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Dax Shepard defends decision to tell daughter Santa isn't real

The actor said on his podcast that his daughter, 5, was suspicious of Santa's authenticity. He grew tired of making her ignore her "critical thinking." → Read More

Mom shocked to find metal in toddler's gummy vitamins: 'I feel like I have failed'

X-rays revealed metal in the intestines of a 3-year-old after she consumed gummy vitamins. The FDA is investigating the complaint. → Read More

Meet the Batman-loving boy who beat stage 4 brain cancer

Cameron Scott was diagnosed with rare, stage 4 brain cancer. He was declared cancer-free a year later, in 2017, after undergoing treatment pioneered at St. Jude's. → Read More

Is your American Girl doll worth thousands? Here's how you can check

The collectibles market for dolls is usually a "loser's game," said one expert. American Girl dolls are one of the only exceptions. → Read More

You have to hear this: Mariah Carey and twins belt out 'All I Want for Christmas is You'

Fans got an early Christmas present when the diva and her twins sang 48 seconds of the perennial holiday song favorite. → Read More

Secret Santa pays off everyone's layaway items at a Walmart in Vermont

A man who would only identify himself as "Santa" to a customer covered the bills of an untold number of customers at a Walmart in Derby, Vermont. → Read More

Sour Patch Kids cereal is coming soon and kids everywhere are going to freak

The candy known for being sour then sweet is going to be a Post breakfast cereal sold exclusively at Walmart. → Read More

Alicia Silverstone's son 'never' takes medicine: She credits super health to vegan diet

Alicia Silverstone says her 7-year-old son, Bear, is such a healthy vegan, he's never missed school or required medicine. → Read More

Dad sings to 3-year-old daughter to calm her as they drive through wildfire flames

A father forced to escape the deadly Camp Fire sang to his 3-year-old daughter, who fretted they would "get on fire," to keep her calm. See the video. → Read More

Chrissy Teigen zings mom-shamer with hilarious breastfeeding response

The mom and "Lip Sync Battle" host gave a hilarious response to an Instagram fan's question as to why she was bottle-feeding her son Miles. → Read More

Amazon's first toy catalog is out. Watch your mailbox

Millions were mailed the first paper version, giving children something to circle for their Santa wish list. But you can check out the digital catalog. → Read More

Video: Josh Brolin and wife Kathryn Boyd welcome sweet, sleepy baby girl to the world

The 50-year-old "Avengers" actor and entrepreneur Kathryn Boyd shared a video of their new, sleepy baby girl who they nicknamed "Bean." → Read More

Cutie head-banging toddler rocks highs and lows of Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

A head-banging 3-year-old rocks out to Queen's classic hit. She somehow manages to rock the high-pitched “Galileo” part of the song. → Read More

Mom, breast cancer survivor posts perfect 'no breastfeeding zone' sign for hospital staff

The new mom is a cancer survivor who underwent chemotherapy, radiation and a double mastectomy. She also didn't know if she would be able to have children. → Read More

Countries that ban spanking have kids who are less likely to be violent

Children experience lower rates of peer violence in countries where spanking is banned, study finds. That's regardless of a country's wealth. → Read More

Khloe Kardashian unleashes hard-won wisdom after sweet 'welcome home' surprise

Kardashian got "Welcome home" balloons some say are from Thompson. She unleashed a social media storm saying, "I'm not the woman I was 5 months ago..." → Read More

Over 20,000 baby carriers sold at Target recalled amid safety concerns

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that buckles on certain baby carriers sold at Target could break, resulting in babies falling out. → Read More

Vanessa Lachey warns parents about RSV dangers after son's hospitalization

Lachey's premature son was hospitalized for six days with the virus that leads to more than 57,000 hospitalizations a year. → Read More

Woman who left toddler alone on porch blames the child's hospitalized mother

Keairra Woods said the 2-year-old's hospitalized mom gave her the wrong house address. And it was chilly outside so she left the child and ran. → Read More

Grandfather makes incredible Halloween costume for 5-year-old with a wheelchair

The Halloween costume for the boy with spina bifida went viral because it fits perfectly around his wheelchair and gives him utter joy. → Read More