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I am proud of the fact that I pushed and continued to push for her autism evaluation, as this is where all the validation in the world has erased the sting of judgment from strangers.

Things Well-Meaning Adults Say To My Autistic Child

People should stop assuming things about my autistic child. Read...
Pauline Campos    |   07.24.17   |   SHARE
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How you feed your baby isn't nearly as important as making sure your baby gets fed.

These Tweets Show That "Fed Is Best" When It Comes To Infant Feeding

ICYMI: Ravishly recently hosted a Twitter chat all about infant feeding. We loved talking with panelists Joni Edelman, Erin Khar, and Carrie Saum of Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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 In my house, co-sleeping is a hard no.

Why You'll Never Find Me Co-Sleeping With My Child

When I check on our daughter before heading to bed myself, I have to do a quick scan around her full-size bed just to locate her. She is almost never Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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3. You’re not neglecting your child's needs, promise.

10 Reasons Not To Feel Ashamed About Bottle Feeding

In case someone comes out of the woodwork and goes extra hard with the mom-shaming for choosing to bottle feed, here are some really important Read...
Allison Cooper    |   07.19.17   |   SHARE
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“Is autism my super power?” she asked me, giggling.

Being A Voice For My Daughter's Autism 

“Is autism my super power?” she asked me, giggling. Read...
Pauline Campos    |   07.14.17   |   SHARE
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if I don’t identify with the moms I meet in real life, I definitely don’t identify with the parents I see portrayed in the media.

I'm A Parent And I Can't Stand Other Parents

Parents — we’re the worst. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   07.12.17   |   SHARE
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The lies would keep me up at night, gnawing at the place inside me where I felt my baby should be.

I Hid My Miscarriage From My Son & Pretended I Was Still Pregnant

How was I supposed to tell my son, who was already preoccupied and frightened by the idea of death, that his new little brother or sister was gone, Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   07.11.17   |   SHARE
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While these five tips may seem like simple, everyday things, they go a long way to make sure kids know they're supported and able to make choices that work for them their entire life.

5 Tips For Raising A Gender Equal Child

I so firmly believe that everyone should have the freedom to truly be who they are, without limits, and it’s important to me to raise kids who are Read...
Allison Cooper    |   07.10.17   |   SHARE
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