The tabloids have been obsessed with snapping shots of Kate Middleton's (always flat) tummy ever since the royal wedding in April 2011, speculating whether they see a baby bump. Well, their wildest dreams are coming true! Palace officials announced today that Prince William and Duchess Catherine are (really!) expecting a baby.
Now, let the other forms of speculation commence... When is the baby due? Will it be a boy or a girl? What will they name HRH (his/her royal highness!)?
No....that wasn't a typo and I didn't mean the Parent Trap.
There is a new youtube video called The Parent Rap from BLuefish TV that's taken the Internet by storm. It features a Mom and Dad rapping about what life is like raising a brood of kids.
Yep I that's what I said -- Parents. Rapping. About their kids.
The lights, the lights, the lights that light the lights... Wait a minute while I get that Kmart jingle out of my head.
Is it me, or are the Black Friday and holiday shopping commercials earlier and more relentless than ever? Scratch "Black Friday." This year, it's officially becoming Black Thursday.
Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away -- how did that happen?!! This year, the holiday is on the earliest date it can possibly occur. Freaking out, like me? I bring you this Tasty + Thankful + Fun Thanksgiving Kit complete with amazing recipes for your turkey and sides, awesome activities to keep your kids in the Turkey Day spirit (and out of your busy kitchen on actual T.
Raise your hand if you're as sick of this election as little 4-year-old Abigael Evans, the Colorado girl who is "tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney." We're crying with you, Abby. This thing is out of control!
Have you heard about the central-Massachusetts Pop Warner football game that resulted in five concussions among its pee wee (age 10-ish) players? The teams were so poorly matched that the hits kept coming for the little guys, with several of the players ending up hospitalized. Were the adult coaches' egos so big that they couldn't call for a forfeit (especially the losing team's coach)? It appears that way.
Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, and Goofy have all gotten an uber-chic fashion makeover and plenty of people are not happy about it.
Barney's of New York is collaberating with Disney on a holiday window display and ad promotion called "Electric Holiday", featuring a dream sequence by Minnie in which she fantasizes about what it would be like if she and her friends were fashion models.
Kids are a blessing. And also a pain in the ... tush. That's why a hilarious, tongue-in-cheek "test" on whether a couple is ready for parenthood is quickly going viral. Here are my top 5 favorite parenting preparation tips from the quiz (which was written by an anonymous British[?] blogger):
"Go to the supermarket. Arrange to have your salary directly paid to its head office." No big deal, right?
October is Bullying Prevention Month, and the following story makes it all the more important to talk to our children about bullying, and the severe and devastating impact it can have on a person's life.
Amanda Todd told her story on YouTube, using handwritten index cards to walk the viewer through the events that lead her to where she was then -- alone, despondent, and bullied.
The entire video is soundless and in black and white, which makes her story even more chilling.
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