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3 Ways to Have a Baby-Friendly (and Fun!) Fourth of July

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I hate to be the one to break it to you, but holidays just aren’t the same when you have a baby. Some holidays, that is. Especially ones involving beer and fireworks. Babies and pyrotechnics don’t mix. So you might find yourself, like I did, sitting home alone with a baby on Independence Day, while... Read more

'If Toddlers Texted' Instagram Will Make You Glad They Don't

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Constantly begging for your attention, ratting you out to Grandma, plotting mischief with other kids -- does this sound like stuff your toddler already does? What if he had text messaging to aid him in his endeavors? A dad of three -- who so far has remained anonymous -- wondered what would happen if his... Read more

Kids Who Fib Have Better Memories

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Have a little fibber on your hands? Before you panic about reinforcing right versus wrong, know that the ability to lie well seems to be a testament to your child's memory. A new study in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology found that the 6- and 7-year-old participants involved who were masters of the little white lie demonstrated... Read more

Blame Bad Behavior On Bacteria

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You may take this as good news or bad news, but to a degree, your toddler's behavior might be out of your hands. That's the word from a new study out of Ohio State University. Researchers found that the abundance and diversity of certain bacteria in the gastrointestinal tracts of kids between 18... Read more

Aw! Toddler Without Feet Gets Puppy Without Paw

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Born without feet, three-year-old Sapphyre just had her final doctors appointment for prosthetics. While most kids leave the hospital with stuffed animals and balloons, Sapphyre got to go home with a new puppy. And he's missing a paw. The story is almost too cute to believe. And it gets better: Breeder Karen Riddle named the White German Shepard... Read more

South Africa's Coolest DJ is 2 Years Old

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The house music scene has a new it-DJ, but you won't be able to see him at the club. Because he is two. Two years old. Oratilwe Hlongwane, known as DJ AJ, is drawing a massive following for his uncanny ability to work the DJ deck and laptop. While he can't talk yet and... Read more

Happy Friday From the Cutest Taekwondo Kid

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Three-year-old Sophie, the littlest member of the Armly Taekwondo Club in Leeds, UK, has made a big impact. The club shared a video on their Facebook page of Sophie enthusiastically reciting the martial arts creed, and unsurprisingly, it was a huge hit. We can't decide what our favorite part is: Sophie's tiny ponytail, her pint-sized taekwondo... Read more

Toddler Welcomes Baby Sister With Epic Tantrum (WATCH)

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A new baby is always a blessing, but try telling that to two-year-old Piper, who threw the biggest tantrum of her little lifetime after learning she is now a big sister. Don't be fooled by her dainty purple and pink dress -- this is one rough reaction! Piper's father filmed her hilarious freakout after telling... Read more

The Cutest Holiday Outfits for Your Santa Babies

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There's nothing cuter than tiny clothing for tiny tots — and that's even more true when it comes to holiday-inspired outfits. So what's going to wear well for everything from outdoor tree-lighting ceremonies and festive family gatherings to ripping open presents on Christmas morning? Well, look no further. Cue the awwws and get out your camera phones for... Read more

How Spanking Makes You the Bully

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This is the third of a five part guest blog series by Susan Patton, a.k.a. “The Princeton Mom,” who found fame (and a recent TIME 100 nomination) from her controversial views on marriage in her book, Marry Smart. While you may not always agree with her, you’ll definitely want to hear her (often surprising!) stance on... Read more