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When I first got pregnant, the postpartum aftermath of my vagina was literally the last thing on my mind. There was a registry to create. A nursery to decorate. A name to pick. Childbirth classes to attend. (And the list goes on.) I was able to conveniently keep my mind off my vagina (and my vagina...

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1. Assess your student's entire portfolio The ISEE plays an admittedly central role in independent school admissions, but it is not the only factor that determines whether or not your child receives an acceptance letter. If your student performs poorly on the ISEE, assess the strength of her entire...

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Julie Giles told People she feels that requiring a doctor's note each time her child was absent is over the top, and I agree with her. After her 10-year-old son had accumulated 12 absences, the Georgia mom got her own personal mug shot and a court date after her recent arrest. According to Giles...

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"Most of the school was afraid of me because of my appearance, and there's good reason for that — I didn't want anyone to mess with me and basically bully me," revealed Jacob Hanson, a 19-year-old graduating senior from Highlands Ranch High School. In an interview with 2 KWGN-TV, Christine...

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Flickr/ Thomas Rydberg Kids learn more about how to give and receive love from what we do  than from anything we could ever teach them with words. – 1. Disagree with your partner in front of them.  Experts have been saying for a long time that parents shouldn’t fight in front of their...

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We drank Coca-Cola and ate Fun Dip candy while reading The Babysitters Club. It was the best of times. Now that summer is upon us, it's time to roll out the memories and the reading for our own children. If you're not so sure where to start, here are a few favorite book ideas for kids of all ages...

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Actress Jennie Garth talks about her pregnancy highs and lows, tells moms to not stress out if they can't breastfeed and why eating this superfood is one of the best things you can do when you're pregnant...

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Some deemed the pose too provocative — because, you know, her hand is on her hip. Others took issue with the fact that she'd post a picture of her child in a swimsuit at all because God forbid we see her arms and legs? It wasn't even a bikini but a sweet one-piece suit. Still, the judgment...

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Toddler on leash Toddler on leash The good part of the story is that this mother's Facebook friends appear to have a balanced sense of right and wrong. As soon as the disturbing photos were posted to Facebook of a mother calling her child "her new pet," they went viral for all the wrong reasons...

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As a parent, the only thing you can ever hope or pray for is to raise a happy and healthy child. Unfortunately life deals us circumstances beyond our control — that include helping your precious little one cope with cancer. Tazz Jones is the mother of 5-year-old Maliyah Jones, who, according...

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You are his best chance for true love. _____ By Fiona Fine As a baby, you cradled him when he cried. As a child, you picked him up when he fell off his bike. And now he’s a teenager. Now he needs you to give him advice he may not even know he needs. Your son is at an age where girls have...

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Edmond Sanganyado’s brilliant son Tino had been speaking his mind for a while. Finally dad listened and was amazed at what he learned. — “Tino has not been listening, lately.” A month ago, my eldest son, Tino, turned three. I did not throw him a party, or even buy a gift. I was broke...

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We post our innermost thoughts on social media sites and make them our first port of call when we have something we feel the need to rant about. So why not make our family photo albums available for public viewing? Research carried out by The Parent Zone on behalf of knowthenet.org.uk, Nominet's...

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According to WUSA9, last week the students released 72,000 ladybugs in Chopticon High School after forcibly entering the building. Yes, 72,000! Students and teachers arrived the next morning to find the sweet little creatures everywhere. And it wasn't a pretty sight. Students reported seeing the...

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Attention, parents: I'm going to take a few minutes to educate you about teachers. Teachers are people, who have lives outside of educating your special snowflakes, who are allowed to have Pinterest accounts, who are allowed to have senses of humor and who work incredibly hard day in and day out...

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Pro surfer Bethany Hamilton looked gorgeous as she showed off her third trimester baby bump on the beach in Hawaii. The 25-year-old lost her left arm in a shark attack and was the inspiration behind the movie Soul Surfer. Bethany Hamilton pregnant Bethany Hamilton pregnant Hamilton and her husband...

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I've been oddly fascinated by matriarch Michelle and her uncanny ability to physically push that many children from her body, while I have struggled with every single day of my pregnancies. I've genuinely thought, "Aw!" watching her girls go on to marry handsome men and pop out their own babies...

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Growing up, I earned pretty good grades in school — not counting that one math class in the seventh grade (it was hard). Like other students my age, I did the best I could and took everything in stride. Apparently I didn't work hard enough, as children these days are graduating from college...

