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Jessica Blankenship is a writer, vodka enthusiast and future wife of Bon Iver. She is certain Sarah Palin is a long-form Jimmy Kimmel prank.

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8 coisas que você faz aos 20 anos que (surpreendentemente) o tornarão um bom pai ou mãe

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 11:15 AM

1.Passar a noite em claro.

Há 1 bilhão de razões por que pessoas de 20 e poucos anos muitas vezes passam a noite acordados. Uma lista incompleta:

- Estudando.
- Se beijando e agarrando há horas, porque vocês ainda não transaram e não têm certeza se já é hora...

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8 harte Lektionen in jungen Jahren, die Sie zu besseren Eltern machen

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 10:22 AM

1. Bleibe die ganze Nacht auf

Da sind nicht weniger als eine Milliarde Gründe, warum 20+-Jährige regelmäßig die ganze Nacht wach bleiben sollten. Und zwar für diese Dinge:

- Studieren
- Für Stunden ausgehen, weil du bislang nicht mit deinem Date geschlafen hast und dir nicht sicher bist, ob...

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8 Things You Do in Your 20s That (Surprisingly) Make You a Good Parent One Day

(3) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 1:03 PM

1. Stay up all night.
There are no fewer than a billion reasons why 20-somethings frequently stay up all night. A non-exhaustive list:

  • Studying.
  • Making out for hours because you haven't slept together yet and aren't sure if it's time to cross that line, so you just make out...
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9 Myths About Young Parents -- And the Reality Behind Them

(2) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 10:11 AM

There are few groups of people left whom it is still considered socially acceptable to judge, degrade, openly criticize, mock and ostracize. Young parents are definitely a big one. For whatever reason -- probably because the worst young parents are human car wrecks that make for good TV -- it's...

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Why Girls Stop Being Friends With Each Other

(1) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 9:02 AM

The natural world is host to a number of ugly, unspeakable social behaviors -- praying mantises eating each other's heads, mother hamsters eating their own babies, those mountain rams who brutally f*ck each other up with their horns -- and all of them gets slapped with a hearty dose of...

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A 20-Something New Mom Takes Your Questions

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 7:49 AM

Is your brain exploding with unimaginable love feelings?
Here's the thing: the first few minutes, and days, and even weeks or months after giving birth, not everyone is immediately b*tch-slapped with love for their kid.

You do feel... connected. You feel a primal, biological need to feed, and protect...

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The Graceless Ways I've Escaped Sexual Situations

(3) Comments | Posted October 31, 2013 | 11:19 AM

Developing a deep bag of tactics for bailing out on dating scenarios gone awry is one of the most immensely useful things a young, sexually active woman can do. Of those, the most critical tool, and the one you should focus on building a skill at before any other, is...

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Having a Baby Is a Great Way to Be Happy -- But So Is Not Having One

(61) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 9:37 AM

Since I gave birth to a babything a little over a year ago, my childless 20- and 30-something friends (so, like, almost all of them) have started using me as an oracle to attempt a glimpse of their own possible parenting futures. Like Columbus not knowing where the...

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