motherhood

I love watching my son and my husband bond, but it’s becoming apparent I’m losing my little boy.

The First Time My Son Broke My Heart

I love watching my son and my husband bond, but it’s becoming apparent I’m losing my little boy. Read...
Jamie Beth Cohen    |   01.15.19   |   SHARE
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It’s mama’s turn to break some shit.

There Are 10,000 Acceptable Reasons To Throw A Mom Tantrum; Here Are 5

Your meltdowns never made any damn sense. They were the product of your immature squirrel brain. My mama freakouts, on the other hand, make hella Read...
Susie B. Cross    |   11.26.18   |   SHARE
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Carpool Purgatory

When you sign up to shuttle a collection of teen males, it is difficult to anticipate the consequences of the covenant you have blindly entered. Read...
Susie B. Cross    |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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The author with her daughter.

I Will Never Be Pregnant, And I'm Finally OK With That

I never was able to get pregnant. And after five surgeries and two failed rounds of IVF, it was a dream I had to let go of at the age of 28. Read...
Leah Campbell    |   10.18.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

How Do I Raise Boys That Aren't Like Brett Kavanaugh?

This is a hard time to be alive which means it's a hard time to be a parent. So, how do we raise boys that treat women with respect? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.

I Thought I Was "Too Young" For Mental Health Problems

I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues. That there was nothing shameful about postpartum Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
Minds
art by Julia Green

I Don't Care What "Studies" Say, Homework Is The Worst

School is back in, and with it, the onslaught of the weekly homework folders sent home brimming with updates from the teacher, worksheets, and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.24.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
I will always be a parent, always the mom, our home will always be their home, but they’ve outgrown life here.

Fear Not The Empty Nest: A Mother's Reflection

I will always be a parent, always the mom, our home will always be their home, but they’ve outgrown life here and that's my new normal. Read...
Trish Cantillon of The Refresh    |   09.21.18   |   SHARE
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