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Now that I’ve posted my New Year’s resolutions for 2015, I have a  New Year’s resolution suggestion for all parents: Spend the next year (or even better, the rest of your life) telling expecting and first time parents that children are joyous miracles, and that being a parent is a remarkable and rewarding journey. Pour…

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There are so many great reasons to have children. I think this needs to be said more often, because whining about the challenges of parenting is a popular pastime in certain corners of this country. Maybe every corner. I have theories as to why this may be the case, but I’m writing a book on…

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I brought my son downstairs for breakfast. As we stepped into the kitchen, he saw the iPad on the counter and said, “iPad! Chair! iPad! Chair!” This is the two year-old version way of saying, “Father, I would very much like to take a seat in my favorite chair and make use of that glorious…

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A reader recently asked me for parenting advice. She is pregnant, reads my blog regularly and would like to know what are some of my best parenting tips. I was honored by such a request, though I know that some might think it crazy to ask for parenting advice from me. I’m certainly not an…

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There are wigs for babies now. Designed for parents (mothers) who are tired of listening to strangers refer to their bald, baby girls with masculine pronouns, Baby Bangs seeks to make baby girls look more like baby girls. … the website reads, undoubtedly capturing the frustration and outrage of bald baby girls everywhere.  Even as…

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