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'Keep up the prayer:' Cancer returns for boy whose dad got a tattoo to match son's scar

Rolando Zenteno, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 3:01pm

In June, a young boy named Gabe received life-saving brain surgery. But he felt self-conscious about the horseshoe-shaped scar that was left behind.

Son uses CPR to help save mother after she suffers seizure

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:38am

A 15-year-old boy saved his mother’s life by performing CPR when she experienced a seizure Saturday, the mother said.

Changes in teens' behavior, mood may signal difficulties managing stress, emotions

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:01am

Changes in teens' behavior and moods may signal difficulty managing stress and emotions. Parents should regularly "check in" with their children to keep up on what's happening in their lives and offer their support, says a veteran crisis worker.

Mother, 2 babies survive after car rolls in Iron County

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 7:21pm

Two 3-month-old babies and their mother were injured Wednesday evening after their car slid off state Route 56 and rolled at least twice, officials said.

Taylorsville refugee, widow honored as 'great mom'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 3:35pm

A refugee who was widowed two years ago, Rebecca Atem is a full-time parent as well as a full-time provider for her three children, and she still finds time to participate with them in the YMCA. She was honored by Armour foods' "Great moms" campaign.

Dad's desperate plea prompts lifetime supply of cups for boy with autism

Sheena McKenzie, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:50am

For Ben Carter, the beloved little blue cup wasn't just a drinking vessel — it was a lifeline.

Get ready to build! Hands-on toys that teach are hot items

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 4:28pm

Toys that teach aren't a new thing, but a growing number are calling for kids to build with blocks, circuits or everyday items before reaching for a tablet screen.

Opportunities for children with Down syndrome increasing, expert says

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 7:58pm

Life for the 250,000 people in the U.S. who have Down syndrome is better than ever before. New educational opportunities and therapies mean this generation of kids with Down syndrome is the most accomplished. And the best may be yet to come.

Nicole Kidman: 'I am a mother because I love being a mother'

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 2:30pm

Nicole Kidman wants to keep adoption "very much a part of our conversation," and her latest role in "Lion" is doing exactly that.

Have you raised an entitled teen?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 6:58am

"Please help us with our 17-year-old son. Despite all our best efforts and role modeling, we have raised an entitled child that expects things in life he hasn’t earned." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share ways to turn an entitled teen into a grateful, hardworking one.

5 tips to get you through your family Thanksgiving meal

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 7:40pm

Mealtime talk is always fraught this time of year. In our current climate, even the most innocent mention of politics or social issues could threaten to turn MawMaw's house into the thunder dome.

The 'surprising' way food ads sway preschoolers' snacking habits

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 2:36pm

Snack commercials that kids see on television may be more persuasive than you might think. A new study shows they can sway children to overeat even when they're not hungry.

Single mother’s heartwarming message to ex’s girlfriend goes viral

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 10:30am

It takes a village to raise a child, even if the village includes someone who can traditionally be difficult to embrace.

Separated twins: After hardest surgery, the quickest recovery

Wayne Drash, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 10:03am

The white dressing covering Jadon's head is gently unwrapped, revealing a perfectly shaped head and a hairline with a natural curl.

Disney makes more family magic with 'Moana'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 2:01pm

"Moana" keeps with the tradition of fun, animated family films from the juggernaut studio, Disney.

Make Your Week: Husband soothes working mom's guilt with gift

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 10:23am

It’s not easy to get out of bed and tackle responsibilities on a Monday, but there are good things about this rainy day.

4-year-old 'heals' widower with encounter in grocery store

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 8:23am

A chance meeting at a Georgia grocery store changed the lives of a 4-year-old girl and an 82-year-old man forever.

How to be a hero in your current situation

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 7:01am

"I have a difficult family problem. My wife has a daughter from her first marriage that is toxic, controlling and alienating." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares three ways you can shift your perspective and choose heroic behavior in a rough situation.

Draper family honored for military service with free groceries for a year

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 4:00pm

A Draper family was honored for their military service with free groceries for a year.

What parents should know about 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 4:19pm

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” takes place in the world of wizards and Harry Potter, but it felt quite different than the Potter films and much more adult. Here's what parents should know before taking their kids.