Boy, 11, reacts with shock, happy tears when he learns he’ll be a big brother

Logan Fairbanks’ dad says he’s always been the “big-hearted, big-brother type,” and on Tuesday Logan learned that he’ll soon become an actual big brother. A video camera was rolling when the 11-year-old got the news, and since then more than 100,000 have watched his adorable reaction.

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Hug more, scold less: Strict parenting linked to child obesity

Moms and dads whose favorite phrase is, “because I said so,” may want to rethink their parenting style. A new study shows that authoritarian parents are more likely to have obese kids than those who take the time to explain rules.

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Tough love! Watch these lion cubs meet their not-so-thrilled dad

Some parents feel an immediate, loving connection when meeting their child for the first time. Zawadi, a male lion at the Oregon Zoo, is not that kind of parent. Since their birth last fall, lion cubs Kamali, Zalika and Angalia have been cared for primarily by their mother and zoo staff.

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Watch how strangers react to a freezing child in viral video

Norwegian charity SOS Children’s Villages hit a viral nerve this week with ad to raise money for Syrian children that has garnered 3 million views on YouTube in less than 24 hours.

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What you need to know about food allergies

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