Sure, pretty much everybody says “like” a lot (“I have, like, 100 things to do”) and we should stop. But women often use other words and phrases habitually, when they probably shouldn’t use them at all.
Mothers are really busy. Which is why nothing impresses and inspires us more than a working mom who is also dedicated to bringing positive change to life and society. Get ready to read about a baker’s dozen of kick-butt ladies.
It's not uncommon for parents to lie to their children — "the tooth fairy left you money" — but lies that stem from frustration or are meant to coerce, or sometimes even protect a child, can backfire.