motherhood

 “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
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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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"If I could redo the conversation with her today, I would probably light up right alongside her."

I Regret Judging The Pot Mom

If I could redo the conversation with her today, I would probably light up right alongside her. Read...
Jonita Davis    |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
We waded through this uncomfortable place in our relationship.

I Knew It Was Time To Wean When Breastfeeding Became A Trigger 

When the time came, I knew. I felt it in my gut, and in my body, each time my muscles tensed up at her request to nurse. Read...
Katherine Emrick    |   04.14.17   |   SHARE
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Yes, it’s true, I wear crocs.

Confessions Of A Croc Wearer

Recently it came to my attention, by way of my dear other half, that one item in my wardrobe was infinitely worse than sweatpants. Yes, it’s true, I Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   04.12.17   |   SHARE
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I want them to remember love and feeling wanted, always — all of them.

My Son Wants An Only Child; His Reason Breaks My Heart

My six-year-old son got into the car after school and declared he only wanted to have one kid when he grew up. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
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We need to stop treating the birth of children and its visible marks on the women who made them as antithetical to the sex that produced those children.

On The Pressure To Have Sex And Be Sexy After Motherhood

Feeling sexy in a body my culture deems unsexy, while also believing that body should dutifully service someone else’s pleasure doesn’t make me want Read...
Amy Monticello of Role Reboot    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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What I do know is that I have read a lot of stories about being a mom that do not fit my experience at all.

Why Would I Ever Want To Be A Mom? 

In praise of being a mom: it isn't all snot, spew, and self-loathing. Read...
Jacqueline Lunn of Mamamia    |   03.22.17   |   SHARE
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