parenthood

Parents Over-Share Online Because They’re Lonely

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We’re always hardest on people who give into our own worst impulses, and I see my own shadow in those parents. I’m an over-sharer too.

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Queer Parents Aren’t Allowed To Have Mixed Feelings About Parenthood

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For queer parents like me, meanwhile — although I know that my whiteness and my class affords me a degree of protection from scrutiny and interference — the threat of being deemed an illegitimate parent also serves to silence any discussion of mixed feelings.

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I Don’t Want To Be A Parent, Except When I Hear You’re Having A Baby

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Even though I know I have no business having a baby, it feels like a door closing on my fingers every time I see it happen to someone else.

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How Do I Raise Boys That Aren't Like Brett Kavanaugh?

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This is a hard time to be alive which means it's a hard time to be a parent. So, how do we raise boys that treat women with respect?

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Catching The In-Between Moments 

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No staged family photo looks natural; no family actually looks like they do in those Holden Caulfield moments. Let's capture the in-between moments!

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Every Justification For Giles Coren’s Fat-Shaming Debunked

Giles Coren's most recent column is full of fat-shaming

Giles Coren writes a column about fatherhood for Esquire UK. His most recent column is full of fat-shaming including shaming is own son.

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The Straggler Struggle Is Real

The struggle of having one straggler left at home is real, and I’m starting to wonder if it will ever get better.

This straggler struggle is weighing on me! That is, the struggle of having one straggler child left at home, and I’m wondering if it will ever get better.

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Newborn Life: After The Bliss Has Worn Off

Newborn life...when that bliss wears off.

Newborn life...when that bliss wears off. Not all at once, and not in every way. But the bliss becomes less blinding. Everything returns to real life.

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A Mom’s Guide To Wicked Sex (Or Regular Sex, Take Whatever You Can Get)

I’m here to help you bring the passion back...and maybe even get a little wicked sex!

Sometimes, after you become a mom, you forget that sex used to be fun, hot, even wicked. Wicked sex? HA. I’m here to help you bring the passion back.

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This Dad Shows Us The Overwhelming Emotion Of Welcoming A Rainbow Baby

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Welcoming any baby is probably the single most emotional experience of the human condition. But welcoming a Rainbow Baby?

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