Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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This week's Featured articles

Parents always want to make the best decisions for their children, particularly when it comes to discipline. Everyone will have an opinion and try to tell you how you should enforce household rules, but it seems like the most...
Graeme and I are leaving Madi for 6 days to go to Hawaii for our friends wedding. After I booked our flights to Hawaii I immediately started panicking. I have left Madi before for 2 nights in the past...
Madi was 15 months old when my husband and I went to a medical conference in Quebec City. It was the first time I had ever slept away from Madi and I was beyond stressed. The thought of leaving...

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