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Family & Parenting
18 hours ago18h

Posted by Shahpriyanka
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Family & Parenting
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by yvilletom
AG Garland again tells us “No person is above the law”. SCOTUS will uphold convicting a fetus when giving birth harms a woman?
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Family & Parenting
1 month ago1m

Posted by tinkercreek
Such concern for our grandchildren, stated well here:
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Family & Parenting
1 month ago1m

Posted by FvckY0u
Drag Queen story hour, the facts This is an excellent article about drag queen story time in public libraries from a local newspaper in my area. In the event you can't get to the article I will copy and paste it without ...
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Family & Parenting
Jun 25Jun 25

Posted by Ryo1
This statue is called 'Emptiness' and was created by a grieving parent. Powerful, eh? Credits: Life Journal
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Family & Parenting
Jun 20Jun 20

Posted by FvckY0u
I'm reminded to be careful what you ask for. With that said I'm fully prepared for the critism and rebuke of what I'm about to post. This is also MY story, not hers. This will be long winded so many may find it beneficial to simply skip the post....
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Family & Parenting
Jun 19Jun 19

Posted by lukebryan
Bearing what music comes with.
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Family & Parenting
Jun 12Jun 12

Posted by Mooolah
LINKThe controversial history of wet-nursing and what the ‘informal,’ ‘underground’ practice looks like today
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Family & Parenting
Jun 10Jun 10

Posted by Petter
Wise advice ...
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Family & Parenting
Jun 6Jun 6

Posted by yvilletom
Shooting school children is so American, IMO. When were the first laws to protect domestic animals? The 1870s. When were the first laws to protect children? The 1970s Source: Web searches.
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Family & Parenting
May 28May 28

Posted by yvilletom
What was done to all these shooters when they were young children? In their homes? Is anyone concerned?
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Family & Parenting
May 28May 28

Posted by twill
My beautiful son !
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Family & Parenting
May 27May 27

Posted by K9Kohle789
Just saw a news story about TN people. 80% are FOR abortion rights. A minor bunch of religious kooks don't support it. i say all unwanted children -if we are unable to abort the pregnancy- should send the babies to these 17% and maybe their minds ...
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Family & Parenting
May 19May 19

Posted by Triphid
Just had or should I say TRIED to have to have, a phone conversation with Henry's Mum, Naomi. It seems that young Henry has once again expressed his growing Atheism and up-set a substitute Teacher who is religious. About 9.30 this morning the Teacher...
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Family & Parenting
May 19May 19

Posted by rt11060
LINKOsmanthus oolong milk tea: Full Details(2022) - Tea Recipes
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Family & Parenting
May 14May 14

Posted by Sierra4
Actress Olivia Munn on Instagram Mother’s Day 2022, her first Mother’s Day “Thank you to @johnmulaney for knowing that all I wanted for Mother's Day was a bucket of chicken, a box of biscuits and for him to take over all nap duties today," she ...
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Family & Parenting
May 9May 9

Posted by K9Kohle789
How do religious people admit that their god creates more spontaneous abortions than all people put together? They gonna put god in jail for violating abortion laws? or what? Are people that stupid? Leave women's' choice alone. Geez. Just because ...
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Family & Parenting
May 6May 6

Posted by OldMetalHead
When forgetting your son's birthday three years in a row isn't the worst character flaw you have...
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Family & Parenting
May 5May 5

Posted by Spinliesel
Seen on FB: Pregnancy starts with a penis. Regulate that!
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Family & Parenting
Apr 20Apr 20

Posted by LenHazell53
My adopted daughter (formerly my niece) rang me yesterday with the wonderful news that her 21 week ultra-scan has revealed my 5th grandchild is to be another girl. Her name is to be Amelia Willow but she will be known as Ami, which by serendipity is ...
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Family & Parenting
Apr 10Apr 10

Posted by HankHunter13
Vote Every 2 Years, Not Just Every 4 Years.
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Family & Parenting
Apr 8Apr 8

