From Around the Web 5.1.14

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Image courtesy of Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

* Parents allow the public to name their baby! [Huffington Post]

* Kids, quitting, and choosing to be a “dolphin parent.” [Today’s Parent]

* Using social media for good. Toddler finds a kidney donor through Facebook. [WND Health]

* Unexpected costs of having a baby. [Business Insider]

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From Around the Web 4.22.14

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* This is why parenting ages you. Toddler disappeared while his mother was in the bathroom and was found playing in a bowling alley toy machine. [USA Today]

* Parenting mistakes to avoid. [Saratogian News]

* Although not news related, I had to share this image of the cutest kid picture I saw this week. [Huffington Post]

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From Around the Web 4.16.14

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* What the baby product industry doesn’t want you to know. [Market Watch]

* The Game of Thrones baby-naming trend. [Yahoo Shine]

* The safest car seats. [Consumer Reports]

*  Daycare costs more than college in a majority of states. [Newsmax]

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From Around the Web 4.9.14

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* New statistics show that the number of stay-at-home moms is increasing and the media is not portraying an inaccurate image of this growing group of mamas. [Slate]

* Sadly, this isn’t a joke. A baby was charged in an attempted homicide and, even though the officer was suspended, the charges have not yet been dismissed. [Business Insider]

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From Around the Web 3.29.14

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* Backlash against Gwyneth Paltrow’s idiotic comment about working moms.  [Business Insider]

* Could domestic duties explain the gender gap? Female physicians spend much more time on domestic duties than male physicians, which could explain why female physicians have less career success. [MNT]

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From Around the Web 3.17.14

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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

* The shaming of breastfeeding mothers. Anonymous individual attempts to humiliate a breastfeeding mom, posting her picture online and calling her a “tramp.” [BBC News]

* Meet Average Barbie, otherwise known as Lammily. [TIME]

* Working Mother Magazine’s Best Toys for 2014. [Working Mother]

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