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How Hard Should You Push for Paternity Leave?

If you follow politics closely, you were probably familiar with the first Democratic Debate that took place.  One of the most buzzed about issues and a hot button topic was paid paternity leave. ...Read More
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    Mommytube: Sh*t Toddlers Say

    This has to be one of our favorite “Sh*t _____ Says” videos thus far! If you have a toddler, you can definitely relate. This video, by Ilana Wiles of Mommy Shorts featuring lil’ Mazzy, will definitely make you LOL. ItR...

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    Is Attachment Parenting Ruining Your Life?

    Since my oldest son was born in 2001, I’ve been practicing attachment parenting. I would love to tell you that attachment parenting has been some easy-breezy, peaceful-earth-mother experience, but I’d be lying. Some aspects of attachment parenting have come easily,...Read More
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  • Sherice Torres

    Confessions Of A BadAssMama: The "Bad Kid" Edition

    I have a confession to make. Preschool pick up makes me sick to my stomach. I find myself feeling anxious, exhausted and irritable as the clock approaches 2:45 pm. Today, I damned near had a full blown panic attack. Why is a little thing, l...

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    How And When To Apologize To Your Child

    Should you apologize to your child? First things first, right? Maybe you don’t believe that apologizing to your children is such a good idea. That was a common belief among a generation of parents. The idea goes that the parent...Read More
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  • Ellen Etten

    “A Little Too Close” Episode 5: Graham Outerbridge, Ex Boyfriend

    Who better to tell you what you might be doing wrong in love than an ex?...

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  • Elle Davis

    Dear 20-Year-Old Me

    Dear Elle, So, I hear you recently got married and have a mother-in-law from hell. Let’s start with this whole marriage thing....

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    Are You A Good Parent?

    It started with pregnancy. The day those two pink lines appeared, I felt the world stop moving. It was a wave of joy, fear, and squealing family phone calls. My brain was buzzing, and a giddy smile lingered across my...Read More
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  • Kelli Nelson

    The Drunk Kitchen

    Last fall, my parents bought and moved into their dream retirement home. They love it and we couldn’t be happier for them. But at times, my siblings and I confess to missing the old house. The loss for me is largely because that old house...

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  • Deva Dalporto

    Stop Telling Me It All Goes By So Fast

    I was in a public parking lot, trying to get my starving, exhausted, tantrum-throwing kids into the car when a little old lady tottered up to me and said, “Enjoy it while they’re little! It goes by so fast!” I looked up at her as I wa...

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    The Storm of Modern Day Parenting

    As we emerge from the torrent of weather storms this winter, I can’t help but take note that many of us parents have been caught up in a bigger, perhaps more destructive storm — that of modern day parenting....Read More
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  • Allison Goines

    How To Stop Yelling At Your Kids

    Yelling is the new spanking. While many parents have taken physical punishment out of their discipline toolbox, many have replaced it with yelling....

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  • Shimi Kang

    The Storm Of Modern Day Parenting

    As we emerge from the torrent of weather storms this winter, I can’t help but take note that many of us parents have been caught up in a bigger, perhaps more destructive storm — that of modern day parenting....

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    Allison Goines

    Does Parenting Ever Get Easier?

    When I was a young mother with three children under the age of five, I often wondered if parenting would ever get any easier.  When I asked moms with children older than mine if parenting gets easier when the children get older, they would smile and say, “No.  Parenting doesn’t get easier.  It gets . . . different.”

    I hated that answer then and I still hate it now. So, if you are the mother of small children and are asking me if parenting gets easier, READ MORE

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  • Maureen Morin

    My Letter of Gratitude To The Stranger Who Saved My Child’s Life

    Dear Angel/s On Earth, I owe you a couple of things. First and foremost, I owe you my gratitude. I will be indebted to you for all of eternity. Except all of eternity doesn’t seem long enough. I also owe you an update. Because I can only ...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Felicitations for November: Gratitude

    If February is the month of love, November is the month of gratitude. It even ends with Thanksgiving, which is one of my favorite national holidays (along with my birthday). But I want to write about thanksgiving with a small “t.̶...

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