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The Epidemic Of Mother Guilt

We moms talk about guilt. Every single mother I know suffers or has suffered from it. In one form or another. Whether they had a single episode or have experienced chronic guilt. It happens to us all. It’s pretty much...Read More
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    Let Me Get That For You

    Look! Help can come in all shapes and sizes!...

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  • Suzanne Krull

    Accosted At Costco

    I’m in Costco with my, then 6 month old, daughter whom I’m pushing around in the cart. An older European woman rushes us and in a loud, heavy, Armenian accent begins, “Ohhhhh my God. Ohhhh my God in Heaven. Look at that blonde hair! S...

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  • Youngsters

    This Is What A Real House Looks Like

    I’m done walking into my mommy friend’s houses, only to have them instantly apologize for the state of their house. I feel silly when I have to console my mommy friend about how her house looks. To me it looks...Read More
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    Top 5 Award Winning Movies To Re-Watch This Summer

    Need a break? Us too! Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we have to be active and running around and outside all the time.  For those days when you just need to take two hours in the dark with a great movie, we made this lis...

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    RECIPE: Po’tacos

    This might be the easiest dinner you’ve ever made – and it’s customizable by the entire family!...

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    Allison Goines

    I Don’t Punish My Children

    I have a long-standing disagreement with punishment. When I was a child I would think to myself when I was punished, “Geez! You don’t have to punish me. Just tell me what I did wrong and what to do instead!” Punishment always seemed like an overreaction. It was only when I became a parent and a therapy graduate student that I realized that, indeed, it was an overreaction! READ MORE

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  • Elle Davis

    Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Brownies

    I couldn't sleep last night and thought since I was up and the house was quiet, I could bake a late night treat and not have my piece eaten by my 3 year-old. These gluten-free brownies were pure bliss....

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  • Beka Shane Denter

    A Re-do On “I Do”

    We recently celebrated our five-year wedding anniversary. I hadn’t really put much thought into it, as I had recently given birth to our second daughter and our oldest, a toddler, was in full-force tantrum mode. My husband and I, like man...

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  • Youngsters

    Surviving Your Baby: The Miracle Of Remote Parenting

    It’s two o’clock in the morning, and I’m up awake. Our baby is crying, and I’m not sure why, but I think she just wants the comfort of being cuddled by her mom....Read More
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    And She Never Wanted To Play With Her Baby Brother Again

    We wonder why? This would be pretty traumatizing to any kid!...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Hump Day Cocktail: Felicity’s "Life Without Fear"

    I was inspired by Lauren and wanted to join in on the Hump-Day Cocktail.This is a simple drink my husband came up with (maybe it has been out there for years, but we didn’t know about it). We used to have them after long days when nothing...

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    Maureen Morin

    I Have Been Lying To My Children For Years

    Warning:  Spoiler Alert.  Send your gullible children out of the room before going any further.

    We all raise our children to be truthful. To not lie. To be honest. They are learning these ideals from traitors — mommy and daddy. From the moment they are pretty much born, we start in with the lies. One right after the other. READ MORE

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    Really Attractive Dollar Store Makeup Tutorial

    In case you were wondering what makeup and tools you can find at a dollar store for under $5, this video is your answer. ...

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    Top 5 Movies To Watch With Your Mom

    Mother’s day is here! If you’re looking for a laid-back way to spend quality time with your mom, pop some popcorn, get comfy on the couch, then download the following movies and have the best Mother’s Day marathon ever....

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    Carrie Wible

    Mommy, That Lady Is (Points Out Flaw)!

    Oh man, my kids are at that age where you better hide yo’ bad hair, hide yo’ extra weight, and hide yo’ age because they are going to point it out to you.

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  • Pat Geyer

    Rollin’ With The Irish

    As mentioned in a previous post, I am in a gourmet club. This quarter’s theme: Irish Food. My assignment: appetizers. Hmmmmm…….....

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  • Eve (I Ate Your Damn) Apple

    Lies I Tell My Kids #682

    Lie Number 682:...

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