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Procrastinate together
10/19/2018 08:24 AM
There's a name here for everyone's taste.
There's a name here for everyone's taste.

25 Two Syllable Names Perfect For A 2019 Baby

With so many choices, it can be hard to pick the “right” one.
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It's not easy (Credit: Someecards)
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Are you on the pathway to successful living? At All Pro Dad, we believe that true success is measured by the net results of our efforts. Here are some of the key traits that lead to a path of successful living.
Are you on the pathway to successful living? At All Pro Dad, we believe that true success is measured by the net results of our efforts. Here are some of the key traits that lead to a path of successful living.

The Pathway to Successful Living - All Pro Dad

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In his new book, Case Keenum shares how his football career has been far from easy! See how that has shaped who he is today by checking out Playing For More. https://bit.ly/2yiuQf8
10/18/2018 11:46 AM
There's nothing like some fun jokes and riddles to help our kids smile! Here are 15 for this fall season! What are some funny fall jokes we can add to this list?
There's nothing like some fun jokes and riddles to help our kids smile! Here are 15 for this fall season! What are some funny fall jokes we can add to this list?

15 Fall Riddles and Jokes for Kids - All Pro Dad

Kids love hearing jokes and laughing 'til they can't breathe. Here are 15 Fall Riddles and Jokes for kids to help celebrate the season.

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10/19/2018 08:38 AM
Before I had kids, I was going to do everything better. I wasn’t exactly sure better than what, but I was confident that I would do better. My first commitment—I would never answer a questioning child with, “Because I said so.”
Before I had kids, I was going to do everything better. I wasn’t exactly sure better than what, but I was confident that I would do better. My first commitment—I would never answer a questioning child with, “Because I said so.”

The Promises We Make Before We Have Children

"Because I say so." Did you promise yourself you'd never say phrases that your parents said? Editor Susan Borison promised and then broke the promise.
10/19/2018 07:34 AM
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I need this in poster size on my fridge!
10/19/2018 06:31 AM
I’m never quite sure what version of my teenage daughter is going to show up in my kitchen on any given morning.

And I understand. I get it. I was once a teenager. But I want to learn how to navigate these choppy emotional waters so that I can help my teenager steer through them, too.

Here are a few things that are working for me.
I’m never quite sure what version of my teenage daughter is going to show up in my kitchen on any given morning.

And I understand. I get it. I was once a teenager. But I want to learn how to navigate these choppy emotional waters so that I can help my teenager steer through them, too.

Here are a few things that are working for me.

7 Ways To Do More Than Just Survive Your Teen's Mood Swings

I'm never quite sure which one of my daughter's moods is going to show up in my kitchen each morning. Here are 7 ways you can survive teenage mood swings.


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10/19/2018 09:00 AM
No one checked my stitches, my healing, or my sanity until eight weeks postpartum. And even then, it was a pat on the back and I was sent on my way.
No one checked my stitches, my healing, or my sanity until eight weeks postpartum. And even then, it was a pat on the back and I was sent on my way.

After Having A Baby, Everyone Forgets About The Mom

Our world forgets about mothers.
10/19/2018 08:30 AM
Halloween is now a month-long holiday party and we are HERE for it!
Halloween is now a month-long holiday party and we are HERE for it!

Here’s All The Reasons Halloween Is The Best Holiday EVER

And you know what Halloween *doesn’t* have? Anxiety!
10/19/2018 08:00 AM
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And all I really want/is some patience/a way to calm the angry voice. 🎶
10/19/2018 07:00 AM
A lot of us have parents have a secret. We joke about this secret. Casually laugh it off as if we don’t mean it.
A lot of us have parents have a secret. We joke about this secret. Casually laugh it off as if we don’t mean it.

The Parenting Secret That Is Destroying Us

If we can start normalize our feelings as parents, we can start figuring out how to help each other and how to help ourselves.

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