A woman in Wisconsin rode her bike to the hospital to give birth. Seriously?! We felt downright heroic just waddling to the car for the chauffeured ride. This is not the kind of woman you want next to you in postnatal yoga class. You know, the kind who doesn't view Shavasana as nap time.
Bonding with Rescue Annie so you can get your diploma? If the American Heart Association has its way, CPR training would be mandatory for high school graduation. Extra credit if you can tell your instructor that Annie's face is modeled after the death mask of a young woman whose body was recovered from the Seine in the 1880's.
Dealing with infertility and the accompanying treatments (not to mention expenses) is more likely to make women cry than laugh. However, one study says that just 15 minutes of laughter after receiving IVF can help increase the chances for conception. While the jury's still out on the accuracy of these findings, it certainly can't hurt to try and get a chuckle in. Besides, when you think about, the subject is rife with opportunities for inappropriate humor.
It's time to update your Netflix queue because the letter of the day is E. "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey" is premiering at Sundance this month. Even when the kids are asleep, you can't escape Sesame Street.
Parents in West Virginia might be missing their cars if their kids miss too much school. One state lawmaker has proposed a bill that would revoke the driver's licenses of parents whose kids miss too many days of school. We're not getting the logic on this one. Won't it just make it that much harder to actually get the kids to school if the parents can no longer drive?
When in doubt, return to the Stay-at-Home v. Working Mom debate. A new essay by a former SAHM, who now regrets her decision to be home during her children's early years is fanning the flames. How concerned do you think women who stay home with their little ones should be about possible lost earning potential?
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