Posted by Spinliesel
My trials are not over yet. Brendan came home yesterday. He has COVID. Today, he finally admitted that getting the vaccinations would be a good idea. So. now I have to take care of him instead of the other way around. The furnace is still out, and ...
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Family & Parenting
Apr 3Apr 3

Posted by Spinliesel
My new great-grandson, Soul was born today. I am off shopping for blue jeans, white t-shirts, and motorcycle boots. Look at the size of his feet. Mom will recover! By the way, that is a little cake on his belly. Why? I have no clue. The kid has ...
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Family & Parenting
Apr 2Apr 2

Posted by Spinliesel
I need to complain: my furnace is broken, for the third time this winter. Time for a new one. My family is whining to me about my not working on it fast enough. They do not live here and I can well get along with space heaters for a short time. I ...
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Family & Parenting
Apr 1Apr 1

Posted by tinkercreek
The confident joy of a 3 1/2 yr old fashionista!
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Family & Parenting
Mar 26Mar 26

Posted by towkneed
Today at the park my middle child on the autism spectrum had been playing with another for a while and asked him "Do you have autism?" "What's that?" "It's this thing that some have where they think differently than others." Kid: "I think I have ...
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Family & Parenting
Mar 18Mar 18

Posted by St-Sinner
Members, please bring out your memories. I know this is going to be passions and emotions.
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Family & Parenting
Mar 16Mar 16

Posted by JackPedigo
Do childfree (should be preferred to childless) couples have better sex. Interesting report from a group of which I have been a long term member show they often do (and I can testify to that simple fact). ” Recently, Pope Francis called childless ...
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Family & Parenting
Mar 16Mar 16

Posted by merit2344
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. Albert Einstein
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Family & Parenting
Mar 15Mar 15

Posted by Apunzelle
I’m watching “Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife.” This crazy comedian is raw — but she has a point! “A lot of people like to ask me: ‘Ali, how on earth do you balance family and career?’ “Men never get asked that question — because they...
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Family & Parenting
Mar 12Mar 12

Posted by Spinliesel
It is so cold and windy here today. We did not get the snowstorm everybody warned about, at least not here in my little corner of Wayne County. Hella, Queen of Darkness, my beautiful Maine Coon cat left last night when the dog was annoying her. ...
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Family & Parenting
Mar 10Mar 10

Posted by FvckY0u
Sounds like IL is on the right path. Mental health counsel for children may be formed.
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Family & Parenting
Mar 9Mar 9

Posted by FvckY0u
Men vs Women and how they spend time in different countries. Doesn't look all that different to me other than housework vs paid work.
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Family & Parenting
Mar 3Mar 3

Posted by janjan22
Do you ever believe in yourself and your dreams 🤔
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Family & Parenting
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Retiredsteve
Help stop the abuse in Texas!
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Family & Parenting
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by MaryChristmas
Excuse me while I spend the next ten minutes laughing my ass off.
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Family & Parenting
Feb 15Feb 15

Posted by tinkercreek
Glimpses into my granddaughter's (Ariella, in red plaid) growing, from daycare mum: Make believe in the mud! “Are you making dinner for baby and me?” asked Zoe. “Yeap!” Replied Ariella. “All done grandma?” Asks Zoe. “Not yet. Is your ...
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Family & Parenting
Jan 30Jan 30

Posted by RichCC
LINKNature or nurture? Twin study sheds light on the development of callous-unemotional traits in adolescents | PsyPost
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Family & Parenting
Jan 22Jan 22

Posted by Cassihardling
Venison burger helper for supper tonight
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Family & Parenting
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by JennyRad
I expect the third grader had some help from his parents in writing this email. Nevertheless, it is beautiful.
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Family & Parenting
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by nathan897
Toxic Marriage
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Family & Parenting
Jan 16Jan 16

Posted by WTS_KATE
I’m so in love with my baby 🐈 ❤️
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Family & Parenting
Jan 5Jan 5

