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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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    WTF: We’re Thankful For…

    We asked our contributors what they’re feeling thankful for this Thanksgiving and they were kind enough to share their answers with us, and you! Apparently a lot of us are thankful for wine. And coffee. Because how else would we manag...

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    Turning 30 Doesn’t Have To Suck

    Warning: This post is Rated PG13 for containing colorful language, and may not be suitable for people who do not have a sense of humor. If this offends you, please read no further, I promise it won’t hurt my feelings Let’s be honest, as...

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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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    You Look Better When You’re…

    You can’t always meet everyone’s expectations, but you can do your best!...

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  • Beth Rosen

    5 Reasons To Read Expose Me

    What The Flicka presents: Summer Book Club. Join us each week as we read through the Fifth Avenue Trilogy from Harlequin! As the summer comes to an end, don’t let the heat leave you just yet! Expose Me, by USA TODAY bestselling author Kat...

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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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    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 ...

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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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    How To Get Your Baby To Eat

    Ah the joy of trying to feed a baby who just doesn’t want to eat. We’ve all been there—but what can you do? Most times it seems like a battle that just can’t be won. But this dad has a trick up his sleeve—when his daug...

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    This Baby Playing Every Instrument In A Band Will Make Your Day

    8-month-old Jonah Penna is quickly becoming the world’s biggest little rockstar! His dad Joe, also known by the YouTube world as MysteryGuitarMan, took notice of his son’s early love for DIY instruments (wooden spoons and all)...

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    6 Real-Life Tips For Surviving Potty Training

    Over a year ago, I decided to try to potty train Ginny, who was just over two-years-old then. I looked for signs of readiness, and, admittedly, didn’t see any. Despite that, I decided to try anyway....Read More
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    The Mom Song

    A somewhat-oldie but still goodie, The Mom Song gives a beat to the million things moms say over the day....

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    WTF? Responses To: What Do You Think About During Sex

    Last week’s “WTF?” question was a really fun one! What do you think about during sex? Felicity Huffman opened up about some of the stuff that crosses her mind during “grown up time” and then posed the question ...

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    Talking to Kids: The Ups and Downs of Friendship

    Friendships are valuable assets to people of all ages, children and adults alike. And when it comes to our kids, all we want to see and know is that they’re developing healthy relationships with individuals outside of their immediate family. (That’s right, we’re not their only friends…!) READ MORE

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    This Baby Can't Believe Her Eyes

    Isn’t technology incredible? ...

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    You Got It… You’re Sure?

    It may not always be easy, but at least we aren’t on camera! ...

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