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Be careful what you wish for! I'm raising an outgoing kid and I'm reserved.

Raising An Outgoing Kid When You're Reserved

Be careful what you wish for because at eight years old my son is exactly like his father in this aspect. I'm now raising an outgoing kid and I'm Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   05.24.18   |   SHARE
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Wouldn’t it be nice to get Mother's Day cards from your kids that showed they actually get you?

11 Mother's Day Cards We Should Be Getting From Our Kids 

Wouldn’t it be nice to get Mother's Day cards from your kids that showed they actually get you? A cards and 15 pounds of good chocolate should about Read...
Sarah Zimmerman    |   05.8.18   |   SHARE
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7 Of The Most Ridiculous Things My Kids Are Freaking Out About

This is not an exhaustive list, of the most ridiculous things my kids are freaking out about, but I am an exhausted mother. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.26.18   |   SHARE
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Mommamental: Talking About Sex With Our Sons

Welcome to Mommamental, the place you come to talk about the things that should have been in the parenting manual that absolutely did not come Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.22.18   |   SHARE
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There are many ways to teach your son to become a feminist ally; these are just 3 of my favorites.

3 Ways To Raise Your Son To Be A Good Feminist Ally

Teach your son to become a feminist ally; these are just 3 of my favorite ways. Show him how to leverage his privilege in a patriarchal world. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   04.17.18   |   SHARE
My four-year-old has broken up with me. He’s moved on — with his dad.

Why My Four-Year-Old Broke Up With Me

My four-year-old has broken up with me. He’s moved on — with his dad. My son loves my husband more than me, and I never saw it coming. Read...
Tonilyn Hornung    |   04.17.18   |   SHARE
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Being a mom with anxiety, hard as it is, is actually the only kind of mom I want to be.

Being A Mother Is Hard. Being A Mother Living With Anxiety Is Harder.

My anxiety doesn’t mean I can’t be a good parent. In fact, it makes me a better one. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   04.9.18   |   SHARE
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I told myself I never wanted the highlight of my day to be telling my kid how many rooms I vacuumed.

Are SAHMs Failing Feminism?

I quit my job to become a stay-at-home mom. I do not tell my girls how many rooms I vacuumed, but I do tell them about my writing. Am I failing Read...
Kathryn Hively    |   04.6.18   |   SHARE
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