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News Round-Up Wednesday, January 12

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: As always, BoingBoing has found us something we want: monster footprint snow shoes. Slow Mo Mama simply drew monster-y footprints on some study cardboard, cut them out and laced string through four holes in the footprint shape to tie it to a boot. Via BoingBoing. Facebook friend Amanda… Read More »

Friday, January 7

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: Have you seen these Kanye West “Monster” videos… featuring actual monsters? (By actual, we mean Cookie and Grover and their ilk) The editing is stellar and matches up nearly perfectly with Kanye’s song, but we’d still rather see the monsters actually singing the song like they did for… Read More »

We Love: Thursday, January 6

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: As you might have noticed, we’re big vegetable fans here. So much so, we get rather peeved when someone tries to hide them away. That’s why we were delighted to see George Ball of the Wall Street Journal declare 2011 to be the Year of the Vegetable! Ball… Read More »

We Love: Wednesday, January 5

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: Did you know that the adorable Jorge and Alexa Magnetic Zeros video isn’t the only awesome video we came across yesterday? I know right? There’s also this Star Wars PSA — how to introduce your kids to Star Wars. Well, some of it is pretty common sense, “There’s… Read More »

We Love: Tuesday, January 4

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: So long as the end results stay this awesome, we’d be happy to see these video invitations become a trend. Who doesn’t want to go to Tad and Elijah’s knight-themed party? (via ohdeedoh) TO: You FROM: Elijah & Tad from alexandra treat on Vimeo. Have you heard of… Read More »

We Love: Thursday, December 30

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: Ah, the second last day of the year. Time for some retrospection! Let’s kick things off with BuzzFeed’s 50 Funniest Headlines of the Year. If you’re reading this at work, be sure to have a sweater or scarf handy to stifle your giggles. We think the very last… Read More »

We Love: Wednesday, December 29

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: On Salon, writer Kate Haas waxes sentimental about the box of fugly retro maternity wear her mother shipped to her. At first she hems and haws over the collection of unwearable items — like a “thick yellow cotton dress with black buttons and piping (for that pregnant bumblebee… Read More »

We Love: Tuesday, December 28

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: Do you have a baby girl named Olivia? Does your infant son go by Ethan? If your family lives in Ontario, your babies have some company. For the third year in a row, Ethan tops the list of the most popular baby names for boys in the province,… Read More »

We Love: Wednesday, December 22

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: We found this Adam Kodord illustration on BoingBoing and are just so entertained by it. Speaking of the Naughty List, have you been misusing the Comic Sans font? You might be a Comic Sans Criminal. Take the pledge and set the correct tone for all your printed materials… Read More »

We Love: Tuesday, December 21

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What we’re reading on the blogs today: Our jaws dropped when we watched this video on Gawker of a kid unwrapping a gift of books and declaring his present “poo.” As if! Call us old-fashioned, but we were taught to politely accept every gift, no matter who it was from or what it was. Kids… Read More »

We Love: Wednesday, December 15

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What we’re reading on the blogs today. Where would wannabe videographers be without pregnancy and babies? What would they shoot, without the existence of such prime fodder for many a home movie? In the interests of making us alternately cry and cringe, Parent Central has rounded up the best and worst pregnancy and baby videos… Read More »

We Love: Monday, December 13

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What we’re reading on the blogs today. The Feminist Breeder Blog would probably blanch if they read our roundup of Santa lies: those half-truths and flat-out fallacies we’ve been told and we tell our kids about the big guy who “delivers the gifts” each year. They clearly advocate being honest with your kids and ‘fessing… Read More »

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