maggie (Street Articles Author)
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Spanking: What is Proper Protocol These Days?
I don't know about you. But when I was a child, bare-butt spankings were not only accepted, but I'm pretty sure they were encouraged. My mother once threatened me with a giant, wooden pizza cutting board and I was too scared of that thing to misbehave. She never followed through…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jun 13, 2011  
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Love And Marriage: Combining Families!
Does anyone know what it is like to marry into a family when your spouse has a child as well? Well I do...Sort of. I am getting married June 18th, 2011, but I have been with my fiance and his daughter for about three years now. We are finally taking…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jun 09, 2011  
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Mommy Care Vs Daycare!
This article is in no way meant to make any mother feel guilty. I, myself am a working mother and a student to top it off. I have no judgements for those who stay home and I would hope that no one is judging me for working. My typing fingers…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jun 07, 2011  
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Teach Your Terrible Two to Touch Nice
So you have a little boxer on your hands, do ya? Don't lie to yourself. Let's face it. We all have to admit that at least once, during the terrible twos, we have dealt with our toddlers aggressive behavior. The victims being us, cats, dogs, siblings, other unsuspecting toddlers, teachers,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jun 03, 2011  
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Shopping Tantrums: How to Diffuse the Disaster
Every parent has at least one disastrous experience in a grocery store. Their toddler is grabbing items off the shelves, running away from them, , crying hysterically because they will not get the sprinkle frosting, etc. etc. etc. Every toddler feels the need at some point to embarass the crap…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jun 01, 2011  
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Teach Your Toddler Chores, And Then Sit Back And Watch Them Do Them!
This is by far my favorite article to write as I am enjoying the entertainment of my toddler sweeping the kitchen. I am going to give you some advice on teaching your child to do chores. The kicker is that, to your toddler, it is all fun and games. (Maggie…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   Jun 01, 2011  
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Camping Successfully With Your Toddler
To take the toddler camping, or not. That is the question. Some of you may be telling yourselves, "Ah, I can do it! I'm a super parent!" That may be true. But for those of us that aren't (including me), here's a few tips that may help you out on…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   May 30, 2011  
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Why is Bedtime so Difficult And What Do We Do About It?
It is 8:30 in your house and your a cringing at the expectation that bedtime is coming. Bedtime in all its glory. Screaming fit. Bouts of uncontrollable laughter when you want to be authority. Wrestling matches when you are trying to clothe your toddler in pajamas. Endless trips back and…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Babies Toddler   May 29, 2011  
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25 Ways For Mom To Shake Off The Day
Sometimes life gives you "those" days...You know the ones I'm talking about, right? Nothing is going right. You left your kid home with the babysitter and surprise surprise, they left a natural disaster in your house. There are twelve loads of laundry and a sink full of food encrusted dishes…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 27, 2011  
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