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Parents’ lawsuit says Quorn mold-based food product killed their 11-year-old son

Parents of an 11-year-old boy filed a lawsuit Wednesday against food manufacturer Quorn Foods Inc., saying the mold-based product it makes caused his death, records show.<p>Ann Marie Cote, of Long Beach, Calif., said her son, Miles Bengco, was allergic to mold and suffered a fatal, “severe …

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6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

He also recommends mixing baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste and using it in lieu of a traditional toothpaste. Simply add a few drops of three percent hydrogen peroxide to plain baking soda and mix it until it forms a paste—then apply it to your tooth brush as normal.<p>This shouldn't …

What 'I Support You' Really Means

Want to know a secret? Shhh. Come close.<p>We don't care how you feed your baby.<p><i>We don't care.</i> We don't care because there are women taking their babies for chemotherapy and women struggling to scrape up enough cash to buy dinner and women who feel so sh*tty about themselves that they think it would …

Dr. Phil's Dos and Don'ts For Co-Parenting With Your Ex

No matter how much you hate your ex, if you’ve got kids together then you need to find a way to get along as co-parents.<p>“You have a lot of divorces that get acrimony and finger-pointing back and forth, but at some point you hope that the parents become fiduciaries and put the child’s best interest …

The 20 Best Snacks for Kids

Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! See how these 20 kid-friendly ingredients can turn into healthy homemade snacks. Try the low calorie snack recipes that will keep your kids happy and healthy.<p>1 of 24<p>10 Smart Snacks For Kids<p>1 of 24<p>2 of 24<p>Whole Grain Cereal<p>2 of 24<p>Tina …

20 Kids Who Are Totally Winning at the Game Of Hide And Seek

The children on this list are true hide-and-seek champions. They are quick as the wind and as silent as shadows, capable of hiding in plain sight. Or …

Parental Involvement with Young Kids May Help Later Academic Performance

Parents who are involved in active play with their children during their toddler and preschool years may have better academic performance to look forward to, according to new research by scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The findings come from a study of African …

Shy Kids May Be Able, But Not Willing to Speak

Language delays are often diagnosed in children who are also very socially shy, but new research has found that shy toddlers may be acquiring language normally, but are less able to express themselves because of their shyness. More from a release announcing the results:<p>The study, conducted at the …

5 Ways to Be a Better Role Model: Doing the Right Thing

If you want your child to tell the truth, follow all the rules, and be kind to others, you've got to be a super role model.<p>It was a beautiful day and I was riding my bike with my 7-year-old. We were both having fun. No one was whining.<p>The next moment, Kaarina's bike smashed into the back bumper of …

7 Playful Ways to Teach Kids Manners

Yes, those good old p's and q's still matter--but teaching them calls for a creative approach. Read on for fun ways to get your kids schooled in the essentials of etiquette. You'll thank us!<p>Despite what your kids might think, the point of manners is not to provide parents with opportunities to …

Love + Discipline = Happy Functional Children

Love mixed with firm discipline is what produces functional happy children. What this means is that parents need to, first and foremost, be disciplined themselves. If a parent isn't disciplined there is no chance of disciplining their children correctly. Discipline should come from natural …

5 Quick Parenting Tips to Save Your Sanity

Parenting is difficult.<p>Every day we face new parenting challenges. Our children test and push boundaries, and as parents, we have to maintain our cool in the face of frustration. Ultimately, the parenting decisions we make in these anxious situations are not nearly as important as the process of …

Strange Toddler Behaviors Explained: Tantrums, Picky Eating and More

A hilarious look inside the toddler mind, from temper tantrums to bizarre feeding and pacifier habits, from <i>The World According to …