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  • Jill Robbins

    You Know You’re An Adoptive Parent When…

    My brother is adopted. My nephew is adopted. Three of my cousins are adopted. It was a normal part of “how you got kids” when I was growing up. I got married at the tender age of 42 and the fertility ship had sailed. When the question o...

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  • Flicksters

    Acceptance

    Watching your child lose a grandparent at age seven is very difficult, especially when that grandparent is your own mother, and thus you find yourself walking the fine line of managing your own grief while navigating the waters of your chil...

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  • Youngsters

    16 Parenting Tips For Actual Parents

    We live in a blessed day and age. Are you thinking of making your own baby food? Wait, paleo baby food? No problem, there’s a site for that. Looking to create a summertime scavenger hunt for your little darlings? Not...Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    It’s Only A Word, Right? Two Iron-Willed Women Tell Us What It Really Means When This Curse Is Used

    We’ve all heard this word before, and most of us have even used it. But what does it actually mean?...

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  • Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

    Internet Reality VS Reality Reality

    Made and blew some bubbles with the littles the other day. This is what it looked like, according to the internet:...

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    Allison Goines

    Reflections On My Life As A Stay At Home Mom

    I was (mostly) a stay-at-home mom for 11 years.  I was working outside of the home in another job that I loved when my oldest was born, but was desperate to be at home with my sweet baby.  I cut my hours to part-time, but when he refused to take a bottle at daycare while I spent half of my part-time day pumping milk for him, I knew something had to change.  I approached my boss with a boldness that, at 23, I had no idea I possessed, and asked him if I could work full-time from home.  He agreed and off I went.   READ MORE

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  • Danielle Tumminio

    The Spiritual Importance Of Rest

    We all need rest, but how many of active ladies actually get it? Many of us work on the weekends. Motherhood is a fulltime job with no day off, and even sleep isn’t always restorative, as any new mother can tell you. So how can busy women...

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  • Ashley McAtee

    The White Witch

    Strong, spooky, and just a little bit sweet, this Humpday Cocktail is exactly what you need to de-stress on a fall afternoon (or morning, I’m not judging). Plus, this wicked concoction is low-carb so you can splurge on those ReeseR...

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  • Youngsters
    Marie Bollman

    10 Ways I’m Totally Screwing Up My Kids

    Did you watch the show Parenthood?

    Sadly, its series finale was in January. But find it if you can, and binge-watch the hell out of it. In one episode, Julia was struggling with the ever-present mom guilt. She felt like she was screwing up her kids, which of course totally hit home. READ MORE

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Latest Obsessions: Bath Edition

    “There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.” ― Sylvia Plath This week it’s all about the bath!...

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  • Miranda Gargasz

    Embracing Imperfection and the Concept of Enough

    My mom raised a pretty tough girl.  For all the neurotic mess that is me, I don’t break easily.  I am tender-hearted and tend to take criticism personally for about a week.  Then I get over myself and try to see the bigger picture, the...

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  • Youngsters

    How Did Those Naked Pictures End Up On My Phone? Blame My Kid.

    FYI… If you give your 1-year old your phone to entertain him while you steal that 8-minute shower you truly deserve, make no mistake: he WILL take naked pictures of you through the glass shower doors....Read More
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  • What The Flicka

    A Mom Filmed a Time Lapse of Trying To Put Her Twins To Bed. The Result Is Kind of Painful To Watch And Really Hilarious.

    This poor mom seems to be caught in a never ending loop. We’d expect nothing less from life with twins!...

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  • What The Flicka

    Taylor Baby Rap

    As you probably know, we LOVE pregnancy announcement videos and this one is no exception! Watch this soon-to-be family of three spit some funky rhymes in preparation for their little bundle of joy!...

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  • Youngsters

    Other Parents Suck

    People are a-holes. No, not all people, but lots of them. And when those people become parents, they’re most likely still going to be a-holes. The thing is, people don’t change. As women, we’ve been told this time and time...Read More
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  • Mary Katherine Backstrom

    Breast Is Best… But What About The Rest?

    I’ve hated my boobs since 5th grade, when they made a most unwelcome appearance. Backyard football with the boys became awkward. So did locker room changes. As they became a focal point of my high school figure, I despised them even m...

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  • 16 Parenting Tips For Actual Parents

    We live in a blessed day and age. Are you thinking of making your own baby food? Wait, paleo baby food? No problem, there’s a site for that. Looking to create a summertime scavenger hunt for your little darlings? Not a problem! Multiple b...

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