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Army dad, Shawn Sullivan, and his kids.

For Your Thursday Weeping Pleasure: This Dad Coming Home From Afghanistan

Babies are born. People die. Birthdays and anniversaries and Christmas all happen, and our military folks miss it all. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.14.17   |   SHARE
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My Family Doesn't Celebrate Holidays, But I Do 

Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa are nearly here. So, what do you do when your family doesn’t celebrate any holidays whatsoever? Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   12.12.17   |   SHARE
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Help! My family loves Trump.

How To Love Your Family That Loves Trump 

Family is family and long after this president is out of office. Here is how I intend to keep my relationship even though my family loves Trump. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   12.11.17   |   SHARE
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If you happen to have a homophobic family and are bringing your new girlfriend home for the first time, you’re probably feeling so stressed.

Introducing Your Partner To Your Homophobic Aunt: A Holiday Guide         

If you happen to have a homophobic family and are bringing your new girlfriend home for the first time, you’re probably feeling so stressed. Read...
Zara Barrie    |   12.8.17   |   SHARE
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Disney can be exhausting if you don’t enter the parks with a plan.

7 Ways To Make It Through A Disney Trip Without Wanting To Leave Your Family

Disney can be exhausting if you don’t enter the parks with a plan, use your Fast Passes strategically, and always know where they nearest Starbucks Read...
Allison Cooper    |   12.4.17   |   SHARE
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For the past 18 years, my dad and I have run in the local Thanksgiving Turkey Trot together.

Homecoming: The Thanksgiving Tradition Of A Turkey Trot 

For the past 18 years, my dad and I have run in the local Turkey Trot together. Holiday rituals make it almost impossible to ignore the passage of Read...
Amanda Parrish Morgan    |   11.22.17   |   SHARE
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No one should ever be thankful for cancer, but I can say that I’m thankful for what it showed us.

How My Father's Cancer Made My Life Better

Cancer isn't fun or fair, but at the end of the day, life — even a cancer-stricken one — was better because we were in it together. Read...
Alexa D’Agostino    |   11.21.17   |   SHARE
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You can love your family tremendously and still have some serious issues with food-shaming that go decades deep.

3 Ways To Stop Family Food-Shaming From Ruining Your Holidays

The holidays are meant to be wonderful times spent with friends and family, but they can also be terrible times. Let's stop the family food-shaming! Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
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