How Moving Homes Can Affect A Family

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By: Danny Thomas Change… it’s good we need adventures they keep us vital keep us alert keep the devils off our heels. but I’ll tell you what, this change… it is finally getting to me. Last February we found out we were moving from northern Minnesota to upstate New York… I was ecstatic. I was […]

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How to Get Your Tween to Do His Homework in 50 Easy Steps

Getting tweens to do homework

By: Shannon Ralph Homework is the bane of my existence. It’s not that I am necessarily anti-homework. I get it. I see the value of the concept—the otherworldly, ethereal, high level, metaphysical abstraction of it. I understand the need for homework to reinforce the tiny shreds of algebraic knowledge my son’s harried teacher is able […]

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Popluck Club’s September Gathering

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11:00 am – New Member Orientation 12:00 pm – Pot Luck meal 12:30 pm – Girl Stuff 101: Raising Our Daughters panel discussion Pop Luck Club meets at 11am for New Member Orientation. This is a support-style group for gay dads and prospective dads to share their experiences forming families. Always a mix of current and future parents, […]

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“Moms Night Out, Kill Me Now”

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By Halina Newberry Grant I saw that, Ms. Bartender; I saw that eye-roll and smug smirk you exchanged with the waiter. And I could read your lips when you said – in reference to our table – “Mom’s Night Out” followed by a “kill me now” expression. I love your edgy mullet haircut thing and […]

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45 Big Fat Lies Parents Tell Themselves Every Day

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By: Shannon Ralph I’m a liar. I will readily admit it. I lie to my children. (“Santa only brings new toys to kids who empty the dishwasher.”) I lie to my wife. (“It was on sale.”) I lie to my doctor. (“I walk on the treadmill every day.”) I lie to my mother. (“Thanks for […]

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