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"My kids' daddy and my husband is my first love"

We asked who comes first: your kids or your spouse? It seems our readers were quite divided on this topic. Here's what they had to say.

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How you manage your kids' playground scuffles

After seeing what took place at a local restaurant recently, we asked you how you would have handled the situation had you been in that mom or dad's shoes. This is what you had to say...

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Self-care as a mother is important

While people are debating whether your spouse or children come first, but here's a wild idea: put yourself first!

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Playground fights: where do you stand?

How do you handle playground incidents? What kind of parent are you? And what do you teach your kids about conflict resolution? Estrelita Moses lays it out.

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Your spouse should come before your kids

A lot of parents are taking offence to the suggestion that they should be putting their children second.

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You can be a happy divorced family

These parents show us that divorce doesn't have to be an ugly thing.

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Could parenthood really lead to a longer life?

Parenting may pack on the stress, but does this earn you a few extra years on the planet?

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Why are boys' aiming skills so astonishing when in the loo?

If you have ever lived with a male, which most women probably have, you will know the struggle we women face on what seems like a daily basis.

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In favour of free-range parenting

Today's parents are often victim to the fear mongering on social media and tend to hover instead of letting their kids experience the world.

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Working moms: stop feeling guilty

Do you constantly fight with yourself about whether you should be taking care of your kids or taking care of your career?

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Random Act of Day and other fun days to celebrate with your kids

Talk like a pirate, bake chocolate cupcakes and laugh together... there's a day for everything!

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Joost survived by 2 kids - helping kids cope with loss

Having a father or mother with a grave illness is taxing and, regardless of how much kids may be preparing themselves for that dreadful day, grieving remains tough, but absolutely necessary.

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12 times parenting was hard according to Facebook

We don't have to tell you parenting is hard. Just ask these parents...

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The single mom's survival guide

Tips to help you make motherhood manageable

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How to manage your kids being inappropriate

So what? Your kids are mischievous, they misbehave and their mouths have no filter, but the joke is on them... according to Kristen Bell.

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Raising polite children

Has all our focus on self esteem created entitled little brats? There are ways to transform the monster we may have made back into a polite child

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Did your kids buy the Santa story again this year?

Your child probably knows the truth about Santa – they're playing along for the presents

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The 10 things that got parents talking in 2016

From pregnant mermaids to South Africa's favourite baby names... here are our top 10 topics of the year.

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Is Santa sexist if he gives your daughter a doll for Christmas?

Should we be more aware of the type of toys we're buying our kids and those they receive from others?

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Wrestling Baby Jesus from my toddler's fingers

Travelling abroad with a toddler can be a tad daunting, but there definitely are some golden moments!

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Facebook launches new parent portal

Technology has changed the ways in which people connect, but for families, the basics of talking with children about safety and security remain the same.
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