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Parenting Tip of the Day:

The pretend tears that are elicited by telling a pretend story about a pretend bear that eats a pretend family at the request of a real three-and-a-half year old, last just as long, and are just as loud as the real tears that might have ensued after sharing a nonfiction story with the same plot.

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

When your toddler points at your face and says, “this is a monkey butt,” try not to cry. Monkey butts don’t cry.

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Turning up the radio in the front seat makes any crying in the backseat less audible.

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