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The Onion Calls 9-Year-Old Actress the C-Word on Twitter

02/27/13

The Onion Calls 9-Year-Old Actress the C-Word on Twitter

The satirical news group sent a crude tweet about young Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis. Did they take satire too far? Twitter users and moms react.

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'Weather Kid' Gives Impressive, Adorable Forecast

02/13/13

'Weather Kid' Gives Impressive, Adorable Forecast

William Hallman, 9, of Fargo, North Dakota charms with his entertaining and charismatic presentation of the weather on his local news station.

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7-Year-Old Boy from New York Handcuffed in Police Station

02/01/13

7-Year-Old Boy from New York Handcuffed in Police Station

At first, this kid was a victim. Less than 24 hours later, the public cried bully. In an era of rapid-fire reporting and social media, it's a sobering reminder to get the whole story before passing judgment.

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Dolce & Gabbana Selling a Fragrance for Babies

01/31/13

Dolce & Gabbana Selling a Fragrance for Babies

The famous fragrance maker seems to think there are a lot of stinky infants out there, and it plans to fix that – with its new baby perfume.

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Parents Give Babies 'Danger' as Middle Name – Literally

01/29/13

Parents Give Babies 'Danger' as Middle Name – Literally

So far in 2013, an Australian couple and pair of British buskers bestowed this lofty moniker – more typically used as a joke – upon their sons. But what's in a name?

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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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