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The top parenting headlines of 2012

We've gathered our top On Our Minds blog posts of the year. Check out which stories made the cut!

By Today's Parent staff

The top parenting headlines of 2012

The top parenting headlines of 2012

The top stories of the year...

From breastfeeding on Sesame Street to discussions on stay-at-home parenting, the past year has been full of engaging stories.

Here are the top news items that the Today's Parent team wrote about in 2012.

The top parenting headlines of 2012Photo: jophil/iStockphoto

#10: Toddlers and Tiaras mom may lose custody of daughter

On our minds
Toddlers & Tiaras: Mom may lose custody of daughter

What it's about
A pageant mom may lose custody of her young daughter over her decision to dress her child as Dolly Parton for a stage routine.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012Photo: mrundbaken/iStockphoto

#9: 12 books to read before you turn 12

On our minds
12 books to read before you turn 12

What it's about
Indigo just released a list of books every child should read before they’re 12 years old. Here’s the list and what Cassandre thinks might be missing.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012

#8: Should there be more boobs on Sesame Street?

On our minds
Should there be more boobs on Sesame Street?

What it's about
Alex writes about how depictions of breastfeeding have changed on the classic kids' TV show.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012Buffy Sainte-Marie breastfeeds her son Cody on Sesame Street in 1977

#7: 50 things our kids should do before they turn 12

On our minds
50 things our kids should do before they turn 12

What it's about
Laura comes across a "bucket list" for kids and notices that some of her favourite childhood activities made the list.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012Photo by realitybytes/iStockphoto.com

#6: Why I gave my son a toy gun

On our minds
Why I gave my son a toy gun

What it's about
Haley shares what happened when she let her son play with a toy gun for the first time.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012

#5: Introducing the phone stack

On our minds
Introducing the phone stack

What it's about
Amanda loves this new way of enforcing cell phone etiquette.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012

#4: Baby names: How old-timey is too old-timey?

On our minds
Baby names: How old-timey is too old-timey?

What it's about
Retro baby names are on the rise but we might be going overboard with all the Mabels and Hazels.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012Photo: Crisma/iStockphoto

#3: The best Oreo ad ever!

On our minds
The best Oreo ad ever!

What it's about
Find out why Alex thinks this goes beyond cookies and milk.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012Image: Ads of the world

#2: How Rebecca Eckler left her baby for a vacation

On our minds
How Rebecca Eckler left her baby for a vacation

What it's about
Canadian journalist Rebecca Eckler wrote a post about leaving her 10-week-old baby to go to Mexico and ignited a new debate.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012

#1: Should schools ban milk?

On our minds
Should schools ban milk?

What it's about
A group of doctors in the US are petitioning the USDA to remove milk from school lunch requirements. Here's why.

Read it here

The top parenting headlines of 2012Photo: Imgorthand/iStockphoto

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