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Can a name really influence a child's personality?

Livia Gamble Can a name really influence a child's personality?

Family tries to save pet from village's new ban on pit bulls

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Jessica Plautz This article first appeared on Mashable.

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More fathers are heading to the kitchen after work

More dads taking on dinner duty.

Rachel L. Swarns Planning the family meal after a long day at work isn't just a women's issue, more and more men are taking on the challenges of juggling hectic work schedules and family dinners.

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Mum decorates lunch bags with amazing drawings

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Christy Kilgore goes above and beyond when it comes to making her kid's lunch memorable. Every day she sends her two kids off with a custom made lunch bag. Click through the gallery to see some of her amazing lunch bag designs.

Here's what great marriages have in common

Four qualities of a great marriage.

Dr. Gregory Ramey What makes a marriage a great one? Psychologist, Dr. Gregory Ramey shares the four things he has discovered that all great marriages have in common.

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Spider-Dad surprises terminally ill son for his 5th birthday

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Brian Koerber Mike Wilson wanted to make his son Jayden's birthday extra special this year.

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As far as my role as bedtime reader goes, I've been made redundant

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Rachel Halliwell When her youngest daughter calls time on their bedtime reading ritual, Rachel Halliwell realises a wonderful chapter in her own life is also coming to a close

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Holding on to your identity while you parent

Losing yourself in parenting ...

Katherine Kenny It is easy to lose yourself in parenting but there are ways to maintain your identity while raising kids - whether that be keeping one foot in your career or making time for friendships.

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Blue Mountains bushfire at Warrimoo

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An out-of-control fire is burning in bushland near a school in the Blue Mountains.

Daughter photoshops herself into mother's childhood

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Danielle Delph, an art director living in Portland, wondered if her and her mother would have been friends if they grew up in the same time. Rather than dwell over the answer, the 25-year-old came up with the idea to Photoshop herself into her mother's childhood photos. To view more work from Danielle, visit her website.

Daughter photoshops herself into mother's childhood photos

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Livia Gamble Danielle Delph, an art director living in Portland, wondered if she would be best friends with her mum if they grew up at the same time?

Susannah Constantine's 10-year-old daughter pictured smeared with blood on her first duck hunt

Cece Bertelsen hunting with a friend.

Amber Robinson Dead poultry is not the most fashionable accessory, yet that's just what the daughter of television's Susannah Constantine has been pictured posing with - replete with smudges of blood down her face.

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John Lewis unveils new Christmas ad

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Tim Chester Like it or not, Christmas is coming early to London. Now UK department store chain John Lewis has kicked off its own countdown by unveiling its traditional festive advert.

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Father catches his daughter's kidnapper in the act

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Livia Gamble A US father has stopped a man attempting to kidnap his daughter from their home as they slept.

Playmate recalls Anne Frank: the girl behind the icon

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Joseph Berger Eva Schloss, a playmate of Anne Frank's in Amsterdam remembers an 11-year-old who hopscotched, shot marbles, gossiped and talked so much her friends nicknamed her "Miss Quack Quack."

Apparently we'll never get sick of 'Apparently Kid'

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BRIAN KOERBER Apparently the year 2014 will go down in history as the year Noah Ritter stole the Internet's heart.

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US mother arrested after throwing her autistic son off a bridge

London McCabe.

Livia Gamble Relatives said Jillian suffered a mental collapse due the many challenges she faced.

Watch: Kids are more comfortable in their own skin than adults

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Livia Gamble A new video released by the Jubilee Project, will inspire you to feel more comfortable in your own skin.

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Seven-year-old girl learns to skateboard after having both her legs amputated

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Livia Gamble Rosie Davies of Walsall in the West Midlands was born with Spinal Segmental Dysgenesis, which meant she was born with her legs almost crossed.

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Watch: Two girls react to their mum's pregnancy

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Livia Gamble Two girls' adorable reaction to their mum’s pregnancy news will make you cry.

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Michelle Levy reunited with family after running away

Missing Girl. Michelle Levy, arrives home with her parents Adam and Anne Levy, and her younger brother, to their Bondi home. Photo: Quentin Jones/SMH. 27 Oct 2014

Emma Partridge Michelle Levy came home on Monday evening, 48 hours after she ran away from home.

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Christmas comes early for 4-year-old boy with days to live

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Livia Gamble The town of West Jordan in Utah is celebrating Christmas early this year for a four-year-old boy who has been given days to live.

Spanish teacher blogs hilarious things her students say

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Livia Gamble A San Francisco teacher says she often reads the most unfathomable things from her students. Their responses to her questions were so good that she decided to turn them into a blog.

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Missing Bondi schoolgirl found

Found: Michelle Levy.

Emma Partridge Schoolgirl Michelle Levy has been found safe and well, two nights after running away from her North Bondi home.

New sighting of missing Bondi schoolgirl Michelle Levy, 11

Missing schoolgirl Michelle Levy.

Megan Levy and Rachel Browne Missing 11-year-old schoolgirl Michelle Levy was captured on CCTV footage walking in Bondi Junction on Saturday night, less than an hour after she left her North Bondi home following a family argument.

Frame your Instagram photos with Poster Candy

PosterCandy can also be used to create a montage of your child's artwork.

Amber Robinson Poster Candy imports your pictures from social media, then prints them on to high quality paper stock.

Rosie Batty shouldn't have to answer for her son's death

Luke Batty was killed by his father, Greg Anderson, in February.

Amber Robinson What kind of world do we live in when a woman whose son is brutally murdered in front of her is made to answer questions about her own behaviour leading up to the event?

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Newcastle teen missing for over a week, family pleas for information

Taylor Almond: Missing since October 12.

Livia Gamble Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing teen after she went missing on Sunday October 12.

Parents' appeal for answers after their daughter was dragged by car at high speed

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Emma Partridge Samantha Giufre was found unconscious with severe injuries an hour after she left a Father's Day Celebration.

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Watch: Princesses drop F-bombs for feminsim

F-bombs for feminism.

Livia Gamble A video showing a group of princess swearing like sailors to promote gender equality has gone viral.

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