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09/21/2017 05:00 PM
There are three things people do with pain. We numb it, bury it, or allow ourselves to feel it.
There are three things people do with pain. We numb it, bury it, or allow ourselves to feel it.

Hurt People, Hurt People

Trying to forget but can't forgive? Unhealed wounds create bitterness below the surface, affecting those around us. The reality is hurt people hurt people.
09/21/2017 09:00 AM
Nothing impacts a child like the love of a father. Use your influence on your children well. Here are 10 more things a loving father does for his children.
Nothing impacts a child like the love of a father. Use your influence on your children well. Here are 10 more things a loving father does for his children.

10 Things Loving Fathers Do for Their Children

Nothing impacts a child like the love of a father. Use your influence on your children well. Here are 10 more things a loving father does for his children.
09/21/2017 08:30 AM
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All Pro Dads- keep leading your family well!

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09/22/2017 02:11 AM
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09/21/2017 11:10 PM
OMG, my stomach hurts. #7 killed me.
OMG, my stomach hurts. #7 killed me.

15 of the Funniest Drunk Text Fails We've Read Yet


09/21/2017 10:35 PM
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Credit: Mom's Got Ink


Teen Parenting


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09/22/2017 06:23 AM
Trust? Or trust but verify?
Trust? Or trust but verify?

Teen Parties: Should I Call the Parents?

Calling the other parent seems to be the rule (if not the practice). But then our experts say not always. Find out when.
09/21/2017 09:03 PM
Who am I without my kids?

I asked my mom recently how it felt when we left the house, whether she was ready for the next stage. She said she was, that it was time. That, for her, there was no pining for the past, there was simply a joy at a job well done.
Who am I without my kids?

I asked my mom recently how it felt when we left the house, whether she was ready for the next stage. She said she was, that it was time. That, for her, there was no pining for the past, there was simply a joy at a job well done.

Practicing who I will be when my kids are out of the house

When the children are gone will I be something flimsier, something less than I was before? By Lauren Apfel
09/21/2017 07:22 PM
Find why teens of all ages (and their parents) will love this book!
Find why teens of all ages (and their parents) will love this book!

An Engaging, Action-Packed Book For Any Middle School Reader: "One Mixed-Up Night"

New York Times contributor KJ Dell'Antonio and her son Wyatt share their mother-son review of Catherine Newman's "One Mixed-Up Night." Hint: they love it!

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09/21/2017 10:00 PM
Everything I do is for my kids and their well-being, so stop wagging your finger at me and pick a more worthy cause to wad your panties over. A few f*cks never hurt anyone.
Everything I do is for my kids and their well-being, so stop wagging your finger at me and pick a more worthy cause to wad your panties over. A few f*cks never hurt anyone.

My Kids Don’t Mind My F-Bombs, And Neither Should You

My daughters don’t mind my F-bombs. In fact, they don’t even notice anymore, and though I can express myself without swearing, why should I?
09/21/2017 09:15 PM
Sometimes there is zero energy left to please our partner after a day of making sure everyone else has what they need.
Sometimes there is zero energy left to please our partner after a day of making sure everyone else has what they need.

Science Says That Women Are Too Damn Tired For Sex (Duh!)

There is a reason so many women lose their libido a bit (or a lot) after having kids. Sometimes there is zero energy left to please our partner.
09/21/2017 08:30 PM
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Spoiler Alert: Being A Mom Means Constantly Talking About Poop

They understand us.
09/21/2017 07:45 PM
She shared a picture she drew about having anxiety β€” when she was nine years old.
She shared a picture she drew about having anxiety β€” when she was nine years old.

Emma Stone Shares A Note Her 9-Year-Old Self Wrote About Anxiety

Emma Stone went to therapy at age seven for her anxiety, and her story will resonate with any parent of an anxious child.
09/21/2017 07:00 PM
"But sometimes the weight of the things I keep pulls me down below the surface until I am kicking and struggling to break the surface and gasp for breath."
"But sometimes the weight of the things I keep pulls me down below the surface until I am kicking and struggling to break the surface and gasp for breath."

Viral Post Nails The Most Exhausting Part Of Being A Mom

The mental burden of motherhood is difficult to articulate.

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