Parents Daily News Roundup
Transgender at Five
She first insisted she was a boy at the age of 2. “I am a boy” became a constant theme in struggles over clothing, bathing, swimming, eating, playing. Eventually, a psychologist diagnosed gender identity disorder. Now Tyler ‘s parents allow him to live as a boy, and the 5-year-old is reveling in his new identity.
Parents Write Bucket List for 4-Year-Old
Cole Rapini, 4, giggles like every other young boy, but his medical condition has bewildered doctors.
School Kids Urge Crayola to Rethink Recycling
A group of California grade school students wants Crayola to start a recycling program for spent plastic markers, but the company doesn’t appear ready to make such a move.
Shot Protects Against More Than the Flu for Pregnant Women
Giving the flu vaccine to pregnant women may bring significant benefits to their babies even before birth, a new study has found.
Tennessee Man Dubbed ‘Octodad’
Desmond Hatchett of Knoxville, Tenn., has 30 children with 11 women, according to officials and media reports.
Rosie Pope: Why I Tweeted My Baby’s Birth
Rosie Pope gave birth to a daughter a week ago and the Twitter world followed every move as she tweeted the whole experience.