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What Can We Do?

I’ve struggled a lot with the fallout of last November. That evening, my oldest stepdaughter texted me a simple, “dad, is the world ending?” All three kids are extremely aware of what Trump’s victory represents, and are deeply disturbed. They live in Canada, and yet they’re worried about what this …

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  • User Avatarbunnybear Makes sense! Yeah for us I don't like doing that stuff, and so in 2015 r we had a big talk about emotional labor related... – Jan 13, 4:10 PM
  • User AvatarAngela Thanks for your comment, bunnybear. I think that's a fair perspective. We don't usually divide up Christmas labour along gender lines in my house (Husband... – Jan 12, 10:30 AM
  • User AvatarAngela Thanks for your comment, kazzy. I would absolutely have discussed it ahead of time with Husband if I had thought there was any possibility this... – Jan 12, 10:27 AM
  • User Avatarkazzy I'm curious if you spoke to your husband before stringing the outdoor lights? What if he was looking forward to sharing this experience with your... – Jan 12, 6:04 AM
  • User AvatarJon Brewer Does it matter that they call you nihilistic? Does anything matter? – Jan 11, 4:37 PM
  • User AvatarJon Brewer And I'm like "Dude, polynomials aren't that hard." Logarithms can be, though. (Logarithms and trig were my big weaknesses in high school math.) Actually, polynomials... – Jan 11, 4:36 PM

Science

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5 Reasons Non-Browning Apples Could Change Your Mind About GMOs

39% of Americans still believe GMOs are worse for your health, but there’s reason to believe that opinion could shift with new information. Limited scientific knowledge, distrust for scientists and the ubiquitousness of false information all play a part here, but the polling suggests it’s not just a question of needing more science-based information but also a …

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Pregnancy & Childbirth

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A Very Grounded Parents Gender Reveal Video

Steph and Clay share their baby’s gender with the world Grounded Parents’ style. Video transcript: Katelyn and Ian: Our family’s gender reveal video! Steph and Clay’s gender reveal video, take 1 Steph: Hey honey, I made you a gender reveal cake. Clay: I love cake! I have heard about gender …

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Media & Tech

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Internet Meme Demolition Derby: The Scourge of the Man Bun

Hello there! I hope everyone in the Northern Hemisphere had a happy Summer vacation. Summer is still kind of full time work for this stay at home parent, which is why the Derby has been quiet for a few months. But the kids are back in school so lets sweep …

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Parenting Styles

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No, I’m Not Scaring My Kids By Discussing President Trump

Like many other parents, I woke up on November 9th afraid for the future and struggling to find the right words to explain the election to my children. Though I didn’t know exactly what to say and the end result was probably far from perfect, I shared my fears about President …

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