Parenting

For so long, becoming wives and mothers was our “duty.” Striving to “do it all” and “have it all” is perhaps an act of rebellion against those ideologies.

It's Okay If You Don't Want To Have It All

For so long, becoming wives and mothers was our “duty.” Striving to “do it all” and “have it all” is perhaps an act of rebellion against those Read...
Marie Southard Ospina    |   03.29.18   |   SHARE
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I had been down this road before, of mom shaming, both as the mom defending my choices, and regrettably, the one casting judgment.

What Mom Shaming Taught Me About Trusting Women

I had been down this road before, of mom shaming, both as the mom defending my choices, and regrettably, the one casting judgment. Read...
Erin Heger    |   03.26.18   |   SHARE
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Unfortunately, eating the WAHM cake isn’t always sweet.

The Work-At-Home Mom Revolution: Choice Or Trap?

When it comes to the work-at-home mom revolution, it’s important to recognize that this set up is not a choice for many mothers, it is a trap. Read...
Sarah Hosseini    |   03.23.18   |   SHARE
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Newly divorced mom, you will find strength in every tear and courage in every breath.

An Open Letter To The Newly Divorced Mom

Newly divorced mom, you will find strength in every tear and courage in every breath. Read...
Ling Khao of DivorcedMoms    |   03.23.18   |   SHARE
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This article being shared everywhere calls all of us apparently awful parents to action with a heafty load of good ol' fashioned parenting shaming.

Enough With The Finger-Wagging Parenting-Shaming

There's an article currently being shared. It calls all of us apparently awful parents to action with a heafty load of good ol' fashioned parenting Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
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I Regret Circumcising My First Two Sons, So I Didn’t Circumcise The Third

When my son came out of surgery seventeen-and-a-half years later, I held him and cried with him and said I was sorry. I regret circumcising my son! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.19.18   |   SHARE
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Being a mother is complicated.

If You Say You’ve Never Regretted Having Kids, You’re Lying

No regrets about having kids? Maybe it’s time we all came clean. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   03.16.18   |   SHARE
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So, how do we foster our children’s independence? By letting them develop their interests organically.

The Importance Of Letting Your Child Develop Interests Organically

Yes, you ARE pushing your child, whether you want to acknowledge it or not. Read...
Nicole Merritt of The Good Men Project    |   03.14.18   |   SHARE
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