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The Most Dangerous Place in the House

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Because, like most parents, I am well aware of the commonly known "hidden dangers" in a home, I had a childproof latch installed on the knife drawer and a gate bolted to the top of the stairs long before my first baby could crawl. But one unexpectedly dangerous place silently awaited discovery. That place was my child's bed.

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The Day Spider-Man Moved In -- and Why I Love It

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Little did I know I would grow so fond of Spidey, but since his arrival, I've realized several endearing things ....

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Some Folk Wisdom Ain't So Wise

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Some bits of accepted folk wisdom are quaint but, like cheap diapers, they don't really seem to hold water in the parenting context ....

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Art that Celebrates the Strongest Laborers: Moms!

According to the Department of Labor's website, Labor Day is "dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers". That's terrific, but what about the other kind of labor -- the "I think the head is crowning" labor?

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5 People Who Need to Forgive Me

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I'm preparing for my spiritual master cleanse with the arrival of the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), which are the dynamic holiday duo that offer a fresh start and an opportunity for introspection. Here's a partial list of who I need to ask forgiveness from.

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Is It Possible to Talk to Your Kids Too Much?

Recently, two moms of teens told me they wish they had been less wordy with their kids when they were younger, because now the kids debate everything.

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Stood Up by the Sitter

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Sometimes my well-being rests in the hands of a 20-year-old college student. Crazy, right? I didn't even want my well-being resting in the hands of a 20-year-old college student when I was a 20-year-old college student!

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Help! My 4-Year-Old Loves Guns

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My sweet preschooler -- the one who says that he swallows my kisses so they can live in his heart -- recently tried to take up arms. That's right: The gun phase had intruded on our peaceful homestead, and I was not having any of it.

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