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Last summer, for instance, I appreciated the reckless abandon of my 3-year-old when it came to nudity. We would arrive home from a long day at work and daycare, and she would strip down to her birthday suit before launching herself into our pool. Every damn day. I didn't even have time to put my...

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Breastfeeding wedding dress Breastfeeding wedding dress Wearing a dress isn't always compatible with nursing a baby, as many moms realize when they don some fancy duds. If you can't pull down the neckline, you have to retreat to a very private area and basically take your whole outfit off, which is...

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Northumbria police launched several probes into alleged sex texting last year and reported that one case involved a 10-year-old boy who sent explicit images to an 11-year-old girl. A boy of 12 was also cautioned for sending rude picture messages of himself to a female classmate. Another youngster...

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Oh, that's right — it's just the doctor who left his cellphone inside a woman after a C-section calling. According to one poor postpartum mother in Jordan, not only did this actually happen, but the phone really did start ringing. Last month, after being discharged from a private hospital...

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Her coach, Angelo Michaels, told KTLA what happened in the final moments before the star player collapsed, "She turned to look at me, which I thought was kinda odd in the middle of the pitch, and she said, 'Coach Angelo, I feel dizzy.' As she was walking toward me, her knees started to give way...

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The summer before University I caught the eye of my first boyfriend. An awkward time where I was just figuring out who I wanted to be and not sure what I wanted to do with my life. Sure enough, halfway through year one of my undergrad I found myself pregnant. The cautious, painfully geeky...

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What was once a common practice of sending a new mom home with a basketful of free baby formula is becoming obsolete in the U.S., reports CBS News. Government researchers say there has been a major decline in formula freebies from hospitals since most health organizations are working to promote...

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Check out this heartwarming collection of photographs of dads and their boys. ___ Which one is your favorite? Photo— Entertainment Channel /YouTube The post Like Fathers, Like Sons appeared first on The Good Men Project...

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Teens are surrounded by screens. They likely can’t remember a time without computers, cell phones, the Internet or Facebook. So using technology — even most of the time — may seem very natural to them. It’s all they know. Of course, it’s also natural that parents struggle with...

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they...

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As a new father, Casey Palmer already knew what it meant to be a good mom in today’s society, but what does it mean to be a good dad? — I didn’t know what to expect when I became a Dad. It’s not like I lacked good fatherly figures — my father made sure I could handle whatever...

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Children’s behavior can seem disordered when it’s really normal. To find the difference between normal and abnormal, a child therapist will ask: Are these behaviors normal? Could they be a response to the environment? Does this child have a true mental health condition? Parents can...

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This story warms my heart in so many ways. As the daughter of a retired police officer, there were times growing up when he wasn't always home. Yet my father did his very best to make every dance, recital and school-related function I had. I always knew his job was both dangerous and demanding, and...

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What do you remember about your high school prom? Most of us have fond memories of that special evening that help cement our time in school before we head off into the world. There's shopping for the perfect dress, getting your hair and makeup done, spending the evening with close friends and other...

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We love the beach, however, it helps to be prepared — especially with kids in tow. We chatted with moms who shared these awesome beach hacks for a fun and stress-free day. Baby powder gets off sand Yes, really! "Baby powder is very effective for getting sand off of skin," says Eileen P. Gunn...

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After InTouch Weekly published a police report detailing exactly what happened, Josh Duggar released a statement confirming the report. The report describes Josh having touched the genitals of young girls, including some of his younger sisters, at times when they were sleeping. This was not an...

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Multiple sources are reporting that Knightley, 30, recently gave birth and welcomed her first child with her musician husband. After making the awards show rounds wearing stylish maternity clothes to promote her movie The Imitation Game, the actress has been keeping a low profile as she awaited the...

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Supplies: Flip-flops Thick craft foam Waterproof adhesive Pen Scissors Directions: 1. Draw the design Grab a pen and draw out the animal print on the thick craft foam. 2. Cut it out Cut out the animal print shape from the craft foam. Cut out one for each flip-flop. 3. Glue it on Use the waterproof...

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Beach tornado Beach tornado A cell phone video shot by a bystander on the beach shows a waterspout heading toward shore. The whirling column of air and mist, later classified as an EF-0 tornado by the National Weather Service, could be seen moving from the water onto the beach. Lifeguards set the...

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Emma Lawson Shares Lessons Children Unknowingly Teach Parents – Being a mother of two wonderful and energetic (sometimes even too energetic) boys, I’ve spent countless hours trying to teach them things about life and the world around them. We’ve spent numerous afternoons watching cute...

