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8 Things you Should Do for Your Kids (Even When They’re Teens)

My recent post about 8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13 went wild around the web. Parents are weighing in and while majority agree with integrating life skills into their kids lives, others have dubbed me…

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When Do Moms Get a Sick Day?

Here’s to all the moms out there that never get a day off, including days when they are sick.

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Serena Williams Just Elevated All Moms with These Thoughts on Motherhood

Serena Williams lays it all out about motherhood and we can totally relate.

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Serena Williams Isn’t Scared of the Terrible Twos for This Refreshing Reason

This tennis champ is taking a different perspective on this challenging age.

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When Other Parents Toss Invisible Grenades at You

Parents, check yourselves for invisible grenades.
As the mom of a child with dyslexia, I find myself dodging thoughtless, verbal grenades from people who don’t have a clue.
My son is as bright and hardworking as they come. But he…

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad That My Husband Doesn’t Have Sons

Now that our oldest two are at the ages of understanding what’s being said around them and picking up on just about everything (little sponges) I cringe every time this topic is brought up, I’m smiling on the outside but…

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Adorable Interrupting Toddler Proves You’re Never Alone When You’re a Mom

photo: NTD TV
Every mother since the dawn of indoor plumbing has faced the struggle of the mom in this hilarious video, who just wants a minute to pee in peace. Instead she is faced with a pint-sized intruder who…

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Liar, Liar Pants on Fire: Making Kids Say Sorry When They Don’t Mean It

Yes, we all do it. We make them say, “I am sorry” even when they are not.  Or maybe they just don’t understand what there is to be sorry for. Regardless, over and over I hear parents tell their kids…

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8 Things New Moms Need Their Non-Mom Friends to Know

Even though she may be unrecognizable underneath her messy mom bun and multi-colored baby wrap, your new-mom friend is still the same girl. Just give her a second to get her crazy life together.

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Thanks Internet, But I’ll Take it From Here

I remember the shocking moment I first realized that I was a bad parent. It was actually the same day that I found out I was pregnant. Don’t get me wrong, I knew I wasn’t going to be a perfect…

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A Teacher’s Clever Demonstration About Bullying is Going Viral

U.K. teacher, Rosie Dutton, demonstrated the emotional effects of bullying to her class earlier this week in a vey creative way. Her lesson includes nothing more than two apples, but it’s message so powerful, it is going viral on Facebook.…

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Taking a tiny risk

Hello internet world!
Well, I’ve been subscribed to Red Tricycle for a couple years now (my son is about 27 months old) and this new opportunity to do some writing really spoke to me. (Ha, get it? Spoke? Because the…

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