It Takes a Freaking Village to Raise These Kids

We hear it all the time. It takes a village. We can't possibly raise these kids on our own. We need everyone's help. And it's so true. Doing my research for this post I read that Hillary Clinton wrote a book about this subject. And that conservatives went nuts and claimed it doesn't take a village. It takes a family to raise a child. It takes both. Duh. I yell at other people's kids often. And every time I do, I think of how it takes a village. And how…

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Oh. My. God. Forty-One-Year-Old Gymnast Oksana Chusovotina. I Can. Not.

I love the Olympics. I always have. Ever since I was a little kid doing back bends all over the house in my Mary Lou Retton leotard. There is something just so exciting about it. When I was a kid I didn't think anything of how amazing these athletes were. I just thought it was awesome to watch. Then as I got older I realized what a humongous accomplishment it was to make it to the Olympics, let alone win a medal. Now that I'm 39 it's easy for me…

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