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New Trend: “Duck Dynasty”-Inspired Baby Names

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Think you’re soooooo clever naming your baby after a Duck Dynasty star? Think again: Korie and Silas are some of the trendy up-and-comers onBabyCenter’s annual baby names survey. See this years top baby names on Newser…

5 Ways Parenting Turns You Into A Dumbass

Some Good News For A Change: Teen Birth Rate Hits Historic Low

I don’t really live by mottoes because you can’t boil down life to a few sentences. But there’s a simple set of rules I keep in mind when parenting: feed them, clothe them, respect them, love them … the rest is common sense. I don’t know if I made that up or stole it from an old lady’s commemorative plate, but it helps. Mainly because it’s so simple. You need that simplicity as a parent, because unfortunately, having children turns you into a drooling dumbass. Read five examples on Cracked…

Cops Taser Stepdad Trying To Save Son From Fire

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The outraged family of a stepfather Tasered as he tried to save his stepson from a house fire is considering suing the town of Louisiana, Missouri. Officers used the stun gun on Ryan Miller after he kicked in a front door and tried to enter the burning residence to rescue 3-year-old Riley, Quincy News reports. Read more on Newser…

16 Grossest Things Parents Do for Their Kids

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You don’t have to be a parent very long to realize the universal truth of kids: they’re gross. They burp and fart with reckless abandon, and they’ve never heard a potty joke that did not leave them on the floor in stitches. But parents, let’s be honest with ourselves for a second, shall we? We’re pretty gross too.

At least, we parents do some pretty disgusting things for the sake of our kids. To prove it, we asked parents to ‘fess up to some of the most disgusting things they’ve done for their kids. Read all 16 on The Stir…

Stranger’s Note To Frazzled Mom About ‘Rowdy’ Restaurant Meal Goes Viral

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A mom, who wishes to remain nameless, has been taking her kids out to a new restaurant every Friday night for the past few years. And when she brought her three children out to aPizza Hut recently, she apologized in advance for the noise her family to a man who was sitting nearby.

However, much to this single mom’s delight, the man didn’t mind the noise and chaos one bit. In fact, he surreptitiously paid for her family’s meal and left her a note bound to make anyone cry. Read the note and watch what happened on The Stir…

Poll: Should There Be An Age Limit For Mixed Martial Arts Fighting?

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This morning, I happened to stumble upon a CNN photo gallery of children partaking in a MMA fight … in a cage. Participants as young as age five are allowed to compete in the Thunderdome, where “they punch, kick, tackle and choke each other,” with their hands and feet.

I asked myself, “How many parents would actually let their kids do this?” The answer: a lot. Keep reading »

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