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What does your dog do when you leave the house?


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Have you ever wondered what your dog does when you leave the house?

Apparently, they like to climb up onto the bed and cry. Continue reading WHAT DOES YOUR DOG DO WHEN YOU LEAVE THE HOUSE?

Check the calculator: Raising a family can cost you about $12-14k per year, per child


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We’ve all heard the stories about how much money it costs to raise a child to 18.

Depending on the survey you’re reading, the number is going to be about the same: around $250,000.  A quarter of a million dollars.  All to raise a child, clothe them, educate them, feed them, buy them electronics and other “necessary” gadgets.

The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age
The MoneySmart Family System:
Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age
Continue reading CHECK THE CALCULATOR: RAISING A FAMILY CAN COST YOU ABOUT $12-14K PER YEAR, PER CHILD

Video Fun: Dad interrogates son about smoking pot


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Strange things afoot at the Circle K.

Watch what happens when parents question their children about smoking pot. Continue reading VIDEO FUN: DAD INTERROGATES SON ABOUT SMOKING POT

20 Ways to Avoid Taking a Shower


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Web Watch knows many new mothers who go through the “new mom phase” where they cut their hair short, so they don’t have to take the time to wash it while their baby sits quietly in the corner of the bathroom playing with empty shampoo bottles.

Apparently, washing your hair – however short it may be – is considered a luxury for many new moms who can’t even take the time for a quick shower as that would take time away from their baby. Continue reading 20 WAYS TO AVOID TAKING A SHOWER

Why teddy bears are the scariest toys you can give a child


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Practically every child growing up has a favorite stuffed animal.

People love giving them as gifts: “oh, they’re so cute. Look how adorable it is.”

But little did you know that lurking under that soft, delicate fake fur is… Continue reading WHY TEDDY BEARS ARE THE SCARIEST TOYS YOU CAN GIVE A CHILD

If adults could have just one wish, here’s what they’d REALLY wish for


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If you were an adult and were granted one wish that could be fulfilled, what would you wish for?

And wishing for a SEXY TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLE really wouldn’t count. Try and be practical with your answer here, folks.

Sexy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume
Sexy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume
Continue reading IF ADULTS COULD HAVE JUST ONE WISH, HERE’S WHAT THEY’D REALLY WISH FOR

Video Fun: Things cool dads do with their kids when Mom’s not home


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Freaks (Timmy Trumpet & Savage) – Dad and Toby

A fast, easy, and inexpensive way to analyze your DNA


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Have you ever wondered about your family? What makes you… you?

Want to give someone a unique Christmas gift that is as unique as the recipient is…. because the gift IS the recipient themselves?

23 AND ME
23 AND ME DNA TESTING KIT
Continue reading A FAST, EASY, AND INEXPENSIVE WAY TO ANALYZE YOUR DNA

Differences between American Parenting and the rest of the world


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Kids today are often considered too coddled when compared to how older generations were raised.

Everything from “participation medals” to “no score soccer games” to “teachers not allowed to mark papers incorrect” because it might hurt someone’s feelings are all a bunch of hooey for parents who had to endure the trials and tribulations of growing up themselves.

Whether it’s government interference or parents’ desire to truly protect their children to the extent of possibly going too far doing so, today’s parents have many things to worry about when it comes to raising their children.

Gin & Juice: The Victorian Guide to Parenting
Gin & Juice: The Victorian Guide to Parenting
Continue reading DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AMERICAN PARENTING AND THE REST OF THE WORLD

Calvin’s parents must have been millionaires


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Remember the CALVIN AND HOBBES comic strip?

Kids today may not be as enamored with comic strips as their parents were back in the day – it really was the golden age of comics: Calvin and Hobbes, The Far Side, Bloom County. Some would include Garfield on this list, but that may vary depending on how you feel about cats.

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
Continue reading CALVIN’S PARENTS MUST HAVE BEEN MILLIONAIRES

At what age do children learn to swear? (it’s younger than you think!)


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Parents try very hard to avoid swearing in front of their children.

But it’s inevitable.  And whether they hear those words from their parents or learn those words while at school, at some point in your child’s life they will casually utter one of those Seven Dirty Words – and usually at the most inappropriate – albeit funny – moment.

The Very Inappropriate Word
The Very Inappropriate Word
Continue reading AT WHAT AGE DO CHILDREN LEARN TO SWEAR? (IT’S YOUNGER THAN YOU THINK!)

Women: is the Portia Hypothesis holding you back at work?


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Women – how well are you doing in your career?  Do you feel you’re overly successful, or do you see yourself being held back for no real reason whatsoever?

Perhaps your issue isn’t with the work you do, but maybe it’s YOU.  All due to the PORTIA HYPOTHESIS.

People are the Name of the Game: How to be More Successful in Your Career--and Life
People are the Name of the Game:
How to be More Successful in Your Career–and Life
Continue reading WOMEN: IS THE PORTIA HYPOTHESIS HOLDING YOU BACK AT WORK?

What sport are you best suited for? Take this quiz!


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Parents always have high hopes for their children.  Will they be tennis superstars? Golf phenoms?

Are the Olympics in your future?  Weekends spent in gyms watching basketball games late into the night?

Are you going to be a baseball caravan parent, driving your kids all over the country so they can play competitively and maybe get in the Little League World Series?

Life as a Ninja
Life as a Ninja
Continue reading WHAT SPORT ARE YOU BEST SUITED FOR? TAKE THIS QUIZ!

Parents: your son will cost you more money than your daughter will


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Are you the proud parent of a young boy and a young girl?

Do you lie awake at night wondering how you’re going to pay for that expensive wedding for your daughter?  You’re not thinking about your son growing up and what that will do to your wallet – you have your mind trying to figure out how you’re going to foot the bill for that $100,000 wedding that your daughter has been planning all her life.

Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters
Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters
Continue reading PARENTS: YOUR SON WILL COST YOU MORE MONEY THAN YOUR DAUGHTER WILL

66% of all parents feel that divorce hurt their children


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Getting a divorce is almost never fun.

It’s even worse when major finances or children are involved.  Or a beloved family pet.

But you wouldn’t believe the dirty tricks that divorcing couples stoop to in order to hurt their former love.

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your RelationshipToo Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay:
A Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your Relationship

Continue reading 66% OF ALL PARENTS FEEL THAT DIVORCE HURT THEIR CHILDREN