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Teenager Finds Winning Lottery Ticket After Mom Makes Him Clean Room

Ryan Kitching’s mom had been nagging him to clean his room, as moms tend to do. When the 19-year-old from Midlothian, Scotland finally relented and attacked the mess, he found 12 old lottery tickets.

Figuring they must all be losers, he thought about throwing the tickets out with the rest of the junk. But then he had a “strange feeling” that he should check the numbers, and when he did, he was nearly $85,000 richer.

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Larry Busacca, Getty Images
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Bobby Brown Refuses to Bring Lawyers Into Family Dispute Over Bobbi Kristina

Whitney Houston‘s ex husband, Bobby Brown, has expressed frustration over not being able to see their daughter, Bobbi Kristina, often since Houston’s passing. It’s rumored that Brown believes Houston’s family is blocking him from seeing Bobbi Kristina. While he’s not thrilled about it by any means, TMZ reports that he’s also not fighting it directly.

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ABC 24
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Teen Girl Forced By Parents to Stand on Corner and Hold ‘I Steal’ Sign

Some kids just get grounded when they disobey their parents. But in Memphis, TN, this young lady had to stand on a busy corner holding a sign that said, “I steal from my family” as a punishment.

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Category: Parenting, Weird News
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Police Pay a Visit to Dad Who Shot His Daughter’s Laptop

Ever since he filmed himself shooting his daughter’s laptop with a .45 handgun, opinions have been sharply divided over Tommy Jordan’s brand of extreme parenting. In fact, someone who disagrees with his methods called police to his North Carolina home. But instead of arresting him, cops offered their thanks.

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Category: Parenting, Weird News
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Flickr, Jhaymesiviphotography
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Man Punishes Teenage Girl By Sending Her Naked Photo To Classmates

A 31-year-old man went through his girlfriend's teenage daughters phone and found a naked photo of herself. How would you have handled this situation?

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Category: Kids, Parenting
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ABC News
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Iowa Mom Gives Birth to 14-Pound Baby Boy [VIDEO]

In news that will likely make mothers everywhere wince in sympathetic pain, a 14-pound baby boy has been born in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Make a Valentine’s Day Feeder for the Birds

My girl and I love a holiday and especially a holiday that involves a lot of chocolate. Yesterday, we decided to get busy on a Valentine's feeder for the birds...tomorrow, we'll move on to the chocolate. Oh, who are we kidding? We're about ten minutes away from some chocolate!

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Joe Corrigan/Getty Images
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Bad News. You’re Not Smarter Than a 5th Grader

Sorry. You're not smarter than your fifth grader. At least not when it comes to science. Here are some some seemingly unanswerable questions...and the answers. 

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Top Baby Names at St. Cloud Hospital

There were 2,662 babies born at St. Cloud hospital last year – 20 fewer than the year before – and it’s the fewest babies born at the hospital in the past five years. Two monikers top the list of the most popular names parents gave their kids born in 2011 at the hospital.

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David Paul Morris, Getty Images / eyeliam, Flickr
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Got a New Baby? Yes, There’s an App for That

Between feedings, diapers and naps, new parents have a lot to think about. And yes, for all you inquiring tech-savvy parents, there’s an app to help track all that. In fact, there are several. The real question, however, is, “Are they worth the download?”

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Category: Parenting
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Tobyotter, Flickr
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Hey Moms, It Could Be Your Fault Your Kid Is Overweight

Childhood obesity is soaring. In fact, about a third of US children are currently overweight or obese — and a new study may reveal one big cause.

Researchers found toddlers who have a poor relationship with their moms could be twice as likely to be obese by the time they turn 15, possibly because they tend to turn to food as a substitute for motherly comfort.

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10 Tips to Get Fit With Your Kids in 2012

Want to help your kids get in shape this year? It could be easier — and a lot more fun — than you think.

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