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YAWN. Talking about abuse accusations is soooo boring. (image credit YouTube)

DaddyOFive Doesn't Deserve The Title Of "Daddy"

IT IS NOT FUNNY TO ABUSE YOUR KIDS ON THE INTERNET Read...
joni edelman   |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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Even though I’m ready to let go the baby weight, the baby weight isn’t ready to let go of me.

I'm Finally Ready To Lose The Baby Weight

To be honest, it’s exhausting, and I am ready to shed this pesky baby weight once and for all. I mean that literally. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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"Body shaming is just one more thing in this big, scary world that I can’t protect her from, but damned if I’ll stop trying."

The Day I Realized I Can't Protect My Daughter From Body Shaming

My toddler was twirling in her tutu bathing suit while I shimmied into my plus-sized polka dot bikini. Since my 2-year-old is still in the phase Read...
Kelly Burch    |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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Pot, Parenting, And Being Raised By An Addict

The one thing I knew I wanted as a kid was to never be like my mother — no Jose Cuervo, no Marlboro Light 100s, no makeup mirror dusted with coke. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   04.20.17   |   SHARE
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 “It helps me in ways that have enabled me to grow as a parent, in all honesty. Cannabis guides me to this calm, present state of mind."

Can Pot Make You A Better Parent? A Discussion With Parents Who Use Cannabis

“It helps me in ways that have enabled me to grow as a parent, in all honesty. Cannabis guides me to this calm, present state of mind." Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE
Little lies or big ones, knowing when to tell the whole truth and when to hold back can be hard with kids. (Image Credit: Instagram/nbcthisisus)

What 'This Is Us' Has Taught Me About Lying To My Kids

** If you haven’t yet watched this series, the below article includes some spoilers. ** By now, NBC’s Read...
Allison Cooper    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE
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The Invisibility Of Motherhood

I didn't have even an ounce of energy to spare to process my own feelings. Everything I had went to my son. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE
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6 Reasons Why Our Kids Shouldn’t Be Watching 13 Reasons Why

Heavy things, especially those involving teenagers, ought to be discussed around the table or on the sofa. Read...
joni edelman   |   04.18.17   |   SHARE
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