Posted by Druvius
Her parents not only refuse to learn ASL, when they watch movies with her they won't turn on the captioning because it's "annoying!" Lady, your parents are self-centered abusive sheetheads, cut them out of your life. A woman on Reddit has refused to...
3 comments
Family & Parenting
Dec 27, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by frankmark6000
I will love to meet a woman
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Family & Parenting
Dec 19, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Petter
Part of her Wikipedia bio. She makes a lot of sense. Birbalsingh describes her views as being small-c conservative and argues such traditional values "which would once have been completely normal have completely disappeared." She...
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Family & Parenting
Dec 19, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by towkneed
Just got back from another family xmas. Everyone in my family is xtian except me, one sister and her husband and my oldest. I don't want my kids to miss out so I go. And the non xtians (sis, oldest, brother in law) also go. It is nice to see ...
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Family & Parenting
Dec 16, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Mooolah
LINKElon Musk is wrong: we need smaller families | Population Matters
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Family & Parenting
Dec 13, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKNew dads: the dangerous trend one therapist sees in first-time fathers.
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Family & Parenting
Dec 12, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by FilthyMONKEYgirl
This sort of crap was absolutely horrifying to me as a child. Being forced to watch religious propaganda videos. Child abuse. Flat out.
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Family & Parenting
Dec 11, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by FilthyMONKEYgirl
I am officially taking applications for a new mother and father. I attempted to help mine by moving them to where I live. My father broke his back recently, and my mother is schizophrenic and bipolar. They've always been a mess. Over the top ...
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Family & Parenting
Dec 4, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
In a few months, I will be a great-grandmother again This time, it will be a boy. Now I am collecting names. So far, I have Ethan, Alan, Hinrich (my father's name), and Mathias. This will be a headstrong baby with two tough older sisters. ...
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Family & Parenting
Dec 4, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Normanbites
So, I got this excerpt ... or "opinion dump" as a result of some heated discussions with my God Bot Sister. .... I am organizing my thoughts and am thinking I might just write a letter instead of messages that seem to demand a response. I have ...
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Family & Parenting
Nov 28, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by NoSheep
Found this on the Blue Thumb.
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Family & Parenting
Nov 23, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by tinkercreek
My irrepressible grandie, Ariella (straight hair), with her bestie: gumboot games, carrying muddy boots for a pal, and the after-bath!
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Family & Parenting
Nov 16, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by redbai
My parents handled this situation very easily by telling us there was no Santa Claus. I remember my dad saying, "Santa's just a cartoon character like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck." We would get gifts for X-mas but we knew where they came from and it ...
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Family & Parenting
Nov 11, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
My daughter Lis is grandma to these two sweethearts. Yes, that makes me the great-grandma.
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Family & Parenting
Nov 3, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by K9Kohle789
I haven't spoken to my btch daughter for 4 yrs since I left NH. I called and while speaking with the granddaughter her daddy dearest grabs the phone and tells me he's going to hand up on me cuz she wasn't sure who she was talking to even tho I told ...
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Family & Parenting
Oct 31, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Apunzelle
My son and I have coordinated Halloween costumes for years. We’ve been: • Peter Pan & Tinkerbell • Cinderella & Prince Charming • Mickey & Minnie Mouse • Harry Potter & Hermione Granger • Bavarian boy & girl This year we were Cruella De...
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Family & Parenting
Oct 31, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by tinkercreek
It's good to be an Angel Tuxedo Kitty, according to my 3-yr-old grandie!
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Family & Parenting
Oct 26, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Land under. That is what we call weather when the sea is higher than the land. It felt just like that today. The rain came down hard and the roads and ditches flooded. I had to go out because my granddaughter had run the CR-V out of gasoline. ...
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Family & Parenting
Oct 26, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by inigomontoya
I was doing student teaching today and a kid said to me, “Did you know that Joe Biden kills babies?”. I ignored her. I also noticed her displaying a sticker on her laptop that said “I accepted Jesus in my heart”. Am I the only one who finds...
3 comments
Family & Parenting
Oct 16, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Blues-Man
Mirroring - How to NOT build a Narcissist What she says at 10:40 - 10:50 into the video is hilarious & amazing.
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Family & Parenting
Oct 15, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Notlost
How old do you have to be to join AARP? I turned 50 in August and get weekly junk mail, begging me to join.
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Family & Parenting
Oct 12, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by twill
My son, high school junior, wants to be a firefighter. He is taking vocational training and he is a cadet at the local VFD. Recently, one of the members of the VFD, told him that he must be a believer (christian) of some sort, since he wants to help ...
5 comments
Family & Parenting
Oct 7, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Bravo! This is brilliant!
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Family & Parenting
Sep 30, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by tinkercreek
So incredibly proud of my amazing grandson - Corben (age 6) received the Principal's Award for being such a helpful and caring member of his community during Lockdown! ...backstory: realizing it was their last 48 hrs of lockdown, Mum asked him what ...
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Family & Parenting
Sep 29, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by LatentumCattus
For decades chose to be -free. I did do the occasional debate with myself every year or two. Now, past the mark of decision, I am not regretting it. Comments, thoughts, criticisms?
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Family & Parenting
