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A New Way To Get Your Kids To Like Vegetables [VIDEO]

Most kids, well, they just don't like vegetables. In most cases, they can't even tell you why. "I just don't like 'em!"

Parents have been trying to convince their kids to eat their greens for as long as anyone can remember. I clearly remember refusing to eat ANY vegetable when I was a kid. Now? I love them! I grow my own in my back yard!

Well, it seems possibly that Parry Gripp had an issue getting his kids to eat their veggies, too. He came up with this rap song, simply titled "I Like Vegetables". Check it out after the jump!

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Is Cost The Of College Worth It’s Weight In Gold?

The value of gold is at an all time high, and choosing the right college can sometimes cost a pretty penny or small fortune.  So, is getting an undergrad degree worth its weight in gold upon entering the job force??

This isn't a new question for parents and high schoolers who are gearing up for what's next in life.  However, the times we live in are always changing -- making this a timeless question to answer.

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Are Charter Schools the future of education?
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Will Charter Schools Replace Public Schools?

Parents who have been on the look out for a superior education for their children may not have to work so hard to get his or her children enrolled in a charter school.

I'm not 100% versed on all of the controversy surrounding funding and accredidation requirements, but I do know that public school districts have been battling the challenge of offering a higher educational standard or else parents will take state funding for their child(ren) elsewhere.  Of course, there is home schooling and parents then opt to pay out of their pocket -- as do parents who choose to send their kids to parochial or boarding schools.

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8-Year-Old Who Was Given Botox Injections by Her Mother Removed From Home

Insert sigh of relief here: ABC News is reporting that Britney Campbell, an 8-year-old pageant queen whose mother admitted to giving her Botox injections, has been removed from her home.

Britney's mother, Kerry Campbell, is currently being investigated by Child Protective Services. Britney is said to be "doing well," according to 'Good Morning America' correspondent Lara Spencer.

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Mom Gives 8-Year-Old Daughter Botox Injections [VIDEO]

Kerry Campbell took herself out of the race for Mother of the Year Thursday when she revealed to 'Good Morning America' that she gives her 8-year-old pageant queen daughter Botox injections.

Campbell, a part-time aesthetician, told 'GMA's' Lara Spencer that she does the injections herself, and claims the reason she started giving them was due to pressure from other pageant moms.

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Jacob, Isabella Top Baby Names List for 2010

Jacob and Isabella topped the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names, released Thursday.

Yes, those are also the names of two main characters in a certain vampire-based romance saga. But before 'Twilight' fans get too cocky, realize th

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Do you remember the day you realized you're a true mom??
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You Know You’re A Mom When …

Happy Mom's Day ... one of the best holidays of the year!!

Did you know that the first year Mother's Day was observed in the United States was in 1907?   How about a grateful moment that women are only pregnant for nine months instead of the 21 months it takes for a baby Asian Elephant?!

Trivia aside, I found a really cute article that shares the moment celebrities realized they were true mom's! 

Here are a few of their answers:

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Washington Teen Fakes Pregnancy For School Project

Gaby Rodriguez, a high school senior in Toppenish, Washington took on quite a challenge this year. Pregnancy.

I know, there are plenty of pregnant teens in America, but Gaby was different. Because Gaby wasn't really pregnant. She faked her pregnancy (with the cooperation of the school's principal and a few others) in order to conduct a social experiment. While her parents were in the loop, six of her seven siblings thought, just like everyone else, that she was pregnant.

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Mariah Carey has a boy and a girl over the weekend!
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Mariah Carey Delivers Twins, A Boy & Girl!

Congratulations to Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon on the birth of their twins -- a boy and a girl, as expected!

The babies were born Saturday morning around 9 a.m. in Los Angeles which is also the day of the musical couple's third wedding anniversary!  Yesterday they renewed their vows to celebrate the momentous occassion.  Click here for all the lovey-dovey scoop!

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Bring Your Child To Work Day 2011

Today, April 28, marks Bring Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day. The noise level around the radio station will be a little higher (which I didn't think was possible). We adults will have to share our markers with others. And there will be lots and lots of laughter.

And while it may make your usually hectic work day a little more hectic, what with potty breaks, and a million questions, our friends at iVillage, say that there are four reasons that this day is rewarding for you and for your kids.

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Justin Guarini, from American Idol to baby daddy!
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American Idol Justin Guarini Is A Daddy!

American Idol is celebrating ten years, and if you go back to the original season, I know you could tell me who viewers put in the top two before naming the winner.

That's right, it was between Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini with the Kell-ster getting the nod!

Today, she is working on her fifth album due in September.   Justin is married and a first time dad!

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Help set a new Guiness Book of World Records by changing diapers!
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Can Grand Rapids Break The Diaper Changing World Record?

Grand Rapids is trying to go green and clean!  There's nothing like a fresh diaper change to fight baby rash and unwanted odors!

This Saturday you can help break a Guiness Book of World Records of the most cloth diaper changes at one time.

The idea is to bring awareness to the benefits of reusing diapers to keep the disposable ones out of the landfills.

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