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Oh, Mother

Are these parents quirky or crazy? You decide!

August 2013

Parents Who Steal and Bring their Kids Along for the Crime

08/29/13

Parents Who Steal and Bring their Kids Along for the Crime

Robbery and child rearing? Sadly, in the past month, in two cases, moms have mixed those two ingredients, including an incident at a southeast Michigan Meijer.

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Dad Wants Daughter to Have 'Awesome Sex'

08/27/13

Dad Wants Daughter to Have 'Awesome Sex'

This father shares his hopes for his offspring – and they aren't as traditional as you might expect. Is his approach one that you would consider taking?

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The Children's Place Removes Controversial T-shirt From Store Shelves

08/19/13

The Children's Place Removes Controversial T-shirt From Store Shelves

The kids clothing chain pulls a 'sexist' tee from its back-to-school clothing lineup after receiving plenty of backlash from parents on Twitter and Facebook.

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My Lil' Yuppie Flash Cards Teach Kids Life's Finer Things

08/16/13

My Lil' Yuppie Flash Cards Teach Kids Life's Finer Things

This game is one of the newest items in a 'baby bling' phenomenon that's spiraled out of control. Spoiling your children just got educational.

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New York Man Tries To Sell Girlfriend's Baby on Craigslist

08/12/13

New York Man Tries To Sell Girlfriend's Baby on Craigslist

Paul Marquez, 22, is in big trouble after allegedly posting classified web ads to sell his date's infant – because mom wasn't giving him enough attention.

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British Professor Says Kids Don't Need To Learn Spelling or Grammar

08/09/13

British Professor Says Kids Don't Need To Learn Spelling or Grammar

A UK university teacher makes the case that smartphones' autocorrecting features makes some traditional language lessons obsolete. For realz.

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Mother Accidentally Sets Daughter on Fire Trying to Treat Head Lice

08/06/13

Mother Accidentally Sets Daughter on Fire Trying to Treat Head Lice

A 5-year-old girl suffers second- and third-degree burns when her mom uses a dangerous at-home remedy: gasoline.

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Grown Son Tweets Goodbyes to Mom During Final Moments

08/01/13

Grown Son Tweets Goodbyes to Mom During Final Moments

Scott Simon, host of 'Weekend Edition Saturday' on National Public Radio, shared the last moments of his mother's life with friends and strangers on Twitter.

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