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Being a full-time caregiver can be exhausting at times, but the hardest part is honestly the isolation.

I’m 30 And A Full-Time Caregiver (And It’s Isolating)

While I may not get flowers on Mother’s Day, I live with the daily responsibilities that go along with the adulting of parenthood as a full-time Read...
Anonymous    |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
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So there are these little things. The “which of you is the mother?” things.

How An Anonymous Donor Helped Me Adopt My Daughter

Someone I have never met donated a large sum of money, for no other reason than they felt it was the right thing to do, to help my family feel safe. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller    |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
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Moms flying alone with kids need more support and less judgement.

5 Easy Ways To Help Moms Flying Alone With Kids

Next time you see moms flying alone with kids, try some of these tips. You might make someone's day. Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
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I have spent much of my adult life feeling like I must be a terrible parent because I missed an award ceremony or didn’t make a Halloween costume.

You Are Definitely Too Hard On Yourself

Berating yourself for what you perceive as less than exemplary parenting is not only not making you a better parent, it’s probably limiting you. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.21.17   |   SHARE
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Everyone has described Zoey as a fighter, especially those that have needed to do a procedure on her.

Preemie Baby Humor 

Babies have humor, too. Matthew Gilman recalls his premature baby showing some personality. Read...
Matthew Gilman of The Good Men Project    |   09.20.17   |   SHARE
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image credit: Marie Southard Ospina

Why Raising A Daughter Scares The Sh*t Out Of Me

We can keep the diet talk, the self-criticism, the weight loss rhetoric, and the calorie-counting out of the house, but we can’t keep it out of Read...
Marie Southard Ospina    |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
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Photo Credit: MommaKT Shoots (https://www.facebook.com/MommaKTShoots/)

To The Mommas Whose Births I Have Had The Honor Of Witnessing

My most precious memories are of the births of my own children, and right next to those, the memories of all the mommas and daddies and babies I have Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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7 Ways For The Average Person To Get Out Of Debt, Save Cash, And Not Cry About Finances

Budgeting is hard and saving money? Even harder. I am the worst at it. But I got out of debt and made a nest-egg, and you can, too. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.13.17   |   SHARE
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