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The Tell Tale Signs That You’re a Parent

I was visiting home this past weekend and I was planning on leaving Sunday evening. Come Sunday evening and I'm still at my parents' house, lounging on the couch with my dogs and watching TV.

But I finally get up and get my belongings in the car and when I tell my parents that I was going to leave to head back to Grand Rapids my Dad immediately said "NO!" And I was like oh great here come the excuses

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Twerking Toy Dog [Video]

Are there any toys you won't allow your kids to play with? A new toy that's hit the shelves of Wal-Mart is raising eyebrows amongst people, especially parents.

It's the Twerking DogIt's a stuffed toy dog that backs it up to Snoop Dogg's "What's My Name?" song (how clever lol). It looks innocent enough but I can see where some people might have questions. The dog's butt is clearly accentuated and he's not wearing any pants.

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Michael Krinke/ Thinkstock
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Science Says Kids Should Start School Later in the Day

What time does school start for your kids? Chances are it's before 8 a.m., scientists say that's too early.

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Is It Ever Okay To Argue In Front Of Your Kids?

I received a message today asking that question, so I did some digging and found research that may push you to change your arguing habits.

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Little Girl Explains Birth in Under Four Seconds [Video]

Really, childbirth doesn't have to be complex, especially when this 3-year-old explains how it works.

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Little Boy Rages With Guitar Hero [Video]

And like that, a rockstar was born!

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Father Makes Son Destroy Xbox After Bad Grades [Video]

Good parenting achievement unlocked!

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Man Has Brutally Honest Reaction After Finding Out He’ll Be A Father [Video]

You want honesty, we have honesty!

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Grand Rapids Boasts Cheapest Rates in U.S. For Babysitting [Video]

This is great news if you're a parent, but not so great news if you're a baby sitter.

The average rate for a baby sitter in Grand Rapids sits at $11.31 an hour. That is the cheapest rate in the U.S., according to Care.com.

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Dad Learns Never to Sing Wrong Words When It Comes to ‘Frozen’ [Video]

We all get the words wrong to songs every once and a while.

However, when this dad sing the wrong words to "Do You Want To Build A Snowman" from the hit Disney movie "Frozen," his daughter is not shy about letting him know how she feel about it.

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Thinkstock/ michele piacquadio
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80% Of 10-Year-Old Girls Worry About Dieting

Yes, you read that correctly, 80%!

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Getty Images/ Lyn Randle
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Something All Parents Might Want To Read

The more I think about this, the scarier it is. I came across a crying child during my run last night.

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