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Letting go with love helps them learn how to be happy with who they are.

9 Reasons To STOP Trying To Make Your Kids Into Who You Wish They'd Be

And accept them for who they are. Read...
Aria Gmitter of Your Tango    |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
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Doc McStuffins Now Features A Two-Mom, Biracial Family, Proving That Disney Is More Woke Than Most Of America

Kids just aren't born with this pre-conceived bullshit about people and families and sex and gender. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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When an entirely unplanned (not even enough time to save money for) vacation opportunity landed in my lap, I said “yes” instead of passing as the typical me would.

How Travel Allowed Me To Reconnect With My Family

Family travel helped me see what I'd been missing out on. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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The Oregon Coast is not ugly.

Do You Have To Spend Vacation With Your Kids?

You don't have to feel lost without your children, or miss them to the point of paralysis to be a good, even a great, mother. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.13.17   |   SHARE
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What Do Mothers Around The Globe Know About Breastfeeding, That American Moms Don’t?   

Science, as it turns out, is not the answer to everything — certainly not breastfeeding. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.26.17   |   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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A decade is a long time to lose with a loved one...

Forgiving My Father After A Decade Of Estrangement

Two years ago, I had a two-year-old daughter who’d never met her grandfather. That was not because my father was deceased, a deadbeat, or otherwise Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   04.10.17   |   SHARE
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The pain of the past can be summoned up in something as small as a phone call.

My Parent's Mental Illness Still Affects Me

“You have nine new messages.” I scowl at my phone. I haven’t listened to my voicemail yet — at least not since yesterday —but I know at least eight Read...
Kelly Burch    |   04.6.17   |   SHARE
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