Category Archives: Toddlers

Toddler girls have a 'ballerina brawl' on stage during recital – VIDEO

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We’re not in Kansas anymore.Two tiny dancers adorned with tiaras and pastel rainbow tutus went at it during their ballet recital performance. YouTube user ExGaming28 caught his daughter Freya’s unforgettable interpretation of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” while trying his best to hold the camera still. According to ExGaming28, his daughter is the smaller of the […]

Four year-old forced to run naked in snow

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Chinese father takes “tough love” approach too farBeing a parent can be tough sometimes. We all have our own methods of parenting, right? One father has taken the “tough love” approach too far. He Liesheng and his wife, natives of China, who were visiting New York with their family, to celebrate the Lunar new year, […]

Infants are born with an 'innate knowledge' of the world

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A long period of scientific tests has produced evidence of a fact that has immense metaphysical significance. After successive tests, and reviews of related scientific literature from the past 30 years, Kristy vanMarle,  an assistant professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Science, University of Missouri,  arrived at a […]

Teen Mom Leah Messer pregnant again

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Messer reported to be pregnant for second time, with quite a surprise for her fans.  From the onset of the second season of 16 and Pregnant, most of the controversial show’s loyal watchers knew that Leah Messer’s story would continue to be played out if a second season of Teen Mom were created. And it […]

Khloe Kardashian-Odom to try In-Vitro

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After two years of trying to conceive naturally, reports say the Odoms are turning to science for a babyThe entire Kardashian family has had an interesting year, from Kim’s 72-day marriage to Kourtney’s announcement at the beginning of December that she was expecting a little brother or sister for little Mason, but younger sister Khloe […]

Conjoined twins leave hospital after separation

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  Two formerly conjoined toddlers have recovered from separation surgery and are leaving a Richmond, Virginia hospital in the hopes of soon returning home to the Dominican Republic. On Friday, Maria and Teresa Tapia were released from Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University. The 20-month-old girls had been joined at the chest and underwent complicated surgery that lasted nearly […]

Safeway guard interrogates 4 year-old, promptly fired

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California-based grocery chain comes under fire for shoplifting procedures yet againSafeway has terminated a security guard after learning that he interrogated a 4-year old girl for shoplifting. The security guard from the Everett, Washington Safeway, grilled the little girl after allegedly witnessing her eat from a bag of apricots, that she then put back on the self. The girl’s […]

7-year-old boy shoots 7-month-old brother, father charged.

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Charges have been filed against Levar Jones, the father of a 7-year-old boy who police say accidentally shot his younger brother who 7 month sold. Jones, 26, of Englewood, Illinois, was charged with felony counts of having an invalid firearm owners identification card and reckless conduct, along with a misdemeanor charge of endangering the health […]

Portland, OR bus driver allegedly harasses mother over crying toddler

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Mom claims TriMet bus driver in SE Portland forced her off the bus because of crying babyA Portland, Oregon bus driver fell impatient with a mother whose toddler daughter wouldn’t stop crying. Magdalena Rabadan was trying to get home with a very tired 2-year old in tow. Rabadan told KATU News that her daughter is […]

Utah toddler dials 911 — over 200 times

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Police in Salt Lake City, Utah, spent ten days and untold man hours trying to track down the person that had called 911 emergency service over 200 times. After narrowing down the cell phone grid that the calls were originating from, police officers went door-to-door until they finally found out it was a toddler that […]

Three year-old Chicago boy may have been stabbed to death by his father

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Police report that a 3-year-old boy was stabbed to death and his mother injured in an apparent domestic incident with the boy’s father on the West Side of Chicago Friday morning. Police said the boy was pronounced dead and his mother was taken to a local hospital, where she remained Friday night. The man who stabbed them […]

Study says toddlers understand complex grammar

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A new study shows that toddlers are able to understand complex grammar much earlier than they are able to use it in speech. Children must understand the meaning of words and how to combine them into a meaningful sentence in order to learn a language.  Most 2-year-olds communicate in one or two word phrases, rather than full sentences, but […]

Bert and Ernie to wed on Sesame Street?

