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I thought I was prepared to adopt a child — but the one thing I didn't know was the most important

The rise of transracial parenting has exposed an unfortunate knowledge gap that experts say can be emotionally detrimental to the children.

I detected my son's rare cancer — using just my phone's camera flash

"I thought I was going to lose him. When you hear the word 'cancer,' you automatically think of the worst — this can be life-threatening," Sarah Hedges said.

Top keepsakes parents save from their baby’s first few years

Three in four parents think their child is growing up too fast (78%), according to new research.

I'm a serial egg donor — the process is intense, but I love helping others start families

Alex Webster, 31, hatched a plan after discovering in 2016 that her friend needed donor eggs to conceive.

I lost 35 pounds without changing my diet — I do this exercise twice a week

“I feel healthier and happier," gushed Sarah Albassri, 30. “I feel like I’m glowing up.”

My son wears a leash -- but he has 'more speed and energy' than other kids

“My child runs faster than me. Due to scar tissue from my hysterectomy, I have trouble running sometimes to keep up with him,” The U.S. mom wrote on Facebook.

Man is shocked to find he is not pulling his household weight: 'I never thought I was one of those guys'

A husband's social media post has gone viral for summarizing — in 2024 — an age-old couple's challenge: Is the guy pulling his weight around the house?

Do you have an 'old people' name? These millennial monikers are aging you

We've got bad news for Ashleys and Amandas.

Grandparents may have significant impact on a mom’s mental health, study finds: 'Wisdom and experience'

Grandparents could be?good for women's health as the support and presence of grandparents can have a significant impact on the mental health of mothers.

My kids take unlimited mental health days off from school — they’re under so much stress today

“Kids are under so much stress today," mom-of-two Chevonne Dixon told The Post.?"They're managing school, homework, extracurricular activities, friends and the pressures of social media. It's a lot."

'Miracle' preemie who developed rare, deadly heart condition celebrates 1st birthday

“Arley has survived everything that’s been thrown at him, he’s a miracle," his mom said.

Second-grader's impossible math homework question leaves parents stumped: 'Help this mama out'

"Fasten your seatbelts... we're going from 'Are you smarter than a fifth grader?' to 'Are you smarter than a second grader?'" one user quipped.

I'm an ex-paramedic — here's how to tell if a child's head bump is serious

A 2020 government health survey found that 6.8% of American children had, in their lifetime, experienced symptoms of a concussion or brain injury.

Easy Bake Oven blamed for family's poisoning: 'Shortness of breath, chills and nausea'

"All signs point back to the Easy Bake Oven," the mom alleged. "There was some kind of poison that got emitted from that machine when we plugged it in."

My child encountered a playground bully, how do I confront them without overstepping as a parent?

"She continued to terrorize another child... I couldn’t help but wonder, at what point do I let the dad 'parent' before saying something to him or his daughter?"

'Lettuce chips' are this mom's ingenious way to get her kids eating salad — but some parents are not buying it

One mom's hack for picky eaters is another's laughing stalk.

'Disgusted' grandma makes shocking discovery inside 5-year-old's juice box

"There were just big pieces of black," she says, adding that it had the texture of a "water-logged sultana" when she rubbed it together.?

Taking Prozac during pregnancy can affect fetal brain development: study

The study is said to be the first to provide evidence of the direct impact of serotonin, a feel-good hormone, on the development of the prefrontal cortex, a key part...

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