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Here’s what I have to confront: sexism isn’t something that only exists amongst sociopathic, violent, shady men – it’s much more insidious than that.

Teaching Teenage Boys About Feminism 

Here's the truth about nice boys and sexism. Read...
Elly Varrenti of Mamamia    |   01.23.17   |   SHARE
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Oh the joy of a few quiet hours. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Brooke Cagle)

The Sweet Bliss Of The Toddler Drop-Off

I am alone. There is no toddler pulling at my arm, spitting unwanted food to the ground, or whining, or howling, or any of the other myriad Read...
Jennifer Fliss    |   01.20.17   |   SHARE
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So temper tantrums are a blast, aren’t they?

9 Ways To Deal With Your Kids' Endless Stream of BS

Based on my experience, I can tell you with confidence that there exists a list of perfectly reasonable ways to cope with that endless stream of Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   01.20.17   |   SHARE
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Always cook two dinners at a time — one for that night and one for later in the week.

8 Busy Mom Hacks

I have three children (and a husband, a dog, a cat, three budgies, and three fish) as well as a job, friends, and family. If it weren’t for the busy Read...
Jo Abi of Mamamia    |   01.18.17   |   SHARE
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Sleep: Where are you now when I need you?

Funny Things Parents Do To Get That Extra 15 Minutes Of Sleep

“I taught my 8 year old daughter how to use our remote to turn on Netflix Kids (only my 11-year-old knows how to use it), and left out cereal bars Read...
Allison Cooper    |   01.13.17   |   SHARE
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Maxwell: Age 4, lover of trucks, lousy sleeper

13 Things My 4-Year-Old Needs To Discuss at 4 A.M.

There is NO RELATIVITY. My children are objectively the worst sleepers of any children in the history of ever. Read...
joni edelman   |   01.12.17   |   SHARE
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I would rather him spend his teenage years gaming with friends and going to geeky cons than drinking beer and trying to get laid.

My Kid Won't Play Organized Sports And I'm Thrilled

When my oldest son was a baby, my husband and I used to talk about what sports he would play. We imagined going to Friday night football games in Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   01.12.17   |   SHARE
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As long as my ex and I shared a home, we were sure to fight.

Why I Considered Bird Nesting, But Decided Against It

When my ex and I decided to divorce, I was overcome with fear and sadness at the thought of living part time without my two children. Could it be Read...
Divorce Warrior of DivorcedMoms    |   01.11.17   |   SHARE
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