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Shocking or No? Spankings Are Still the Norm for Half of Americans

Back in the ’60s, corporal punishment was common practice for a shocking 94 percent of parents in the US. While a lot of us may find this number unsettling, just as many don’t. In fact, half of all parents today admitted to punishing children by “spanking on the bottom with a bare hand” to a telephone poll conducted by the National Institutes for Mental Health.

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You Won’t Believe What a Group of Parents Did to Get Better Schooling for Their Kids

Parents upset about the education their children are receiving at the Notre-Dame de Caderot school in southern France didn’t merely hold meetings or complain to the school board.

Instead, they stormed the building and took several teachers and the school headmistress hostage.

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Autistic Kids Get a Special Meeting with ‘Sensitive Santa’ [VIDEO]

The bright lights, loud music and long lines can often keep autistic kids from engaging in a holiday ritual many children enjoy: an annual visit with Santa.

So one mall opened early last Sunday morning for some low-key “sensitive Santa” time.

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What Are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2011?

If you’re having a baby soon and want to avoid giving the child a name everyone else in his or her kindergarten class will have, you may want to check out BabyCenter’s list of this year’s most popular baby names.

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Should an Obese Child Be Taken From His Parents? Some Authorities Thought So and Did

A boy in Cleveland, OH, who weighs more than 200 pounds, was taken from his mother by authorities last week. Officials were forced to remove the third-grader from his home when caseworkers decided that his mother’s inability to reduce his weight constituted medical neglect.

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Give Thanks to the Recession, Families Are Closer Than Ever Because of It

A lot of families don’t have to go over the river and through the woods to get to grandmother’s house for the holidays this year. More and more families are living in grandmother’s house, and getting closer because of it.

Many cultures support a tradition of multigenerational families living in one home, but it has been decades since the US was one of them. Now, because of the current nature of the economy, that seems to be shifting.

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9 Wonderfully Cute Family Halloween Costumes [PICTURES]

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The Munsters. The Addams Family. The Von Trapps. These famous fictional families made a habit out of appearing together in costume. A

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