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A story of friendship.

How A Muslim Mom & A Christian Retired Teacher Found Friendship Amidst Bigotry

This story of two strangers at a park reminds us of the value in human kindness and friendship. Friendship amidst bigotry. Read...
Shannon Day    |   12.1.17   |   SHARE
Voices
Coffee is my hero and my first love.

10 Reasons Coffee Is A Life-Saver For Parents

When I take a sip of this sweet elixir, I come alive and can go about my day with my head screwed on straight. Coffee is my hero and my first love. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   11.30.17   |   SHARE
Families
Things I anticipate most when my kids finally go the eff to sleep!

10 Things I Look Forward To When My Kids (Finally) Go The Eff To Sleep

These are the things I anticipate most when my kids finally go the eff to sleep. I deserve it after a day of being in what feels like survival mode. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   11.29.17   |   SHARE
Families
Dear Mommabare,

Dear Mommabare: A Video Column For Young People Who Have Questions

Welcome to Dear Mommabare. The place young people go when they need answers they just can't get from other adults.  We'll have our first question Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.16.17   |   SHARE
Mommamental
I call it the look. The slight tilt of the head confused look that people give me when they find out that I am the “weekend” parent. (Photos: courtesy of the author)

I Am A Mother, And I Am The Weekend Parent

I call it the look. The slight tilt of the head confused look that people give me when they find out that I am the “weekend” parent. Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   11.14.17   |   SHARE
Families
The struggle of having one straggler left at home is real, and I’m starting to wonder if it will ever get better.

The Straggler Struggle Is Real

This straggler struggle is weighing on me! That is, the struggle of having one straggler child left at home, and I’m wondering if it will ever get Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   10.30.17   |   SHARE
Families

What I Learned About Self-Care After Turning 30

I was so consumed with being selfless that I never stopped to take care of myself, and it all came to a head. Now after turning 30 things have Read...
Allison Cooper    |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
Families
The money is great, but it is not the best part of becoming a working mom by far.

How Being A Working Mom Has Changed My Marriage

The money is great, but it is not the best part of becoming a working mom. Having my own career has shifted the power balance of my relationship. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   10.13.17   |   SHARE
Families