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02/17/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Yes, bring us your words, so we too can alter facts, rearrange the letters into something plausible, something with a lisp of empathy, something we wish you had said."

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Lady Liberty Speaks To The Donald

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Brain, Child Magazine
02/17/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Just a couple of months ago, on Memorial Day weekend, I had given birth to my third child. Although Owen was an absolute sweetheart, I could feel myself slowly unraveling. After a bleeding scare in the hospital, I came home just “not right.”

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How Finding My Tribe Helped My Battle With Postpartum Anxiety

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Brain, Child Magazine
02/15/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Southpaw. Goofy. Wrong-handed. Being a lefty in a right-handed world was seen as a disadvantage—some even believed a child’s insistence on using their left hand was proof of a defiant personality—so many parents and educators “switched” kids, going so far as restraining a child’s left hand.

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7 Old-School Parenting Tips That Seem Crazy In The Modern Age

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Brain, Child Magazine
02/15/2017 at 19:27. Facebook
It was only when I stopped to think about the parts of my childhood that remind me of the way I parent. that I realized how much the example my parents set had subconsciously seeped into my parenting. From avoiding pre-packaged foods in lieu of DIY-style snacks, to limiting technology and encouraging my daughter to spend hours outside, there's a whole lot of (mostly positive) baggage I've...
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How My Childhood Contributed To My Own Parenting

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Brain, Child Magazine
02/14/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Brain, Child Magazine
02/13/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Now comes a fine addition to the most intelligent and imaginative children’s books about making sense of death — the crowning jewel of them all, even, and not only because it bears what might be the most beautiful children’s book title ever conceived: Cry, Heart, But Never Break... Brain Pickings

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The Best Children’s Books of 2016

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Brain, Child Magazine
02/13/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
The researchers analyzed the effects of different parenting styles on the participants’ attitudes towards their mothers and fathers, and how enthusiastic they were about starting families of their own.

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Parenting Style Impacts Kids’ Attitudes on Marriage, Family | Psych Central News

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Brain, Child Magazine
02/12/2017 at 15:01. Facebook
Our Sunday funny..Indeed...

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Pay attention to kids’ beliefs about gender and body types, and use simple language to debunk stereotypes: “What do you think Andy would like for his birthday? Trucks? Do you think he’d like dolls, too?”

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5 ways parents of preschoolers can raise a body-positive kid

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My husband had never been what you’d call handy. We had recently moved to Westport from NYC, where he had called the super for the most minor home maintenance—a leaky faucet, floor molding that had come loose, even setting the Christmas tree in its stand...

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Handyman Hazards: How Could I Not Love This Man? -

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It’s familiar ground, though. I’m always so confused with my kids. I feel like I’m always staring at them in bewilderment. How did this just happen? What is my life? Why are we all crying at the same time for different reasons? I want someone to spin me around, look me in the eye, and tell me exactly what to do.

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Parenting Is the Loneliest Job in the World

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It's time to take co-parenting seriously

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This essay was originally published on Brain Child in August 2013

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What Being Muslim Means To My Daughter

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Who were these sisters? How long had this letter been here in the drawer? How did the marriage turn out?

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Letter from a Stranger

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The program, Fathers Supporting Success in Preschoolers: A Community Parent Education Program, was deliberately framed as an academic-readiness program for children and not as a parenting class.

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How To Get Dads To A Parenting Class? Ask Them To Read To Their Kid

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The alternative, I knew, was one’s mind going to pieces—a situation that seemed more and more likely with each passing day.

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Parents Need Privacy—If Only For A Moment

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