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If you are expecting a new addition to your family, it can be easy to get sucked in by the glossy advertising designed to sell you thousands of dollars’ worth of cute stuff for your baby, or find yourself buying every bit of gear a marketer promises will make your life … [Read more...] about 20 Things You Really Don’t Need To Buy For A New Baby
For privacy reasons, certain identifying characteristics of people in this story have been changed.I was 15 years old when I discovered my father’s porn habit. It was after midnight, a school night; The blue-green glow of his computer monitor spilled from the crack beneath … [Read more...] about Is Porn Harmful?
sibling?""Obsessed" didn't capture it. "Fanatical" was a better word. Granted, a lot of kids don't have full biological siblings. But for me, a single woman in her 30s who purchased sperm from a bank to make a baby, there were choices when it came to a second child. I could use … [Read more...] about Having a Second Child
How’s your recycling karma? Amusing TV commercials make light of the possible perils of not recycling—getting dumped by a date or inciting your in-laws’ ire—but they carry an important message. We’ve only got one Earth, so let’s all preserve … [Read more...] about Waste Reduction Week