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Ramsey The Husky Thinks He's A Baby

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Many moms pride themselves on being in tune with their babies' different sounds and cries. But based on a video that's making the rounds, they might have to worry about their dogs throwing them for a loop. Meet Ramsey, the husky puppy who sounds remarkably like a babbling baby. At the prompting of his owner (who... Read more

These Vaccines Are Now Required For Kids Going Back To School In NY

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New backpack, new sneakers and a fresh batch of school supplies -- what's missing from your child's back-to-school list? Based on new guidelines from the New York State Department of Health, vaccinations might be the answer. As of Sept. 1, an amended vaccine schedule is in place for all children in New York... Read more

Moms Forgets Baby In Shopping Cart, Internet Stands Divided

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Bringing four kids to the grocery store can be a harrowing enough experience. Imagine inadvertently leaving one behind. "I'm a good mom who made a horrible mistake," says Cherish Peterson, the Phoenix mom who left her baby strapped to a shopping cart in a grocery store parking lot last week. "As I was pulling into... Read more

Toms CEO Takes Big Step Forward For Paternity Leave

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Offering paternity leave is one of the smartest business decisions a company can make. That's what Blake Mycoskie -- CEO of Toms Shoes -- thinks. The company's "chief shoe giver" explained in an interview with CNN Money on Sunday. "If a dad doesn't take it or isn't offered it, he's tired," Mycoskie says. "He's... Read more

Is There Glass In Huggies Wipes? What You Need To Know

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All that glitters is not glass. That's the word from Huggies after several parents reported finding glass or fiberglass-like particles in packages of baby wipes, citing and photographing shiny residue as proof. The story came to light last week, when California mom Melissa Estrella posted a video testing three packages of Huggies wipes, revealing what... Read more

Coming Soon: A Pregnant Woman Emoji?

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If you've been frustrated with the inability to express your love of bacon via emoji or always find yourself searching for a nonexistent food to notify your partner about cravings, you may be in luck. And while you're at it, you might be able to make an iMessage pregnancy announcement. Read more

Labor Pain? Dance It Out

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When your labor coach doubles as your dance coach, there's a good chance you're about to be an internet sensation. “I know I shouldn’t be laughing as a husband… but she said she wanted to be famous, so I guess this is how you do it. Doing the 'Tootsie Roll’ in labor,' Connell Cloyd says... Read more

Reporter Inadvertently Makes Preschooler Cry: How To Help Your Child Avoid The Back-To-School Tears

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The first day of school is right around the corner for most parts of the U.S. And for the Los Angeles Unified School District (the second largest school district in the country, after New York City), the time is already here. Los Angeles local news station KTLA 5 interviewed students en route to the classroom yesterday. Some are... Read more

Can This Book Help Get Your Kids To Sleep Faster?

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Bedtime just got an instruction manual. And it's cleverly disguised as a children's book. The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep is a new best-seller on Amazon. Swedish author and psychologist Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin, who self-published the book, instructs parents how to read it based on the styling of the text. Bold... Read more

If You Could, Would You Select Baby's Sex?

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Should couples be able to choose the sex of their baby? Where the practice of nonmedical sex selection -- also referred to as family balancing -- is allowed, it comes with a hefty price tag -- as much as $15,000 to $20,000 per cycle. But it's the next step for expansion in the fertility industry. Rather... Read more