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When a baby stares down a puppy on camera and the ensuing video goes viral, we think everyone knows who wins:

The Internet.

That's clearly the case in the following footage, as an adorable toddler inches his way ever close to his family's pet... only for the canine to back away in fear and confusion. While wagging his tale wildly, of course.

Check out the video now and no one tell this animal the best way to get revenge: ride a Roomba into the frame!

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A Reuters and NBC investigation revealed an Internet subculture in which parents "re-home" or give away adopted kids they no longer want.

Most of the time, but not all of the time, the adopted children were first adopted from foreign countries, and they typically range in age from 6-14.

Over a five-year period, Reuters found one child a week, on average, being "re-homed." What would drive parents to seek such a drastic measure?

The parents usually want to rid themselves of kids who came with unexpected behavioral issues, which the parents apparently can't deal with anymore.

The ads often sound like listings for unwanted pets. Wrote one "mother" (term used loosely), "I am totally ashamed to say it, but we do truly hate this boy!"

Others take a different, more positive approach to the same goal.

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After coming out as gay in a Facebook post, a teenager named Zach Gibson received the loveliest, most supportive letter from his mother on the subject.

The NOH8 Campaign shared the post, and it quickly went viral.

Read the touching letter below, it's really wonderful ...

Zach Gibson Letter

Gay or straight, black or white, rich or poor, teens will be teens and parents will be parents. Seriously, kids, throw out the soda cups. Are you starting a collection?!

Gibson later commented after becoming a quasi-celebrity

"I'm Zach, the one this is addressed to," he said.

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Schools in 19 states are weighing students and sending reports to their parents with their body mass index (BMI) and other measurements, reports say.

Kids have started calling the reports "fat letters."

Many families and health experts have started pushing back against the reports-slash-fat letters, arguing they could damage the children’s self-esteem.

Proponents say the practice is actually an effective progress report and a tool for establishing whether a student is healthy or unhealthy physically.

A person’s BMI is calculated by dividing their weight by the square of their height, then applied to their age and gender and measured against peers.

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A pair of Michigan teenagers have become the subject of a massive manhunt after they left a note and ran away together in one of their parents' cars.

Braxton Wood, 14, and Jayden Thomas, 13, apparently took off in Braxton's parents' black Ford Explorer on August 26 and are still on the run.

From what? It's unclear. But Jayden left a message in lipstick on her mother's mirror in her Clare home: "I love you so much. Stay happy and beautiful."

Police are working with several law enforcement agencies and private investigator Michael Cook, who has worked on nearly 20 missing children cases.

The "real-life Romeo and Juliet," as local media have dubbed them, have been dating for about six months. It appears they are likely still in Michigan.

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Tracy Moutafis' back-to-school excitement simply cannot be contained.

For five years, the mom of two has been posting a celebratory video of herself dancing as her kids' school bus pulls away for the first time that fall.

Summer is long when you have kids, as parents everywhere know.

Her 2012 "Celebration" dance made her a bona fide Internet sensation, and now she's back with her latest performance - to N SYNC's "Bye Bye Bye"!

Appropriate choice, given Sunday's N SYNC reunion. Watch:

Moutafis told GMA that while she loves her kids, she looks forward to "lots of mommy time" when the two little boys are no longer home for the summer.

Bye bye bye, George and Angelo!

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Modern Dads, which premiered last night after another highly-rated episode of Duck Dynasty on A&E, is like its lead-in in many respects.

It's obviously family-oriented, comedic but heartwarming, relatable but slightly over the top, and in the gray area between scripted and reality.

But does that make it a watchable show?

The four guys take good care of their children, to be sure, and don't recoil in abject terror at the sight of things like dirty diapers, a la bad sitcoms.

There are tons of moments on Modern Dads, like in life, where all you can do is shake your head, laugh or nod in a "been there" kind of way.

Yet one can't help but wonder if it would be better as an actual reality show, not just a comedic insight into the lives of men taking on "mom" roles.

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The image of a mom breastfeeding while practicing yoga naked went viral awhile back. Now, the subject of that photo, Amy, is speaking out in its defense.

Amy tells BabyCenter that the photo was not staged, like many thought it was. She really does do this regularly, and unapologetically at that:

"The truth is we were living on a small community in Hawaii where our land was clothing optional and yoga was/is a necessity!" Amy said.

"I was just doin’ my daily flow when the little sweet pea came to sneak a suckle."

Naked Breastfeeding Yoga Mom

Amy said she chose a "simple life" in her 20s, focusing on what she believes are core values and traveling with minimal commitments.

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The TLC show My 40-Year-Old Child documents a rare and mysterious ailment that stunts development in children, leaving adults looking like kids.

Pam Brink, a mom from Marco Island, Fla., has a son who's 29, but has the body of a 10-year-old and the mental development of a child even younger:

Brink said her son Jeffrey was diagnosed after she noticed he wasn't aging the way he was supposed to and was suffering from severe handicaps.

"It was hard because there's a lot of challenges with taking care of a baby, which is what Jeffrey really is," she told the Huffington Post in an interview.

"He's probably between eight and 12 months as far as needing to be taken care of."

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A bus driver in Florida's Broward County School District incurred the wrath of parents after dropping seven children off Monday ... in the wrong city.

The students, ages 10-13, were supposed to be dropped off close to their homes, minutes away from Forest Glen Middle School in Coral Springs.

Instead, they were dropped off at a gas station in Pompano Beach - several cities and at least 20 minutes east - on their first day of school.

The students realized something was amiss, but to no avail. They reportedly told the bus driver that he was going the wrong way, but he did not stop.

Student Samantha Cisneros attempted to put her dad on the phone with him, but the driver said he could not talk while driving, according to NBC 6.

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