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Showing the newest forum posts in all categories as well as posts from your groups.

Family & Parenting
5 days ago5d

Posted by Cassihardling
Venison burger helper for supper tonight
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Family & Parenting
6 days ago6d

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
1 week ago1w

Posted by nathan897
Toxic Marriage
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Family & Parenting
1 week ago1w

Posted by WTS_KATE
I’m so in love with my baby 🐈 ❤️
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Family & Parenting
1 week ago1w

Posted by Michelle2344
My sister is really grown. happy birthday to you Jennifer, i’m so proud of you🎂🎉🌹❤️
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Family & Parenting
3 weeks ago3w

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...
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Family & Parenting
Dec 27, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by frankmark6000
I will love to meet a woman
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Family & Parenting
Dec 23, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Michelle2344
To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world? Christopher Hitchens
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 JeffMurray
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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Family & Parenting
May 8, 2021May 2021

Posted by JackPedigo
A local take on mother’s day. My own mother died at the age of 67 in 1997 from Ovarian Cancer. It was a long and difficult death which, I think, only made matters worse. Our mother was basically a hands off parent and we grew up pretty much doing ...
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Family & Parenting
May 8, 2021May 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Happy birthday, Ricky Nelson. Miss you and your fearless songs. Garden Party I am going to a garden party today for my great-granddaughter Kaliah's first birthday. There will be assorted husbands, in-laws, cold temperatures, and rain. I ...
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Family & Parenting
May 6, 2021May 2021

Posted by FearlessFly
American schools' phone apps send children's info to ad networks, analytics firms
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Family & Parenting
May 1, 2021May 2021

Posted by HelenRoseBuck
This sculpture carries a great message. But it’s not just dad who gives pieces of himself to his child. In my mind, we all give children bits of ourselves or perhaps it’s the child who takes bits from us. Children absorb what we put out there.
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Family & Parenting
May 1, 2021May 2021

Posted by tinkercreek
I've been doing a bit more Ancestry work. This is a portrait of my 6th great-grandfather, Chief Cornstalk, and me about age 4. Whaddya think?
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Family & Parenting
Apr 28, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKYoung Scientists Will Love These Adorable Jigsaw Puzzles | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Family & Parenting
Apr 21, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by FearlessFly
Teaching children to play chess found to decrease risk aversion
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Family & Parenting
Apr 15, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by abyers1970
Did anyone else come out of the "Beat the Hell out of your children" religious experience where you would get a beating for any and everything. The belief was that if you didn't whip your child then you didn't love them. My grandmother and mother ...
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Family & Parenting
Apr 14, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Benjamin123
Why do people hate it that I am Atheist?
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Family & Parenting
Apr 6, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by markbailey0008
My dad died last year. A few months before he died I pretended to have a religious conversion. I did this because I knew that he was worried that god would punish him for not doing a good job on me. The last time I saw him, racked with cancer, I ...
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Family & Parenting
Apr 2, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Charlesbryant5
When we were kids, there where no phones or tablets we read cereal 🥣 boxes at breakfast
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Family & Parenting
Mar 31, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by m16566
My father was a policeman. In the days before stun guns, bulletproof vests, and back up calls were frowned upon. All a policeman could count on was his knowledge, experience, and the tools of the trade. And his St. Christopher Medal to bring him ...
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Family & Parenting
Mar 30, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
Photo from the old store in Lincoln, New Mexico, the old stomping grounds of Billy the Kid.
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Family & Parenting
Mar 27, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Larimar
I'll be done with my baby burrito wrapper by next weekend. 🤣
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Family & Parenting
Mar 25, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by godsux69420
Why are there not any openly atheist characters in shows?
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Family & Parenting
Mar 24, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKWith the Rise of Teen Suicide Exacerbated by the Pandemic, MTV Documentary Films’ Each and Every Day from Peabody® Winning Director Alexandra Shiva Speaks with Young People About the Urgency of Talking About Mental Health and Getting Help
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Family & Parenting
Mar 17, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Mooolah
LINK6-year-old's strategy for easing his brother out of a meltdown leaves social media awestruck: 'I am amazed'
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Family & Parenting
Mar 9, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Lorajay
Someone needs to start private atheist schools. Our children are just as important to protect as any others. .
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Family & Parenting
Mar 7, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by AlanCliffe
Goodbye Christopher Robin on DVD. Complete with, shall we say, problematic English parents, it rings more or less true. Although I understand considerable liberties were taken with the facts of C.R. Milne's life. There's a bit of a ...
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Family & Parenting
Feb 27, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by PBuck0145
Megyn Kelly and Bill Maher
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Family & Parenting
Feb 23, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Spinliesel
Lia, an almost 12-year-old granddaughter whom I babysit n the afternoon, came into the living room holding a bottle of diet Tonic Water. " Oma," she said in that accusing tone only only12-year-olds can adopt. " What is this?" "What does it say on...
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Family & Parenting
Feb 17, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKWith Homeschooling on the Rise, New Report Spotlights Lack of Regulations to Protect Homeschooled Children from Abuse | American Atheists
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Family & Parenting
Feb 8, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by cimoore34
In the last year I haven't found a lot to comment on or post about. I found that with the pandemic and all; I was otherwise occupied. I have still been checking in most days, almost as part of my daily routines as anything else. I have managed to add...
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Family & Parenting
Feb 7, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by bigpawbullets
Somewhat disturbing trend we're seeing here in Southern Ohio.
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Family & Parenting
Feb 1, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Apunzelle
I’m so proud of my little man. Today he asked if we could make care packages for the homeless. He researched items people living in the streets might need. Then we went to Target and picked up personal care items, socks, flashlights, snacks, and ...
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Family & Parenting
Jan 29, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKNational High School Ethics Bowl
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Family & Parenting
Jan 23, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by tinkercreek
This long-distance "Meema" is feeling rather desolate today. My precious 2 1/2 yr granddaughter suffered a supracondylar fracture (involved trampoline & big brother), but resting well in NZ with their indoor AC. Hurts so much that I cannot be there ...
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Family & Parenting
Jan 11, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Fred_Snerd
Indoctrinating Children Into Consumerism
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Family & Parenting
Jan 5, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by bigpawbullets
Christmas present from the daughter residing in Auckland. Enclosed card indicated that I am to learn all these skills so I can pass this knowledge on to my two grandsons. Landing the Airbus seems pretty straight-forward. I then skipped to chapter ...
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Family & Parenting
Jan 3, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by girlwithsmiles
This New Year I realise for the first time the wealth of freedom not being tied to family has given me. Wanting to be with someone now ties me to their family and commitments for the first time.
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Family & Parenting
Jan 2, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Hages
WASPs Question
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Family & Parenting
Dec 26, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Honorabledougn
Dear god, why does dealing with family take so much effort now. Can't show reasons for damn near anything, follow media who fear monger like no tomorrow. And everything that doesn't align with my views is a lie or a conspiracy. This is one of the ...
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Family & Parenting
Dec 21, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by lulufaerie394
My father recently died and the pastor presiding over the service used that time to convert people to follow Jesus. Should I be incredibly offended?
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Family & Parenting
Dec 20, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKA boy finally comes to appreciate 'dad dancing' in this French holiday ad | Ad Age
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Family & Parenting
Dec 19, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by UpsideDownAgain
What would you do?
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Family & Parenting
Dec 11, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by UpsideDownAgain
What studies do you know of that show the affect of religion on child development?
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