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Kid Adventures: “He’s Drinking Ibuprofen Like It’s A Juice Box”

Before I had kids I thought problems were black and white. Right and wrong. And in most situations I thought I was right....Read More
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  • Elizabeth Jayne Liu

    Favorite Things: MySkipper

    I have a confession to make. I still have a “thing” for dolls. My family moved seven times in ten years, so dolls were the perfect toys to collect. They were lightweight, durable, and made every strange city feel like home. But since I...

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  • What The Flicka

    5 Things Parents Secretly Do

    If you say you’ve never done any of these, you’re lying....

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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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  • Elle Davis

    Eggplant Parmesan Rollatini

    I made this the other night and it was a hit! Cheese, eggplant, and more cheese. What’s not to love? It’s an easy meal to put together and the results are delicious....

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  • Allison Goines

    Cold And Flu Survival 101: Tips, Tricks, And Remedies

    Oh, ’tis the season, folks!  As we head into the depths of winter, our bodies face the task of fighting off cold and flu germs and building a stronger immunity for next year....

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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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  • Melissa Pressman

    If You Say You Don’t Want Kids, I Have Just One Thing To Say To You.

    This has been a really hard week. We have been in the middle of a crazy heat wave, with no relief in the evening and my son has decided that sleeping at night just isn’t for him. I have now spent three nights out on the couch, not really ...

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    This Little Girl Has The Most Intense Reaction Upon Learning She Has A New Baby Sister

    Change is hard! Adorable Piper had a meltdown after learning she has a new sister coming home from the hospital....

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    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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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    I Have a Vagina, Now What?

    I was ten when the puberty-monster snuck into my body. In a few short months I went from a kid like everyone else to a large-breasted, maxi-pad toting, acne speckled young woman. I grew up in a home without a mother, and so the responsib...

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  • Sherice Torres

    The Mommy Wars Are Bullshit

    Personally, I’m getting pretty sick of the whole “Can women have it all” debate. So, I’ve decided to add my two cents (translation – give the REAL answer so that we can move on to something much more important ...

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    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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  • Shimi Kang

    Lessons I Learned In My Dad’s Taxi Cab

    If one believes in cultural stereotypes, my birth should have been a day of mourning. I was the fourth girl born to traditional Indian parents. And because I was an overachieving student who started medical school at the age of 19, one may ...

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Framboise Mimosa

      Today marks the official start of spring. FINALLY! Although where I live, the weather is still unpredictable, which means I am still cold all of the time. In fact, it snowed on Monday night. So rude. Anyway, despite that nonsense, I ...

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    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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  • 16 Parenting Tips For Actual Parents

    We live in a blessed day and age. Are you thinking of making your own baby food? Wait, paleo baby food? No problem, there’s a site for that. Looking to create a summertime scavenger hunt for your little darlings? Not a problem! Multiple b...

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    The Look on This Kid’s Face When He Figures Out Who Took His Cake is Priceless

    Cake is important. So we completely understand this poor boy’s reaction when his cake completely disappears!...

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