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Deluded vs. Actual Parenting: Things I Said I Would Never Do (And Then Did)

I’m never going to say, “Because I said so.” Read...
joni edelman   |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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Men can play a part in infertility, too.

Infertility And Feminism: When Pregnancy Is Political

Here’s something nobody talks about when you’re trying to become pregnant: it becomes an obsession and takes over your life. There’s just something Read...
Cecily Kellogg    |   12.17.15   |   SHARE
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This type might not even be listed, actually.

The 8 Types Of Kids Who Come Over To Play

Sometimes the nicest kids turn into whole new people when they come over to your house. Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   12.4.15   |   SHARE
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We sincerely hope there's a time when we won't have to have this conversation anymore.

The War On Women: How Politics And Engendering Culture Hurt Our Children

When thinking about how we’ve reached a place where anti-woman sentiment is on the rise in our politics, public life, and culture, I suggest we begin Read...
Ariel Chesler    |   12.1.15   |   SHARE
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Terrible, evil SCREEN TIME.

All That Stuff You Said You'd NEVER DO When You Had Kids. #RealRavishly

Before you had kids you were all, "I am going to be SUCH a good parent. I am never going to do what my parents did. Never. TV destroys the developing Read...
joni edelman   |   11.6.15   |   SHARE
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Sometimes kids are more sensitive than adults.

The Day My Six-Year-Old Autistic Son Fired His Therapist

My six-year-old son fired his therapist. “Michael just told Carla she’s not coming back next week,” my iPhone displayed. I’d just arrived to an Read...
Sharisse Tracey    |   11.6.15   |   SHARE
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Why It Matters That Sesame Street's First Muppet With Autism Is A Girl

It took five years for my daughter to be diagnosed with autism. There were dozens of red flags, beginning from the time she was about 10 months old, Read...
Jody Allard    |   10.23.15   |   SHARE
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Do NOT Photoshop My Child

A: No one is perfect, B: Perceived perfection is a LIE, and C: THEY’RE CHILDREN FOR FUCK SAKE!”. When does Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   10.22.15   |   SHARE
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