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Kids Cost Big Bucks

They're out with those numbers again, about how much it costs to raise a child from age 0 to 17.

Parents will swallow hard...the US Dept. of Agriculture says it takes $234,900 to raise a kid, including food, shelter, and necessities. Depending upon your definition and your child's definition of necessities, it could be $2 million, right? A kid has to have his Wii.

Texas is actually one of the cheapest places in the US to raise a child.

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YouTube
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Man Who Fathered 30 Kids Wants a Break in Child Support [VIDEO]

Desmond Hatchett, a 33-year-old Knoxville, TN man who has fathered 30 kids says he wants a child-support “break.” His 30 kids are from 11 different women, and of the 30 kids, 9 of them were born within the last three years! Word on the street is Hatchett has set a local record with his reproduction abilities.  And now, the rolling stone claims he wants a child-support break. No, we just can’t make this stuff up …

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rachelsavage, Flickr
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Why Are More Unmarried Couples Having Kids Than in Previous Years?

Teen pregnancy rates may have reached an all-time low, but the number of kids born to unmarried, cohabitating parents is up.

In fact, according to data from National Center for Health Statistics, more than two in every 10 babies in the US is born to such a couple.

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jillianr, Flickr
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How Do Americans Feel About Interracial Marriage?

Just 45 years ago, interracial marriage was banned in many US states. But after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Loving v. Virginia declared such bans unconstitutional in 1967, those couples were free to marry — and a new study finds they’re doing so at an increasing rate.

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Divorce Is Harder for Younger People to Handle

While you may think older people would have a tougher time dealing with a marriage falling apart, research actually shows the opposite — younger people who get divorced often suffer more negative health effects than their older counterparts.

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emeryjl, Flickr
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10 Children’s Questions That Parents Fear the Most

Even educated parents sometimes find themselves stumped when their young children ask math and science questions — and now a British survey has ranked the 10 queries most feared by moms and dads.

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my_southborough, Flickr
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What Are the Most and Least Dangerous Cities in America?

The 2011 CQ Press City Crime Rankings, which purports to identify the most dangerous cities in America, was released on Thursday — but experts say not to put too much stock in the controversial annual report.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Should We Be Concerned About Obesity in Kindergarteners? — Health Check

We never used to think of chubby kids as being anything other than adorable, but researchers are now more concerned about children’s eating habits now that more Americans are being considered obese.

According to a new study, 40 percent of American children enter kindergarten with a body mass index (BMI) greater than the 75 percentile. Anything over the 85th percentile is considered “overweight,” and over the 95th percentile is “obese.”

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China Photos, Getty Images
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Should an Obese Child Be Taken From His Parents? Some Authorities Thought So and Did

A boy in Cleveland, OH, who weighs more than 200 pounds, was taken from his mother by authorities last week. Officials were forced to remove the third-grader from his home when caseworkers decided that his mother’s inability to reduce his weight constituted medical neglect.

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Danny Martindale, Getty Images
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Colin Firth Is Selling Himself to Fight Poverty – Who’s Gonna Win?

Don’t worry, it’s not as racy as it sounds — Colin Firth is auctioning himself off as a date for charity. The Oscar-winning star of ‘The King’s Speech’ is attempting to raise money by selling a chance to meet him on the red carpet and accompany him to an after party.

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Marco Arment / lisacchamberlain, Flickr
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Can Walking Through Doorways Prompt Memory Loss? Researchers Say, Yes

Have you ever felt slightly insane, or perhaps a little old, when you get to a room and then can’t remember what you went in there for, even though you had just thought about it? It’s not just you. New research shows that you’re not losing your mind; it’s just being compartmentalized.

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Six-Year Old Girl Foils Burglary While ‘Home Alone’

She didn’t use booby traps, but a six-year-old New Jersey girl dealt with a home invasion just as effectively as Macaulay Culkin’s character did in the classic holiday film ‘Home Alone.’

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