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What to Say and What Not to Say to a Couple Struggling to Get Pregnant

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I’m guilty a million times over. It is difficult to see anyone in pain, particularly a loved one. It might be me just wanting them to be ok. It could also be my desire to alleviate the discomfort of awkward silence. Maybe I just want to solve the problem … Continue reading…

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The Top 6 Carpool Line Violations

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The mid-afternoon sun is scorching through your windshield and mocking all attempts of your AC to contain it. The gas light is on and you didn’t have time to stop and fill up. And the parent in the big SUV just cut the line 5 cars in front of … Continue reading…

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10 Tips for Back to School

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Depending on where you live, your kids may already be thinking about school supplies, new schedules, and what the next grade is going to look like. Here are a few tips for back to school so you won’t be blindsided by what’s coming. Whatever age your children are, you … Continue reading…

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Engaging the Passive-Aggressive Family Member

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When I would swim in the ocean as a kid, my mom would always tell me, “Beware of the undertow or riptide. It will carry you out to sea.” A riptide is a strong current moving from the shoreline out towards the ocean. You can’t see it until you … Continue reading…

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6 Ways Self-Improvement Will Heal Your Relationships

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The Jones tribe makes up an average American family. Dad runs a small technology business, Mom works part-time and spends the rest of her day trying to keep up with the kids, brother is in middle school plus every imaginable sports league, sister is in fifth-grade and is all … Continue reading…

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