Morning Brew 05-21-09

Posted by: , April 21, 2009 in 9:01 am

Today’s top headlines for parents

morning%20brew%20pic Morning Brew 05 21 09The hunt for the fugitive mother keeping her son from life saving chemotherapy moves to California and Mexico today.

USA Today looks at other cases when faith and medicine clash.

An investigation reveals that thousands of children in Catholic schools were systematically beaten and raped during a decades long reign of terror:

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Although it has cooled down as a hot headline topic, the CDC is warning that we are not done yet with swine flu illnesses… and casualties.

Intended as a way to stop the spread of the swine flu virus, school closings seem to be working against this effort as thousands of kids take to the streets.

Researchers think they have identified the gene which makes autism more common in boys than girls.

As times get tougher for everyone, a new poll reveals that college students are feeling the stress too.

The five S’s of soothing a crying baby:


Wired’s GeekDad thinks today’s anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo transatlantic flight offers up a great inspirational lesson that parents should share with their daughters.

Reality is starting to sink in about reality star mom Kate Gosselin as it is reported that she fired 40 nurses and nurse’s aides in 3 months and rejected donated cribs because they didn’t match.

Chad Lowe and his wife welcomed a baby daughter, Mabel Painter, earlier this week.

In an increasingly toxic custody battle, Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford is seeking to stop her husband from potty training their 2-year old son Hermes.

Julianne Moore introduces her second children’s book, Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully:

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