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As parents, we must always be watching for sign of stress in our children — especially our teens. They don’t have the experience to assure them that they can get through this, that they can overcome the current feelings they are having. Communicating with them is key.

"Since I have never been — and probably never will be — a morning person, I stay as organized as possible. This really helps with making sure I get my boys to school on time," wrote Naeemah Ford Goldson. "Here are some things I do to help out during the week."

"My daughter is now 4 years old, and anything butt-related is considered a giggle-fest cuss word. Butt, toots, farts, butt toots, fart butt, poop butt, butt poop — I mean really, the vernacular of my preschooler is impressive..."

"My daughter, Mina, is just shy of 3 years old. In the short time she's been with me, I've learned the following: I have way more learning to do!"

Mom witnessed an argument over who has it easier among parents — stay-at-home moms or working moms. "Is there a good way to handle this sort of conversation topic in the future? Because I'm hearing more and more how common this way of thinking is — that one is better than the other."

Lately, the issue of fairness has taken up space as a major theme in Catherine Kraemer's house. "The constant squabbling over fairness feels totally exhausting and paralyzing. I find myself orchestrating our daily lives to avoid conflict. Case in point: the pink plate."

Baby-proofing has taken on an entirely new definition with the addition of Rachel Higginson's fifth. "Outlets no longer stay covered. They’re all ripped open, plastic plugs littering my floors and stairs, waiting to be stepped on. In their place are chargers. Endless chargers. Chargers that are then pulled out by my mobile 8-month-old and put directly in his drooly mouth at the same time his chubby fingers go straight for the open sockets."

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