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Miley Cyrus Lap Dance Not So Bad

Parenting

Though it’s been a few weeks (month?),  I’m sure you’ve heard of the news regarding Miley Cyrus and the so-called “lap dance” video. If you haven’t seen the video, you can see it here. Things like “bad role model,” “did they have sex,” and “another bad move” are all being said about Miley Cyrus and […]

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Nurturing Fathers Exist – Or Is My Husband a Rare Gem?

Parenting

My husband is a very attentive father – always has been since our daughter was born. He is known for making up silly songs and stories with our 4 year old. He’s also not afraid to don a fancy feather boa and tiara – whether attending a tea party or just playing dress-up. He also […]

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Into the Mind of a Three Year Old

a different perspective

My three year old daughter is incredibly cute. I’m not biased or anything. Just see for yourself. See? I told you so. Not only is she beautiful on the outside, but she’s an incredibly sweet little girl as well. And smart. Also? Funny. Truly funny – not just “Oh, she’s so cute so I’ll laugh […]

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Barbie Dolls and Columbus Day. What’s the Connection?

Parenting

It’s funny how the world sometimes reaches out to you. I’m not normally one to go around “looking for signs,” but sometimes you just can’t miss them. Two months ago, I wrote about how brown dolls are not enough and we need more multicultural dolls. This weekend, I came across an article titled Mattel introduces […]

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My Daughter’s Preschool is a Love Fest. Or Something.

a different perspective

“Brian’s funny.” “Oh yea?” “Yea, I like him.” “Do you?” “Uh hmm. He’s my boy-friend.” “Your what?” “My bo-y-friend.” “Is he? And why do you say that?” “He was at the playground. And I asked him if he wanted to hold my hand. And heeee saaaaid YES!” “So that’s why he’s your boyfriend?” “Uh huh.” […]

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