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Earlier this week, the Justice Department announced charges related to a college admissions bribery scheme. Hollywood actresses and Wall Street executives were among those involved in paying a company to help their children cheat on college entrance tests or bribe sports recruiters to help increase their children’s chances of getting into high-profile universities. There are
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Tom’s wife, Alison, was 12 weeks pregnant with what would have been the couple’s first baby when she started lightly bleeding. The couple, who asked to use only their first names, had gone away for a car show together. They drove straight home, switched cars and rushed to the hospital. When they arrived, doctors performed
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The American Academy of Pediatrics, an organization that includes more than 66,000 pediatricians nationwide, has called upon Facebook, Google and Pinterest to help stop the spread of vaccine misinformation online. “Our worst fears are being realized as measles outbreaks spread across the country,” AAP President Kyle Yasuda wrote in three separate public letters that were
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Children’s books have long been a vehicle for showing kids who and what they can be. Thanks to classic characters like Beverly Cleary’s Ramona and Beezus and Barbara Park’s Junie B. Jones, little readers have long seen that girls are more than sidekicks and can be just as adventurous as boys. Over the past decade,
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Last year, an adorable baby boy named Lucas made history as the first Gerber baby contest winner with Down syndrome. Now, another “spokesbaby” is making history. On Tuesday, the baby food brand announced the winner of the ninth annual Gerber Baby Photo Search contest: 1-year-old Kairi Yang from Hickory, North Carolina. Courtesy of GerberKairi Yang
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The eighth annual IAPBP Image Competition celebrates winners in the categories of labor, delivery, postpartum, birth details and Fresh 48. “Birth photography encompasses the tears of joy, the wonder of bringing a new life into the world and celebrates family,” the contest press release notes. “The photographers who specialize in the field use their art
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Baby name trends come and go, but many choices remain popular for decades and even centuries. Luckily, if you’re interested in examining historical patterns, the Social Security Administration offers lists of the top baby names of every decade going back to the 1880s. Looking back to the 1890s, there are many timeless names on the
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“When we encounter people who have experienced extraordinary success … we can’t help but wonder: How did they do it? Was it just natural talent? What transformed their natural-born abilities into extraordinary adult success?” These are the questions journalist Tatsha Robertson began asking herself more than a decade ago as a national correspondent with The
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Birth photographers capture moments of deep intensity and emotion for parents. To celebrate this work, an international community of birth photographers called Birth Becomes Her holds an annual contest honoring labor, delivery and postpartum images. The organization invited birth photographers around the world to submit images taken in 2018 for the categories of hospital, out
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Helping kids regulate their own media use is an ongoing process, and along the way you’re likely to experience some struggles when it’s time to turn off the TV or any other digital device. When it’s time to transition from TV watching to another activity, using prerecorded shows comes in handy. On traditional broadcast TV,
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