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Everything parents need to know about Slenderman

Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls who have been charged with stabbing and nearly killing a friend told investigators that they planned the slaying to curry favor with a fictional character whom they read about on a horror fiction website. Here’s a look at the character, called Slenderman, and the website police say the girls had been […]

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Want to get pregnant? There's an app for that

Will Sacks couldn’t believe what his wife was claiming: She knew of a form of birth control that was more than 99 percent effective, totally natural, free and with no negative side effects. Sure. Then why, at age 29, had he never heard of it? Why didn’t everyone use it? His cynical questions quickly turned […]

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Craftsy.com growing by tapping community of crafters

The Craftsy studios on the outskirts of Denver were hopping. Beth Ferrier had flown in from Saginaw, Mich., to shoot a class on appliqués, and Amy Herzog of Somerville, Mass., was in another studio laying down some insights on knitting. In a third studio, Gwen Bortner of Le Grande, Calif., was ready to tape a […]

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Expecting a baby? Want to conceive? Apps to help you plan

How did we ever have babies without our smartphones? I’m joking, of course. But with the array of fertility and pregnancy tracking apps available, there’s now a plethora of customized information at your fingertips showing you everything from the best days to try to conceive a baby to what your unborn child probably looks like […]

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Great Apps for New Year's Resolutions

My heart is absolutely broken for the families of Sandy Hook Elementary School. The unspeakable horror that has taken place is something no parent ever wants to spend a second preparing for. May God be with them and give them incredible grace during this heartbreaking time. As we look to Christmas, it’s hard to imagine preparing for the new year already. […]

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