• Why I Worry About My Child Not Being Close To His Extended Family

    8 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Growing up, I was always a little envious of people who had big families. We're always being sold on the idea of family togetherness - from sit-coms to greeting card commercials. How many times have we seen images of huge families coming together to celebrate something like a birthday or just having a family barbeque in the summer?
    Hearing and seeing friends talk about how they have “ cousin nights ,” where they all get together for trips or nights out on the town, makes me realize what I'll never have. With a relatively small extended family, we never had those big family moments where...
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