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Dear Dads: 10 Important Lessons to Teach Your Sons

At some point during my six years as a mother, I realized that no matter what I say or do or teach, my two boys will inevitably, instinctively even, look to their father on how to react to any given situation in life. Simply because he is a male.

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Letting Them Go Without Letting Them Down

Bing-bing-bing! Ever feel like you ricochet violently like a pinball – being your child’s friend and boss? We love our kids. Thoroughly saturated in their busy lives, sometimes we hover. We fret. We juggle it all with the best intentions for their happiness.

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You Don't Have to be Like Your Parents!

Do you come from a “dysfunctional family”? Is your ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) score so high that you worry about doing the same to your kids? Can parenting habits change in one generation? Yes, you can change your stars! 

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10 Things the Babysitter Should Know Before Your Next Night Out

Whether you hire a neighborhood teen or a more seasoned sitter, you want to set them up for success. Armed with a little insider information and your mom-knows-best tips, they’ll be ready for whatever kid chaos develops in your absence.

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