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Jennifer Lizza

10 Things That Will Change After You Have Kids

Kids change everything.  No, really. They change everything.  There are many things they change for the better. So before you get all bent out of shape and say I don’t appreciate my beautiful children read this: A Letter to My Boys and then maybe this: No One Ever Said It Would Be Easy. See I do. I love every ounce of my two boys but let’s be honest they change things and there are some things that will never quite be the same. READ MORE

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    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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  • Surprise Proposal

    Surprise marriage proposal videos are always fun to watch (and never fail to make a few tears fall), and this one is no different! In this clip, a high school coach asks his team and the rest of the school to help him out with...

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    How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Swimming, Hiking, and Ducking Bombs in Israel

    I didn’t notice the air raid siren. Everyone else in our tour group was evacuating the pool area and heading inside to the hotel’s bomb shelter, but I was caught up in an “ice-breaker” conversation. My rabbi, dressed in her...Read More
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    Jenny Hills

    Sacrificing My Sanity to Get Out of the House

    “The threads”, yells Bug in a blood curdling scream.

    “The threads, they’re hurting my toes!”

    Here we are: another rainy day rushing out of the house and another fight with Bug over which socks are the most comfortable with his rain boots. Tomorrow it will be which socks go with his gym sneakers and I’ll get to hear “the threads, the threads” all over again. READ MORE

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    Ever since the song "Gangnam Style" by South Korean rapper PSY went viral a few weeks ago, we've been seeing (and hearing) it everywhere we go. This is our favorite "G...

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  • Mommytube: I Have To Go Poop!

    As seen on The Today Show this adorable tot, who’s breaking IQ records for her age, shows us that no matter the IQ, when you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go! Do you have any funny videos of you and/or  your children? Subm...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Why Turning 30 Doesn't Have To Suck

    Turning 30 Doesn’t Have To Suck

    Warning: This post is Rated PG13 for containing colorful language, and may not be suitable for people who do not have a sense of humor. If this offends you, please read no further, I promise it won’t hurt my feelings

    Let’s be honest, as far as birthdays are concerned, after 21, it’s all downhill.

    I don’t mean to be so cynical about it, but it’s true. I mean, I have literally never in my life heard someone exclaim with joy, “Guess what guys, I turn 30 next week. I am SO excited!” have you? I didn’t think so. So yeah, that’s where I am in life, turning 30, the big 3-OH, or dirty 30, whatever they are calling it these days. READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Why Turning 30 Doesn't Have To Suck

    Turning 30 Doesn't Have To Suck

    Warning: This post is Rated PG13 for containing colorful language, and may not be suitable for people who do not have a sense of humor. If this offends you, please read no further, I promise it won’t hurt my feelings

    Let’s be honest, as far as birthdays are concerned, after 21, it’s all downhill.

    I don’t mean to be so cynical about it, but it’s true. I mean, I have literally never in my life heard someone exclaim with joy, “Guess what guys, I turn 30 next week. I am SO excited!” have you? I didn’t think so. So yeah, that’s where I am in life, turning 30, the big 3-OH, or dirty 30, whatever they are calling it these days. READ MORE

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  • Toughen Up, Lady

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