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Thanksgiving, Shmanksgiving

As a child, I found Thanksgiving to be the most lamentable of holidays. It came with no gifts, mascots, candy or songs, and compared to the pink hearts of Valentine’s Day, the giddy greens and reds of Christmas, or the...Read More
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    Baby Surprise!

    Every time we find a new baby announcement video for MommyTube, we think that it’s the best one yet. Well, now we’ve got another one that takes the cake, and we don’t know if it gets much better than this grandma-to-beR...

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  • Julia Arnold

    Mandatory 10 Step New Parent Training Course

    This Just In: A Mandatory 10 Step Training Course has been implemented for all soon-to-be parents. If you skillfully and successfully endure the various challenges involved, while being tethered to a lifelike, hungry doll that cries often, ...

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    10 Things I Am Thankful For

    Yes, there is Christmas and Hanukkah.

    So sparkly.

    So reverent.

    Yes, there are Birthdays filled with balloons. And cake and kisses.

    Yes, some even orgasm waiting for National Nacho Day (Nov.6) or Pharmacist Day (Jan. 12), which makes sense since after the one- you’ll need the other, but after all is said and done and after all the hoopla is over and the MasterCard hangover ensues, there is…. READ MORE

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  • Dani Walker

    Balancing a Sex Life AND Kids is So. Much. Fun.

    Eleven minutes and twenty seven seconds… …the time it took for the kids to notice The Big Guy and I were no longer sitting on the couch, enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon. (Whispered) “OMG! Why? Why are they knocking?!̶...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Favorite Things: Clarisonic Skin Brush

    So remember when I interviewed Kate Walsh and felt like a total rock star? One of the questions I asked her was, “What are some other simple tips you have for busy women to indulge, feel good about themselves and have confidence?” She s...

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    Spanx, But No Spanx.

    For any woman who is larger than a size 6, there is most likely an outfit or dress that doesn’t display her figure as flatteringly as she would like. READ MORE

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  • Carrie Larson

    6 Easy Ways to Relax and Reduce Stress

    Total Relaxation –  something we all long for, like a fully paid vacation on a tropical island, eight hours of sleep a night, or even just 10 minutes of alone time on some days.  As much as I’d love world peace,...

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    The Perfect Summer Cocktail To Wake Up Your Taste Buds

    This Pineapple Planter’s Punch is a delicious and bright addition to any summer occasion, or perfect for sipping on your porch after you’ve put the kids to bed early. No judging....

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    Today I Judged Another Mother (But It Was Kinda Warranted)

    Today my mom went with me to take my two kids to a really cool local play studio that offers all sorts of tactile, sensory and natural play things like a tub of cornmeal with miniature tigers and scoops, homemade yummy smelling play-doh, huge building blocks and more. Pinterest basically went into this place and threw up, its great. My 2 and 3 year olds love it! READ MORE

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Lucky Charms Martini

    Happy (almost) St. Patrick’s Day! I have prepared a delicious cocktail that is perfect for the day of the Leprechaun. It’s called the Lucky Charms Martini, and it’s magically delicious! Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Anyw...

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    5 Things That Made Me Realize I Am Old

    I like to think of myself as young. I mean, I can rock out to rap music and I watch “The MTV.” I also know my way around the Internets and I know text lingo (lol, ttyl).

    I’m a pretty young and hip chick, although the fact that I refer to myself as a “hip chick” might actually disqualify me from being either one of those things.

    Although I’m forever young in my mind, I’ve recently realized maybe I’m not as young as I think I am. READ MORE

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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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  • Elle Davis

    Stain Remover

    Between having a 4-year-old and 2 cats, our carpet gets plenty of wear. Just the other day, when my daughter was having lunch, she knocked her chocolate milk all over the floor in the living room. Before I could even run to get a towel, she...

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    Graduation Irritation

    I was among the group of standing-room-only spectators as the second hour of my four-year-old son’s pre-school graduation ceremony began when the whole thing jumped the shark....Read More
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    Dad Finds Out He’s Going To Be A Grandpa

    Jessica Hickey put a tiny note in a tiny box in order to surprise her dad, telling him he was about to be a grandpa. What followed was hands down the best (and cutest) reaction we’ve ever seen....

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    We May Hire This Gorilla To Help Us Out

    This gorilla would make a really great middle school teacher....

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