911 To 'Scare' Toddlers Into Good Behavior

03/20/13

Mom Calls 911 To 'Scare' Toddlers Into Good Behavior

Melissa Townsend of Florida tried to get police to come to her home to teach her two kids a 'lesson' in respect. It's got parents fired up over this disciplinary action.

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Family Gets Restaurant Discount for Well-Behaved Kids

03/15/13

Family Gets Restaurant Discount for Well-Behaved Kids

A restaurant owner in Washington state surprises a table with free treats and a $4 discount on their bill – simply because their kids kept calm during dinnertime.

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Skechers Daddy'$ Money Shoes for Girls Create Controversy

03/13/13

Skechers Daddy'$ Money Shoes for Girls Create Controversy

A new line of wedge sneakers marketed to tweens and teens has many moms' jaws dropping open – and wallets closing. Does this 'cash grab' go too far?

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New York City Shaming Teens into Not Getting Pregnant

03/07/13

New York City Shaming Teens into Not Getting Pregnant

A major U.S. city is taking a stance on teen pregnancy by discouraging youngsters with ads that make them feel guilty. Is it a good idea?

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The Onion Calls 9-Year-Old Actress the C-Word on Twitter

02/27/13

The Onion Calls 9-Year-Old Actress the C-Word on Twitter

The satirical news group sent a crude tweet about young Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis. Did they take satire too far? Twitter users and moms react.

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'Weather Kid' Gives Impressive, Adorable Forecast

02/13/13

'Weather Kid' Gives Impressive, Adorable Forecast

William Hallman, 9, of Fargo, North Dakota charms with his entertaining and charismatic presentation of the weather on his local news station.

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7-Year-Old Boy from New York Handcuffed in Police Station

02/01/13

7-Year-Old Boy from New York Handcuffed in Police Station

At first, this kid was a victim. Less than 24 hours later, the public cried bully. In an era of rapid-fire reporting and social media, it's a sobering reminder to get the whole story before passing judgment.

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Dolce & Gabbana Selling a Fragrance for Babies

01/31/13

Dolce & Gabbana Selling a Fragrance for Babies

The famous fragrance maker seems to think there are a lot of stinky infants out there, and it plans to fix that – with its new baby perfume.

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Parents Give Babies 'Danger' as Middle Name – Literally

01/29/13

Parents Give Babies 'Danger' as Middle Name – Literally

So far in 2013, an Australian couple and pair of British buskers bestowed this lofty moniker – more typically used as a joke – upon their sons. But what's in a name?

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