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Ohio mother sent to prison for sending her children to school

“An Ohio mother of two was sentenced to 10 days in jail and placed on three years probation after sending her kids to a school district in which they did not live. Kelley Williams-Bolar was sentenced by Judge Patricia Cosgrove on Tuesday and will begin serving her sentence immediately. The jury deliberated for seven hours and the courtroom was packed as the sentence was handed down. She was convicted on two counts of tampering with court records after registering her two girls as living with Williams Bolar’s father when they actually lived with her.

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The Daily: [Photo] President Obama His Hair, Our Hair, Good Hair

Recent photo of a little boy visiting the White House. He wanted to feel Obama’s hair because he wanted to know if the President’s hair felt just like his. Obama obliged. via schantalw
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Discussion: The Princess Boy



Dean and Cheryl Kilodavis have gained national media attention for parading their 5-year-old son around in a dress.

The Seattle couple claims that Dyson developed an affinity for wearing dresses, skirts and pastel colors. So to appease the child, the couple eventually allowed their son to dress like a princess and wear lip gloss.

Cheryl wrote a book titled My Princess Boy

The book has been picked up by Simon & Schuster and Cheryl and Dyson were recently featured on the “Today” show.

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[video] The President & First Lady explain Child Nutrition Bill



Bullet-points for the the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

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Grammy Award Winning Producer Teaches Music to Elementary School Students



Some budding musicians in Atlanta are learning the art of songwriting from one of the best in the biz.

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Dad from a Distance

“Dad from a Distance” offers powerful perspectives on how non-custodial fathers can and should still be fantastic Dads, but it goes even further by providing dozens of specific strategies that can help any man in this role forge a more involved and meaning relationship with his children. Whether you’ve just become a non-custodial father or have been in the role for years, this book is a must read and will be sure to help you move your relationship with your children to a higher and more engaged level. Every child wants, needs, and deserves a great Dad – even if he’s a “Dad from a Distance”!

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High school cheerleaders protest “skimpy” uniforms

Several members of a high school cheerleading team are complaining that their new outfits are too skimpy.

The cheerleading squad at Central High School in Bridgeport says the uniforms show off too much of their midriff and say it hurts their self-esteem.

“I think they were a little too revealing,” said Shericka Jackson, the mother of a cheerleader.

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New study: Daycare has lasting effects for African American children

A longitudinal study led by a University of Pittsburgh psychologist reveals that children from low-income families placed in high-quality preschool programs have fewer behavioral problems in middle childhood, and that such settings were especially important for boys and Black children.