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Anger over woman's $230 baby shower gift demand: "Outrageous behavior"
The mom-to-be was apparently "quite put out" when her brother and his wife told her that they wanted to get something else.
Dad backed over extreme reaction to puppies coming over to baby—"Justified"
"I hate dogs," the father said "I think they are gross, I avoid them, I do anything I can to not have them in my life."
Man ditching date with wife to spend time with newborn baby backed online
His wife wanted a night out together, but the surgeon wrote online that he preferred to stay home and "spend time with both her and our daughter."
Dad backed for laughing at wife's "outdated" baby name choice for son
"Names need to be 2 yeses," said one commenter of the viral post.
Fury as mother-in-law announces the birth of her grandchild before parents
A marriage and family expert told Newsweek: "When these boundaries are crossed, it can feel personal, painful, and disrespectful."
Dad asking why wife who had twins isn't in the gym 4 days a week slammed
"I find my wife beautiful, but she keeps sizing up in her jeans and then acts confused why," said the husband, who was subsequently panned online.
Mother-in-law telling son and wife she "wasn't a fan" of baby name backed
"My name is like this. I have to spell it out all the time. It gets tiresome," one user wrote, while another added: "They asked. You answered."
Hysterics at how woman works handsfree while carrying her 'clingy cat'
The top comment with 74,000 likes says, "The cat distribution system seems flawlessly designed."
Read neighbors' salty notes on mom's door after she made noise complaint
"Apparently no one in my building cares for kids," the poster said alongside the pictures of the note-based argument.
Debate as pregnant woman wants to cut off stepsister after baby name saga
"You're basically sisters, it would be actually insane for you to call both your children, born at practically the same time, the same name," wrote one user.
Husband hilariously ruins gender reveal with this reaction: "Never forget"
"I will never forget this video, this goes down in history for sure!" commented one user.
Princess Diana shading King Charles in old clip delights fans: 'Girlboss'
The archive clip of Diana and an infant Prince William with Charles has been viewed over 900,000 times.
Woman unsure if marriage can survive husband's baby revelation splits views
"You maybe should have discussed how many," one commenter said.
"I went into labor at 21 weeks": Mom shares how her baby fought to survive
"It's crazy to think he was once given a 30 percent survival and now he is a happy and healthy 2-year-old," Lydia Swortzel said.
New dad leaving for four-day bachelor party sparks debate: "Selfish"
"I know I'd manage on my own but I don't really want to, not sure if I'm being a bit selfish," said the mom-to-be.
Ellen DeGeneres predicted Paris Hilton's baby name in resurfaced clip
Hilton looked around nervously in a clip of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" when the host predicted the name she would go on to choose for her firstborn son.
Reason woman lied and ignored cousin congratulating her pregnancy blasted
Several users on Reddit criticized the pregnant woman, saying "her attitude" towards the cousin is "so bizarre."
Pit bull's adorable reaction to new nursery décor indicates it's 'approved'
"I mean she does need a soft place to lay when she's guarding the baby," said one commenter on a video of a dog in a soon-to-be-born baby's nursery.
Loving dog filmed refusing to leave pregnant owner's side during labor
A new mom from California has told Newsweek that her Chihuahua Wolfie was extra attentive throughout her pregnancy.
Mom-to-be backed over plans to give child "cruel" name
An mom-to-be has shared how her friends told her that her child would be "ridiculed" because of her baby name choice.
Vizsla's concerned reaction to her "fussy" human brother melts hearts
One commenter on TikTok wrote about the dog: "Reyna is the bonus grandparent."
Woman keeping pregnancy "secret" until sister-in-law's baby shower dragged
The mom-to-be was accused of pulling a "stunt" at the baby shower for attention.
Viewers convinced Chihuahua thinks owner's baby is his: "loves her"
"That is his baby now," one viewer wrote. "He will be her biggest protector and best friend."
Rihanna calling baby son "fine" sparks debate: "Creepy"
After revealing at the Super Bowl that she was pregnant, Rihanna surprised fans with a family cover story for a magazine and Instagram photos of her son.
Cat playing nursery music while sat in baby's crib leaves internet laughing
"But mama, remember when you said I was your baby?" one user joked on TikTok.
I beat cancer while pregnant: 'Being misdiagnosed saved my baby'
"Definitely hard to say that you're a misdiagnosis with a miracle, but I don't see it any other way?"
Cocker spaniel reacts to pregnant owner's baby bump moving in sweet video
Lauren Taylor shared footage of her dog Toby's tail-wagging response to her unborn child's moving around in the womb.
Mom hurt after best friend stole her baby name, then ghosted her
"I felt quite hurt that my best friend couldn't just say, 'Hey, I loved this name and I really want to give it to my baby,'" one mom told Newsweek.
Baby twins left alone in Tennessee home during freezing cold rescued
Police in Memphis later took the two babies away and said they are now being cared for by relatives.
Watch how this mother-in-law handles her son's gender reveal: "Our moment"
"I'm sorry for anyone who has a monster-in-law because I have a Rachel," read text added to the TikTok video.