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Oh Hello, Hives. We Weren’t Expecting You.
From dust and must to pollen, mosquitos, and plants, summertime calls for Benadryl.
I Was 30 Weeks Pregnant When Doctors Told Me I Had Breast Cancer
I wasn't prepared for the moment I found out I had breast cancer, especially since I was 36 - and 30 weeks pregnant.
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Spring Cleaning My Parenting - Why I Refuse to Dwell on My Mistakes
I have decided that I do not want to waste so much time convincing myself that I am the world’s worst mother.
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Humiliating Your Kids is Not a Valid Punishment
When an Ohio dad's 10 year-old daughter was suspended from the school bus after a second instance of bullying, he decided she needed to learn a lesson.
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The Four R’s of Correcting A Child
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What I've Learned About Balancing Expectations and Good Behaviour
We’re trying to set the bar a little higher. At the same time, we’re trying to reconcile ourselves with the idea that this might be as good as it gets.
You Don't Agree With Your Child's Teacher? You Need to Speak Up.
When is it time to challenge the teacher about what is going on in your child's class?
Is Suspending Kids from School Something that Actually Works?
Every child deserves to feel safe and welcome in their school. But what about when behaviour of other students threatens that safety?
Why We're Putting the Brakes on Having "Timeouts"
How do you ask, “did you get in trouble at school today?” without asking, “did you get in trouble at school today?”
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