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News Roundup: USA Vies for Breastfeeding Record; Toddler Swallows Pen; Woman Eats Hubby’s Ashes

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News Roundup: USA Vies for Breastfeeding Record; Toddler Swallows Pen; Woman Eats Hubby’s Ashes

Moms across the country are getting together to try to break the world record for the most women breastfeeding at one time.  U-S-A!  U-S-A!  U-S-A!  [Chicago Sun-Times]

Mom Charged With Using Gun To Steal Teen’s Bike.”  I’m sure she had her reasons.  [CBS Boston]

App turns your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into a baby monitor.  I’m still waiting for the app that transforms my iPhone into a margarita-making machine and babysitter.  [Consumer Reports]

Pacifier weaning tactics.  I see a big career ahead for the Binky Fairy!  [Babble]

Toddler recovers after swallowing ballpoint pen, shows promise for careers as circus sword swallower and/or esophagus graffiti artist.  [CBC.ca]

On this Sunday’s My Strange Addiction:  Woman can’t stop eating her dead husband’s ashes.  I think she misheard his last words:  “A time will come again when you will MEET me.”  [TV Guide]

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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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