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    Unexpected Words of Kindness

    Unexpected Words of Kindness

    Nothing attracts a complete stranger to you more than having a child with you. It doesn’t matter if it is an older woman peeking over your stroller canopy at your nine week old, or a ...

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    Household Chores That Kids Can REALLY Help With

    Household Chores That Kids Can REALLY Help With

    Teaching kids about responsibility, helping and why it is important to be a contributing member of the family or a team are vital life skills to instill. Chores can come into play as a way to teach ...

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    Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads

    Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads

    “Do you help out a lot?”  I asked this question to many, many different dads I know in the pre-production research stage of our newest podcast: Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads, and generally got the ...

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    Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

    Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

    Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a popular article from The Family Room blog archives: The minute I found out I was pregnant, I couldn’t wait to tell the world. This is my first child and ...

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    Potty Training: Nope, Not Interested!

    Potty Training: Nope, Not Interested!

    Now that my son, Cab, is rounding the bend from toddler to preschooler I am finding myself more and more preparing for potty training. To be honest, I have been in prep mode for about ...

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    Dealing with Childhood Fears and Phobias

    Dealing with Childhood Fears and Phobias

    My daughter has always been a little more on the sensitive side. It takes her a while to warm up to new environments, people, and situations. That’s why I think her transition to child care ...

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    My Toddler Doesn’t Want to Leave Daycare at Pick-Up Time

    My Toddler Doesn’t Want to Leave Daycare at Pick-Up Time

    My son has been throwing fits during pick-up time at daycare recently. It’s a new phenomenon and one that has been tough for both my wife and I. We are thrilled he likes being with ...

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    When Your Spouse Travels for Work

    When Your Spouse Travels for Work

    It’s coming up on just about three years that my husband consistently travels for business. He typically travels every other week and mostly heads to Atlanta or Chicago, with the occasional stint to California. I ...

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    It’s the Little Things: 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

    It’s the Little Things: 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

    “Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault One of my favorite pieces of advice I learned from Dr. Marti and ...

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    How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

    How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

    For busy working parents, fitting in exercise, grocery shopping, and some “me” time can be tough. Finding time to reconnect with friends? That’s even more challenging. We asked our Family Room bloggers to share how ...

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