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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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5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

How's this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. We need to raise body-positive kids! Read...
Common Sense Media    |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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It’s Okay For Your Kids To Say No To Things

As parents, I believe that most of us really are trying to do our very best. You will make mistakes. It's okay for your kids to say no! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.18   |   SHARE
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The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?”

Should You Talk To Your Kids About "National Coming Out Day?"

The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?” That’s when my comment when from casual to teaching opportunity. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.11.18   |   SHARE
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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
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Life Is Hard But Also Beautiful: Lessons From The Second Grade 

I’m still in second grade with my daughter and here's what I've learned. The only thing more powerful than your pain is knowing that someone sees you Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.19.18   |   SHARE
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I stand at the ready to remind these adults what ought to be common sense: mind your own plate. Stop policing how kids eat!

Other Adults, It’s Time To Stop Policing How Kids Eat

I stand at the ready to remind these adults what ought to be common sense: mind your own plate. Stop policing how kids eat! Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   09.12.18   |   SHARE
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I mess up and do things very differently than I want to sometimes. When that happens, I have one rule for myself: I stop and apologize to my kid.

Why I Apologize To My Kid Each And Every Time I Screw Up

I mess up and do things very differently than I want to sometimes. When that happens, I have one rule for myself: I stop and apologize to my kid. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   09.7.18   |   SHARE
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