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Supplies: Automotive primer Fun colors of spray paint Painter's tape Black paint pen Disinfectant wipes Drop cloth Turtle sandbox Directions: 1. Clean the sandbox Make sure the sandbox is completely clean before you start painting it. I hosed mine off in the backyard and then gave it a once-over...

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How to prepare for another child, by Torsten Klaus. Step 1: relax, and enjoy. ______ ‘When is the baby coming? Today? Now? I want the baby to come now!’ – These words are being said by my nearly 4-year-old every day. Every day for the last three months. You see, there is a little pressure and...

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Anyone who watches Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is already paranoid about parenting in today's modern times. With advancing technology and on-the-go communication, it has become more difficult to shield our children from harm. As if our jobs aren't hard enough, you might want to keep...

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On Memorial Day, people will gather with family and friends to acknowledge the men and women who have died while serving our country. While Memorial Day is considered to be the unofficial start of the summer season for many, you can spend some time with your kids sharing the meaning of the holiday...

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Jennifer Oradat of Mom Babble has a radical new approach to parenting – and it’s not about the parent.  — I had an epiphany the other day. It was a terrifying moment of clarity that made my palms sweat and my heart race. Suddenly one of my long-term goals as a parent didn’t...

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As Brent Green thought back over the legacy that was his dad, fatherly clichés were what reached out for him beyond the grave. He found they became the most important advice. Here’s why. — The autumnal prairie was where I began to understand him: vast, open spaces and dry wind cascading...

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Keep your freezer stocked with these yummy treats so you can keep your kids — and yourself — chilled and satisfied all summer long. 1. Creamy watermelon pops We're not going to call these creamy watermelon pops healthy. We will, however, call them perfectly delicious. 2. Sugar-free red...

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“But you’re brown and they’re so white,” my neighbor said to me, stressing words that didn’t need emphasis. This conversation had already gone on too long. First she thought I was the dog sitter, then she thought I was the baby sitter, now she wouldn’t believe I was their mother...

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Barney: Prior to portraying Jerry Seinfeld's father, Morty, on the hit TV series, Barney Martin was a New York City Police Department detective. Bat: Bartholomew "Bat" Masterson, a colleague of Wyatt Earp, was a sheriff and a deputy U.S. marshal but made his living as a saloonkeeper and gambler...

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During a guest blog post on Plan International USA's website, the English actress revealed that her second child is going to be a baby girl — son Wylie is 5 years old — and confessed the dreams she has for her daughter. " I am having a baby girl in six weeks. You have all been so lovely...

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UV protective clothing won't allow for sunblock-free living, but it definitely minimizes how much skin you need to cover. We found all the essential pieces for less than $20 each — a fraction of what they used to cost. Long sleeve rash guards Don't freak out — the long sleeves won't...

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My child has many teachers. Some of their voices need to be drowned out. I stood in the shower thinking fondly of the day ahead and the glad tidings it was certain to bring me. My eyes wandered to the soap holder on which was perched the Axe Body Wash my 12-year-old has taken to putting on the...

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The Summer is shaping up! Keep your little one’s protected! ___ Each week, B.K. Mullen from DadontheMic.com and Nick Browne from PapaBrownie.com record a podcast about their adventures as Dad’s. Follow them on twitter @PBDadcast, and subscribe on iTunes! ___ It’s a special...

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“How could you give your son a Mohawk?” one even gasped, as though I was encouraging him to play with matches. “Why not?” I shrugged. “It’s his hair.” ______ By Catherine Gigante-Brown Kids are constantly being told what to do, when to do it, what to eat, how to chew (mouth closed...

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The “ice princess” dress looked so innocent in the discount store, no idea what it was in for. It wasn’t a Disney-sanctioned, Elsa from “Frozen” dress, but it looked the part — an ankle-length number with a powder-blue velvet bodice, cerulean skirt accented by silver swirls, a white...

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Truth is, he wants more than just a roll in the hay and a “#1 Dad” mug.   In this YouTube series Julian Redwood, a licensed  Marriage and Family Therapist, explores issues involving Fatherhood. Seeking to give Men the concrete DIY tools they need to be empowered Fathers and help...

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If a spiritual compass, commitment to family, and spiritual community as a sustaining source of love are must haves for children’s life journey, then spiritual multilingualism is their passport. Having our own spirituality and sense of community, whatever that may be, is important to a child. But...

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Dad Mathew tells his cautionary tale about leaving his child and dog unattended. — It was a stagnant morning, hauntingly quiet but for the ticking of loose metal reverberating from one of the floor vents. Outside my window remained cold and sharp with dirt-white snow blanketing the uneven...

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