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Figuring Out Who Your True Friends Are

We all have that one friend. You know the one who has been through everything with you?...Read More
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  • Felicity Huffman

    Felicitations for April: Gratitude

    I have been working at a new job, a pilot for FOX called BOOMERANG, which has wonderful actors and is brilliantly written by Davey Holmes (Shameless, Awake, Pushing Daisy’s). Anthony Lapaglia, who I have been a fan of since “LANTANA’,...

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    Baby Shares With Kitty

    Is it baby food? Is it cat food? Who can tell for sure??...

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  • Lessons

    6 Helpful Things You Can Learn From My Shitty Day

    Shhhhh….read this quietly. Twin Whos finally took a nap. I don’t know how long I have. It could be minutes or an hour. It should be 3 hours to equal the amount of bickering, whining, and crying they have done...Read More
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    It’s Only A Word, Right? Two Iron-Willed Women Tell Us What It Really Means When This Curse Is Used

    We’ve all heard this word before, and most of us have even used it. But what does it actually mean?...

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  • Lessons

    Why Amy Schumer Is A Role Model For My Daughter

    In the 1980’s, there were only three female role models —Chrissy from Three’s Company, Daisy from The Dukes of Hazzard, and Bea Arthur. That was it....Read More
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  • Laura Diamond

    Yes All Boys, Yes All Girls, Yes All Women, Yes All Men

    The “girl as trophy” trope is being challenged again. The tragedy in Isla Vista has made us question how we — all of us, women and men — let it become thought of as normal. (This article sums it up nicely.)...

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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Half the Sky – Women Still Aren’t Equal

    A male friend recently told me I sound like I hate men. As the wife of a Marine and mother to two teenage sons, I am far from a man-hater. When I pressed this friend for details, he said, “You always post things on Facebook about female e...

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  • Confessions

    Thoughts Everyone Has While Driving

    Most adults have some experience with driving a motorized vehicle, and whether you’re a road rager or a calm commuter, you’ve probably had a few of the same thoughts while navigating the roads....Read More
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  • Laura Diamond

    #IWishMyTeacherKnew: Teen Edition

    If you’re one of the sage people who avoids Twitter, you may not have seen these striking statements by one 3rd grade class in Colorado. So let me tell you: a teacher, wanting to understand her students’ lives better, assigned them thi...

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  • Beth Markley

    Want To See Something REALLY Scary?

    I don’t think I’m ever one to second-guess other parents … until Halloween. On All Hallows Eve, I transform into Judge Judge-y McJudgerson. I am that mom. The one who cuts her kids off from trick-or-treating about the time they’re e...

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  • Lessons

    12 Tips For Road Tripping With Kids

    Hubs and I love road trips. When we had kids we took a break from long car rides because I didn’t want to put myself through the torture that can come with traveling with kids....Read More
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  • 10 Ways To Annoy A New Mom

    1. Call the baby by the wrong name. Guilty. I’ve done it. My mom friend handled it well, but talk about embarrassing....

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  • Kristen Daukas

    White Lies, Bluffs, and One Direction

    Remember the day when your kids were little and you could throw out little bluffs to them? You know the ones… “you keep your room clean for 2 weeks and you can get that puppy” or “if you don’t hit your brother the entire day, you ...

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  • Lessons

    Advice For The Expecting Mother

    A friend called me today to tell me the wonderful and exciting news that she is expecting her first baby. “Guess what?! I’m pregnant!” I immediately replied, “Oh my god I’m so excited for you! You’re going to be such...Read More
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  • Deva Dalporto

    “I’m So Cranky” Mom Parody of “Fancy”

    There’s a lot of crankiness in my house. Whining, complaining, tantrum throwing … and that’s just from the adults. When the kids get in on it, forgettaboutit, it’s misery central over here....

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    Unintentional Gymnastics

    This little girl is so determined to walk, she just keeps trying!...

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