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"Pull Up Your Pants" Arkansas Governor Tells Students

"Pull up your pants!" Credit: AP Respect yourself and stop taking fashion inspiration from drug dealers and strippers seems to be the not-so-subtle message of Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, who wants boys to pull up their pants and youn...New law keeps kids' unmentionables under wraps.

College Humor: Fart and Run?

So ... we're not quite sure if this surprise fart is real or not. The clarity of the alleged passed gas makes us think the toot may have come from a fart machine. There is one thing we are sure of though, it's funny regardless. So, if y...Surprise fart caught on tape...it's as funny as it sounds.

Do We Really Need a Breast-Feeding Cookie?

MilkMakers, Milkin' Cookies -- these are two new-ish cookies created for breast-feeding moms. They're made from, among other things, oatmeal, yeast and flax seed, all long held to help boost milk production, and anecdotal evidence (well, people pos...

Links We Love: Grab Bag Edition

Chug it, dude! Credit: Getty
The kids are out of school and we're busy looking for ways to while the day away without losing our marbles. When we've had a spare minute this week, this is what we've been reading. Enjoy! If you thought your ...

Twitter Follow Friday on ParentDish!

Love Twitter? So do we! It can be tough to keep tabs on all your favorite "Tweeters" from the "Twitterverse" -- but don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's our favorite parenting Tweets of the week, raw and uncensored, typos and all, just as you...

Man Arrested for Posting Baby Swinging Video

When I watched this video of a man swinging a baby in an alarming manner , I thought it was fake. Actually, I still think (and truly hope) it's not real. But shortly after I watched the original video, it was pulled from YouTube for violation of user...

Ellen DeGeneres Tries to Out Mariah Carey's Pregnancy

Here's a tip, celebrities: Got a secret you're trying to keep? Don't go visit Ellen DeGeneres, at least not in front of the television cameras. Mariah Carey, battling rumors that she and husband Nick Cannon are expecting, recently visited The Elle...

Jerry O'Connell calls pregnant wife Rebecca Romijn "huge"

(Click the photo for 10 Things You Should Never Ever Say to Pregnant Women) Some men complain that women are hard to understand. But here's a simple, easy rule that husband Jerry O'Connell -- husband of Rebecca Romijn, who is pregnant -- learned t...

For Better or For Worse - What was old is new again

(Click the image above to see a larger version of the comic strip.) When I was growing up, there was always a "For Better or For Worse" comic cut from the paper and stuck to our refrigerator. The Pattersons may have been an imaginary family, but Lyn...

Somebody needs a time out

Ikea has produced some pretty funny commercials in recent years. This one, I'm sure, resonates with most parents of small children. Called "Time Out", it depicts a mom trying to get some work done and getting fed up at the screaming and arguing of he...

Are divorce jokes ever funny?

Especially when there's kids involved, divorce sucks. I wasn't even married to Edan's mother when we split up, and the emotional wreckage from our separation was a serious task to work past. But, as anyone who's been divorced (or ended a long-term re...

That wonderful age

Jared is at an amazing, delightful stage in his life. It's these times that I cherish now and will most certainly miss later on. Later, when he is a teenager and, if I'm lucky, will acknowledge me just enough to tell me to go to hell, I'll look back ...

What are you laughing at?

One of the secret gifts of Mothering a toddler is the laughter. Babies are cute, they do fun things, but a toddler's quirky brain wiring makes for some serious entertainment. Nolan thinks he's hilarious. This has been evident from the time he was a w...

The children's railway... from hell!

Got a nephew or niece you really don't like? Think someone you know isn't paying enough in psychiatry fees for their kids? Want something to have handy to make sure your friends and relatives never, ever ask you to babysit? Then here's the perfect to...

Whoa, that's a hungry baby

Both images are from omwo.com. Thanks to Boing Boing for the link!...

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