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The Not-So-Secret Recipe For Television Christmas Movies

Admit it. Whether you love to hate them or hate to love them, you cannot resist a television Christmas movie. Just try changing the channel before the corporate climber realizes he’s destined to love his spunky assistant. You can’t do...Read More
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    Here’s The Cute Baby Moment That Will Make Your Weekend!

    We’re not sure what part of this is cuter; the kiss or the way his brother removes his pacifier and then puts it back for him when he’s done! ...

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  • Veronica Franco Sierra

    Leaving My Country To Raise My Baby

    My country is beautiful; it is one of the most biodiversified countries in the world; it produces amazing coffee and breathtaking emeralds. It does not get any seasons, being so close to the Equator, but it is blessed to have all the climat...

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    Summer Camps: What The F*#$%?!

    I am often reminded about the many luxuries 21st century moms have that make our lives easier than the lives of our mothers and grandmothers. Like, for instance, my mother did not have a baby monitor — not even one...Read More
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    That Definitely Doesn’t Belong There

    This is a combo of bad timing and bad luck, but at least someone is enjoying it! Right?...

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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    5 Ways to Cock-Block Your Teenager

    My sixteen-year-old son has a girlfriend. She is sweet, and pretty, and when the two are together, they rarely come up for air. Oh, to be young and in lust. If you’ve read my previous post, Once Upon a Condom, or watched my video on talki...

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    Calling BS on the Sanctimonious Black Friday Protests

    My friend Cristi likes to shop. I do not. She also likes to shop on Black Friday. Again, I do not. It’s not because I don’t like Black Friday – it’s because I don’t like to shop. I can think...Read More
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  • Jenni Chiu

    Oil Pulling – Does it Work?

    “I’m sorry, I can’t talk right now there is oil in my mouth.” ...

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  • Jenni Chiu

    Dear Sweet Baby Jesus

    Sometimes you just need to pray to the baby Jesus in a parking lot.  Just make sure you pray to the right one – babies are tricky....

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    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Dear Children On A Saturday Morning

    Dear Children on a Saturday Morning,

    I love you. I do truly love you with all of my heart. Just not at 6 a.m. on a Saturday morning. I love my sleep then. READ MORE

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  • Danielle Tumminio

    The Lesson My Daughter Taught Me About Letting Go

    My eleven-month old daughter is a reacher. She reaches for her favorite book. She reaches to stand up. She reaches for outlets and cell phones and electrical cords....

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    TV Mom Tuesday: Pregnant For A Day

    In this classic Full House clip, Becky tries to teach Jesse a lesson in pregnancy by showing him what it’s like to carry around a baby. But can he last for one whole day? How many of you would make your baby’s daddy carry around...

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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 elbowing their way into puberty. I’m not following any developmental guidebook, and I haven’t looked up any studies on kids who later needed therapy because their moms put the kibosh on the candy corn prematurely. It’s just one of the many rules I was raised with that I have arbitrarily selected to enforce on my own progeny. READ MORE

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    Advice For New Moms

    We asked our amazing Facebook followers for the best advice they could give to a new mom. As usual, they delivered! Here are some of their best answers....

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  • 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. ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - "Mommy, I Want To Be A Princess"

    “Mommy, I Want To Be A Princess.” Vomit.

    When she was two, she wasn’t yet entrenched into the princess world. And I naively thought, “my daughter really does not dig the whole princess thing.” And I sighed with relief. Then she turned three. And like flipping on a...Read More
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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Halloween Decorating With Kids

    Decorating the house can be challenging with kids. You must find decorations that aren’t breakable, that can be squashed, stepped on, even chewed on, and still cute and festive. Yes, I promise this is one task that can be completed an...

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    Bogs Footwear Fall 2013 Collection Review

    Bogs Footwear is bringing out their Fall ’13 footwear collection, and to celebrate they sent 5 of our contributors a pair of their choice to test out! Check out what these ladies (and their little ones) had to say about their new boot...

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