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Another beautiful mouth to feed

By Jeff Koch
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Family | It’s official: Koch baby No. 8 is coming soon to a hospital near you. Glad though the tidings be, I’m sorry to say the news almost finished off my dear…

Raising gritty kids

Raising gritty kids

By Amy Henry
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Parenting | My 9-year-old son came home from school yesterday “coughing,” saying he would be too sick to go to school today. The cause of his “sickness”? The next…

Feds push new daycare regulations

Feds push new daycare regulations

By Cheryl Keen
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Family | Many daycare providers don’t require background checks, undergo surprise inspections, or follow safety measures, according to a new report from the Health…

Christian couple accused of murder released from Qatari jail

By Angela Lu
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Crime | An American Christian couple charged by the Qatari government for murdering their 8-year-old adopted daughter were released from custody Wednesday even as…

Midday Roundup: Commander torpedoes Navy with $10 million fraud

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sinking ships. The U.S. Navy is investigating one of its own commanders for helping a Malaysian businessman bilk the government out of at least $10 million in…

Facebook finds breastfeeding offensive

Facebook finds breastfeeding offensive

By Cheryl Keen
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Culture | Breastfeeding provides great benefits for mother and baby: nutrition, protection from illness, fewer allergies, and reduced risk of some cancers for mom.

Broken music

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Community | Without the structure of nuclear families, communities lapse into noise

Adoption under fire

By Susan Olasky
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Adoption | During November, National Adoption Month, watch for noisy attacks on international adoption. Not getting as much attention: hundreds of thousands of dead…

Screen time limits: Common sense but not common practice

By Kiley Crossland
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Technology | Kids now spend more of their waking hours consuming media from their  smartphones, TVs, and computers than any other activity, including attending…

The parenting ‘experience’

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Parenting | The California law that grants same-sex couples the same insurance coverage for fertility treatments as heterosexual couples doesn’t break any new…

Rise in IVF popularity leaves thousands of babies in limbo

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | More women are using donated eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) and more healthy babies are being born through the process, according to a study released…

A legacy of life and forgiveness

By Dick Peterson
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Family | Stephen Owens was 12 years old when he found his father badly beaten with a tire iron and struggling for his life on the floor of their home. Investigators…

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