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News Round-Up Feb. 6: Spanking, Tricks from the Sleep Doula and Mooching Working Parents

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What we’re reading today: 1. Happy Monday! Let’s get right into it shall we? Spanking: Canadian parents might still be doing it, but few parents believe there’s much benefit to it. 2. Toddlers not going to sleep when they ought to? Sleep doula and Bunch pal Tracy Ruiz has seen a whole lot of kids… Read More »

News Round-Up Nov. 23: Baby Name Trends, Dealing With Sleep Monsters and Improving the Education System

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What we’re reading today: 1. Have you seen the new baby name trends? Our next child is definitely being called Alionahma-Ruth. 2. Speaking of baby names, here are the most popular middle names of all time. 3. Here’s some advice for parents with sleep monster children. (Those who deny you any sleep) 4. Thomas Friedman… Read More »

News Round-Up June 30: Proud Parents, Nerdy Kids and Telling Little Girls How Pretty They Are

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What we’re reading today: 1. If we tell little girls they’re pretty, will they start to think that their appearance is the most important thing? 2. Should you raise your kids to be nerdy? CNN’s LZ Granderson says society places too much importance on athletics and people are taught to look down on the smart… Read More »

News Round-Up May 6: Baby Names From Teen Mom and the Kardashians, the Best First Kiss Video Ever and Leaving Mom the F*ck Alone for Mother’s Day

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What we’re reading today: 1. Reality TV is responsible for currently trendy baby names. 2. Amy Julia Becker looks at sleep, love and parenting on the Motherlode today. 3. a U.S. economist says that the key to happier parenting is doing less of it. This is the same economist who says if you’re happy in… Read More »

News Round-Up April 15: TMZ for Kidz, a Great Op-Ed Letter and a Visit from a Dinosaur

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What we’re reading today: 1. A recent New York Times article argued that picture books aren’t as popular with the kids these days as they used to be. A California elementary school disagreed with the article and sent in a letter to the editor. In the form of a 15-foot scroll. 2. A new celebrity… Read More »

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