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Being the bad mom allows me to be a good parent

Sometimes I have to do things that make me the bad mom in the house. Well, I'm the only mom in the house, but you get what I mean. AJ and I have a lovely relationship that is secure and that most moms strive for in their relationship with their kids. He ...
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10-year old Ashlynn Conner commits suicide

This is my kneejerk reaction, so I don't know if this will be a well-thought out post that elicits the response of 'thank you and I appreciate what you wrote.' I am ok with this. Right now, I keep repeating to myself, and over and over, 'This is not ok. This is ...
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The dog stands alone…

Sometimes I hate being a parent. Blaspheme, right? It's true. Part of being a parent means that I have to do the hard work such as disciplining my child when he misbehaves or chooses to mess around in class as opposed to choosing to learn and distract those around him. This makes my ...
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My date with the Loch Ness Monster

You got me. I admit it, and not even grudgingly: I am fascinated with conspiracy theories. I'm not one of those people that has to follow them or go after them or do anything to spur them on. However, from the time I was A.J.'s age (9-ish), I remember being fascinated by things ...
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For love of a child, Dominick’s Law

From the time he was born, I have never taken my son for granted. His specialness was not lost on me when I looked into those royal blue eyes that would eventually turn a chestnut brown. He could make the people around him perform like circus animals. The night he was born ...
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