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The Top 5 Things I Learned From The Mother On “A Christmas Story.”

I don’t know it all. Ouch, that hurts a little confessing....Read More
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  • Peyton Price

    A Mom’s Afternoon… As Told Through Amy Poehler GIFs

    So much happens in an afternoon, doesn’t it? It’s a white-knuckle ride from 2pm to bedtime. Humor can help us survive it, but between kid pick up and afternoon activities and homework there’s not much time for it. Luckily, we have gif...

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  • Mary Theresa Archbold and Pat Shay

    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....

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    Lisa Carmody Doiron

    Mother Of The Beer

    I’ve always wanted to win an award and it seems my time has come.

    Forget running for Mother of the Year. You and your homemade muffins can shoot for that prestigious honour. I’ll be over here in my track pants running for the Mother of the Beer award.

    And I’m going to win. READ MORE

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    This Is Officially The Best Baby Laugh Ever

    If you’ve ever wanted to hear a laughing baby that sounds hilariously similar to a monkey, here is your chance!...

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  • I’m Sorry, Ma’am. You Have KIDS.

    Sometimes, when I say that I have KIDS, the words come out of my mouth as if I am mentioning an acronym for an exotic chronic illness that I contracted on a hike through the Congo.  In truth, having children is a condition similar to s...

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  • Lessons

    A Letter To Santa From Me

    Dear Santa, I know you probably don’t exist. I figured it out when I was about 10 years old and you left a thank you note for the cookies. Your writing and my mom’s writing was oddly similar. I have...Read More
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  • Momologue

    INT. STARBUCKS. DAY. A WOMAN works on her laptop. A MOTHER sits nearby drinking a LATTE. HER BABY coos in a stroller. ME: Stop looking at that baby like you want to eat it....

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    This Parody Of Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” Will Sound Painfully Accurate To All You Sleep-Deprived Parents Out There

    We all know that feeling of looking at the clock, six espresso shots wearing off, and realizing that you still have seven hours until you’ll be able to go to sleep....

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    Sarah Cottrell

    7 Dumb Parenting Decisions That Seemed Like A Great Idea At The Time

    I do not care what anyone tells you, no parent anywhere has an ever-loving clue what the hell he or she is doing at any given time. Decent parents will approach every decision they make with respectable intentions while crossing their fingers that the grand plan in their heads work out. READ MORE

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  • Elle Davis

    He’s Lucky I Love Him So Much

    Time: 10 pm-ish Place: Bedroom And… Action! My hubby likes to lie in bed and have quiet time. He’ll read his Mother Jones or Popular Science magazine with our cat laying on his chest. I’ll be watching Friends and occasiona...

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  • Stephanie Baroni-Cook

    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...

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    Leah Vidal

    One Ring To Rule Them All

    The digital clock on the nightstand read 3:43 am, as I awoke from a deep sleep to the sound of what could only be bad news.

    Phones ringing in the middle of the night don’t often carry with them the promise of anything good on the other end, especially when your spouse works the night shift. Still, I hesitated to answer it as I looked around the room as though looking through an old window covered in a thick, grimy film. Three rings, then four rings. READ MORE

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  • Felicity Huffman

    What My Sisters Taught Me

    I have six sisters and one brother. I am the youngest, and what a sweet spot that is. So growing up they were not only my friends and compatriots but also my mentors. My sister Betsey made sure I was signed up for school in the fall. My sis...

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    WTF? Your Kids And Alcohol

    There comes a point when you’re faced with the difficult task of talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol. But when is it the appropriate time? And when that time comes, what exactly do you say to them? Those are the questions tha...

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    The Different Types Of Neighbors You May Know

    Unless you live in the middle of nowhere, you probably have neighbors.* *If you live in the middle of nowhere, are you looking to sell to a brilliantly hilarious blogger? I’ve lived in many places over the years and have...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    All I Wanted Was A Pedicure

    Damn, my toenails are looking kind of funky. I need to go to the nail salon. I’ll definitely go this weekend. Okay, I’ll go no later than next Wednesday. Well crap, I just can’t seem to take my lazy ass to the nail salon. But I will g...

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  • Elle Davis

    Cocoa Butter Lotion Bars

    I think lotion bars are pretty great. They are so moisturizing, especially in the winter months. Not only that, this lotion bar only has 3 ingredients. Cocoa butter helps retain the moisture in your skin and has a nice chocolate...

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