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I've never remotely understood the need for unkindness. Why is there a need for it? What does it achieve? Does it benefit anyone? Do unkind people actually sleep happily at night? Does being unkind actually make them feel better about themselves?

I've seen a fair few things lately that have been unkind, mostly here on the internet where it seems that some people (luckily only a minority) feel it's possibly more okay/acceptable to be rude, ignorant, nasty and unkind. And of course it is only some, my experience in the last five years of sharing myself online has mostly thankfully been quite positive. The Internet as a whole and specifically the online parenting community has definitely made me feel less alone on the tougher days. And I'll speak more about that in a video I have planned for my channel this week where I will share some of the amazing things that blogging our lives has done for me and for us. But before that, I really do feel like I need to get something off of my chest...

It's not okay to be unkind.

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