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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Before you scar a second grader for life by explaining to her why “She had boobs,” is not really an appropriate sentence for her grammar homework, make sure that second “b” is not an attempt at a cursive “k.”

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

IMG_8522When storing valuables in a locker, make sure to lock it.  Otherwise, one of said valuables may try to escape leaving other valuables vulnerable to theft.

 

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Wise children know that quantifying things can sometimes improve the situation:

Me: I am so confused I don’t even know how confused I am!!

Child: Want me to guess?

Me: [pause] Um, sure.

Child: A trillion and a hundred!

Me: Yes!  Exactly!  How did you know?!

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Looking for new and unusual ways your child can scare the bejeebers out of you?  Buy her some new soap crayons then leave the bathroom for a minute.  Much cheaper and more time efficient than watching Amityville Horror:

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Princess Ariel, The Little Mermaid

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Even if you’re an anti-Disney, anti-princess sort of mom, trying to raise a strong, independent daughter, sometimes the urge to let her play princess is irresistible:

“Mom, pretend I’m Ariel, and I listen to all your words, and I’m always helpful.”

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

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Always get all your ducks in a row — even (especially) when you are in a crappy place.

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

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Some friends are more compliant than other friends, and conversation is overrated.

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