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Nina In New York: New Hires Are Getting Even Younger (And Droolier)

From six weeks until six months, tots are invited to accompany their mothers, fathers, or other legal guardians to the office.


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Nina In New York: LOL Is No Longer A Laughing Matter 😭

It’s official. Like chat rooms, AOL Instant Messenger, and beeper codes, “LOL” is officially so 1996.


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Nina In New York: Surprising New Research Sheds Dim Sliver Of Light On Toddler Discipline

The research reveals what most parenting research seems to boil down to: it all sort of works.


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Nina In New York: So Many Breakups, So Little Carbs

It’s been a difficult week for love.


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Nina In New York: Hitchhiking Robot Obviously Gets Murdered In America

Sadly, there’s a reason anti-hitchhiking laws exist in our country, and it turns out that Philadelphia is it.


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Nina In New York: How To Take A Toddler To The Pool In 41 Easy Steps

Given this extreme heat, one finds oneself in want of a swimming pool.


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Nina In New York: Who Will Be America’s Next Top Idiot?

The idiot race this week is a hot one. Here are the finalists. I can’t wait to see who wins!



Nina In New York: Once A Dummy, Always A Dummy

I voluntarily chose to drive a total of 400 miles, alone, with a toddler in the backseat.


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Nina In New York: Earth To Space, Come In Space. (We’ll Pay For The Call.)

A science-loving, enigmatic (presumably), Russian entrepreneur comes out of the woodwork with $100 million to put towards the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)? Yes!


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Nina In New York: Breaking News: Dads Are A Little Fat.

But forgive me if I laugh when I see in national news that there was a legitimate, published scientific study which concluded that fatherhood leads to weight gain.


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Nina In New York: A Toast From The Flower Girl

So here we are at the wedding! It’s a fun wedding, as far as I can tell.


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Nina In New York: The Fountain Of Youth Never Felt So Far Away

A recent study has proven what everyone over the age of thirty has long suspected: people age at different rates.


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Nina In New York: The Foodies Shall Inherit The Earth

Way to go, western world. Thanks to our proliferation of fast food joints, highly processed ingredients and fatty fat fatness, our crappy diet is now literally poisoning other cultures.


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Nina In New York: Turns Out The Princess And The Pea Is Basically The Worst Story Ever Written

Here’s the thing about this story, in case anyone has forgotten: it’s actually the worst. Completely terrible. Thoroughly, utterly lacking in any redeeming qualities.


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Nina In New York: These United States Of Hot Dog And Pizza

A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.