Kids

There's so much you should've learned in high school.

23 Things You Should Have Learned In High School (But Didn't)

I’d like to teach a high school class called “Sh*t You Should Know To Be An Adult.” There's so much you should've learned in high school. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

Mommamental: Stop Shaming Your Kids For Masturbating

Stop shaming your kids for masturbating! I know this all might sound so unbelievably awkward to you, but encourage your kids to masturbate. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.31.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 3 Examples Of How Children Experience Fatphobia

Even children experience fatphobia. Children deserve to be treated with care and responsibility, free from the stigma we grew up knowing. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.31.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Talk to kids about abortion as one possible outcome of pregnancy.

How To Talk To Kids About Abortion

Talk to kids about abortion as one possible outcome of pregnancy. Share reasons people might terminate their pregnancies and why choice is important. Read...
Kathi Valeii    |   05.31.18   |   SHARE
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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art by Julia Green

Mommamental: Talk To Your Kids About Bipolar Disorder

Talk to your kids about Bipolar disorder! It's not a conversation any parent wants to have. But it’s a conversation every mentally ill parent needs Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.21.18   |   SHARE
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I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

I Don’t Want My Children To Inherit My Eating Disorder

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   05.21.18   |   SHARE
Families
Babies can't consent. Period.

Should You Ask Your Baby For Consent To Change Their Diaper?

I’m not saying consent isn’t important. I’m just saying that a really big part of parenting is helping a small being who isn't yet capable of making Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.11.18   |   SHARE