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Parenting

Pregnancy


April the giraffe finally had her baby. It's a boy.

Alaska Dispatch NewsWashington Post - Apr 15, 2017
An approximately six-foot tall infant giraffe fell into the world Saturday in a shower of amniotic fluid and catharsis, as more than 1 million people watched the end of a long and virally popular pregnancy. “It's a boy!!!” Animal Adventure Park ...  

Child Adoption


TAX FAX: 9 things to know about child adoption tax credit
Examiner Enterprise - Mar 25, 2017

Taxpayers who have adopted or tried to adopt a child may qualify for a tax credit. Here are some important things about the adoption credit: 1. The Credit. The credit is nonrefundable, which may reduce your tax liability to zero. If the credit exceeds ...  

Baby Names


Out with Sarah and in with Lincoln: Expert reveals the trend for 'elite' baby names is going nowhere... as he looks ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - Apr 21, 2017
When it comes to baby names, many people know that there are certain fashions for names which come and go. What not so many people realise is that there is in fact a group of people out there setting the trends, and deciding which 'elite names' will be ...  

Raising Children


Raising Children Inside a War

New York TimesNew York Times - Apr 22, 2017
I was 2 years old in 1967, too young to remember much about the war. So recently I sat down to interview my 86-year-old mother. Here's her story. It's written in a prose-poem style to reflect how my mother thinks in Vietnamese. 1967. Our family ăn Tết to,  

Family Activities


Family activities: April 21-27

Lincoln Journal StarLincoln Journal Star - Apr 21, 2017
Sign up now for the KFRX Mayor's Run scheduled for 8 a.m. May 6 at the Nebraska State Capitol. prev. next. The following is a rundown of family activities for the week of April 21-27. Friday. Earth Day storytime -- 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, ...  

Babysitter


How Much to Pay Your Babysitter? National Average Rate Rises ...

Money MagazineMoney Magazine - Apr 19, 2017
Got the sneaking suspicion that you're underpaying your babysitter? It's possible: The average sitter gets paid nearly twice the federal minimum hourly wage, ...  

 
 
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