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The second pregnancy with PCOS - lightning struck again. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Camila Cordeira)

Pregnant With PCOS

When I turned 21, my body crashed. I chalked it up to the regular 21-year-old things that are normally to blame on "being fat:" exhaustion, digestion Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
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I am going to teach my daughter that she will always be loved and chosen.

Why I Celebrate Valentine’s Day With My Kid, But Not My Husband

*/ /*-->*/ Valentine’s Day has always been fraught for me. In middle school, I desperately hoped for an admirer’s carnation to be delivered in Read...
Kelly Burch    |   02.14.17   |   SHARE
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There is no one who would go to the same lengths to make me smile.

My Mom Will Always Be My Valentine

A breakup, Mom, a cheerleading competition, and Valentine's Day... Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   02.13.17   |   SHARE
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Nothing could have prepared me for either of my births.

My Birth Stories: The Blooper Reel

What I was not prepared for was this. When it was time to give birth to the placenta, gross thing really, it just kind of flops out and they drop it Read...
Sara Mann    |   02.10.17   |   SHARE
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Ella

Will My Anxious Child Ever Have Friends?

The idea of trying to be friends with someone “different” might be more than a 5-year-old is meant to handle. Read...
joni edelman   |   02.10.17   |   SHARE
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I Don't Want My Daughter To Be A "Bad Eater"

I wonder because I think I'm making the same mistakes with my daughter. She hardly eats. She's very picky. I feel like food is a constant struggle Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   02.7.17   |   SHARE
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Teaching your children the value of all cultures instead of just your culture will help them to include those who have different backgrounds.

5 Ways To Raise Inclusive Kids

One way to combat negative outcomes post-election is to raise more inclusive children. Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez of Role Reboot    |   02.6.17   |   SHARE
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Sometimes a drink helps me become a mom who is a little more playful, a little less stressed.

Can Alcohol Make You A Better Mom? 

I am the best mom ever after I’ve had a drink. Notice I said… A DRINK. Well, maybe a drink or two, depending on the poison. Not a plastered mom — Read...
Sara Mann    |   02.3.17   |   SHARE
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