A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

Put Your Family Last

I put my family first, and I almost lost it all in 20 months.

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By Mike Kitko

One time when I wrote a Facebook post about how I had gotten it all wrong by putting my family first, one guy interacted with the post only by putting one of those little angry-faced emoticons. I guess I’m in the business of making new friends. I stand by my position. I put my family…




Because the moment a child is born, a parent is born, too.

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