Sep 29, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by harrisonkelvi2
Lovely i miss you George
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Family & Parenting
Sep 24, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Certainly do have some cheeky bastards on the school board in Fairfax county.. 😒 I'm going to go with Mom here and say that sort of material shouldn't be in a grade school or high school library. If gay kids want to read it, they can go to their ...
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Family & Parenting
Sep 21, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
The season is changing. Pay attention to animals hiding where it is warm.
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Family & Parenting
Sep 8, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by barjoe
So my only living immediate relative, my brother has this awful habit of hanging up the phone on me. This is over the most insignificant and trivial disagreement. He then doesn't take my call for days, he may even temporarily block me. It just ...
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Family & Parenting
Aug 31, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Larimar
First grandchild born last Friday by scheduled c section between cord problems and the baby being breech. Baby has some hurdles to overcome unfortunately and will require surgery in a few months. Genetic testing begun today to see if there is a ...
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Family & Parenting
Aug 27, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by CallMeDave
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Family & Parenting
Aug 22, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Dingodog
How do you politely respond to people who want to pray for you during trying times so they will respectfully shut the fuck up and apologize?
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Family & Parenting
Aug 15, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by TheGreatShadow
Hi my full leagal name is Michael Andrew Lopour. My parents tried to erase me. If Paula could get ahod of my sociology professsor? Her name is Laura Lamar. She saw similitaries be tween Ed Gein and Myself.
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Family & Parenting
Aug 13, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by holdenc98
THE PLANET'S DEADLY PEST SPECIES BITES THE DUST? see?....R.I.P. humanity. and don't let the door hit your ass on the way out ............... ............milky way galactic intelligent life case file 456768 B 649. destroyed its own biosphere for ...
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Family & Parenting
Jul 23, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by towkneed
So I just got an email back from TAR (Texas Adoption Resouce). We have been considering adoption and have found the cost of a private agency prohibitive. Adopting from the state is (or was) much less expensive. However, as I was notified, 'Region ...
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Family & Parenting
Jul 20, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Today, Rielley (our visitor) and I set off with three bags of wilted lettuce and kale into the hinterlands where the buffalo roam. He ( the boy) is visiting for a few days. I thought he might like to see our wild beasts. The buffalo did not make ...
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Family & Parenting
Jul 13, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by RCRX87
If you're having a personal crisis and family or friends say "I'll pray for you" how do you respond?
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Family & Parenting
Jul 12, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by BBJong
Brittany Spears ,,,i think this is over DUE_-_-_guardians MAY have HAD her well being in mind ...now its just a MONEY COW ... Some sight " post pardom depression " _-_ yet "LEGAL TRUMPS" psychology rattinaliolism and they have the legal ...
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Family & Parenting
Jul 6, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Edgeward
I have a question about a specific psychiatric hospital. I am concerned, my grandson who is or was happily agnostic was admitted to Fairfax psychiatric hospital. Now he is talking about how much he likes the Bible… Is this a real hospital? Or is ...
11 comments
Family & Parenting
Jul 4, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
A little bit of New York history: work on the Erie Canal ( also called Clinton's Ditch) began in Rome, NY in 1817. It changed a lot of environments in its construction, creating wetlands where none existed before. Both of my daughters learned ...
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Family & Parenting
Jul 2, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Today would be my brother Gerd's birthday. He loved Richie Valens, although he did not understand one word of the lyrics. So I am posting this for him:
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Family & Parenting
Jul 1, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Welllll wait a minute... this don't sound right... 🙄
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Family & Parenting
Jun 20, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by AbramH85
I over heard that I influenced my teenage niece to stop going to church. I sometimes give my opinion in a group chat I have with my nieces and nephews. I think my brother is blaming the media, the internet, and me for his shortcomings as a parent. ...
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Family & Parenting
Jun 16, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Ryo1
How much parental pressure did you have to tolerate when you were growing up? If you are a parent yourself now, are you putting on your own child the same kind of pressure you suffered from your parents? far too often, parents put their children to...
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Family & Parenting
Jun 13, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
I want to pay tribute to the birthday of Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann, a German physician of the 19th century and the creator of Der Stuwwelpeter. I am sure the good doctor meant well when he created his book of tales of misbehaving children and the ...
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Family & Parenting
Jun 11, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Gsanders55
Extreme religious practices in early childhood development is instilling more harm than any morals. Sunday school, catechism snd church for children are used as a form of negative discipline memorizing Bible verses to chant and pray when we make poor...
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Family & Parenting
Jun 8, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Castlepaloma
Mr. Woke Am I a hateful, gay, privileged, bad husband, anti-vaxxers & old man? Shall I, divorce my wokeness Daughter? Based on my own personal experience and good sense, NOT!!! Based on her facts. 1.I'm privileged because I'm white, yet artist ...
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Family & Parenting
Jun 1, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Puzzlement
I never gave it a second thought. I believed what I was told and never thought to defy my Mother the joy it gave her and us kids, because Dad was a real tight ass about giving for no work. But we knew Mom was the one who got all the hugs and kisses ...
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Family & Parenting
May 24, 2021May 2021

