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For so long I’d been a mother, and without daily contact I really wasn’t sure who I was anymore.

Spending Two Years Away From My Kids Made Me A Better Mom

During the second year, I had an epiphany. I began to understand about my overprotectiveness. Being away helped me to be a better parent. Read...
Kim Chartres of SHESAID    |   07.11.18   |   SHARE
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Mommamental: When Your Child's Anxiety Gives You Anxiety

It’s been a month since we moved to our new house in the hills Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.10.18   |   SHARE
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Wonderful son of mine, I am going to let you in on a little secret. Your mother is a liar.

Lies I've Told My Son 

Wonderful son of mine, I am going to let you in on a little secret. Your mother is a liar. In fact, people lie all of the time. Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   07.3.18   |   SHARE
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Be careful what you wish for! I'm raising an outgoing kid and I'm reserved.

Raising An Outgoing Kid When You're Reserved

Be careful what you wish for because at eight years old my son is exactly like his father in this aspect. I'm now raising an outgoing kid and I'm Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   05.24.18   |   SHARE
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Wouldn’t it be nice to get Mother's Day cards from your kids that showed they actually get you?

11 Mother's Day Cards We Should Be Getting From Our Kids 

Wouldn’t it be nice to get Mother's Day cards from your kids that showed they actually get you? A cards and 15 pounds of good chocolate should about Read...
Sarah Zimmerman    |   05.8.18   |   SHARE
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7 Of The Most Ridiculous Things My Kids Are Freaking Out About

This is not an exhaustive list, of the most ridiculous things my kids are freaking out about, but I am an exhausted mother. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.26.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

Mommamental: Talking About Sex With Our Sons

Welcome to Mommamental, the place you come to talk about the things that should have been in the parenting manual that absolutely did not come Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.22.18   |   SHARE
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There are many ways to teach your son to become a feminist ally; these are just 3 of my favorites.

3 Ways To Raise Your Son To Be A Good Feminist Ally

Teach your son to become a feminist ally; these are just 3 of my favorite ways. Show him how to leverage his privilege in a patriarchal world. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   04.17.18   |   SHARE