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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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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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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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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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 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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"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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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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