7 Times All Moms "Fake It"

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Expressing awe when your child does magic tricks
Child: "Look! I'm going to put a nickel in this bag! And then I'm going to shake it! Are you watching me?"
You: "Yes!"
Child: "Now ... more 
Photo by: Babble
Expressing awe when your child does magic tricks
Child: "Look! I'm going to put a nickel in this bag! And then I'm going to shake it! Are you watching me?"
You: "Yes!"
Child: "Now I'm shaking it and shaking it! And when I put my hand in the bag, the nickel isn't there! See? My hand is in the bag and I don't really feel the nickel!" You, with as much enthusiasm as you can muster: "Wow! That's magic!"
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Parenthood is often about juggling the realities of life with your child's needs - and sometimes having to pretend to be into something when you're not able to (or you're just not interested). I faked it for an entire year my kids were in a Doodlebops phase, singing and clapping along with the songs as we watched even though they made me want to run screaming down the street. Here are 7 ways I've faked it as a parent. I suspect I am not alone here. - By Ellen Seidman



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