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spanking

May 19, 2017
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Why Spanking Ruined My Life

My parents never spanked me as a child. In fact they never hit me at all. I think this is where my dysfunction began. In the absence of spanking. I was punished, albeit, benignly. Spanking wasn’t in my parent’s handbook … Continue reading

baby clothes

May 7, 2017
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How to be Fearless

Fear is a primal emotion. Everyone has been scared. Even in adulthood, everyone is scared of something. People try to couch their fears inside rationality—nest them in a space of solace—so as not to have to realize them. This doesn’t … Continue reading

May 3, 2015
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Do Not Spareth the iPhone Lest you Spoil the Child

What a time to be alive. Modern innovation and ingenuity has radically changed the way we live our day to day lives. The advent of technology has created an intertwined global marketplace through mediums like social media and while it … Continue reading

April 7, 2015
by Creed
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Marine Iguanas and the “Terrible Twos”

Colloquialisms abound in the world of parenting. One of the more common is the term “terrible twos.” This popular expression serves as a harbinger for parents who have not yet experienced having a child between the ages of 2 and … Continue reading

pinata

November 16, 2014
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The Piñata

Young children do not need further incentive to be mischievous. It is a relatively well-known fact amongst the parent population that kids have an uncanny ability to find trouble where seemingly none exists. If manufacturing malfeasance was an industry, child … Continue reading

November 4, 2013
by Creed
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The Next Great Baby

The helplessness of a baby is something to marvel at. It is a truly baffling phenomenon. How can something that will eventually reign atop the food chain be so stunningly helpless in infancy? It doesn’t make sense. Previously, we’ve discussed … Continue reading

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