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Trending — February 2018 

Published January 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. | Updated April 4, 2022 at 8:09 p.m.

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Vermont found no evidence of dangerous chemical contamination in testing of childcare programs located near dry cleaners. No news is good news!


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A new print ad for Ikea includes a pregnancy test that, if positive, gives a discount on a crib. Yep, they want you to pee on it.


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Five young Vermont rock climbers qualified for youth national championships in Salt Lake City this month. Rock on!


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Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced her pregnancy; the 49-year-old Army vet will be the first serving U.S. senator to give birth while in office. It's about time.


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Teens are filming themselves consuming brightly colored laundry detergent packets, as part of a dangerous stunt known as the "Tide Pod challenge." Spoiler alert: It won't end well.


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Kids in Missouri tried to bribe their superintendent to call a snow day by leaving seven Reese's Peanut Butter Cups on his doorstep. An accompanying note simply stated, "You know what to do."


This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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About The Author

Alison Novak

Alison Novak

Bio:
Alison is the former managing editor at Kids VT, Seven Days' parenting publication and writes about education for Seven Days.

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