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At the holidays, 'best interest of the child' applies to shopping

There are few things more stressful for some people than the holidays. In cases of difficult custody negotiations or bitter divorces, a parent may be tempted to outdo his or her ex when it comes to gift giving. It is all too easy to lose sight of what's appropriate for a child when you're wandering down Chicago's Magnificent Mile and see the giant stuffed panda in a toy store window. That panda is bigger than anything your ex-spouse would buy, and, even if your child is just a toddler, into the shopping cart it goes.

Child support agreement between Mel and Oksana, finally

It appears that Mel Gibson and his former girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva, have finally reached an amicable agreement concerning their daughter. The couple has fought over child support and custody for quite some time. The daughter is almost 2.

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