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    Terrible Presents? Kids Cried. We laughed.

    These kids are not too happy when they receive these “presents” from Santa Claus. We know it’s sort of mean, and by mean, we actually mean hilarious! So keep watching to see what made some of them yell “TAKE IT BACK!...

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  • Elle Davis

    Irish Coffee Cream Fudge

    This fudge is pure bliss. It has Baileys Irish Cream and coffee in it. Fudge with booze and coffee? I'm in! The fudge smells unbelievably good and it's so silky smooth - the taste is heaven. This would also be a......

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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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    RECIPE: 5 Minute Dairy Free Chocolate Date-Night Dessert

    Dessert in 5 minutes, for when you want to look like you spent time in the kitchen, but actually took a nap. No judging....

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    WTF? Boxers Or Briefs

    Boxers or briefs? The eternal question. We all have a preference—what’s yours? Felicity Huffman starts off the discussion and now we want to hear from you! So join the convo for our second episode of “WTF?” by sending in...

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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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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    9 Ways To Keep Your House Illness-Free During Cold & Flu Season

    My children seem to be welcoming cold and flu season in with open arms. So far we’ve got chest colds, sinus infections, coughs, croup, pneumonia, and ear infections. Yay…..please note my lack of enthusiasm. With young kids aroun...

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  • Lisa Witherspoon

    5 Things I Don’t Miss About Having A Newborn

    What I DON’T Miss About Having a Newborn My youngest daughter is six years old. We knew before she was even born that she would be our last. Although the decision was a tad bittersweet, I have never regretted it. Recently, though, I had t...

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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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  • Miranda Gargasz

    That’s Mommy Warrior To You

    Here’s a newsflash: the Mommy Wars are bullshit. There’s no competition. There’s no blue ribbon, golden cup or flower wreath at the end. The best any of us can hope for is that our children will survive childhood and still speak to us...

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    Jennifer Lizza

    5 Things That Have Made Me A Better Mother

    You have heard it all before. Motherhood is hard. Motherhood is unpredictable. You may not ever really feel like you know what you’re doing. While all of these things are true there is a lot of joy, wisdom, and knowledge that come along with being a mother.

    I have to admit however that I haven’t always found the joy, wisdom or knowledge I was hoping to have.  There have been many days that have been filled with frustration and doubt. There have been days that I have wanted bedtime to arrive sooner rather than later. READ MORE

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    Pretty Sure We Shouldn’t Be Laughing At This

    Okay, we might feel a little guilty for giggling but the baby is fine! Dogs and babies never cease being the best combination ever....

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  • Beth Rosen

    Upcycled Crafts With Kids: Decoupage

    Decoupage – ahhh – a beautiful French word that makes it possible to glue paper to other stuff and call it art.  At least that’s what I wanted to teach my students. ...

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    Notes From A Daycare Provider

    The One Question You Should Be Asking During Daycare Interviews: Notes From A Daycare Provider

    There is one question I realized I am never asked as a daycare provider during interviews and admittedly, I fail to ask this question of potential families as well:...Read More
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    Mommytube: Blueberries

    I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry… So I did both. I cried from laughing so hard. As a mother, you may feel slightly guilty for laughing, but as an older sibling with 2 younger sisters, the guilt subsided.  The lesson here? ...

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