Megocentric Motherhood

Parents are seeking attention-grabbing ways of showing off their babies

Implications - There have always been parents who seek creative ways of showing off their babies, but the extent to which this is happening is stronger than ever in today’s ‘megocentric’ society. The urge to flaunt offspring has become so strong, many parents have become desensitized to price in their quest.
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Hire Your Own Paparazzi II - Celeb 4 A Day
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Mild 5,119 Clicks Pub: May 9, 08
Hire Your Own Paparazzi II
Celeb 4 A Day
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Baby Rice Bags - Personalized Yosimiya Sacks
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Mild 5,126 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 08
Baby Rice Bags
Personalized Yosimiya Sacks
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Faux Movie Posters to Announce Babies - 5starbaby.com
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Mild 7,545 Clicks Pub: Mar 23, 08
Faux Movie Posters to Announce Babies
5starbaby.com
Finally your precious bundle of joy has arrived, and you want to shout your little baby's name from the rooftops and bombard your friend's inboxes with photos. But why do it the traditional way? Your little… [More]
Letting Strangers Name Your Child - Smart-Sourcing Baby Names
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Untested 3,188 Clicks Pub: Oct 13, 08
Letting Strangers Name Your Child
Smart-Sourcing Baby Names
"Hey Internet, Help Us Name Our Child!" is the title of a post from Google programmer, Jason Morrison. Nothing complex here, but it is a novel way to let complete strangers pick your unborn child's name.… [More]
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