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Cops and Robbers: Kids' Play Gets First Grade Student Suspended

01/18/13

Cops and Robbers: Kids' Play Gets First Grade Student Suspended

A 6-year-old at a Maryland elementary school gets in serious trouble after making an imaginary handgun gesture during recess.

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Mom Buys Son an iPhone for Christmas – with a Contract

01/03/13

Mom Buys Son an iPhone for Christmas – with a Contract

Mom Janell Burley Hofmann gifted her 13-year-old son a smartphone for the holidays, but it came with 18 strict rules on how and when to use it.

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Oh Mother Year in Review: Top 10 Crazy Parenting Moments of 2012

12/28/12

Oh Mother Year in Review: Top 10 Crazy Parenting Moments of 2012

If it's shocking, stupid or just plain silly, these parents have done it in the past year. Here's our roundup of the most memorable Oh Mother blog stories.

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Mom Blogger Takes Aim at Elf on the Shelf Overachievers

12/13/12

Mom Blogger Takes Aim at Elf on the Shelf Overachievers

A fed-up writer and others dish – and gripe – on parents who go above and beyond with the creativity of their 'Elf on the Shelf' poses and 'activities.'

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Disappointed Dad Sends Three Grown Kids Brutally Honest Email

12/03/12

Disappointed Dad Sends Three Grown Kids Brutally Honest Email

A retired naval captain from England is 'bitterly' let down by the way his children are living life. Was his email too truthful?

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Weird Kids Toys from Around the World

11/27/12

Weird Kids Toys from Around the World

Strange digital pets, bizarre plush animals, a 'Facebank' and dolls that are subjected to syringes and surgery – check out some odd stuff from afar.

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Breast Milk Baby Breastfeeding Doll Gets Mixed Reviews

11/19/12

Breast Milk Baby Breastfeeding Doll Gets Mixed Reviews

Now hitting the U.S. market, this Spain import toy is getting praise and criticism. Is it a valuable educational tool – or just age-inappropriate?

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Mom Demands Oak Trees be Cut Down for Kids with Nut Allergies

11/15/12

Mom Demands Oak Trees be Cut Down for Kids with Nut Allergies

While some schools have banned peanut butter from cafeterias to protect allergic kids, one mother wants a 100 percent nut-free school – including acorns fallen from trees.

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9-Year-Old Utah Girl Dominates in Tackle Football

11/08/12

9-Year-Old Utah Girl Dominates in Tackle Football

Sam Gordon has become a YouTube sensation after her dad posted a video of her mad skills. Some cheer on; others are concerned about her safety.

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Moms and Marijuana: Pot in School Brownies, Breast Milk

11/06/12

Moms and Marijuana: Pot in School Brownies, Breast Milk

An elementary kid passes out his mom's weed-laced dessert to classmates. And another mother passes on weed to her baby – by nursing the child.

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