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These Women Don’t Want Kids OR A Career — And That’s Totally Fine

Women are always enduring the unwarranted, unsolicited opinions of others on how they should live their lives. Read...
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Practicing Self Care Won't Keep Moms From Burning Out, So Stop Telling Them It Will

This article by AnnaMarie Houlis first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission.


We're the first ones to tell you that we can all use some more self-care practices in our lives. 

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5 Better Things to Say Instead of 'I'm Sorry' At Work

This article by Liv McConnell first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission.


Not to contribute toward society’s habit of picking apart feminine communication patterns, but I’ll say it: in my own life, at least, the tendency to over-apologize was something I had to put effort into unlearning. 

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6 Ways To Stop Obsessing Over Your Work Mistakes

Obsessing about work mistakes? These six strategies can help you put these situations in perspective and find a productive way to move forward.

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4 Steps To Take When You Realize You Aren't Parenting How You Wanted

Our parenting standards are high. As our children and families grow, we may struggle to stay on that perfect course.

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ask To 'Pick My Brain'

Someone who I have never met asked me the other day over email if they could just pick my brain for a few minutes... Read...
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5 Menstrual Disorders We Need To Stop Asking Women To ‘Power Through’ At Work

I'll never forget the time someone told me to "stick a tampon in it" — that I was being "crazy" because my "hormones must be through the roof." Read...
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How I'm Setting Realistic Parenting Expectations In A Pinterest World

Pinterest makes doing every aspect of life perfectly look easy.

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I think we both sleep a little sounder curled up with each other. And as annoying and cliché as it sounds, it really won't last forever.

The Real Reason Why I Let My Kids Sleep In My Bed

I think we both sleep a little sounder curled up with each other. And as annoying and cliché as it sounds, it really won't last forever.

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