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Ethically Sourced Gifts Mom Will Love

We’ve made it incredibly easy for you to make ethical, informed purchases with this wonderful Mother’s Day gift guide. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE
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How ironic, then, that my second grader effectively predicted the election before the pundits and election nerds at The New York Times.

Raising A Daughter In The Era Of Trump

Despite eight years of progress, the racist, sexist America that I grew up in wasn’t actually gone, it was just waiting in the wings. Read...
Lee Chilcote of Role Reboot    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE
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"I have a lifetime of momless moments ahead of me, but I’ve prepared for those since her death. What I hadn’t prepared for was that I’d have to celebrate one of those milestones on a day that I typically spend in mourning."

My Graduation Is On Mother’s Day, But My Mom Won’t Be There

I have a lifetime of momless moments ahead of me, but I’ve prepared for those since her death. What I hadn’t prepared for was that I’d have to Read...
Alaina Leary    |   05.3.17   |   SHARE
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"On the worst days, remember that tomorrow is a new day to start fresh and improve on yesterday's mishaps (which probably weren't as disastrous as you thought)."

4 Simple Tips For Moms Who Want To Practice Mindfulness

Motherhood is stressful, and between regretting things we did in the past and planning for the future, it's hard to remember to eat lunch. Despite Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   05.2.17   |   SHARE
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Breastfeeding Is A Reproductive Rights Issue — And I Am Pro-Choice

There are far too many stressors involved to force breastfeeding on new mothers. And far too many challenges involved to continue to pressure women Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
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My Kids Think I've Lost My Sh*t

The goddamn election has turned me into a cursing motherf*#+er. My formerly pristine mouth now routinely spews obscenity-riddled tirades. With a new Read...
Helene Cohen Bludman    |   04.27.17   |   SHARE
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My oldest holding our surprise (photo: Allison Dickie)

Finding Out You're Pregnant When You're Done Having Kids

I walked back into our bedroom and showed my husband the little strip with the telltale two pink lines. Read...
Jenn Morson    |   04.24.17   |   SHARE
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As the dust settled after these battles I could finally see that I don’t have to be a mother to be a parent, and that I can be a parent without being like my mother.

Coming Out And Having A Hysterectomy Opened Me Up To Raising A Family

Now that I’ve had my hysterectomy, I’m not fighting my body every day. Now that I’ve come out, I’m not fighting my heart. Read...
A.R. LaPlant of Role Reboot    |   04.24.17   |   SHARE
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