Youngsters

10 No-Nonsense Tips For Parents

I’m not a worrisome mom. At least not about the small things. The biggest thing that keeps me up at night is worrying my kids won’t have anyone to eat lunch with at school. My kids are 1 and 2...Read More
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  • Things Nobody Should Ever Say To Moms

    At the top of my “Things People Shouldn’t Say to Moms” list is, “Sleep while the baby sleeps.” I understand what the well-meaning individual is saying, but the reality of the situation is I have a house to clean, dishes to do, and...

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    The Real Reason We Had Kids: Help With Fall Chores

    All of us are busy getting ready for the holidays, for company coming, for the leaves to fall. Which is why having teenagers totally comes in handy this time of the year....

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    Handling “I’m Bored!”

    There are two words that I currently hate more than most.  I would happily take a handful of crude potty words or even a few of the milder swear words instead of …

    I’m bored!

    Ugh!

    I don’t know if it is the sight of him standing amongst all the Legos, toys, and art supplies as he says it or the electronics that not only cost a lot but are carelessly left around the house.  Maybe it is the dramatic way that those words are expressed or the annoyance that I am met with when I suggest the park, playground or store. READ MORE

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    Mommytube: "Mama" Monologue/Song

    Check out this Mommytube submission we received from Julia Kantor. Julia performed this original monologue/song at one of Expressing Motherhood‘s recent shows. Sit back and enjoy!...

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  • Flicksters

    A Bump In The road or The End Of A Marriage?

    My husband and I have been having problems for some time. At first it was mostly just those little things that only your partner can drive you crazy with. You know what I’m talking about. Then the distance that was created, grew into ...

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    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    A Piece of Advice

    I know so many friends, family, and acquaintances having babies in the next six months it’s ridiculous. I am so incredibly happy for all of them and while I do have tons of advice to pass on, the one thing I want them to know: never say never. Any time you have ever uttered the words “my kid will NOT do that” know that you’re child will in fact do just that. READ MORE

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  • Danielle Tumminio

    Types of Pregnant Women

    Late in my first trimester, my husband and I attended a party where we were proud to tell the wide variety of strangers we made small talk with that we were expecting our first child. The reactions were pretty much what you’d expect: Did ...

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    WTF? Responses To: Your Kids And Alcohol

    Did you catch Felicity Huffman’s “WTF?” question last week? She asked how parents deal with talking to their kids about alcohol, and the responses were great! Parents, non-parents and even teens sounded off, sharing their ...

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    Daring Baby Escape

    Come one, come all, and witness this teeny tiny Houdini’s escape! READ MORE

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  • Jenni Chiu

    Oil Pulling – Does it Work?

    “I’m sorry, I can’t talk right now there is oil in my mouth.” ...

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  • Elana Konstant

    On The Comeback Trail: How to Manage Your Work After Maternity Leave

    When I first started working again after having my son, let’s just say it was a good thing I worked from home and counseled most clients on the phone. I wasn’t exactly fit for public consumption. After months of just being proud that I ...

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    Jill Robbins

    Two Random Parenting Fails

    I think we’re good parents most of them time, great parents some of the time. But other times, we just suck. Here are two examples of our less than shining moments in parenthood. Keepin’ it real. READ MORE

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  • Sherice Torres

    Runaway Mom

    It is 7pm on a Monday. I am sitting in yet another airport lounge, waiting for yet another business trip. I took an evening flight so that I could take the big boy to karate and have dinner with the family one more time before six days on t...

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  • Elle Davis

    Soap Making 101: Tales From a Soap Making Virgin

    While I’ve been making skin care products like lip balms and body butter for a while, soap making has been one thing I haven’t had the courage to tackle. To be honest I’ve been terrified because it’s out of my comfor...

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