The Duchess of Cambridge is due any day now, and superfans of the monarchs were hoping that Kate would give birth yeterday, April 23, a date that marks two important events in English history: Shakespeare’s traditional birthday celebration and St. George’s Day, the feast of St. George, the patron Saint of England. So far, there are no signs that Kate is already in labor but the world is excited to see Royal Baby Number 2. (people.com)
2. DC and Mattell to create superhero action figures and comics for girls Toy manufacturer Mattell and comic-book publisher DC Comics has teamed up to create teen versions of female superheroes, and bring them to comic books, action figures, LEGO building sets, TV specials, digital content, and clothing lines geared for children ages six to 12. The partnership has already created concepts for characters Batgirl, Supergirl, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Wonder Woman. The initiative is part of an ongoing effort by DC and rival Marvel to reach out to other demographics and avoid accusations of sexism. (time.com)
3. Trending photos capture how weird kids’ eating habits are A new Instagram account, "My Kid Can’t Eat This," perfectly shows just how ridiculously picky kids can be with food. Its hasthag #MyKidCantEatThis won the world wide web as not only can parents relate to the posts, they also submit teir own photos as well. Take a look at these examples that are hilariously real and entertaining: (buzzfeed.com)
This perfect bowl of cereals can't be eaten -- "My kid can't eat this because there are no spoons that speak to him today and he doesn't want to use his hands. #MyKidCantEatThis"
This is captioned "#mykidcanteatthis because I Ieft the skin on... #howdareyou #dontyouknowmeatall -Amanda Smith"
And this one says "#MyKidCantEatThis because of this single bell pepper. - @Shellyyelnats"
4. Removal of ovaries of breast cancer patients could save lives A new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology found that there are potential health benefits from removing ovaries —- a procedure called oophorectomy —- of women with both breast cancer and the BRCA1 mutation (the kind actress Angelina Jolie has). Women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations have up to 70% risk of getting breast cancer. The researchers recommend that the procedure be performed in the first year after diagnosis to maximize the benefit. (time.com)
5. Richard Gutierrez prioritizes time with son Zion The actor and host of reality-talent competition KISPINOY on TV5 said that being a dad to Zion (his child with actress Sarah Lahbati) is “really one of the best adventures of my life.” He said he wants to choose his projects wisely and spend time wisely, especially now that he has Zion. He added, “It’s really a great journey and I’m enjoying every moment. He’s growing up so fast. That’s what I realized, when you have a kid, they grow up so fast and time really flies." (pep.ph)