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 The Things I Didn't Know About My Rainbow Baby

A year and a half later, in 1995, I would give birth to my first living child — the child that the world considered my first child, that is really my Read...
joni edelman   |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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While co-sleeping might be/have been a magical bonding experience for you and your baby, we just aren’t having it. Image: Mindy Olson P/Unsplash.

I'm Against Co-Sleeping And Don't Really Care What You Think

For some reason, when you become a parent, comments start coming your way (or you start throwing them in someone else’s direction) so fiercely that Read...
Allison Cooper    |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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How To Get Your Toddler To Sleep In Their Own Bed: A Step-By-Step Guide

I know what you're saying right now: "I told you not to co-sleep. I told you you'd never get them out of your bed. I told you they'd be sleeping with Read...
joni edelman   |   12.22.16   |   SHARE
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When you’re juggling so many baubles at once, it’s only human to drop one. Or two. Or maybe even seven.

Six Moms Share Their Cringeworthy Christmas Fails

Even the best-laid holiday plans can descend into chaos, but if it’s any consolation, just about everyone has a ‘Christmas fail’ story to share. Read...
Kahla Preston of Mamamia    |   12.19.16   |   SHARE
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Sticking to the three present rule is much harder for the parents buying presents than the kids receiving.

11 Holiday Truths You Only Understand Once You’re A Parent

I’ve been waiting years to celebrate my undying love of all things Christmas with my child, but now that my toddler is old enough to understand the Read...
Kelly Burch    |   12.16.16   |   SHARE
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A parenting prenup ties each parent to the children, not necessarily to each other.

 Heard Of A Parenting Prenup? Here’s Why Couples With Kids Should Consider One

In many ways, a parenting prenup is the true definition of planned parenthood. Read...
Vicki Larson    |   12.16.16   |   SHARE
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Breastfeeding Moms Blow Up The Internet With These Incredible Photos

I'm in San Francisco today — my favorite city; it's raining. The Rav staffers had an incredible meet-up today to discuss the awesome things we want Read...
joni edelman   |   12.15.16   |   SHARE
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They are never too young to understand just how much stuff they have, and how little stuff other people have.

6 Tips For Raising Kids Who Care About More Than What's Under The Tree

Capitalism is too real. God dang Americans are greedy. And so are our kids. We eat, sleep and breathe capitalism, and maybe some folks will argue Read...
joni edelman   |   12.15.16   |   SHARE
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