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Change.org has started an internet campaign to pressure the producers of the long-running and popular children’s show “Sesame Street” into having Bert and Ernie (two male friends who live together) get married. As of early Wednesday, more than 900 people had signed an online petition about the puppet friends. There is an accompanying Facebook page with more than […]

2-year-old drowns in pool at home day care

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A 2-year-old girl apparently drowned at in a pool at a home daycare facility in Aurora, Illinois. The child, Abigail Holland, was being cared for by a 36-year-old woman at a private residence. According to reports, the woman was caring for seven children (aged 10 months to nine years) and three of her own children were in the house. The […]

Toddlers sharing bed with mom doesn't affect social or intellectual development

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Researchers say that for moms, sharing a bed with their toddler will not harm the child’s intellectual or social development. Of course, bed sharing should not happen until after the baby has turned one and passed the risk of  sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). A study was conducted with 944 poor U.S. mothers who reported whether they […]

Restaurant bans children under six

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McDain’s Restaurant and Golf Center in Monroeville, PA has decided to stop admitting young children. Owner Mike Vuick wrote in an email to loyal customers “Beginning July 16, 2011, McDain’s Restaurant will no longer admit children under six years of age. We feel that McDain’s is not a place for young children. Their volume can’t […]

'Facebook' killer gets 33 years for killing toddler

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Father killed his two-year-old daughter to ‘get back’ at her mother, after boasting about it on FacebookA man who posted chilling messages about killing his daughter on Facebook has been found guilty of her murder, and sentenced to 33 years in prison. Ramazan Acar, 24, posted ‘Bout 2 kill ma kid’ on the social networking […]

Chinese Toddler Caught After 10-Storey Fall

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A two-year-old girl has survived a 10-storey fall after being caught by a passer-byWu Juping was given a shock on Saturday evening when she spotted two-year-old Zhang Fangyu, known as Niu Niu, dangling from the window of her tenth storey apartment. Eyewitnesses described Wu as immediately kicking off her shoes and running to catch the […]

Octomom brands children 'disgusting animals'

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Nadya Suleman admits she ‘loathes’ her childrenNadya Suleman has raised concerns about how she is coping being a mum-to-many, after branding her children ‘disgusting animals’. The mum insisted she does love her children, but admitted to loathing them too. Ms Suleman became only the second woman to give birth to a full set of octuplets […]

Swedish Pre-school fights gender bias

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‘Him’ and ‘Her’ are banned, and staff call students ‘Friends’A Swedish pre-school has completely re-designed itself to fight gender bias. Staff at the ‘Egalia’ preschool call their students ‘friends’, and are to avoid using ‘him’ and ‘her’. Books and toys have been carefully selected, and colors and organization have been scrutinized. The staff have also invented a […]

Parole board consider releasing 2-year-old's killer

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A parole board is considering whether to release one of the men responsible for a crime which shocked the United Kingdom. In 1993, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, then aged 10, abducted 2-year-old James Bulger from a shopping centre in Liverpool. They walked the toddler for several miles, until they reached a railway line. It […]

2 year old travels 28km on his own

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A toddler has managed to travel 28km (24 miles) on a bus on his own, until the bus driver realised he was unaccompanied. It is believed that the boy, dressed in a nappy and pyjamas, managed to board the bus quietly and seated himself on the back seat. It was only when the bus reached […]

Institute of Medicine says childhood obesity prevention needs to start after birth

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According to the Institute of Medicine, almost one in ten infants and toddlers under the age of 2 are overweight and one in five children between ages of 2 and 5 are overweight or obese leading the IOM to advise that childhood obesity prevention should start after birth. Leann Birch, who served as the chair on the IOM committee, […]

2-year-old's teddy is kidnapped for $9,000 worth of cake

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A 2 year old boy’s teddy bear has been stolen by kidnappers, who are demanding $9,000 (£6,000) worth of gluten-free cake to return the bear. The ordeal began when Donovan Bortner-Palmer lost his bear in the playground a month ago. Donovan loved his bear, and repeatedly asked his Mum for it, so she decided to […]

Dusting: the best way to protect your children from toxic chemicals

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In order to protect children from toxic substances, researches urge parents to vacuum and mop regularly. Topping the list of the most preventative means was the regular dusting of the home. Professor Bruce Lanphear of Canada’s Simon Fraser University commented:  “House dust is a major source of children’s exposures to toxic substances including lead which, […]