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My Family Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

When people hear that I have twins, one of the first questions I’m usually asked is, “Do you have family around to help you?” The answer to that question is like one of the relationship status options on Facebook: It’s complicated. Although my mother and stepfather live nearby, I haven’t spoken to them since Elby turned two. My mom bought her only grandchild a tricycle at that birthday but she’s never seen her ride it. Since Elby will be five in November, shes long since grown out of the three-wheeler phase and now has a big girl bike she rides everywhere but her trike still resides in the garage waiting patiently for the twins.

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Mastering Family Dynamics: 14 Ways to Make Your Family Holiday Stress-Free

Discover expert tips and strategies for navigating the complexities of family dynamics during holiday gatherings. Learn how to communicate effectively, set realistic expectations, and practice self-care to ensure a harmonious and stress-free celebration.

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Surviving Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, many women are feeling the dread of what can be a very complicated holiday. This year, let’s be mindful or ourselves and our friends who might need a little extra TLC on Mother’s Day. 1) Women struggling with fertility If you’re still waiting to hear the word “mama”, this day…