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Kelly Osbourne to write memoirs

Twenty-three-year-old celebrity kid Kelly Osbourne is set to write her memoirs. The "Papa Don't Preach" cover singer, who is famous basically for having a famous dad, will publish an autobiography of what it's like to grow up as the child of met...

Boyfriend barely meets dad who pipes up

It's not exactly the preferred way to find out your fifteen-year-old daughter has a boyfriend, but I guess it will make for an interesting story down at the pub on a Saturday night. Raul Colon got up at four in the morning to let his dog out, just as...

Inducing for childcare?

With my first pregnancy, everything was done by the book. My OBGYNs were staunchly against inducing until a full two weeks after my due date. They were also against scheduling a C-section barring there was no medical reason to do so. In other words...

Modeling bad behavior

Kids learn by example, which is why most of us try to set a good one. We use our manners, clean up after ourselves, exhibit patience and always try to do the right thing - especially when little eyes are watching us. But sometimes, we get stressed ou...

Drunken dad drives off with kids hanging out the door

Here's a tip for you -- if you have to call your wife to come pick you up from the bar, your best bet is to let her drive home too, especially if the kids are in the car. Or even halfway in the car. Dustin Purscell learned that (hopefully) the hard w...

Dad chooses Batman over son

File this in the list of the stupidest things people do, you know, that list that makes you wonder how it's possible for some loser to be a parent when there are so many great people out there who can't have kids? Some jerk decided it was a good ide...

Paris Hilton's man ready to be a dad

Call me slow, but I just realized that Paris Hilton is dating former best friend Nicole Richie's boyfriend's twin brother. I mean, I knew she had a boyfriend (she always has a boyfriend), but I just snapped to the fact that Joel Madden and Benji Madd...

No more neckties

It's not something I will mourn: the passing of the necktie. I used to have quite a few, but for the last decade or so I've been down to one -- a Dilbert tie still in the package in which my mother-in-law gave it to me. I gave up on ties a long time ...

Are dads more attractive?

When I completed the survey I wrote about last week on the subject of "Sex and the American Dad," there was one question I felt I was not qualified to answer. The question asked whether my wife found me more, less or equally attractive compared to be...

How to spot a really cool Father's Day gift

It seems to me that the best kind of gift is something that is totally cool but also totally unnecessary. Clothes are definitely a necessity; they're no fun to get. The same goes with ordinary tools-of-the-trade sort of thing, even if they're for a f...

Father's Day Craft-a-polooza: Wise old bird window warning

Here's an easy and useful craft idea-a handmade owl that will keep the bird from crashing into the windows and scaring dad when he's hard at work at the office or relaxing at home. The materials list: some sort of base for the owl's face (we us...

Sex and the American Dad

Be they conservative or liberal, atheist or devout, young or old, there's one thing almost all dads can agree on: We like sex. To find out a little more about what the average American dad thinks about the subject, AOL and Cookie magazine are running...

Who's your sitcom daddy?

There is an interesting survey over at Parenting.com in which moms were asked to rate their husbands on a variety of subjects. Over 1,000 moms answered questions concerning the hotness of their hubby, how much he helps out with the kids, which sitcom...

Gordon Ramsay has interesting advice on getting kids to eat vegetables

I'm sure by now you've heard of Gordon Ramsay. He's the British head chef and star of television's reality show "Hell's Kitchen." He's also something of a world-class chef, from what I understood. From what I understand now, he's also a father. And t...

Cameron Diaz loses her father

In sad news, actress Cameron Diaz has lost her father. Now she has made a statement about the cause of his death and her sadness over her loss. Diaz's father, Emilio, passed away from pneumonia at the young age of just 58. According to Access Hol...

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