And the catchy song was meant to warn children to stay away

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And your kids will always guess wrong about who it is.

An image of black pavement with yellow paint outlining the shape of a mother, father, and two small children.
An image of black pavement with yellow paint outlining the shape of a mother, father, and two small children.
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And how to fix it if you think you might be a toxic parent.

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The real story involves Walt Disney’s own mom and it’s heartbreaking.

A color photo of a statue of Walt Disney holding hands with Mickey Mouse.
A color photo of a statue of Walt Disney holding hands with Mickey Mouse.
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If you complain that social media is toxic because of toxic people then stop acting like a jerk online.

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Photo by Jordan Whitfield on Unsplash


Yup. I mean maybe. It’s complicated.

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If you don’t have thick skin or aren’t willing to grow it, you will not survive the writing world.

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Photo by Austin Chan on Unsplash


You don’t need to be a doomsday prepper but you should have what you need in the event of a natural disaster and emergencies; here's how to build one.

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Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels


Without losing your mind or feeling guilty.

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Photo by Kat Jayne from Pexels


France has a fascinating history of werewolves terrorizing people.

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Woodcut of a werewolf attack by Lucas Cranach der Ältere, 1512 | Public Domain

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