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10 other words Octomom™ should trademark

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

As most earthlings know by now, Nadya Suleman is trying to register the word “Octomom” with the U.S. Patent Office. Seems she wants to sell branded diapers and onesies—and wring more cash out of the Brits who hope to film her surplus children regularly until they are 18 years old. Only one problem, reports the […]

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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 NPR.org. “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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Baby product reviews in 5 words (or less)

Monday, April 13th, 2009

I don’t know about you, but I’m perfectly willing to read a thoughtful 1500-word review of a movie like Slumdog Millionaire or the irritating/haunting Happy-Go-Lucky. I’m not, however, eager to read 800 words on a pacifer. (And, incidentally, can I tell you from very recent experience that baby carrots taste great with guacamole, especially if […]

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Babble.com weighs in on The Perfect Baby Handbook

Monday, April 13th, 2009

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Insider baby-naming secrets, part I

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

One of the more popular parts of the The Perfect Baby Handbook, it seems, are the tips on finding unexpected sources for unique baby names on p. 6. Those readers who’ve been pleading for more, equally sound advice on this topic are in luck: When writing the book, I researched several extra lists that didn’t […]

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