Keep Your Kids Safe On Both Land And Sea
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Keep Your Kids Safe On Both Land And Sea

During the past month, we’ve been horrified by two grisly scenes. A 400-pound gorilla was dragging around a 3-year-old boy as if he were a rag doll. And…

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Fatherhood 101
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Fatherhood 101

Being a father, I can’t help but notice that fathers don’t get the recognition that they deserve. Don’t get it twisted, nothing or no one could compete with…

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Getting A ‘Real Job’
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Getting A ‘Real Job’

I am no stranger to working outside the home. I have spent many years juggling multiple jobs. In fact, I had 3 jobs concurrently in college, and for…

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My Swaddle Baby Won The Science Fair!
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My Swaddle Baby Won The Science Fair!

I know this sounds like mom bragging, but I promise you it’s not. I can’t even put into words how I am feeling… astonished, grateful, amazed…

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5 Reasons I Hate Disney
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5 Reasons I Hate Disney

I know, I know. You probably hate me already. I get it. Disney is magical to so many people. Forget the kids, I have friends who got married…

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Next They Will Want To Experience PMS
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Next They Will Want To Experience PMS

Gloria Steinem once said, “If men could experience childbirth, abortions would be sacrament.” Well I can’t wait to tell Gloria that we’re almost there.

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The Reality Of Mother/Daughter Relationships
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The Reality Of Mother/Daughter Relationships

As a child, my mother was the primary parent while my father worked two jobs to support our five-person family. I have fond memories of lying on the…

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A Letter To My Teenage Mom
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A Letter To My Teenage Mom

First, I am sorry that your teenage years will be cut short. You will leave your friends to attend another school, and I hate that you have to…

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Poor Parenting 101:  Parents Who Over-Explain Themselves
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Poor Parenting 101: Parents Who Over-Explain Themselves

Sometime during the past few decades, something happened to many of the nation’s parents – they developed weak backbones. They treat their kids as equals as they try…

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Unconditional Love
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Unconditional Love

As a child, I was always told I was loved unconditionally. Being young and naive, it was just another one of those grown-up phrases that I didn’t understand.…

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Breastfeeding In Public Has Become Taboo
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Breastfeeding In Public Has Become Taboo

There are many labels that women face throughout their lives that could either hinder all womankind or wake up a lingering backlash. When it comes to mothers being…

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Mac’n Cheese Craze
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Mac’n Cheese Craze

When did it happen? When did parents become so weak that they started letting their kids dictate what they’d eat, or not eat? It used to be that…

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I Was A Good Mom The Other Day… I Think
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I Was A Good Mom The Other Day… I Think

I think one of the biggest challenges that is hard to comprehend about motherhood is that a large part of the time, you think you are screwing up.…

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I’m Perfectly Okay With Not Being A Mother
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I’m Perfectly Okay With Not Being A Mother

Shortly after being born, I was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. When you're disabled, certain aspects of everyday life become much more difficult than that of the average person.…

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I Broke The Cycle
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I Broke The Cycle

I've always wanted the kind of close mother-daughter relationship that the characters Lorelai and Rory have on the TV show "Gilmore Girls." Unfortunately, growing up, the relationship I…

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