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The seven ugliest birthday cakes in America

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

While no few parents are perfect, most try their best, especially in areas such as birthday-cake baking where public failure is particularly awkward. Just ask Guinever, a mommy blogger who inadvertently created this object (right) for her son’s fourth birthday. Allegedly a dinosaur, it looks more like a piece of half-digested asparagus. As she explains, […]

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The breastfeeding guilt-trip irks a certain mommy!

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Friend of PBH Lynn Harris (rhymes with “hilarious”) reports with uncharacteristic sobriety on the ongoing “bottle or breast” debate over on “Anyone remember the 2005 public health campaign comparing not breast-feeding to riding a mechanical bull while pregnant?” she asks. If breast is indeed best, then breast-feeding advocates would do well to stop calling […]

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The stroller has two faces

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

An Op-Ed piece in today’s New York Times reports on another unforeseen danger: The Forward-Facing Stroller. Apparently, if your baby rides facing away from you, he will hear fewer of your little encouraging comments, such as, “See, Siegfried, that is the correct way to fold a stack of Baby Gap t-shirts.” And will instantly fall […]

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