From Around the Web 5.12.14

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Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* It’s starting to get warm outside so make sure you pay attention to whether your baby is still in the car seat before you leave the car. [Parents Magazine]

* Check out the emotional, in-depth article that started the discussion on the issue of forgetting about your baby in the car. [Washington Post]

* How to be a Dolphin Parent. [TIME]

* Concerned father arrested for violating the two-minute rule at a school meeting. [Huffington Post]

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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 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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* 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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From Around the Web 3.10.14

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* Things didn’t turn out the way that the young woman suing her parents for financial support had hoped. [CBSNews]

* Is Barbie ruining your daughter’s career goals? Study finds that girls who play with Barbie have a much more limited view of their career options. [Springer]

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From Around the Web 3.4.14

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Image courtesy of Keerati / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* The lawsuit that has parents scratching their heads. Adult sues parents for their continued financial support. [YahooShine]

* The baby is coming right here, right now! Woman gives birth on a NYC street. [ABCNews]

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From Around the Web 1.25.14

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Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* Working mothers everywhere breathe a sigh of relief.  The kids of moms who work outside of the home are no more likely to experience social or emotional problems than the kids of stay at home moms. Provide your kids with a loving environment and they should be alright. [CBS News]

* A little flexibility, please.  It’s no surprise that flexible work schedules would help lessen the gender pay gap. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

* The flu can be serious during pregnancy with major repercussions for both mom and fetus, so get your flu shot if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant. [CNN]

* Put that thing out until you’re older! Pot may no longer seem like a big deal, but a new study shows that it may have a negative affect on your teen’s brain development. [TIME]

* Ingenious.  How these parents actually got to sleep in. [ABC News]

* People in the U.S. are having less babies.  Birth rates in the U.S. hit historic lows in a drastic shift from the all-time high in 2007. [NBC News]

* A big change in diagnosing autism.  New diagnostic criteria for autism could lead to fewer diagnoses, and less access to therapy and care. [TIME]