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Watching twins for eight hours made me rethink everything.

My Nephews Taught Me That I Didn't Want Kids

Now I’m not jumping on the bandwagon of women not having kids as some sort of comment on society or being rebellious about social expectations. It’s Read...
Erynn Porter    |   01.6.17   |   SHARE
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Life with little ones is never the same again.

8 Places Parents With Small Children Can No Longer Go

Everybody who’s a parent can attest to the fact that the lives they once knew are far behind them. The days of blissful, carefree living are long Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   01.3.17   |   SHARE
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No relationship is perfect, not even with super mom. (Image: Thinkstock)

7 Unexpected Benefits To My Mom Moving Abroad

My mom and I are extremely close. Some would say we’re a little too close, but since she fills two roles in my life — mother and best friend — I Read...
Kelly Burch    |   12.29.16   |   SHARE
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Be there for your friend, but be very careful what you say.

6 Things You Should Never Say To A Mother After A Miscarriage

Whether this is news to you, seemingly irrelevant to you, or deeply personal to your experience, this truth remains that statistically speaking, one Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   12.29.16   |   SHARE
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Road Trip? Here Are 6 Tips To Make Traveling With Kids Slightly Less Terrible

The holidays afford those of us with a car and nearby extended family (or potentially exciting vacation spots) the ability (responsibility?) to get Read...
joni edelman   |   12.27.16   |   SHARE
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Me, My Parents, Fox News, And A Screaming Match — Being An Adult Is Complicated

Becoming an adult didn’t magically open me up to their world and their psyche as I thought it would. Even having children of my own did little to Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   12.27.16   |   SHARE
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She showed me exactly how powerful women can be.

I Am So Grateful To Be The Daughter Of A Working Mom 

Children of working moms have a lot to be grateful for. Read...
Caitlin Bishop of Mamamia    |   12.26.16   |   SHARE
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"At the end of the day, unschooling is about confidence, compassion, and agency."

The Power Of Unschooling: Why My Daughters Don't Go To School

How does a 10-year-old Atlanta-based black girl with Jamaican parents, shoulder-length locs, and zero interest in school become deeply immersed in Read...
Akilah S. Richards    |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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