Tag Archives: Kids

Shotgun weddings decline as more couples skip the wedding, move in together & raise kids

Shotgun weddings decline as more couples skip the wedding, move in together & raise kids

Eric Gay/AP Amanda Leigh Pulte, 22, and boyfriend Matthew Gage, 29, with their daughter Zoey at their home in Austin. The couple lives together but isn’t married. WASHINGTON — No longer taboo, living together has become a more common arrangement for America’s couples who become pregnant while dating. Soon-to-be-released government figures show a major cultural shift since the days of ...

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Mothers may skip radiation to take care of kids: study

Mothers may skip radiation to take care of kids: study

Jorge Cabrera / Reuters Radiation treatments usually take up to an hour, five days a week, for up to seven weeks, the researchers said. Child care issues may keep breast cancer patients from getting the treatments they need, a new study suggests. Mothers with young children were more likely to skip recommended radiation treatments after breast cancer surgery because of ...

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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, their kids go on shopping spree at Target

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, their kids go on shopping spree at Target

infausy-07/INFphoto.com Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie with their children, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Pax Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt and Knox Jolie-Pitt, got to boating on Dec. 23, 2013, on the Coomera River in Queensland, Australia. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may be among Hollywood’s wealthiest couple, but that doesn’t mean they can’t shop at Target. The pair reportedly took ...

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Bronx rated hungriest borough for kids

Bronx rated hungriest borough for kids

Comstock Images/Getty Images A new report by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger reveals nearly 49% of Bronx children live in households with an “inconsistent supply of nutrition”  The Boogie Down has the greatest number of growling bellies. The Bronx is the hungriest borough — with nearly half of kids and more than a third of homes lacking access ...

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Casey Kasem’s kids don’t get to see him for Thanksgiving

Casey Kasem’s kids don’t get to see him for Thanksgiving

Amanda Edwards/WireImage Radio personality Kerri Kasem, daughter of ‘America’s Top 40′ host Casey Kasem said his children were disappointed after lawyers for their estranged parents failed to arrange for the children to see their dad for Thanksgiving. Casey Kasem’s three kids from his first marriage didn’t get to see their father for Thanksgiving — despite a judge ordering lawyers to ...

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One in 10 U.S. kids has ADHD

Wealan Pollard/Getty Images ADHD can lead to struggles in school for many children. Due in part to a growing awareness of the condition, the number of kids diagnosed with ADHD rose to 11% in 2011, up from 9.5% in 2007, CDC estimates show. The number of U.S. children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise but may be leveling ...

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Spicy, salty snacks blamed for stomach problems in kids

ABC News Snack food makers are turning up the heat, and it may be to blame for severe stomach problems in children, doctors told ABC News. An appetite for spicy snack foods could land kids in the hospital with stomach complaints, some doctors warn. As many as five or six children come into her office each day with gastritis, Dr. ...

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Kids today run slower than their parents did, study finds

Rahi/AP Research featured at the American Heart Association’s annual conference on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, showed that on average, children 9 to 17 take 90 seconds longer to run a mile than their counterparts did 30 years ago. Above, boys participate in a 100-meter race  in Bangalore, India, in 2007.  Today’s kids can’t keep up with their parents. An analysis ...

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Jackson’s kids want Murray to leave country: Niece

Jae Donnelly Tanay Jackson says she’s concerned about her cousin Paris, who is deeply troubled by Conrad Murray’s showbiz dreams. The family of dead King of Pop Michael Jackson can’t believe that his killer, Conrad Murray, has been released from jail after serving just half of a four-year sentence for involuntary manslaughter. Jacko’s kids Prince, Paris and Blanket are disgusted ...

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Jackson’s kids want Murray to leave country: Niece

Jae Donnelly Tanay Jackson says she’s concerned about her cousin Paris, who is deeply troubled by Conrad Murray’s showbiz dreams. The family of dead King of Pop Michael Jackson can’t believe that his killer, Conrad Murray, has been released from jail after serving just half of a four-year sentence for involuntary manslaughter. Jacko’s kids Prince, Paris and Blanket are disgusted ...

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