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Oh, Mother

Are these parents quirky or crazy? You decide!
UK Mom Hollie McNish's Poem on Breastfeeding Shame

07/08/13

UK Mom Hollie McNish's Poem on Breastfeeding Shame

In a video that's gone viral, a young British mother's powerful poetry about hiding in public restrooms to breastfeed her baby is hitting home.

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New Breast Milk Flavored Lollipops Hit the Market

06/28/13

New Breast Milk Flavored Lollipops Hit the Market

Lollyphile, a Texas-based lollipop company, released its newest flavor this week – and the kid-friendly treat has caused quite a stir.

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Totally Inappropriate Kids Books Meant for Adults

06/27/13

Totally Inappropriate Kids Books Meant for Adults

These reads LOOK like they're for children, but they're for grownup eyes only! Instant comic relief for parents cooped up with the kids this summer.

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Fourth Grader Makes School Lunch Documentary, Wins Awards

06/20/13

Fourth Grader Makes School Lunch Documentary, Wins Awards

Critics and audiences are 'eating up' an 11-year-old's film 'Yuck: A 4th Grader's Short Documentary About School Lunch' about the dreaded cafeteria food at his public school in NYC.

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'Toddlers & Tiaras' 2-Year-Old Contestant Drinks Coffee Daily

06/10/13

'Toddlers & Tiaras' 2-Year-Old Contestant Drinks Coffee Daily

Alexa Hensley has an adult-sized appetite for sweets, thanks to mom – who's been giving her daughter coffee every morning since she was 9 months old.

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Tween Singer Makes Music Video That Worries Some Parents

06/04/13

Tween Singer Makes Music Video That Worries Some Parents

The 10-year-old rapper Sophia Grace has released original song 'Girls Just Gotta Have Fun.' Is this talented British girl acting too old for her age?

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College Student Fakes Kidnapping to Dodge Telling Parents About Bad Grade

05/23/13

College Student Fakes Kidnapping to Dodge Telling Parents About Bad Grade

19-year-old Aftab Aslam received a failing grade in English for the second time and was so afraid to tell his parents, he went to great lengths to hide.

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Parents Take Children's Problems into Their Own Hands

05/22/13

Parents Take Children's Problems into Their Own Hands

These two 'vigilante' moms (and a few dads) illustrate the saying 'I'd do anything for my kid.' Would your 'Mama Bear' instinct prompt you to do the same?

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Feminists Protest Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin, Germany

05/16/13

Feminists Protest Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin, Germany

The iconic plastic doll has a 27,000-square-foot real-life home temporarily on display in the European city. Little girls are swooning, while feminist groups are fuming.

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Pregnant Hockey Fan Stays Entire Game Despite Going Into Labor

05/15/13

Pregnant Hockey Fan Stays Entire Game Despite Going Into Labor

Mom-to-be Donna Lebano was at a Chicago Blackhawks playoff game last week when she started having contractions. But the devoted fan stayed to see the win before giving birth.

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