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Why Im leaving my kids for two weeks The Other Side of Forty Blog

Why Im leaving my kids for two weeks The Other Side of Forty Blog


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In honor of Raising Race Conscious Children's 100th post, this list lifts a quote from each and every blog post to date, modeling language that has actually ...

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One is that at that moment, you're kind of skill-less and knowledge-less and a lot of other things-less:

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With these ideas, you are kindling their curiosity and getting them to engage more creatively!

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2 Weeks in Japan Itinerary: Complete Guide for First-Timers

First though, for you to fully appreciate the transformation, you should know that for the previous three years, things around my home were not looking so ...

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I think part of it was due to weeks of being in all day, inside my flat, by myself. I'm used to being out and about. I was working hard, ...

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But first, this blog post is NOT written to persuade anyone that this is what's right for their family. I've seen tons of mom-shaming spewed at moms who ...

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Take the kids to Iceland. Use this 2 week itinerary to plan your ring road

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100 years after women won the right to vote, The Atlantic reflects on the complex fight for suffrage—and what has come after.

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International Love: Maintaining a Long Distance Relationship

I wouldn't say I ever had an eating disorder, but I know that my weight control was coming from a place where I felt I had to punish my body. ...

In the morning before we left we grabbed some kleina from the bakery for breakfast – the kids were agog at all the sweet treats available and we stocked up ...

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Multi-climate family travel, we ain't scared of no polar vortex! Central Park 2014 our first year on the road full-time.

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