Meredith Gordon is a recovered actress and stand-up comic who has always been a "glass is half annoying" kind of girl. She write movies, blogs, and ad copy and you can find her inner-most snarky thoughts at Bad Sandy. She is married to the world's most stylish straight man and they raise their children in Los Angeles.
My body image issues were threatening to ruin my family time, so I had to do something.
Refusing to split the parenting responsibilities equally was the best decision we've ever made.
You are not doing yourself, or your toddler, any favors by ignoring his physical attacks. In fact, you are teaching him that it's okay to hit other people.
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