Nine months from now either Pittsburgh or Wisconsin can expect a baby boom - a Super boom. Depending on which team wins Sunday's Super Bowl, a slew of new Steelers or Packers fans will be making their debut next fall.
Oh yeah, and expect the boys to be named after the team's stars. Not having to name your son after your husband's favorite quarterback is a considerable consolation prize if your hometown team sucked this year.
Separation anxiety can be tough; especially when the anxiety is yours and not your baby's. Sometimes the first post-baby date night can be such a traumatic parting for moms that they postpone it until their friends eventually host an intervention, telling them it's time. Here are some tips to help get you through it.
Want your daughter to excel at school? Crank up the thermostat. New research indicates that girls learn better in a warmer environment. Of course the research showed that boys learn better with a slightly cooler temperature. Split the thermal difference and lower expectations?
Undoubtedly, parents of many a teworkingenager have wished they could implant a tracking device in their child so they can know their whereabouts at all times. However, now that teens are voluntarily doing this via sites like Foursquare and Facebook Places, parents have to worry about who else might be tracking their kids' whereabouts.
An 11-year-old is facing the prospect of life without parole for committing murder. The Pennsylvania boy, who allegedly shot and killed his father's fiancée (who was pregnant at the time), pled not guilty to the crime, which led the judge to determine that the child could be tried as an adult. Human rights advocates are fighting the sentence. Amnesty International says he is the youngest person in the world facing the prospect of life without parole and also notes that the United States is one of only two countries in the world that has refused to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Is our justice system doing right by our kids?