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Are You a Married Single Mom?

By JustMommies staff

If you have kids you know how hard the job of mothering is. Even though married moms have a spouse to help them with household chores, parenting, and managing the home, they still may feel as overwhelmed as moms who don’t have a partner. This situation, where women feel like they are stuck doing
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Are You a Married Single Mom?

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If you have kids you know how hard the job of mothering is. Even though married moms have a spouse to help them with household chores, parenting, and managing the home, they still may feel as overwhelmed as moms who don’t have a partner. This situation, where women feel like they are stuck doing
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Balance Your Roles: Partners vs. Parents

By JustMommies staff

By Kathryn Sansone Author of Woman First, Family Always: Real-Life Wisdom from a Mother of Ten It's easy for parents today to get swept up in their children's lives. From the minute we take them home, put on their first diapers, and give them their first bottles, we begin trying our best to fulfill all
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Battle Of Wills: Dealing With A Strong Willed Child

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By Nancy Da Silva How many times have you heard this: “You can’t make me!” or if your child hasn’t reached the verbal stage yet, a shrieking, glowering tantrum certainly gets the same message across. You want them to do something and your child doesn’t want to do it. There’s also your child
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Bridging the Great Mom/Dad Divide

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Babyproofing Your Marriage: How to Laugh More, Argue Less, and Communicate Better as Your Family Grows by Stacie Cockrell, Cathy O'Neill, Julia Stone. www.babyproofingyourmarriage.com “It’s like my husband wants to coach the team to victory, but he doesn’t want to attend practice in the rain. He
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Casual Remarks

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An excerpt from: Hidden Messages: What Our Words and Actions are Really Telling Our Children By Elizabeth Pantley It’s a curious affliction: the tendency to talk about one’s children in the most brutally honest and hurtful ways without realizing that the cherished subjects of the offensive comments
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Coping With a Difficult Former Spouse as You Co-Parent

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By Michele Germain, LCSW www.thejillprinciple.com Consider that this co-parenting situation with your former spouse is a spiritual test. The immediate goal is to resolve the current issue, but the ultimate goal is to walk away from any interaction no matter how unpleasant with a greater connection to
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Date Night for Busy Parents

Do you have younger kids? Remember what it was like to have a date night? If you're one of those parents who feels like you live and breathe by the schedule of your kids, you're not alone. Parents are often so busy scheduling the lives of their kids, they forget to take time out for themselves. That
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Date Night for Busy Parents

Do you have younger kids? Remember what it was like to have a date night? If you're one of those parents who feels like you live and breathe by the schedule of your kids, you're not alone. Parents are often so busy scheduling the lives of their kids, they forget to take time out for themselves. That
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Date Night for Busy Parents

Do you have younger kids? Remember what it was like to have a date night? If you're one of those parents who feels like you live and breathe by the schedule of your kids, you're not alone. Parents are often so busy scheduling the lives of their kids, they forget to take time out for themselves. That
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