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Welcome to this week’s edition of Wednesday Weird Parenting News! This week we’re talking about racist kids meals at Wendy’s, jet-setting Frozen style, and more. Be sure to check out these strange stories from this week’s parenting headlines.

Unhappy meal. When a Colorado mother got takeout from Wendy’s, she received an ugly surprise. Her daughter’s kids meal contained a pack of playing cards with racist language written on it, including the n-word. Even worse, when her mother went to complain, the employees had her removed by the police. Now that’s not better. Read the story.

Do you wanna build an airplane? Have your kids still not “let it go”? Then they may love flying on Canadian airline WestJet’s new Frozen-themed plane. The custom-painted aircraft depicts Frozen princesses Elsa and Anna, as well as Olaf the snowman sunning on a beach. See the plane here.

What’s tickling baby? Want to bond with your newborn? Tickling his toes may not be the way to go. According to new research reported in the journal Current Biology, infants four months and younger can feel and respond to tickles — but they don’t associate the sensation with the outside world. So you may want to wait before showing baby which little piggie had roast beef and which little piggie had none. Learn more.

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