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‘We stopped to watch the construction crew. ‘Wow, what a COOL job!’ They screamed for joy. I pray they never put down others, and always see the value in hard work.’: Parents teach kids all jobs are ‘extremely valuable’

“As the cement mixed, we talked about how important this job is. ‘Almost every building, sidewalk, or road is made of cement. Without strong foundations, things fall or fail.’ I don’t know what they’ll grow up to be, but my prayer is they love the work they do. And I pray they do it with great pride and care.”

‘We see you put self-care on the backburner, skipping workouts and coffee with friends for an IEP meeting. You are miracle workers, moving mountains by sheer will.’: Husband pens sweet letter to special needs moms, ‘You’re the epitome of beauty’

“From moment one, we watch as you push grief aside and take the lead at the moment of diagnosis. You fistfight educational systems like a school-yard bully. You run like a prized thoroughbred, determined to secure therapies, counselors, and doctors. Even though you may not see it, to us, you’re the epitome of beauty. Thank you for what you do every day.”

‘I have a secret. Every Friday for the past year and a half, I ditch my kids in a safe space and spend the day doing nothing but things that fill my cup.’: Woman urges ‘stop shaming moms for needing a break’

“Being a mom is exhausting. By the end of every day, I’m overworked, overtouched, and overwhelmed. I love my kids more than anything, but in order to give them a mom who isn’t yelling loud enough for the neighborhood to hear, I ditch them. Like, totally bail.” 

‘I looked down with tears in my eyes as I absorbed my son’s kicks. Suddenly, I felt a hand on my shoulder. ‘How can I help?’: Special needs mom details ‘unbelievable’ act of kindness

“He dropped to the ground, kicking. I saw people staring. Some averted their eyes, some scurried away as fast as they could to avoid the mom and her 9-year-old autistic son struggling. ‘I need to get him out. And fast.’ She stood over me, shielding me. She stood tall with me, shoulder to shoulder, and supported me.”

‘I yelled, ‘Omg Logan, THERE’S POOP!’ My child was BATHING in his own poo while I read about dancing with the stars on my phone.’: Mom hilariously recounts bath time gone wrong

“When I heard Simon toot and laugh because it made more bubbles, I thought nothing of it. I decided to investigate deeper into whether Hannah B. and Alan would actually fall in love on Dancing with the Stars. As I’m pep talking him for the face wash, I see a brown object between the fading tub bubbles.”

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