Malia and Sasha Obama Have Lax Rules at Grandma's House When you're talking "house rules," the law of the land always varies from family to family. But, in the Obama family, it varies from house to house, at least when the girls head to their grandma's digs. lilsugar's got the intel on which house takes the cake when it comes to easygoing.
The Gifted Child: Tiny Patriots With inauguration a week away, the lil ones in your life may be feeling a bit patriotic. Though a trip to Washington to join the five million or so who are making the journey might not be in the cards for your kid, you can encourage their interest with books, puzzles, games, and toys related to the executive branch of government. Use the festive goodies picked out by lilsugar to educate your lil citizen about the importance of Barack Obama's inauguration and that history is being made.
Malia Obama Makes an Age-Appropriate Statement in TEASE lilsugar wants to know if Malia will do for TEASE what her mama did for Maria Pinto. The 10-year-old daughter of down-to-earth fashionista Michelle Obama has been making a statement of her own in handmade tees and tanks. As the oldest Obama daughter, Malia is setting a stylish example for her younger sis, Sasha, and other American tweens. We can't wait to see what the young ladies wear to their daddy's inauguration!
Do You Use Alternative Medicine on Your Kids? More and more often parents are ditching the pharmacy aisle in search of alternative remedies to treat themselves and their kids. Whether it's treating a cold with echinacea or giving your tot a daily fish oil supplement, do you try to use alternative therapy on your kids before turning to traditional medicine?
Win One of Two $250 Gap Gift Cards lilsugar has partnered with Gap to bring you highlights of the third annual Gap Casting Call, and the time has come to help pick the winners: You can vote for your favorite finalist on the Gap website! If your child didn't get a prized spot, he or she can still dress like a model in your holiday photos because we are celebrating the contest by giving away $250 Gap gift cards to two lucky readers!
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Win Toys For Your Child and Your Favorite Charity From babystyle! 'Tis the season of winning and giving! To celebrate, we've teamed up with our friends at babystyle to give away toys to one lucky winner's tot and the winner's favorite children's charity!
Delilicious: Countdown to Christmas Pasta Red and green scream Christmas so deck your children's dinner plates out in the festive colors for an edible holiday countdown. After a long day at the mall or out building snowmen, this flavorful pasta dish requires just a handful of ingredients and it's easy on the budget (more money for gifts!) and simple enough to enlist your lil elves in the preparations.
Political Parents Leanings It's no secret that some Tinseltown parents have political leanings. Matt Damon has been hitting the Obama campaign trail hard while Elisabeth Hasselbeck works it for Sarah Palin. Check out the slideshow to see if you know which box some of Hollywood's hippest parents will check next Tuesday!