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Weekend News Deliveries: Dangerous Toys; More Breastfeeding Benefits; Baby Planners

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Weekend News Deliveries: Dangerous Toys; More Breastfeeding Benefits; Baby Planners

Annual list of  “10 Worst [and Dangerous] Toys” released.  Based on findings, Curious George has become Calamitous George. [Toysafety.org]

Kendra Wilkinson, due to pop any day now, shares picture of bump and new house.  Which reminds me:  SWEET MOSES, KENDRA WILKINSON IS GOING TO BE A MOM.  *GULP*  [Baby Scoop]

Government takes boy from parents who refuse to fatten him up with sweets.  Even more shocking:  This did not happen in the United States.  [Fox News]

Your daily dose of “awwww”:  Ben Affleck and Violet have a daddy-and-me day (with a few dozen of their closest paparazzi friends).  [popbytes]

Breastfeeding may offer mothers long-term protection against diabetes and heart disease, which almost makes having to wear those sexless nursing bra contraptions worth it.  ALMOST.  [USA Today]

New trend:  Expectant moms hiring baby planners to help with pre-baby activities, such as registering and preparing the house.  No word on whether they also go on midnight runs for moms’ ice cream cravings.  [AP]

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Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. A humor columnist for Disney, Nickelodeon, Scary Mommy, Reductress and Redbook, she also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation (so send all complaints to them).

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