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It’s The Dad Life [Video]

Came across this video today thanks to a friend on Facebook, and I had to repost it.

Think about your dad, or your husband. Think about how they dress, how they act, and what they do when they're not at work.

I think that this song and video sum it up perfectly. So, in honor of Father's Day, I bring you "It's The Dad Life".

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US Birth Rate Drops For Third Straight Year

The nuclear family is shrinking.

For the third-consecutive year, births in the US have decreased.

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Expectant Fathers Celebrate with ‘Dadchelor’ Parties

It takes a village to raise a child, but it may also take a village to help a man prepare for parenthood.

With Father's Day coming up, what better way to introduce you to a new phenomenon called "dadchelor" parties."

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(flickr, Matt Stratton)
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Raising Kids Is Getting More Expensive

Most of us would agree that kids are priceless, but the United States Department of Agriculture has actually given them a price, as part of their annual survey of expenditures on children by families. Overall, the average American can expect to spend $226,920 to raise one child to the age of 18 -- with most of that being spent on feeding and providing child care.

Of course, that's just the average.

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New Arrival! Natalie Portman is the proud mom of a baby boy!New Arrival! Natalie Portman is the proud mom of a baby boy!
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Natalie Portman Is A Baby Mama!

Natalie Portman is cradling her first born child in her arms this morning after giving birth to a baby boy!

The Oscar winning actress just celebrated her 30th birthday on June 9th and this Sunday is Father's Day!

Portman announced she was pregnant in December and is currently engaged to the baby's father, choreographer Benjamin Millepied, whom she met while working on 'Black Swan.'

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Pink & Hubby Take Baby Girl To The Beach!

You're going to be 'oohing' and 'ahhing' when you see the first ever pics of Pink's baby girl, Willow Sage!

Proud mom and dad (Carey Hart) decided to get out of the house, last Tuesday, to get out of the house and show off their newborn while taking a stroll on the beach in Malibu!

Willow Sage was born on June 2nd and is just five days old in these pictures!  Click here to meet and see Channel 957's latest celebrity baby photos!

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Nina Matthews Photography, Flickr
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When Should You Reveal Your Newborn’s Name?

Naming your baby is a fun and occasionally stressful occasion.  Should you choose a family name?  Should the name be popular and traditional or modern and unique?  Or maybe just let the baby choose by using this app!  Regardless of the name you choose, when is the best time to announce it?

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Your unborn child can pick his or her name with a new baby naming app!
New mom, Pink! (Photo via Pink's Facebook page)
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Let Your Baby Choose His Or Her Name With Baby Naming App!

Take the pressure off of picking the best name for your baby-to-be and let him or her choose from the womb?!

According to itunes.apple.com there is a new iPhone app called 'Kick to Pick' and allows your unborn child to respond to a list of potential names you've been considering!

Simply put the phone on your tummy and start counting either the punches and/or kicks to follow-- then tally that number, and voila!  Your child has spoken from the womb!

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Mom Leaves Toddler Son In Car With Dead Body

If Jessica Ockman had designs on becoming a stage mother, it seems she planned on her little bundle of joy's first role to be in a new 'Weekend at Bernie's' movie.

Authorities in Louisiana's Jefferson Parish have booked the 33-year-old woman on various charges after she left her 20-month-old son in a car for over an hour. The boy wasn't by himself in the car, mind you. Nope - he was in the company of a woman who just so happened to be dead.

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Can Caffeine Hinder a Woman’s Ability to Get Pregnant?

Drinking Maxwell House may mean women won't see any newbies in their house.

Research out of the University of Nevada suggests women who drink caffeinated beverages like coffee, tea and soda have a tough time getting pregnant.

This doesn't bode well for my six bottles of Diet Coke a day habit.

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British Mother Defends Decision to Smoke While Pregnant [VIDEO]

The brilliant ladies of MTV's 'Teen Mom' may have met their match in Charlie Wilcox.

Wilcox, a British mother who smoked 3,500 cigarettes while pregnant, claims all that nicotine was actually healthy for her newborn daughter because it made the girl's heart work harder since it restricted her oxygen supply while in utero.

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Teen Crashes Into Two Cars While Allegedly Texting and Driving [VIDEOS]

I'll admit it, I used to text and drive. Back before the days of touch-screen phones, I could text without even looking at my phone, and figured that was safe. Well, it has since become illegal, and harder to do with my touch-screen phone, so I stopped.

Last week, blogger Sean Symons captured horrifying footage of a teen driver who crashed into the side of the road, then hit two oncoming cars, all while he was allegedly texting and driving.

According to his YouTube page, Symons called the police when he spotted the texting teen, then pulled out his camera to catch the teen in the act. The original video was reportedly handed over to the police as evidence, Symons said.

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