Ages 10-12 (Tween)Ages 13-17 (Teen)Ages 6-9

Well, Why Not?

Being responsible for another human is, quite possibly, one of the most difficult things a person can do. The job is full of sweat, blood, tears, snot, and vomit. It’s full of stress, worry, heavy lifting, and sleepless nights.  I suspect that’s why some parents feel the need to be heavy …

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Adult ChildrenAges 10-12 (Tween)Ages 6-9Alternate Family ArrangementsDisciplineExtended FamilyParenting Styles

Writing the Storm Out

TRIGGER WARNING FOR VIOLENCE, CHILD ABUSE, AND SEXUAL ABUSE. ALSO SWEARING. LOTS OF SWEARING. My husband and I come from extremely abusive families, and we’ve both made the painful choice to cut our parents out of our lives for the sake of giving our own child as normal a childhood …

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Household

Mommy Has a Milk Mustache

I thought long and hard about what I wanted to say in my first blog post. After all, it’s my introduction to the world. In case you’ve never introduced yourself to the world, it’s a lot of pressure. That whole first impressions thing. I spent many long hours, walking my …

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