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Dad Becomes Internet Hero by Wearing Short-Shorts to Teach Daughter a Lesson

You think your dad embarrasses you in public? Wait'll you see this guy.

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Children of Obese Moms May Die Sooner From Cardiovascular Disease

The warning signs of a potential epidemic in heart disease are becoming more evident, new research showing that moms who are very heavy during pregnancy may be saddling their children with more than just a few extra pounds.

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Mom Forces Stepdaughter to Wear Thrift Store Clothes for Being a Bully

We've seen parents use unique methods to punish kids in the past -- through Facebook and by making them carry signs on busy streets, for example. But a Utah woman punished her stepdaughter in the most creative way yet by forcing her to wear ill-fitting thrift store clothing for being a bully.

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Dad Turns Kids’ Sandwich Bags Into Artistic Masterpieces


A Massachusetts father gives his children a reason, beyond the possibility of string cheese, to look forward to lunch. David Laferriere of Attleboro has been drawing on his kids' sandwich bags for the past five years, posting pics of each doodle to his flickr account.

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Should The U.S. Adopt Finland’s ‘Baby Box’ For New Parents?

When it comes to maternity leave, The United States earns a pretty dismal ranking when compared to other countries, being the only first-world country, and one of only three countries (the others being Lesotho, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea) that does not offer paid maternity leaves. Not only do other countries have better systems in place for maternity leave, but they have some pretty great welcoming gifts for their newest citizens. In Finland, for example, new parents can choose between receiving the above maternity package filled with essentials for baby's first few months or a tax-free lump sum of 140 euros as a maternity grant.

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“Build Your Own Birthday Bash” Option Offered For Scooby-Doo Live

The much-loved Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang take center stage in an all-new family musical, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES, presented by Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Life Like Touring

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8 Unintentionally Inappropriate Children’s Books

Reading to a child is essential to their growth, and most children's books address similar topics of sharing, accepting who you are and eating your vegetables. We found some gems from the children's literature department, though, that made us pause and say WHAT?!?!

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Parents Face Backlash for Dressing Little Girl in ‘Porn Star’ Shirt [PHOTO]

A controversial photo has sparked outrage among parents. The image shows two small children wearing tank tops with text that is, shall we say, less than appropriate for small children.

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Dad Makes Curfew Breaking Teen Daughter Wear T-Shirt With His Photo on It

The latest parental public shaming technique is also the most narcissistic one we've ever encountered.

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Drunk Mom Creates Unintentional Social Commentary On Young Parenting By Getting Stuck in High Chair

We've done some dumb things after a night of drinking -- ask us about our butterfly tattoo -- but getting stuck in a piece of furniture (as far as we can recall) isn't one of them. That's not the case for our heroine today, though: a drunk 31-year-old mother, who intentionally wedged herself in a high chair and had to be rescued by the fire department.

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Teen Forced to Sign ‘Mom Contract’ to Get iPhone

The day a teen gets his or her own iPhone is usually one of the happiest of their youth. They're finally seen as responsible, semi-independent individuals. However, this 13-year-old, whose mother decided to attach her own 18-point agreement of rules and guidelines in exchange for the phone, might have reason to look for happier days.

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College Student Wins Stalking Order Against Extreme Helicopter Parents

When Aubrey Ireland left for college she had a good relationship with her parents. They had always supported her interest in music and acting and offered to pay her tuition to the University of Cincinnati's prestigious College-Conservatory of Music, even though she had received scholarships from other schools.

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