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My Husband is a Great Man/Husband/Father, But He Doesn’t Deserve a Cookie

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I will be the first to admit. My husband is really good man. He is a great husband and an amazing father. He is super involved with our kids. He plays with them, takes them to fun places, feeds them, changes diapers, bathes them and does basically everything a parent …

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Yes, I am THAT mom.

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We’d been hearing the girl’s name for months. Sometime just before my daughter’s spring break from kindergarten, she announced, “I asked Amy* (*name has been changed) to play with me today at recess, and she said ‘no’ really mean.” Of course, I hate hearing that anyone doesn’t want to play …

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Say “Yes”

jessica lock says say yes to your kids

“Mom can I take these three tubs out and make a craft?” “No.”  “Mom, can I bake cookies by myself?” “No.”  “Mom, can I plan a lemonade stand?” “Not today.”  “Mom can we set up the water slide?” “Does it have to be now?” Sometimes “no” is so much easier. …

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