An opera for sleep-deprived parents

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Adorable kid can't blow out birthday candle. Dad steps in with a clever hack.


“Our son was having some trouble blowing out his birthday candle,” explains Ashleigh Williamson of her adorable two-year-old son. Read the rest

Find out when your name was popular with Baby Name Explorer app

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It's not super scientifically perfect but it's a fun tool.

Comic trailer: Raising Dion, superhero child with a single mom


What's it like Raising Dion, a 7-year-old son with superpowers? Watch the trailer, then read the first issue free. Read the rest

Windows 10 automatically spies on your children and sends you a dossier of their activity

Kirk writes, "This weekend we upgraded my 14-year-old son's laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 10. Today I got a creepy-ass email from Microsoft titled 'Weekly activity report for [my kid]', including which websites he's visited, how many hours per day he's used it, and how many minutes he used each of his favorite apps." Read the rest

Mobile game of the week: Zoombinis

The quirky, gentle logic puzzles of the classic Zoombinis are back with a tablet remake which feels not especially modern, but still very much worth loving.

Small dog loves cheese

Wait for the grin at the end if you doubt our headline.

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Corgi puppy still not entirely sure about going down these stairs


“Here is my puppy Peanut Butter trying to go down the stairs at 9 weeks old.”

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Just a pug lying in a little swimming pool, snoring, with sunglasses on


No big deal.

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Florida mom abandons 3 kids in Waffle House to go drinking at nearby bar

“Waffle Nights,” Ahmed Hashim.
The restaurant chain has been in the news for a number of odd crimes lately. This one is very sad.

Analyzing the "Goodnight Moon" bedroom


The Ugly Volvo deconstructs the spatial, safety, and existential problems with the baby bunny's bedroom in the iconic children's book "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown with pictures by Clement Hurd. Read the rest

Little baby girl with weak eyesight sees through prescription glasses for the first time


That smile!

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Little girl not particularly pumped to be on this amusement park ride at all, actually



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Colorado achieved incredible reductions in teen pregnancy through free birth control

The six-year program has run out of foundation money and the state is unlikely to pick up the tab, despite the 40% drop in teen births and 42% drop in abortions achieved through the simple expedient of giving free IUDs and implants to teens who asked for them. Read the rest

Kid yanks tooth out of her own mouth with help from a slingbow


Alexis Davidson, 11, is losing a tooth. So to speed matters along, she ties a slingbow to the tooth, and fires the bow, and poof, the tooth is pulled out of her mouth. Slow motion footage shot by her father Jason Mcdonald shows Alexis nervously pulling the bow back and letting go as her tooth is yanked out.

Alexis shows no sign of pain when jumping up and down after the successful operation in her backyard in Aurora, Colorado.

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