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Parents @ Play: Arts and crafts

We all know that kids need to be spending time outside working up a sweat and building strong muscles. But they also need plenty of down time. And what better way to relax than by creating art? Here are some truly outstanding ways you and your kids can flex your creativity muscles together.

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Ex-etiquette: Coddle the ex, offer solutions

Q: My ex was a stay at home mom and rarely went out. We break-up and all of a sudden she's partying and not coming home until late. My kids, age 15 and 16, complain that their mother is never home and I'm wondering if I should file for full custody. What's good ex-etiquette?

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Ask Mr. Dad: Talk to me, baby

Dear Mr. Dad: My 13-month old says only two words: dada and mama. My best friend's son is two months younger and she's constantly bragging about how many words he knows. She's got me worried that there's something wrong with my baby. Do all kids start talking about the same age? Either way, what can I do to increase my baby's vocabulary.

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How family members cope with estrangement

Even though she became a widow young, Cynthia Gross said she gave her daughter, now grown, everything she wanted, from dance and piano lessons to family vacations at Disneyland. Together with Gross' son, they had a happy little family. That is, until her daughter got married.

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Man with kidney disease receives surprise from his wife on a baseball card

Heather Winfree used baseball cards to tell her husband with kidney disease, Steve Winfree, that she is a kidney donor match. She hopes their story will bring more awareness to living kidney donations.
Courtesy of Heather Winfree, Produced by: Alexa Ard/McClatchy
Man with kidney disease receives surprise from his wife on a baseball card 2:08

Man with kidney disease receives surprise from his wife on a baseball card

New obstacle fitness course opens in Apex 0:23

New obstacle fitness course opens in Apex

Watch this little boy's reaction when he learns he finally gets to go home from the hospital 3:35

Watch this little boy's reaction when he learns he finally gets to go home from the hospital

Farming together changes father-son relationship 1:44

Farming together changes father-son relationship