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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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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Parenthood requires an honest reframing of one’s spiritual beliefs.  Nirvana is reached in that brief moment when the dirty clothes hamper and clean clothes laundry basket are both empty.  Nirvana is short-lived, if not unattainable.

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Explain to your three year-old before you arrive at the party that the phrase, “party pooper,” has nothing to do with actual feces.

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Kazoos were invented by the devil, and are distributed to children by advocates of filicide.

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

Before reprimanding your child, it is wise to clarify her intentions:

Me: Please don’t whine at me.

Child: I wasn’t whining at you.  I was yelling at you!

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Parenting Tip of the Day:

When you have a conversation like the one that follows, it might be time to contact the Ayn Rand Institute and ask how old one must be to become a spokesperson.

Child: What’s a thief?

Me: Someone who steals things.

Child: Oh, like the government?

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