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fast food
"Daddy just walked in with a greasy bag of fries? Let me at 'em!"

Will My Husband's Bad Eating Habits Rub Off On Our Kid?

It's not rocket science that incoporating healthy foods intp family meals will result in a child with better eating habits. As far as I see it, pretty soon my husband will either have to shape up his diet, or start eating drive-thru fare in his car.

5 Things Divorcing Parents Actually Do Right [EXPERT]
Are you getting divorced?

5 Things Divorcing Parents Actually Do Right

As much as divorce can be devastating for parents, it is often more so for kids. They may not show signs of trauma in ways the parents would expect, but it doesn't mean they're not being traumatized by the people in their lives.

5 Love Lessons From Families With Down Syndrome [EXPERT]
Have you heard of 31 for 21?

5 Love Lessons From Families With Down Syndrome

October can easily be colored pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month or splashed with purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. However, this year I choose to honor the month with yellow and blue because it's also Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

plan b
Plan B and other morning-after pills are available over-the-counter to those 17 and older.

Give My Kid Plan B Behind My Back? Yes, Please!

Thirteen New York City high schools are making Plan B available to students without parental notification. The only thing that upsets me about this news is that it doesn't apply to my middle schooler.

criminal minds
Rossi and JJ discuss evidence on the season 8 premiere of "Criminal Minds."

Why My Marriage Would Make A Terrible Sitcom

Newsflash: TV doesn't depict reality and we're all disappointed. I bring up the issue because I think that there *is* an accurate depiction of marriage on TV—it's just disguised behind the blood, gore, murder and fictitious science of crime procedurals.

eliabeth hurley bikini line for girls
Why would we want little girls to look "grown up"?

Why Elizabeth Hurley's Bikini Line For Girls Is Sick And Wrong

Mommy wars cover a wide range of very serious topics such as breastfeeding vs bottle feeding, natural birth vs medicated birth and co-sleeping vs cry-it-out. Though there does seem to be yet another, less-detrimental-to their-well-being divide among moms of young girls: bikini vs one-piece-swimsuits.

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Should your husband come before your baby?

My Husband Comes Before Our Kids: Why I Baby-Proof My Marriage

The first year of our son's life was the most difficult of our marriage to date and it is also the year I learned a very important lesson: My husband must always come before our children and, according to a survey of counseling professionals from Your Tango, the lesson is a good one. Half of the experts polled believe that wives should prioritize their husband over their kids.