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Nine No Fail New Year’s Resolutions

Why hello there, January. You kind of snuck up on me. I’m still busy over here cleaning up from Christmas, trying to decide whether to keep that half-used wrapping paper for next year. And now you’re shouting at me to make some lofty goals for this year, like eat healthier, get fit, and generally improve […]

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The Real Christmas Magician: MOM

Hands up all my fellow exhausted mamas out there doing their best to make this the ‘hap-hap happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap danced with Danny ‘effin Kaye.’ The final holiday dash is on friends. With fewer than five days left, Santa’s little elves, or ‘Mom’ as they are known by their colloquial name, are […]

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Bullying: How to Help if Your Child is a Victim

The past week has had me thinking about bullies a lot…and sadly not because I just watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, although that program serves as a case study in bullying and toxic masculinity. From the moment Rudolph comes into the world, even his own father expresses shame over the fact that he looks different. […]

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