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Talking To (And Teaching) Our Kids About 9/11

Talking with our kids about tragedy will never be easy, but it will always be important. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.10.17   |   SHARE
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9 Ways Teens Are Better Than Toddlers

When was the last time your three-year-old was like, “Oh you’re not feeling well? You should definitely get some rest. I’ll just take care of myself Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
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Did You "Fail" At Breastfeeding? It Might Have Contributed To Your Postpartum Depression

We need to know that the way we frame infant feeding can impact mothers, for better or worse. And we need to recognize that when we impact a mother’s Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
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Let’s stop all this one-size-fits-all, unrealistic expectations approach to pregnancy, and let’s put our energy into making sure that pregnant people have the support and resources they need for themselves, their fetuses, and their kids. (Image Credit: Instagram/stylish_bump)

Please Don't Expect All Pregnant People To Be Serena Williams

The last thing pregnant folks need is the message that they can (and should) be able to work at the level of professional athletes and actors while Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   08.29.17   |   SHARE
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Keep your pony power, baby. Don’t ever let it go.

Why I Won't Make My Daughter 'Play Nice'

It probably isn’t the sort of parenting moment that is supposed to make a mother proud — the hitting, growling, and otherwise uncivilized decorum... Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   08.28.17   |   SHARE
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How To Buy A House: A 15-Step Guide To Finding (And BUYING) The Home Of Your Dreams

A good realtor will handhold you a little bit, without treating you like a moron (even if you are a moron.) Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.21.17   |   SHARE
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Being Pro-Choice Means Respecting My Choice To Not Have Kids

Assuming all women want to bear children is as anti-feminist and reductive as we can get — despite how often I’m on the receiving end of these Read...
Alexis Dent    |   08.21.17   |   SHARE
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Visitation exchanges need not be police matters or events that create patterns of family dysfunction in the children we love.

What Should A Custody Exchange Look Like? 10 Ways To More Peace

What should a custody exchange look like and how do co-parents manage to keep them peaceful and productive? Read...
Divorce Warrior of DivorcedMoms    |   08.16.17   |   SHARE
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