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PlacentaBrooch

News Roundup: The Stylish Placenta Brooch; The New Gender-less Baby Trend; The Hot C-section Debate

Yet another classic Father’s Day gift idea:  the handmade felt placenta brooch.  [Etsy] And January Jones’ rumored baby daddy is… (soap operas may be...

Dude-Oprah

Husband of the Week So Far: Man Mugs Himself To Avoid Telling Wife He Had No Oprah Tickets

Most men hoping to curry favor with their wives will buy a bouquet of lilies or put the toilet seat down, but not Robert Spearing.  Oh, no…!  The 44-year-old...

News Roundup: Man Takes “Acting Like a Baby” to the Extreme & Botox Mom Not Abusive, Just a Liar (Phew!)

“A California man finds relaxation in role-playing as an infant.”  Oy.  Next time I tell a sick Mr. Candy he’s acting like a baby, I guess I should...

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Latest Trend in Baby Naming: Torturing Children with Facebook-Inspired Names

No, I’m not talking about “Farmville” or “Poke.”  This might be even worse:  an Israeli couple has named their newborn daughter — I...

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Real-Life Soap Opera Moment of the Day: Black Couple Has White, Blond-Haired Baby

There can be a lot of surprises when a baby is born.  Finding out your little “Kim” is actually a “Tim,” as my disappointed mother-in-law...

News Roundup: Botox for Tots (Botots!) & Post-Breastfeeding Weight Gain for Kourtney Kardashian

An important photographic reminder to choose your babysitter carefully.  [Tots & Giggles] Kourtney Kardashian — GASP! — gains weight post-breastfeeding.  Which...

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News Roundup: Gender Reveal Parties; The History of Mother’s Day; Most Popular Baby Names of 2010

Just a reminder to submit YOUR mama-licious photo — one that you believe captures motherhood — to win more than $300 worth of beauty and parenting goodies. ...

MomGot-Drunk

News Roundup: Kid Throws Mom Under the Bus & Another Kid Gets Drunk on Hand Sanitizer

A child’s awesome weekend report for class.  Even more awesome:  the teacher’s response.  Damn straight, teach!  [Passive-Aggressive Notes] Save on...

MoMaFeedback

Kid Critic Thinks Famous Art Museum Needs Less Art, More Dinosaur Bones

Recently the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan asked visitors to share their experiences on notecards that were then posted online.   Apparently, young...

breastfeeding-wrong

News Roundup: Nursing Cover Fail; More Drunk Toddlers; Mariah Carey’s $100K Nursery

Nursing cover: you’re doing it wrong.  [Photo via I Am Bored] Mariah Carey spends more on twins’ nursery than some people spend on their homes. (Right now, the...