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I was devastated when my kids chose to live with their dad so I replaced them with nine dolls

AFTER her children chose to live with her ex-husband following a difficult divorce this woman spent thousands on lifelike human baby dolls to help her deal with the loss.

Stay-at-home mum Liz Watson, 42, from Virginia, has been a self-proclaimed ‘reborn’ mother since 2016, after discovering the hobby online and in YouTube videos.

Liz Watson has nine reborn baby dolls who all have their own names

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Liz Watson has nine reborn baby dolls who all have their own namesCredit: MDWfeatures/@mybabybugabo

Reborn baby dolls are made from silicone and vinyl and are created to mimic real human babies.

Following a complicated divorce from her previous husband Steve in January 2010, Liz eventually made the difficult choice in February 2013 to move herself and her two oldest children from that marriage to a different part of the country to live with her now-husband, Jeff, and their shared daughter Journey, 18 months.

Her two oldest children struggled with the move and so Liz made

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I was devastated when my kids chose to live with their dad so I replaced them with 9 dolls

AFTER her children chose to live with her ex-husband following a difficult divorce this woman spent thousands on lifelike human baby dolls to help her deal with the loss.

Stay-at-home mum Liz Watson, 42, from Virginia, has been a self-proclaimed ‘reborn’ mother since 2016, after discovering the hobby online and in YouTube videos.

Liz Watson has nine reborn baby dolls who all have their own names

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Liz Watson has nine reborn baby dolls who all have their own namesCredit: MDWfeatures/@mybabybugabo

Reborn baby dolls are made from silicone and vinyl and are created to mimic real human babies.

Following a complicated divorce from her previous husband Steve in January 2010, Liz eventually made the difficult choice in February 2013 to move herself and her two oldest children from that marriage to a different part of the country to live with her now-husband, Jeff, and their shared daughter Journey, 18 months.

Her two oldest children struggled with the move and so Liz made

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12 Best Interactive Cat Toys For Kids 2021: Realistic Cat Toys

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Interactive cat toys for kids that are cute and realistic are the next best thing to getting a real pet — and that’s coming from someone who grew up with tons of cats as a kid. Although they’re notoriously independent, cats do require work. They have to be fed, taken to the vet, and someone’s gotta clean that litter box. I was totally the kid who begged for a pet then made my parents do all the dirty work. So if you don’t want your kid to be a deadbeat kitty mom like me, cat toys for kids that offer realistic interaction are a great tool to prepare them for the real thing. 

Whether it be walking dog toys that need to be “fed” or crying baby dolls that need to be rocked or changed, I’m a fan of any toy that inspires caregiving from a young age. Responding

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KIDS WITH COURAGE: Braylin Hiley

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) — KTTC is honored to introduce viewers monthly to some of the youngest among us, facing the unthinkable with bravery and optimism. In our sixth “Kids With Courage” segment, Caitlin Alexander introduces us to 10-year-old Braylin Hiley.

Braylin recently celebrated her 10th birthday.

Braylin isn’t afraid to speak her mind.

When she learned she was going to be featured on the news, she exclaimed to her parents, “OMG!”

But she speaks differently than most.

“I would say 80% of it is her eye gaze machine now,” said Braylin’s mother Shannon.

To picture the technology Braylin uses to communicate, her parents said it may be helpful to picture British Theoretical Physicist Dr. Stephen Hawking.

Braylin’s father Matt further explained how Braylin’s eye gaze machine works.

Braylin uses technology that allows her communicate through eye movement.

“It reads her eyes, and then she can navigate a computer and it

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