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My Brother Eats Carrots and I Get Hit With Sticks

The eternal struggle between ‘reward people’ and ‘punishment people’

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My brother Kevin had a baby, a beautiful little girl who cries, stress vomits, and has too much gas. I never thought I’d have so much in common with a baby. My brother was prepared for her arrival. He’d been prepared years…




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