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How I'm Setting Realistic Parenting Expectations In A Pinterest World

Pinterest makes doing every aspect of life perfectly look easy.

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10 Things You Don’t Learn About Marriage Until You’ve Been Married At Least A Decade

This article by AnnaMarie Houlis first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission.


More than 90 percent of the population marries by age 50, according to the American Psychological Association. But just because people get married, doesn't mean they really understand marriage.

We asked women who've been married for at least a decade to share what they've learned about marriage. According to them, you don't truly get marriage until you've been married this long. Here's what there is to grasp...

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Practicing Self Care Won't Keep Moms From Burning Out, So Stop Telling Them It Will

This article by AnnaMarie Houlis first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission.


We're the first ones to tell you that we can all use some more self-care practices in our lives. 

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8 Changes You Should Never Make For A Partner (And How To Know If You Are)

For example, when you start cutting friends out because of your partner, it's a sure-fire indicator that something isn't right here

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5 Menstrual Disorders We Need To Stop Asking Women To ‘Power Through’ At Work

I'll never forget the time someone told me to "stick a tampon in it" — that I was being "crazy" because my "hormones must be through the roof." Read...
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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ask To 'Pick My Brain'

Someone who I have never met asked me the other day over email if they could just pick my brain for a few minutes... Read...
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These Women Don’t Want Kids OR A Career — And That’s Totally Fine

Women are always enduring the unwarranted, unsolicited opinions of others on how they should live their lives. Read...
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6 Ways To Stop Obsessing Over Your Work Mistakes

Obsessing about work mistakes? These six strategies can help you put these situations in perspective and find a productive way to move forward.

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The Monday Blues Are Real — Here’s How to Beat Them, According to a Doctor

Your Monday blues are likely worse if you are going through something you can’t control, like fertility treatment, a parent’s illness, or project deadlines.

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