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.
Get out your fondue pot and anything you can impale on a toothpick, because this is a random national day of celebration worth getting into. Friday, December 16 is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day.
There was much consternation in St. Louis last week after Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols made his way toward a glittering paycheck with the Los Angeles Angels that will pay him more than $250 million over the course of 10 years. While most residents of the angered city saw an opportunity to set fire to pricey MLB clothing, one church saw an opportunity to turn a negative into a positive.
It’s usually everyone else’s kids who are spoiled (never our own), but a new Parents.com survey reveals that moms and dads are admitting they have a problem when it comes to spoiling their kids during the holidays.
We’ve all heard the stories of elderly drivers with poor vision who drive through the front of stores or hit pedestrians — just watch South Park. If you’re one of those people who are freaked out by these often times urban legends, a new study from the University of Michigan might freak you out even more. Apparently, for the first time there are more older drivers on the road than younger drivers.
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.
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.
You’ve got the meal all figured out, but there’s an entire day of preparation ahead of you and that means your family needs entertaining. You want to turn on the tube, but not lull the holiday spirit. Fortunately f
Turning up the dial on your thermostat in the fall and winter months is bound to add major coin to your electric bill, so you power through. Unless you live in Utah, and then you really have nothing to worry about, according to new data released this week.
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