Family Staycation = The Cardinal Sin of First Time Parents

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In the summer vacation.Silhouette of a girl running in the sea.

As parents we strive to make sound decisions when it comes to our children. Some seem like common sense: don’t give your child sugar before bed, always leave your house with a change of clothes, no running in parking lots, don’t take your child to a restaurant past 7pm, etc. … Read More

StubbornTalesFamily Staycation = The Cardinal Sin of First Time Parents

Table for 2 and a hurricane, please…

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Eating out with a toddler is one of those experiences you come out of vowing never to repeat again. As is the case with any traumatic experience, the mind develops coping mechanisms that seem to reduce the gravity of such instances of utter humiliation and sooner or later you find … Read More

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Parents: Selfless or Selfish?

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Back in my baby-less days, I used to engage in the type of conversations that I now find insulting and inconsiderate. I’d rant on about how parents should control their children’s temper tantrums and complained whenever a child so much as breathed in public. I would shoot parents the death … Read More

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Mini Hubs + Bow and Arrow = Burn Baby Burn

I’m going to jump right into this one:I’m considering Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu lessons for the following reasons: So as to avoid child services being called on me while I change my baby’s diaper in public. Let’s just say my child once ended up in the sink of a restaurant butt ass … Read More

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Parents: Paving the way for Birth Control Advocacy

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During a recent conversation it was brought to my attention that parents aren’t necessarily the pillars of child bearing promotional efforts. In fact, we tend to be quite the opposite. This observation was no doubt made by a non-parent friend who would like to preserve her chances of actually bearing … Read More

StubbornTalesParents: Paving the way for Birth Control Advocacy