Parenting
Youngsters

Sibling Study Shows Increase in Parent Aggravation

Future studies will show the primary difficulty which arises from having more than one child is that despite best efforts to raise them consistently and equally, children stubbornly refuse to behave in an identical way to their siblings.  ...Read More
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  • Julia Arnold

    QUIZ: What’s Your Mom Style?

    Are you a member of the Yoga Pants Only Club or the Skinny Jeans Brigade? Do you take your fashion seriously or are you sporty? Take this quiz to find out your mom style....

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  • Denise Geelhart

    15 Signs You Might Need A Day Off

    Over three years ago, I started a new job; one I had dreamed of having for years. On the day my oldest daughter, Ginny, was born, I became a stay-at-home mom. As my job into motherhood began, I was fearful and full of hope. I felt blessed t...

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  • Youngsters

    Sh*t My Six Year Old Says: Part 2

    Previously on Shit Eden Says: Eden was threatening to throw people’s mouths in the garbage and talking smack on Chipotle (blasphemy). But that was so 2014-ish. She’s since turned 6, which is like 45 in Eden years, and she’s still...Read More
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  • Chef Stuart O'Keeffe

    Get Ready To Drool: Chef Stuart’s Chicken and Dumplings

    Chicken and Dumplings is a dish I’ve only discovered since moving to America, and I love them! This recipe gives the classic comfort food an exotic twist....

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  • Karen Johnson

    My Kids Have 5 Mommies

    My kids have 5 mommies raising them throughout the day. And no, we don’t have a reality TV show on Polygamy Central or anything. I have come to realize that 5 different women appear between 6 am and bedtime, and they all look like me....

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  • Youngsters

    Oh SH*T!

    Thanks to my three year olds, everyone in the tri-state area and their preschool, knows that someone in my house swears. No big deal, right? It’s a normal reaction to stressful situations. Due to my cat-like grace and prowess I...Read More
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  • Elizabeth Jayne Liu

    That Couch is NOT For Sitting

    My dad worked as a mechanic for the U.S. Postal Service when I was a kid. His job came with a few advantages. It saved me from walking 30 or so feet down the driveway to mail a letter. Now that I’m thinking about it, this probably exacerb...

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  • Shannon Noel

    A Mother’s Prayer

    Dear Lord in Heaven, You have to help me out here. I am this close to an anonymous drop off at Cedar Sinai. How do people do it? I see other mommies that look like they have no problem, but I’m a wreck Lord, I don’t know what to do? I d...

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  • Youngsters

    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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  • Christina Antus

    Open Mouth, Insert Foot: What Not To Say To Pregnant Women

    We all know that you don’t ask any woman if she’s pregnant. Not one who looks pregnant. Not one who acts pregnant. Not one who is pregnant. Not even one in a hospital gown holding a newborn baby. Likewise, you don’t ask ab...

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  • Sherice Torres

    Let’s Get Uncomfortable

    The BadAssMama has never been one for New Year’s resolutions. But this year, the year that I hit the Big 4-0, seems to be as good a reason as any to break the rule. This year, I resolve to...

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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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  • Felicity Huffman

    Felicitations: What I Hope For All of YOU in 2013

    Yesterday I wrote about what I hope doesn’t repeat in 2013, and since as I said, I can’t seem to follow through on any resolutions myself, I thought I would come up with some for you; again, putting to use another old adage, “Those wh...

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  • Pat Geyer

    Recipe: No Chipmunk Cheeks Here

    My sons are not picky eaters. While they are 14 and 17, they really weren’t very picky as youngsters. When my eldest was very young, like most small children, he would often not want to eat his dinner. As my early parenting skills were st...

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