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How to Make Your Home a Safer Environment for Children

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  You may think that your home is a safe and secure environment, but the arrival of a tiny new member of the family is guaranteed to make you look at your home in a whole new light. Children are naturally curious and love nothing more than finding new places to explore and things to

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I Let Her Have Sex With Another Man To Save My Marriage

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  If you had asked me at the start of our relationship if I would let her have sex with another man I would have laughed in your face and told you no way, yet this is how I ended up sharing my wife with another man. We met 12 years ago, working for the

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Dear Readers

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A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to have a piece I wrote, a letter to Justin’s future caregiver in a group home, published on the Autism Speaks blog and highlighted in their social media. In it I wrote about my boy’s strengths, weaknesses, and his general adorableness (making that a word). I thanked […]

My Uncle Abused Me When I Was 5 Years Old

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  I’m a man and my uncle abused me as an adolescent boy, twice by the same man (my uncle). The first time when I was five, I was in my room grounded for playing in the paint that was being used to paint the outside of our house. Well, there were three suits on

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Dear Zachary

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Dear Zachary, If you’re reading this letter then your Dad and I have gone to the Great Beyond (not happily, but you know, death and taxes), and of course I had to leave something behind for you. I always enjoyed having the last word. First, let me say what a joy it was to be […]

How To Be A Nurse And A Single Parent At The Same Time

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  The job of a nurse is a tough one and so is being a single parent, but if you have to be both of them at once, that’s when things begin to truly get out of hand. However, overwhelming as it may seem, it is possible to balance your role as a single parent, […]

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Building On Your Nursing Degree After Having a Baby

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  Nursing is an incredibly rewarding profession and continues to offer career progression opportunities in a way many industries still don’t. It wasn’t very long ago in our history that women had to make a choice between a career and a family and often having a baby meant forfeiting an existing career. Fortunately, this is […]

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