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Troublemaker

I like naughty people. I just find myself drawn to them. I'm not an out-and-out rebel myself, but I enjoy lurking in their shadows. Usually too timid to be the first to break the rules, I'll merrily follow in the footsteps of a troublemaker and join in their revolution once it's got going. Goody two-shoes, …

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Parenting Habits to Quit in the New Year

Like so many parents, I started out with great ambitions of healthy living, educational recreation and firm-but-fair discipline. Ha! I have fought and lost many battles against my daughter in the last two years and gradually she has ground me down, trampling all-over my rules and routines. Looking back over  2017 it is not immediately …

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