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14 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

He is very soon headed to the salon, and they really need to pay attention to his cuticles this time.

10 Ways Daylight Saving Time Is Going To Ruin Your Life This Weekend

14 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Twice a year, most of us in North America and Europe tamper with our clocks. Each time, as I recall the chaos that ensues with the changing of the clocks, I’m filled with a simmering anticipatory fury, and a fuzzy, slightly confused brain after the fact. Show More Summary

No room at shelters for additional refugees of Sri Lanka landslide

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said Friday there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to.

Federal appeals court shoots down police union’s move to block city settlement on ‘stop and frisk’ case

A federal appeals court shot down the police unions' attempt to block the city's settlement of the "stop and frisk" case against the NYPD on Friday, the last roadblock to Mayor de Blasio's bid to overhaul use of the controversial police tactic.

Taylor Swift: ‘Life can be romantic without having a romance’

Taylor Swift is madly deeply in love...with New York City. The pop star graces the cover of the December issue of British Cosmopolitan, with the shoot being used across 23 international editions of the magazine.

Liv Tyler Might Just Have Worn The Cutest Pregnancy Halloween Costume In History

15 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

It’s just one day until Halloween, which means some people are already showing off their costumes for this year. That includes celebrities like Liv Tyler, who shared photos of her and her son Milo in costume for his school Halloween dance. More » Liv Tyler Might Just Have Worn The Cutest Pregnancy Halloween Costume In History is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Amazon beats Apple for consumer satisfaction

Amazon's tablets scored a very impressive 827 points out of a possible 1000 while the iPad range earned three fewer, and, with 821, Samsung managed to snag third place in JD Power's tablet satisfaction award.

WATCH: Flyers prank players for Halloween with snake in a cooler

There's not much that can scare a hockey player. But Derek Settlemyre, the head equipment manager of the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers, found one thing that could make these tough guys cower in fear... or at least make them jump and drop F-bombs.

Michigan adopted teen will face mental evaluation after allegedly stabbing brother

Before Roksana Sikorski stabbed her sleeping brother at the family’s Michigan home, the teenager asked her boyfriend if the knife was “sharp enough,” according to a police report obtained by the Detroit Free Press.

North Korea announces 21-day quarantine for foreigners

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is so concerned about the possibility of Ebola spreading to his already-secluded country that he’s implemented a 21-day mandatory quarantine period for foreigners traveling from abroad -- and virtually no one can leave either.

The Mommyish Definitive Guide To Infertility: Injectable Medications and Intrauterine Insemination

15 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

You've been trying for what feels like forever to get pregnant. You've met with doctors and specialist, probably argued with your insurance company at least once, and are on a first name basis with the gals in the blood lab. Your doctor...Show More Summary

Greg Allman dropped from 'Midnight Rider' lawsuit

Gregg Allman has been dropped from a lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed by a train during shooting of a biographical movie about the Allman Brothers Band singer, attorneys said Thursday.

Educators from Success Academy give teaching lessons to principals

Educators from Success Academy gave teaching lessons Thursday to principals from 60-district run schools to share “best practices” for the classroom.

Fla. man mistakes ex-girlfriend for burglar, shoots her

A Florida man says he accidentally shot his ex-girlfriend after she broke into his house to collect her things.

Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason college hoops poll

The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship.

Garbage truck fatally hits man, 32, in Chinatown hit-and-run

The victim was struck on Canal St. near Centre St. by a dark-colored garbage truck which then drove off around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.

10 Ways To Deal With All Of Your Kid’s Artwork

16 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

At first, I obsessively saved every single thing they made marveling at their obvious artistic talent and hanging it all over the house. It didn't take long for it to become apparent that I would have to weed through the barrage of masterpieces being sent home each week or else my home would be covered in paper. Show More Summary

NYPD Chief of Department Philip Banks resigns: sources

Banks, a 28-year veteran, was named on Tuesday as Commissioner Bill Bratton’s choice to replace Rafael Pineiro, who is retiring Friday as First Deputy Commissioner, the NYPD’s number two spot.

Morning Feeding: Did Kim Kardashian Reveal She’s Pregnant?

17 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Did Kim Kardashian accidentally reveal that she’s pregnant? -Bustle 10 mistakes you should never make if you’re going through a divorce -The Frisky Liv Tyler won Halloween with this adorable maternity costume -The Gloss Scared of flaxseed?...Show More Summary

Eric Frein arraigned after dramatic capture in weeks-long manhunt

A shackled accused cop killer on the lam for seven weeks was booed and jeered as he was led Friday morning into a Pennsylvania courthouse for his first hearing in what prosecutors say will be a death penalty case.

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