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Going through a rough patch? This can help 💜

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Going through a rough patch? This can help 💜

Some days, we feel like the greatest mama in the world. Other days (or, let's be honest, weeks) we wonder whose idea it was to send us home with this kid. If you're going through a rough patch, this can help. Plus, we love this therapist's advice for how to deal with a child who is constantly seeking attention—including three tips on how to handle it with ❤️.

XO,

#TeamMotherly

PS. Author Angela Duckworth makes a great case for why we should let kids struggle. And this viral story proves that a cup of ☕️ is a great way to show a mama a little love.

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