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Water Fight

Sibling rivalry is good

As a mom, there are times that I want to walk up and tie my kid’s hands together – and tape their mouths shut. Anything so I don’t have to listen to them bicker. But sibling rivalry is good precisely because it is teaching them how to resolve conflicts. After spending several years trying to …

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Why cursing in front of a child is good

Why cursing in front of a child is good

A lot of us moms play video games with our kids and get fired up. Part of that emotion might result in cursing in front of a child.

Our culture is one that inhibits emotions. A generation ago we were taught to speak only when spoken to and hide your emotions under that sleeve. But that's a lot of baloney. Demonstrating emotion in front of children is healthy and natural. That's what cursing in front of a child is good – it teaches them that momma is human, too.

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