In 2007, a nine-year-old Jack Russell Terrier named George sacrificed himself to save five children from an attack by two Pit Bulls. All three dogs had to be euthanized, but George was posthumously awarded a PDSA Gold Medal, and his heroism was commemorated with a bronze statue.
Quebec banned ads for toys and fast food aimed at children under 13, resulting in lowered childhood obesity rates.
A 2013 survey found that 46% of mothers said their husbands caused them more stress than their children.
In Wisconsin, it’s legal for children of any age to drink alcohol in a bar, as long as they are with their legal guardian.
Children of 4 to 5 years old naturally tend to skip more often because it is more efficient and less fatiguing than walking or running for their bodies.
According to a study, the happiest couples are those without children.
A father of five worked 23 years as a custodian for Boston College so all of his children could attend the university for free. They all graduated and together saved nearly $700,000 in tuition.
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December 5th is Krampusnacht or “Krampus Night” when men dressed as Krampus drink alcohol, run through the streets, and chase delinquent children around and hit them with sticks. Many anthropologists believe the tradition is pre-Christian and goes back to pagan mythology.
British media personality Katie Hopkins condemned parents who give geography-inspired names to their children in an interview. When the presenter pointed out that her daughter is called “India”, she said “that’s not related to a location”.
In Finland, some children read to dogs and cows because they actually like listening and are extremely attentive.