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Debra Cole
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Parenting & Lifestyle Freelance Writer/Blogger
Parenting & Lifestyle Freelance Writer/Blogger

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Hooters Rhymes with Computers
If you are going to buy a book about breastfeeding, let it be this one: Because if you are having trouble nursing -- with the latch, the pain, the supply -- call a lactation consultant. Do not buy a book about nursing technique. That’s like buying a book ab...

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My Three-Year-Old Understands Empathy But Could Not Care Less
Finally, another show has punctured the tyranny of Paw Patrol, an overly clever Nickelodeon cartoon about six dogs with cute names who save the day in Adventure Bay on a regular basis. So many crises for one little town. For four months, it was all I heard ...

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No One Died, So I Consider It a Parenting Victory
Now that we are a family of four (plus dog), I am nearly always outnumbered, which is never a great thing to be. Plus, since his sister's arrival at the end of June, Henry has been, shall we say, less than cooperative. I was at such a loss for how to deal w...

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On Baltimore and Rage
I didn’t feel right saying nothing. So here are my brief thoughts on Baltimore. Racism Is Real Make no mistake: racism is real. Institutional racism , like this wonderful story about Chicago cops torturing black men in police custody or the police brutality...

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This is 40 (And Pregnant) (With a Toddler)
A week or so ago, I finally fulfilled my 96-year-old grandmother’s oft-repeated prophecy: I fell. All winter she had been telling me that I was going to fall, that I wasn’t being careful enough, that I should stay inside at all times. Because the world is a...

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Five Awesome Lessons I Have Taught My Toddler
After all my hand-wringing related to the last post , you would think that my darling son's worst exposure comes from the playground, soft or otherwise. You would be wrong. I have increasingly come to accept that all my child's bad habits come from me. Beho...

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What Is the Appropriate Response to Bullying?
The Playground of Life Today I took Henry to one of those Gymboree-type places in my neighborhood so he could run around for an hour in their indoor gym. The combination of the freezing temperatures and my pregnancy has reduced him to a caged animal this wi...

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It never ceases to amaze me.... 
SERIOUSLY. When are people going to learn to mind their own business?! I just don't get it. #parenting   #rude  

Read it here: http://www.urbanmoocow.com/2015/01/mind-your-own-business.html
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