Morning Brew 05-08-09

Posted by: , April 8, 2009 in 10:14 am

Today’s top headlines for parents

Returning pragmatism (and sanity) to sex ed, President Obama eliminates funding for abstinence-only programs and redirects support to “models that stress the importance of abstinence while providing medically accurate and age-appropriate information to youth who have already become sexually active”.

It sounds like the plot of a movie but hackers have stolen the medical records of 8 million Virginia residents and are actually demanding a $10 million ransom to not release them.

Parents who keep a close eye on their teen drivers help cut down on risky and dangerous behavior behind the wheel:

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Despite experiencing the deepest recession since the Great Depression, 72 percent of the people still believe in the American Dream.

With children experiencing negative side effects after contact with adults using the drugs, the FDA is now requiring warnings on testerone gel products.

England is updating its infant growth charts to help fight obesity and promote breastfeeding.

With emergency room visits for children with food allergies skyrocketing, parents can take steps to protect their kids with smart, safe food choices:

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi topped the poll asking moms which celebrity is most trusted to babysit their kids.

Father of seven Mel Gibson is expecting another baby with his girlfriend according to a report in the National Enquirer and his kids are lawyering up to protect their inheritances.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Alba are getting rid of some hand-me downs in Johnson’s online charity auction to benefit babies worldwide.

Michelle Obama knows the value of work-life balance for working parents:


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