Everything You Need To Know This Week If You’re A Parent

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This week in parenting you learned which companies are the best at talking the talk, and how makeup helps your spouse professionally walk the walk. As for your kid, a meme helped them mentally prepare for their first terrible job, or more likely, 7 jobs. It’s important for them to learn the value of a dollar, but you can help by learning the value of $100 and how it changes from state to state. If that figure is upsetting to you, a karate instructor may help you get in touch with those emotions by reminding you that it’s ok to cry (especially if your state is robbing you). But thanks to a recent scientific discovery, you and you youngster will have one less dairy related problem to cry about. Go ahead and have a cow.

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Why Twitter’s #FirstSevenJobs Might Be Helpful For Your Kid
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How Your Wife’s Makeup Purchases Might Help Her Career
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Karate Instructor Teaches A Kid How To Break Through Boards (And Emotions)
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Milk Stays Fresh For Up To 63 Days With New Bacteria Removal Process
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A State-By-State Breakdown Of Exactly How Much $100 Is Worth
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