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Wendy and Tom Montgomery, devout Mormons, are pushing the church to reconsider its anti-gay stance now that their own teenage son has come out.

They had to do some rethinking of their own. As recently as 2008, they campaigned hard in their California neighborhood for anti-gay marriage proposition.

The Supreme Court threw out Prop 8 for good this year, upholding a lower court's ruling. Despite their prior efforts, the family now sides with the court.

They learned last year that their 15-year-old son is gay, a revelation that rocked their belief system and shifted their views, Wendy Montgomery admits.

Now, she is leading a growing movement among Mormons to push The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to teach that homosexuality isn't a sin.

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Farrah Abraham is basically over parenting. Like, even more than you would have assumed, judging by the example she's set over the past few months.

In an interview with In Touch Weekly, the Teen Mom and Backdoor Teen Mom star says she has no qualms about staying busy promoting her "career."

"It's healthy that we have a break," Abraham tells the celebrity gossip magazine. "She has her own life and is doing her own thing, and I'm doing mine."

Her daughter Sophia, for those who are unaware, is four. Four.

Learning to be independent is one thing, but Farrah Abraham is not talking about broadening Sophia's life stills. She's talking about "doing her own thing."

As in all the time.

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If this adorable video of a two-year-old wishing her mom a happy birthday doesn't bring a tear to your eye or at least make you smile, we don't know what will.

Titled "Claire's birthday message for mommy," it's simply a little girl taking the time to tell her mother all of the many reasons she loves her so much.

It would be cute even if she were older, but the two-year-old language and voice makes it quite possibly the nicest, cutest and most endearing thing ever:

The innocence and unabashed honesty of youth. It's a beautiful thing.

Probably the best part is when she says "You work so hard," followed by, "I miss you when you're gone" with those puppy dog eyes. Just so special.

Hard to imagine she didn't have a happy birthday after seeing this.

Suffice it to say, mom is doing a great job raising the little cutie - and dad, who presumably put Claire up to this, deserves a pat on the back as well.

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The father of the 9-year-old Minnesota boy who ran off and successfully boarded a Delta flight to Las Vegas with no ticket admits that the boy needs help.

"I don't have an angel, okay? I have a 9-year-old," the father said.

"To me, he's got a behavioral problem."

In fact, the father, who asked not to be identified, told a local CNN affiliate that the family has been trying unsuccessfully to get the boy help for years.

It was reported that before the Vegas stunt, the boy had a similar history, sneaking into a local water park and even stealing and crashing a vehicle.

"I miss my son," the father said of the boy who reportedly is still being held by child welfare authorities in Vegas, where he was detained. "I love my son."

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Despite major health complications in recent years, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar are still trying for their 20th child together, a new report indicates.

Michelle confirmed that the TLC couple, who viewers saw celebrate their 29th wedding anniversary on last night's 19 Kids and Counting, is TTC.

As in trying to conceive.

While hoping that they'll be blessed with another pregnancy, they're simply "enjoying their grandbabies" and are "thankful and grateful" for their other 19 kids.

Michelle Duggar, for the record, is 47 and has been married to Jim Bob for 29 years, meaning she's pretty much been pregnant for their whole relationship. (And she also makes a mean Duggars tater tot casserole recipe!)

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A Texas dad made his son hold a pink sign declaring "I am a bully" on the side of a local highway because he says frankly, "we don’t need another Columbine.”

When Jose Lagares found out that his son got in trouble for bullying in his fourth grade class, he sent the boy out to a major intersection to make his point.

KCEN captured the video of the fourth grader holding a pink sign that read: “I am a bully. Honk if you hate bullies.” People did, early and often, that day.

“Bullying is also a form of public humiliation,” Lagares told the station. “Maybe he understands that when he humiliates someone publicly that doesn’t feel good.”

“Hopefully the next time he tries to bully someone he’ll think about it twice.”

In an interview after the story gained attention, Lagares said that he had received his share of negative criticism, but he did not regret punishing his son.

Making your child hold a sign like this: Right or wrong?

 

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An 11-year-old Florida girl was sent home from school with a letter informing her parents that she's overweight, a controversial practice by any measure.

But wait until you hear what she actually weighs ...

The girl is 5'5" and tips the scales at 124 pounds.

While that sounds like the definition of normal, the county health department came to Lily Grasso's middle school in Naples, Fla., to screen the kids.

Since Lily's BMI registered at 22, she was put into the "overweight" category and a (pejoratively nicknamed) "fat letter" was sent out, enraging her mom.

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Australian mother of three Maha Al Musa, 51, still breastfeeds her 5-year-old daughter, and vows to keep at it until age 10 if that's the child's wish.

The circumstances may sound extreme, but her reasoning is familiar and simple.

"I believe it helps boost her immune system. To this day, she is very rarely ill and her temperament is calmer and more relaxed than the other children," Al Musa says.

Whatever you think of her decision, the story has gone viral and sparked debate.

The Australian belly dancer practices extended breastfeeding, much like Jamie Lynne Grumet, the 26-year-old L.A. mom who covered Time last year.

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For many military families, the birth of a child is something the woman must go through on her own while the man is deployed, serving the U.S. around the world.

Not in this case. Justin Bradley made it home with minutes to spare.

The airman in the U.S. Air Force didn't want his partner to be alone even if her birth plan didn't include him in it. So he made his way back to surprise her.

As she went into labor, his wife had no idea he was en route.

Twenty-three hours of labor later, Justin walked in just before their first child was born. Her reaction is one of shock, gratitude and overwhelming joy:

Now that's one moment the two of them will never, ever forget, and thanks to the video footage, their little one will get to experience it as well one day.

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An unnamed grandfather recently penned a letter to his daughter, criticizing her for the homophobia that apparently led her to disown his gay grandson.

The letter has since gone viral after FCKH8, the gay rights group that first obtained the note, shared it on Facebook and captioned it simply, "Go Grandpa!"

The group says they "were blown away by how this guy stands by his grandson and stands up against his own homophobic daughter. This is real love!"

The letter came in response to the "hurtful, narrow-minded and backwards" daughter, who had kicked her son out of the house after learning he was gay.

This isn't the first letter to make the online rounds after someone came out as gay, but is particularly moving coming from a grandpa raised in another era.

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