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8 RED FLAGS SHE’S A BAD BABY MOMMA

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If you’ve ever dated a woman with children, then you already know that there is always a back-story that defines the relationship that the mother has with the father of the children, if there even is a relationship. Automatically as men, we look at her as a heroine.  We see her as a single mother doing the best job possible to ensure that her kids are well taken care of.  And with this assumption, we tend to already have a disdain for a man we have never met, the fatherRead More


“BECAUSE I’M AN ADULT”: The Double Standard of Respect in Families

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“I want my kid to be respectful and empathetic to others feelings.” This is a common sentiment I hear when I begin my work with a new parent. I usually get this statement as we begin to talk about what changes they’d like to see in their child and what behaviors they’d like to see in their child when their child becomes an adult! But sometimes I wonder: do we have a double standard of who we want our children to become and who they are when they live withRead More


SEX AFTER KIDS: 4 WAYS TO KEEP IT HOT

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Most couples I know have a fairly active and healthy sex life prior to having children. In many cases their sex life remains active throughout the pregnancy even to the bitter end in an effort to bring the baby out. However, once the baby is born, life becomes a series of sleepless nights, bottles, diapers, exhaustion and sexlessness or at best random quickies here and there since the preference now is to get sleep whenever and however you can over any and everything else. Another issue some couples face isRead More


PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE BUT YOU THOUGHT YOU’D TAME HIM

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How did that work out for you? It amazes me how naive women can be when choosing to procreate. Let’s take for instance the Ciara/Future situation. Ciara is a famed R&B singer and Future is her baby father/ex fiancé. Before Ciara came around Future had already shown the world who he was. Future was definitely a rolling stone. He had already impregnated, cheated on, and left three other women to raise their children as single mothers. But somehow, Ciara thought it would be a good idea to sign up toRead More


DEAR CRF, MY BOYFRIEND’S KIDS WANT TO CALL ME MOMMY

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Dear CRF, I’ve been dating my my boyfriend for a few months now. We’ve known each other for a year and four months now. We both have children from other people. He has 2 daughters and 1 son and I have 3 sons. His daughters are curious and want to know if they could call me mom. I am leery of this because their Dad and our relationship is still fresh. Both kids adore us and love hanging out with us. My question is what should be the best adviceRead More


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