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Why I Will Never Tell My Son To “Man Up”

When our boy was a toddler his emotional outbursts only received quick glances. Now that my five-year-old has officially entered boyhood, his crying Read...
Tonilyn Hornung    |   04.1.19   |   SHARE
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The Myth Of The 'Hot Mess' Mom

I have a confession to make: I am not a mess. As a mom, this is apparently unusual. Read...
Caitlin Weaver of Role Reboot    |   03.22.19   |   SHARE
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Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable.

The Inconvenience Of Motherhood

Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable. Read...
Caitlin Weaver of Role Reboot    |   02.8.19   |   SHARE
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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. Read...
Fairygodboss    |   01.28.19   |   SHARE
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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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