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Jennifer Aniston Eats Baby Food?

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Gerber: It's not just for babies anymore.


The U.S. Isn't Such a Rosy Place To Be a Mom

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Well folks, if you want to live in a place where it's good to be a mom, you're living in the wrong country. America ranked 28th out of 160 countries in Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers report.


Obese Kids Get Bullied More Than Others

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It doesn't matter if your kid is black or white, rich or poor, a good student or a bad one. If she's obese, she's more likely to be bullied at school, no matter what.


Your Smartphone: A Cheap Babysitter

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To Jennifer Woodward, her iPhone is more than just a means of communicating with the world: It's also a great way to keep her two boys occupied during their 40-minute commute every day.


Silda Spitzer Didn't 'Take Care of the Sex'

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This is how Silda Wall Spitzer sees the whole my-governor-husband-slept-with-prostitutes incident: "The wife is supposed to take care of the sex. This is my failing; I wasn't adequate."


Is Being a Mom Now a Required Skill for Getting a Job?

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Last week, Liesl Schillinger of the New York Times put Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann and Nancy Pelosi in the same elite sorority: powerful politicos with a brood of five kids. The large number of offspring is, in itself, a political credential these days.


Texas Town Brings Back the Paddle

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A central Texas school district unanimously voted last May to let teachers paddle misbehaving students. Parents and teachers alike hail the new policy as a total success, saying that behavioral problems have plummeted ever since kids started realizing that they might get walloped for acting up. Am I the only mom who sees this as WAY off?!


Microsoft Sells Sexting

Microsoft Sells Sexting

As if teen sexting wasn't a big enough problem already, Microsoft added fuel to the fire by running a commercial that promotes teen sexting. The ad features a teen boy at a raucous party texting a picture of his bare chest to a girl across the room. While this is hardly X-rated stuff, do we need anything else to teach our kids that sending naked (or in this case, scantily clad) photos is cool?