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01/16/2012
Having Kids vs. Being a Mom Something struck me as you were speaking with the caller who was concerned her daughter would rather spend time with her nanny than with her. You told her you did not get the feeling she wanted to BE a mom. BAM!!!! More >>

Tags: Marriage, Motherhood, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Read On-Air, Response to a Call
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01/13/2012
From A Woman Who Has Learned ...My husband was a chaplain in the military. When I had our son, I too did not have a support system. I was 850 miles away from our family. I became depressed and angry. More >>

Tags: Military, Military Wife, Read On-Air, Response To A Call, Values
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01/12/2012
Our Kids' Expanding Waistlines ...As a school nurse in an elementary school in Anchorage, Alaska, I struggle on a daily basis to address the obesity epidemic among our students (and staff). More >>

Tags: Eat Less-Move More, Health, Obesity, Response to a Comment
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01/11/2012
An 'Accidental' Stay-at-Home Mom I grew up in the post-60s feminism era, never questioning the idea I would go to college, have a career and be married with children. But I went off track early, quitting college during my sophomore year. More >>

Tags: Parenting, Read On-Air, SAHM stay-at-home mom, Values
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01/10/2012
Supporting His Choice Several months ago, I called your show. My husband of 18 years had been battling bladder cancer for the past three years, enduring 9 rounds of targeted chemo along with almost as many surgeries, and the doctors were recommending the complete removal of his urinary tract including both kidneys. More >>

Tags: Cancer, Health, Parenting, Read On-Air, Response To A Call
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01/09/2012
Was I Making a Big Mistake? ...I gave birth in 1980 to a daughter, who, in a very short period of time, gave her parents pause when we realized she was probably smarter than we were. I was a stay-at-home mom and at that time society was on the cusp of making those of us at home feel as though we should be "finding ourselves" outside the home. More >>

Tags: Education, Feminism, Motherhood, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Read On-Air, Social Issues, Values
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01/06/2012
Who Is This Young Man? My 22-year-old son asked me what I wanted for Christmas, and I told him, "Something from your heart." He groaned, which wasn't unexpected, but the gift he came up with was amazing. More >>

Tags: Christmas, Holidays, Motherhood, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Read On-Air
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01/05/2012
Even My 3-Year-Old Gets It ...While my family is sleeping, a few mornings each week I wake at 5 am to go to the gym down the street to work out. This morning, as I was walking back home at 6:15am, I passed the day care next to the gym and saw a mother getting her sleepy toddler out of her car and take her into the day care. More >>

Tags: Parenting, Read On-Air, SAHM stay-at-home mom, Values
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01/04/2012
Priorities Realigned ...My husband and I have been going through a "rough patch". I was listening to you one day and EVERYTHING clicked! You were talking to a wife who was cranky about her husband doing things "wrong" (i.e., not her way) around the house. More >>

Tags: Marriage, Read On-Air, Response to a Call
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01/03/2012
Hot Showers and Hot Tub! I wanted to give you a "thumbs up" for your suggestion of taking a shower with your husband. I hear some of the women being a little hesitant at this idea, but I can attest to the closeness created by this activity. More >>

Tags: Marriage, Response to a Comment
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