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After The Loss: Some Game Pointers On Reassuring From The Sidelines

  When the buzzer sounds to indicate the game is over, parents finish their conversations in the bleachers, slowly rising to greet their child on the court. “Great playing. Good game” come the chants from the winning side. And from the defeated team, parents encouragingly say, “You’ll get ‘em next time. Don’t worry about it.” […]

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17 Reasons Why I Miss Nap Time

Today, my house is quiet. I almost forgot what that was like. My husband and his brothers took my 4 year old out for the day and it’s just me and baby girl. She is about to be 1 in a few weeks, so naps are an important part of her day.   My son […]

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Mom vs Mom: Why Do Moms Judge Each Other?

Let me paint a picture for you.  I’m holding a newborn.  My apartment is dark and I’m sitting in a red bucket chair.  I’m trying desperately to breastfeed and it’s just not working.  The baby is wailing; she’s making a sound that stuck in my ears for years. A terrible, sad sound of desperation.  My […]

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How To Talk To Your Teenager’s Brian: Making Communication Easier Between You And Your Teen

“You’re wearing THAT to school?” How often has this become the morning battle between you and your teenager? It seems almost impossible to speak to your teen without the explosion, with both sides erupting, even before the words come from your mouth. It happens in a split second. Teens seem to respond to your queries in […]

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