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How to Raise a Polite Child

Have you ever wished your little one hadnt blurted out that naughty word to his oh-so proper grandparents — an expletive he evidently learned when you accidentally slammed your finger in the door last week? Have you ever watched your child eat and, in horror, had to ask yourself, Did he just watch Animal Planet before this meal? Has your child ever done something so embarrassing that the only thing you can do is smile politely, apologize and glance around you with the I-want-to-crawl-in-a-hole-right-now look? Welcome to the club!

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2010 A Women On The Fence Year In Review

I have to thank my husband, who saw that my urge to write was so strong this week, that he is now making my boys breakfast downstairs, so that I can get my thoughts out of my brain and onto paper (well, you know what I mean). 2010 was an interesting year. And although I am on vacation, I couldn’t end off 2010 without a recap of a few life lessons learned, memories shared, milestones celebrated, and tough times endured.