Posted by LVL1Pro
Today is my 21st birthday, but i just feel like I'm celebrating someone else's birthday. Ever since i was young we go to church every time a family member has a birthday, i don't mind going when it's my siblings' or parents' birthday, cause it's ...
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Family & Parenting
May 21, 2021May 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Bad night, bad morning so far, pain-wise. But I saved a bird from Boris's sharp claws so far this morning. Boris is a Russian Blue cat. Now he is stalking me, hoping I will open the door again. Fat chance, Tovarisch. Go hunt flies and spiders.
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Family & Parenting
May 20, 2021May 2021

Posted by bigpawbullets
Raising children in NZ is apparently like raising them in the USA, circa 1950. I suggested to our daughter that she shouldn't send this pic to her mom..... 🙄🍷🍷🍷
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Family & Parenting
May 11, 2021May 2021

Posted by ChestRockfield
POLLThe answer to this seem obvious to me, but maybe I'm missing something. What are your thoughts?

Should a man be allowed to relinquish all rights to absolve all responsibility for a child?

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Family & Parenting
May 10, 2021May 2021

Posted by Sierra4
This was the NRA's Mother's Day Twitter message. I have no words.
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Family & Parenting
May 9, 2021May 2021

Posted by bigpawbullets
Mother's Day: A Hallmark Holiday! I'm one of the privileged ones who had a very loving and supportive mom. She was an RN. Graduate of the University of N. Carolina (Chapel Hill). Met my dad in Europe during WWII. Thank you for bringing me up, ...
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