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Dad Helps Son Learn to Skateboard by Kicking Him Down Ramp [Video]

A father-son trip to the skate park has landed one man at the center of a storm. A Florida man is being investigated by the Department of Children and Families after video of him pushing his six-year-old son down a skateboard ramp went viral over the weekend.

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Spot-On Video Perfectly Captures the Agony of Putting a Toddler to Bed

Anyone with little kids knows that getting them to sleep is about as easy as figuring out in your head how much to tip, splitting the atom and understanding the algorithm Facebook uses to determine which are the top stories in your feed.

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Dad’s Epic Message To Boys Who May Date His Daughter [Video]

Some dads make sure to leave a lasting impression upon any boy steps on his doorstep looking for his daughter. There's the old cliches' of 'break her heart, I break you' or being sure to show off the gun collection, etc.

One father took things one step further by creating his own warning poem. 

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This Is Why Saturday Mornings Are Not Fun for Parents

If you're a parent, you'll totally identify with this guy. If you're not yet a parent, well, consider this a glimpse into your future.

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To Toast Or Not To Toast :Pop-Tart [Life Of A Single Dad]

So I've decided to start vlogging about my life as a single dad. The ups and downs of a being a dad who doesn't live close to his kid are frequent and challenging but I guess it would be that way if I were down the street, I think. 

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To Spank Or Not To Spank? More Americans OK with Physical Punishment of Their Children.

Nothing says punishment like a good ol' spanking from your parent. I grew up in the 80's and 90's where spanking a child was still seen as "OK". Modern times have shown us that younger parents don't believe too much in the old methodology of physical punishment.

Who's to say who is right and wrong I suppose in the conversation, but I hate it when someone see a parent spanking their child that their first though is "should I call child services?"

Which is interesting considering a new study says that 81% of Americans are "OK" with physical punishment of a child. 

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Mom Sells Disobedient Daughter’s One Direction Tickets on eBay

If you want to teach your teenage daughter a lesson, why not deprive them the one thing they crave most? Proximity to the dulcet tones of One Direction.

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You Simply Won’t Believe How Fast Parents Put Newborn Baby Photos Online

The tradition of new dads handing out cigars may be going the way of phone books and CDs, thanks to a growing fad.

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Children of Obese Moms May Die Sooner From Cardiovascular Disease

The warning signs of a potential epidemic in heart disease are becoming more evident, new research showing that moms who are very heavy during pregnancy may be saddling their children with more than just a few extra pounds.

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Woman Forces Stepdaughter to Wear Thrift Store Clothing for Being a Bully
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Mom Forces Stepdaughter to Wear Thrift Store Clothes for Being a Bully

We've seen parents use unique methods to punish kids in the past -- through Facebook and by making them carry signs on busy streets, for example. But a Utah woman punished her stepdaughter in the most creative way yet by forcing her to wear ill-fitting thrift store clothing for being a bully.

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Bossy Toddler Gives Dad the Business

Little August doesn't want help buckling her car seat. In fact, she recommends that you "worry 'bout yourself!" We love it. It's like the polite toddler version of "why don't you mind your own business, jerk?"

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iPotty Lets Pottytraining Toddlers Use the Bathroom Like Grownups

Pottytraining can be frustrating, not to mention time consuming, cutting into precious minutes a toddler could be spending watching Dora the Explorer, but not anymore! Meet the iPotty, a training toilet with a built-in holder for an iPad so your toddler can use the restroom just like a grownup -- while playing Angry Birds and watching Netflix.

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