Parenting

The whole concept of salaries for stay-at-home moms reveals both the classism in parenting culture and what we really think about poor people.

The Problem With Calculating Salaries For Stay-At-Home Moms

The whole concept of salaries for stay-at-home moms reveals both the classism in parenting culture and what we really think about poor people. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   08.14.18   |   SHARE
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From a young age, I showed signs of OCD, which were exacerbated by my parents separating when I was seven.

Children and Divorce: How Experiences Shape Who We Are

From a young age, I showed signs of OCD, which were exacerbated by my parents separating when I was seven. I was caught in the middle. Read...
Michelle Vale of DivorcedMoms    |   08.6.18   |   SHARE
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Kids have questions, concerns and anxieties just like we do.

How To Answer Your Kid's Toughest Questions About News & Politics Like A Pro

Kids have questions, concerns and anxieties just like we do. It's your responsibility to answer your kids toughest questions about news and politics Read...
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein of Your Tango    |   08.1.18   |   SHARE
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“Oh honey, you’re doing great. I know, I’ve been there. And we’re going to get you through this.”

Mothers In Medicine Made My PPD Bearable

Mothers in the medical field got me into support groups, onto meds, and back into life again. I am so grateful for mothers in medicine. Read...
SB Swartz    |   07.25.18   |   SHARE
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For so long I’d been a mother, and without daily contact I really wasn’t sure who I was anymore.

Spending Two Years Away From My Kids Made Me A Better Mom

During the second year, I had an epiphany. I began to understand about my overprotectiveness. Being away helped me to be a better parent. Read...
Kim Chartres of SHESAID    |   07.11.18   |   SHARE
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Wonderful son of mine, I am going to let you in on a little secret. Your mother is a liar.

Lies I've Told My Son 

Wonderful son of mine, I am going to let you in on a little secret. Your mother is a liar. In fact, people lie all of the time. Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   07.3.18   |   SHARE
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Consent Is Best: Let's Stop Shaming Mothers Into Breastfeeding

When I first realized I wasn’t going to really breastfeed, I was determined that everyone knew why. We need to stop shaming mothers into Read...
Jacinta Nandi of The Refresh    |   06.13.18   |   SHARE
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There's so much you should've learned in high school.

23 Things You Should Have Learned In High School (But Didn't)

I’d like to teach a high school class called “Sh*t You Should Know To Be An Adult.” There's so much you should've learned in high school. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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