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I Still Have A Favorite Kid

[twitter]Here we go again. A new survey is out plastering parents who have a favorite child and showing how it is harmful to a happy family life. The study concluded that, “when siblings in families…

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Breastfeeding And Gay Pride

Breastfeeding is normal, natural, and should be supported and encouraged. So why do lactivists take such a shocking and militant approach to their cause? It’s not helping.

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Kids In The Workplace

[twitter]Having kids really does put pressure on your career. Finding a work-life-family balance is one that every parent struggles with, some more than others. For many it’s a cost/benefit equation that must be performed to…

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Do Parents Have The Right To Spank?

While physical discipline of a child by parents is protected under the Canadian Criminal Code, some are questioning the right of parents to spank. Any sensible adult will say “it hurts me more than it hurts you”, but should that outlet for anger remain?

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11 Things You Need To Know About Kids

[twitter]Remember back before you had kids, and you were always JUDGING other parents for how they handled theirs? Then once you had kids, you wanted to murder anyone who judged YOU? Welcome to the parent…

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No More Tears, But Maybe Cancer

Go and check your shampoo bottles. If you find the ingredients contain “dioxane and a substance called quaternium-15“, throw them out – you’re poisoning your kids, perhaps even giving them cancer. Johnson & Johnson, makers…

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Spoiled Kids At Christmas

I noticed something interesting 5 minutes into Christmas morning. My 2 year old had ripped open a couple Chuggington train cars and was in bliss. He was hooking them up, driving them around the carpet…

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In Defense of Nicolas Sarkozy

Before we dive into the deep end on this latest breastfeeding bombshell, you need to know my bias: I’m pro-breastfeeding, but I can’t stand the lactivists. My wife tried with both of our sons, but…

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Police Checks For Sleepovers?

I was reading the advice column in my newspaper this week where a mom was upset that at a sleepover her daughter ended up riding in the cargo hold of the familiy’s SUV. We used…

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Not THAT Kind Of Sleepover

I was 17 my first time. My fun was had outside my parents home,  however one time my mom and dad came home early from church and saw my girlfriend's car in the driveway.  They…

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A Father’s Day Wish

This is a rebuttal to an article of the same title written by Jeff Pearlman for CNN this week. I’ve seen it re-posted a lot this week, some people have even gone so far as…

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Can You Raise A Neutral Child?

We all love our kids. It’s undeniable. Even the two parents my wife saw smoking outside the Walmart exhaling cancer in the face of their newborn love their daughter. You’d hope. We’re all trying our…

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Parents For Prime Minister

Never mind the politics, what are these leaders like as parents? Many in the Yummy Mummy Club are wanting to #momthevote by raising family issues in the current campaign. Let’s take it one step further…

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