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I Encourage My Children to Try New Things

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    Always Have and Always Will

    I have been trying new thing on my children for all their lives.  I now hear my daughter saying some of the things I used to tell her when she was younger.  I have to laugh when she comes to me for advice about getting her kid to do something they don't want to do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    Fun In The Snow

    As anyone who has read my stories would know... I have a son. A very smart, rambunctious, kind, infuriating, loveable 4 yr old. When we walked out of the house yesterday... after carefully walking down the 3 steps he figured he was safe and took off through the snow... what he...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    Done It

    I always tell my daughter you don't know if you are going to like it until you try it. Now I'm not referring to food as I'm the pickiest eater around, but in life. She's tried high diving, horse back riding, rock climbing, she's performed solos, played sports and more. She's very...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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    Things I'd Advise My Children To Do

    These are things that I will tell my children, if ever I have children. 1. Don't get into debt - Debt is the shackles that bind you to money lenders. With debt, you are nothing more than a slave, paying off the noose around his neck with more work. Debt can easily spiral into...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M Aug 6, 2010

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    Got Lucky Here I Guess

    Both my kids love veggies...and my daughter even at 16 will reach for the carton of milk before a soda. No im not kidding... Not sure how I managed it or if I caused it at all.   But am sure thankful. From early on...rule was...try one bite everytime its...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F Nov 28, 2007

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    Somthing Worthwhile

    Just in case it helps anyone, I sent my kids to summer camp in the U.S. last year with www.wildpacks.com They were great and the camp they placed the kids was perfect. Only problem is, they want to go back. I dont think I have a choice. I am happy to answer quastions if the...
    timber1 timber1 26-30, M Jan 6, 2009

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    Doesn't Always Work, Though!

    Yes... Kiddo, I know it looks funny... Its got a funny color, funny shape. I know you've never had this before. No, its not for fingerpainting. Its food. See? Mommy likes it. You try it... Don't say you don't like it, yet. Please? Just one bite for mommy. Then, if you decide you...
    Elwing Elwing 31-35, F Aug 13, 2008

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    I love to learn new things everyday . I just can't stop learning
    shortydanny shortydanny 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I love exploring and doing new things .
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I love trying new things! I love experimenting! I have never taken any illegal drugs and definitely do not need booze to have a good time!
    Nat68 Nat68 46-50, M Sep 3

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    I like learning new things reason coz education is the process of development the body physically mentally and morally,but I wander.
    slimslim6 slimslim6 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    As I go about my day I like to look at things and figure out how they work and then check if I'm right. Best part is if I'm wrong it means I got to learn something new!
    Alexbot Alexbot 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    Podcasts are my new obsession. These guys give all this information away for free too ! I've a good friend that ranks within the top 5 photography podcast shows he works...
    pappharry pappharry 31-35, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm new to this , someone hmu!! :D
    Johnz23 Johnz23 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    it is very important to keep the interest going, i think partners sjould keep on experimenting new ideas to keep fire going , or else there are so many people who feel there is no...
    tiarababy tiarababy 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I found this yummy new thing. It's rum.... Infused with agave tequila and lime. A freeking. Mazing. Going to feel like crap tomorrow ... But cheers my friends... Cheers ! :)
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    But it was not new for me. I knew in my Heart that He asked for second shift and 3rd shift so his lunch time about 2 hr. he could drove to Rockefeller, Georgetown. If he would not...
    BlueMah BlueMah 46-50, M Sep 2

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    iam going in new english course could (Axon) i think that will help me to say what i wanna and get out my feelling to any one and help me into my work courses
    poker7777 poker7777 18-21, M Sep 3

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    I plan on learning something new each day to the day I die. Learning means life!
    larrlee larrlee 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    New toy piano cause I know little about reading music I am trying to learn off by heart imagine by john Lennon at 50% speed now 6.36 mins takes me to play 60 times I've practiced...
    aromantic2012 aromantic2012 31-35 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Life is about learning and you learn something NEW every day!
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 day ago

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    once you learn the application of the simple things i share 'NOTHING IS OFF THE TABLE FOR YOU' Ive seen people change in 45 minutes & one time 4 years ! Reguardless...
    GuruLife GuruLife 36-40, M Aug 20

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    Just came back from Burning Man 2014. It was AMAZING! Saw so many interesting things, learnt so much about myself and about my life. Any burners in the Boston area to share...
    Arenddejong Arenddejong 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I love to find out things. I read a lot of books, every day I read something. It is a good habit. I have a good library of books in my apartment.
    Amipa91 Amipa91 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 4

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    I love knowledge more than most things in life.
    Sgm51ngc5194 Sgm51ngc5194 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Parameters are as follows go out and do something you have never done before then post about it.
    Inigosky Inigosky 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    Going to Comic Con SA for my first time! So excited! Any suggestions on what to do or bring?
    420PLZ 420PLZ 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm hungry for knowledge because I want to be full of intelligence
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    So recently I started anal play with the H. I finally convinced him to let me play with him and I was able to use my tongue and fingers and finally my *****. He liked it but he was...
    yesenia25 yesenia25 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 28

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    I believe everything happen for a reason. I believe when god close one door,he open another.But sometime we stare do long at the close door...we dnt realize another better one has...
    cataleahg cataleahg 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Sexually I mean. I want to try panty stuffing just once...or twice
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I love working with textures. My paintings in gouache are very satisfying to me. I use a pallet knife now, as well as brushes to improve the styling of detail in my work.
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    Just drove my car and had sec at the same time. Oo damn... It was amazing.
    soldierofshadows soldierofshadows 18-21, M Aug 31

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    If Earth's history was condensed into one year, modern humans wouldn't make an appearance until December 31st at around 11:58 pm.
    Fretless23 Fretless23 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Yes I do it's so much fun :)
    Mews4you Mews4you 22-25, M Aug 31

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    Have u ever loved a book like it's ur girl/boy friend ? Biology is awsome . I wanna sleep with it
    patrickpatterson patrickpatterson 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 3

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    sometimes on ep you meet interesting people and learn a lot from them , which can help u grow and mature in life, and enjoy it much more than u thought you can
    tiarababy tiarababy 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    God...i just got sucked..it felt so nice...hope that my life is gonna be so nice...😜
    HumanOfPerfect HumanOfPerfect 18-21, M Sep 3

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    Everyday I live, I learn and if i repeated the same mistakes I have done in the past, I would have either been dead or in jail.
    alan3970 alan3970 18-21, M Sep 3

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    I have had males penetrate me but want my wife to use a *******. How do I get her to do this?
    bigguydre50 bigguydre50 26-30 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I get bored of life if it is at a stand still.
    zerena123 zerena123 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Non-fiction book recommendations? I like biographies and general knowledge (think Mary Roach).
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Corect. It is better then suffering
    jack24681012 jack24681012 61-65, M Sep 5

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    I read a lot. In the week I am indoors as evening falls, and the nights, but I don't always find sleep easy, so I read. I've been reading various European historical books, and...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I recently joined my college's rugby team and I love it! There is an instant feeling of family and it's a nifty sport. me gusta.
    briannarenee briannarenee 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Can't wait to give my GF her birthday present and play with it together. Anyone else ever used a sex cannon? Making me hard thinking about playing with it with her. It has both...
    Dazzer2K Dazzer2K 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I just found out and now I believed that surfing or surf boarding ( waves) is addictive!
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think she might finally do something tonight. She's going out with a friend she only sees maybe once a year. The friend is down here on business but her and the friends co...
    henry2118 henry2118 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago