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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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Best Summer Camps Near Grand Rapids

Summertime is a lot of fun in West Michigan.

One way to maximize that fun for kids is to take advantage of a great summer camp.

Check out our list of the best summer camps near Grand Rapids.

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Sharpie Disaster: Solving the Dilemma of Removing Permanent Marker Ink from a Toddler’s Skin [Video]

So, a couple of weeks ago, we were looking for a little help with a Sharpie permanent marker dilemma with a toddler.

We needed help: Stat!

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Kid’s Mastery of World Capitals Will Blow You Away

While most toddlers struggle to learn how to use the potty, one tot in Cleveland is busy mastering geography.

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Child Finds Marijuana Pipe in His Burger King Kids Meal Instead of Toy

Some toys in kids meals may be actually more appropriate for bigger kids.

Much bigger kids.

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5-Year-Old Caleb C. Brings Down the House in ‘Golf Rap’ Video

Caleb C. isn't a golf prodigy. No, he's a golf rap prodigy.

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How to Talk to Kids in Wake of Boston Marathon Tragedy

As a parent, the hardest part of coping with any tragedy—be it a national or personal one—is finding the words to explain the unexplainable to your children, society's most innocent members.

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See ‘Kid President’ Meet the Real Commander-in-Chief

So apparently when YouTube star Kid President isn't busy giving us pep talks or taking over the White House he's busy doing one of the coolest things imaginable...meeting actual president Barack Obama.

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Dad Turns Kids’ Sandwich Bags Into Artistic Masterpieces


A Massachusetts father gives his children a reason, beyond the possibility of string cheese, to look forward to lunch. David Laferriere of Attleboro has been drawing on his kids' sandwich bags for the past five years, posting pics of each doodle to his flickr account.

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Kids Star in the 2012 Best Picture Nominees

If you're not in the know, a movie has been "sweded" when somebody does a low-budget recreation of it. Now that you know, look at these little kids doing all the movies nominated for Best Picture Oscars. While these are not the most faithful swedes we've ever seen, they are

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Kia Introduces Space Babies and ‘Babylandia’ in Their Super Bowl 2013 Commercial

We wish our parents had been as imaginative as this guy when we were growing up. When we asked where babies come from, we were usually answered with a suspicious look, or, if we were really lucky, an admonishment to eat all of our dinner.

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