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Nicki Harper Quinn watches her son do pushups as punishment

Mom Disciplines Son With Pushups in Store Bathroom

When her son back talked her, Texas mom Nicki Harper Quinn made him do pushups. Another mom posted about it online with a note of admiration.
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Mom’s Binky Hack Goes Viral

One British mom's baby wouldn't sleep without a pacifier, so she came up with a hack to keep her baby from losing it at night. What do you think of this trick?
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Neighbor Sends Mom Photo of Son Standing Naked in Window

Mom tried to nab a quick shower while her 2-year-old watched Peppa Pig, but he had other ideas and climbed naked in the window for the whole world to see.
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This Frida Mom Ad was Rejected by the Oscars – But It Needs to...

Postpartum recovery company Frida Mom created an ad that depicts life after childbirth that was to be played during the Oscars. ABC rejected it, but we're embracing it.
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Mom Brings Nerf Gun to Hospital to Keep Dad Awake During Childbirth

Childbirth is tough, and the last thing mom wants to see is dad snoozing in the corner. So one mom decided to keep her hubby up with the help of a Nerf gun.
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Dad Turns Baby’s Coos Into AC/DC Song

Dad Matt MacMillan spent an entire year recording his son's coos and ended up with a remix of the AC/DC song 'Thunderstruck' that we're living for.
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Daughter’s Prank Nearly Gets Mom Arrested for Kidnapping

A California girl was just having a laugh when she held up a 'help me' sign in her mom's backseat – but the cops that pulled them over didn't think it was funny.
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Amazon Reportedly Sends Used Diapers to Mom of Preemie

A Jersey City mom says she ordered diapers on Amazon, expecting clean ones, but instead ended up with two boxes of dirty diapers – and we're totally disgusted.
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Would You Throw Your Daughter a Period Party?

Some moms are welcoming their daughters to womanhood with a period party – complete with red party favors and, oh yeah, menstruation games.
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Dad Accidentally Uses Diaper Cover as Daughter’s Hat

One Minnesota dad has the internet rolling after accidentally sending his daughter to school with a knit diaper cover on her head.
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Mom’s NYE Ball Drop Parenting Trick Draws Criticism

A mom used a video of last year's ball drop to get her kid to go to bed early. Some say she's selfish for doing so, but is it really that big a deal?
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Parents Trick Toddler with Mom Cut-Out to Prevent Crying When She’s Not Around

One Japanese mom couldn't leave the room for a second without her son crying, so she started using life-size cardboard cut-outs of herself to keep him calm.