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Parenting Poop: What Big Apple Moms and Dads are Buzzing About

  • School daze

As if it weren't hard enough to find top-notch schools in the city, three institutions are closing due to poor performance. What's worse: An additional 20 schools may receive the same news in the coming weeks.

  • Toxic toy land 

A consumer watchdog group is claiming one in three children's toys may be poisonous. Not sure if we buy that figure, but it may give you a moment of pause as you stroll down the aisles of FAO in search of holiday gifts for your tot.

  • What's in a name?

While Harlow and Bronx are popular monikers for the celeb set, civilians tend to be a bit more traditional. Msnbc.com has released its list of the top baby names of 2008 and Aiden and Emma are the winners. 

  • Grammy gossip

The nominations for the 51st Grammy Awards have been released; in the children's category, They Might be Giants and Brady Rymer have gotten some nice recognition. But who got cheated? Leave your comment below.


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