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But What If Spanking Your Kids Actually Works?

I don’t think I can say I learned anything from being hit, except for fear. I learned to be afraid of her. Read...
joni edelman   |   02.2.17   |   SHARE
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Maybe we are overthinking and over-planning the whole parenting thing.

Apparently, Women In The U.K. Are Delaying Having Kids; Maybe They Shouldn't

I grew up dreaming of living in that house with the perfect blue shutters and the white picket fence, three perfectly interspaced children running Read...
Allison Cooper    |   02.2.17   |   SHARE
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The pain of miscarriage lingers every single day.

My Miscarriage Left Me Holding My Body In Contempt

When a bereaved mother is left alone, how deep into the recesses of her mind does she wander? Does she surface for air? Does she want to come out at Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   02.1.17   |   SHARE
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If you are starting to transition to a more minimalist home, it can help to get your kids involved in the process.

5 Ways To Be A More Minimalist Parent 

Minimalism is great in concept, especially when you’re looking at someone else’s well-curated life. Declutter, simplify, own only things that bring Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   01.31.17   |   SHARE
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Parenthood And The Passage Of Time

But what can be said for the day upon which I am no longer enough? I dread that day. Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   01.31.17   |   SHARE
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So what does it mean to parent beyond gender?

Parenting Without Gender

Building a society without stereotypical gender confines must start from the ground up. Read...
Lauren Suchenski of The Good Men Project    |   01.27.17   |   SHARE
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First Kid VS Fifth Kid: From Sterilized Pacifiers To "Here, Suck On My Keys."

I'm not saying that I've got this parenting thing nailed, but I am saying that I've done it five times which is worth something. Read...
joni edelman   |   01.26.17   |   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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