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Etiquette pros break down Maine diner spat over antsy tot

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:39pm

What went down at Marcy's Diner in Portland, Maine, between the vacationing parents of an antsy toddler and the annoyed, profanity-prone restaurant owner is a case of she said-she said. So where does restaurant etiquette stand today when young children act up?

New income guidelines announced for free, reduced-price school meals

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:11pm

The Utah State Office of Education on Wednesday announced new income guidelines for families whose children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school.

Narcissistic parenting: When you compete through your child

Kelly Wallace CNN  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:44pm

The dad stood as close to the goalpost as he could get, coaching his 9-year-old daughter from the sidelines of her recreational soccer league game.

Have You Seen This? Dad busts driving toddler

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:02pm

A dad teaches his toddler daughter the dangers of reckless driving and dad jokes.

Wal-Mart announces infant car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

Daphne Sashin, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:27am

Wal-Mart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.

Terminally ill mom writes a lifetime of greeting cards for daughter

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:43am

It was a grim realization for Heather McManamy when she discovered during an echocardiogram that the breast cancer she fought so hard against had metastasized.

Is 'Pixels' safe for kids?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:02pm

The latest Adam Sandler movie, "Pixels," will be hitting theaters this weekend, and you may be wondering if it's safe for kids. We have the spoiler-free content highlights that will help you decide.

Have You Seen This? Ban summer doldrums with kiddie pool kickball

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:15pm

A youth group plays kickball with slip n' slides as baselines and kiddie pools as bases, and it's nothing short of mayhem.

Teen sex rate lowest since the 1980s, contraceptive use remains high

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 12:01pm

The number of teenagers having sex is the lowest in the last 25 years and the use of condoms among teens is slightly higher than in the last 11 years, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diner owner defends screaming at toddler; mom tells her side of story

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:08am

A diner owner who sparked outrage earlier in the week when she screamed at a crying toddler said she stands by her actions. Meanwhile, the child's mother is sharing her side of the story.

Mother creates support group for children with deceased parents

Amber Linebaugh, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:16am

This segment of "People Who Make the World a Better Place" highlights Brooke Cox, an inspiring widowed mother of five who created a local organization to benefit young people who have lost a parent to death. Find out how you can get involved.

Wednesday's Child - Kolby

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:59pm

Kolby is a 14-year-old who loves Legos. He's also hoping to be adopted.

Born addicted: Moms struggle with opioid addiction during pregnancy

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:56pm

More Utah babies are being born dependent on opioids than ever before. Addiction to painkillers among women is equivalent to alcohol or methamphetamine. A recovering addict explains the torment of hurting her baby while struggling to stop.

Surgery providing new hope for endometriosis patients

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:34pm

Endometriosis is a disease that affects one in 10 women and causes crippling pain and infertility. But an innovative surgery is providing those women with new hope for freedom from pain without a hysterectomy and a chance at motherhood.

Ikea's deathtrap drawers gets free fix after 2 children die

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 6:40pm

Ikea is giving away free fixes for its drawers and dressers after two children were killed when the drawers fell on top of them.

The parent-kid pot talk from inside the industry

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:11am

The pot conversation can be trickier for parents who work in the legal marijuana industry, but a Denver dad says all parents trying to find their way through the talk amid rapid acceptance of legal marijuana can benefit from some basic research before spouting: "Because it's bad, Johnny."

Strangers feed parking meter so mom can stay with newborn in ER

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:52am

When a young mother rushed her baby to the emergency room, she couldn't afford to pay the hospital's parking fee, so she threw change in a meter on the street and hoped it would be enough.

Boredom busters: 10 classic outdoor summer activities for kids

Rebecca Rode, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 9:09am

Summer is in full swing, and some parents are desperately already counting the days until school starts. But this summer won't be complete until the kids have experienced these 10 classic outdoor summer activities.

Becoming a dad? Expect to gain weight, US study suggests

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:30am

Many men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers. A new U.S. study suggests they also gain up to 5 pounds (2.3 kilograms).

Spending on college soars 16%

Emily Jane Fox, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 12:35am

For the first time in five years, parents opened their wallets wider to spend more on college this year.