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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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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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Recession? What Recession? Americans Say ‘We’re Doing Better Than Our Folks’ — Survey of the Day

While the county has been going through an extended period of economic decline and uncertainty, a solid majority of Americans still think that they are ahead of where their parents were financially.

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Morning Mix Show Notes 12/27

How often do you hit the drive thru? It's true! Men take longer than women to get ready for work and how to get your kids to eat their vegetables.

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What Was Your Favorite Christmas Gift, Ever?

Is there one Christmas present you received, that you will never forget?  For some reason, it will always stand out as being special - maybe because of who it was from, or because of your age at the time

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Funny Friday [VIDEO] – Giving Kids Terrible Presents

Jimmy Kimmel gave his viewers an assignment. He asked them to give their kids a terrible present and film their reactions. Some kids are appreciative, some think it's a joke. Others...well...just watch.

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School Photos With a Dose of Reality [VIDEO]

I remember school photo day being a little painful but I wasn't given the harsh dose of reality these kids were. Actually, this is a very cute short film starring some very cute kids.

School Portrait (2011

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