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Kate Auletta
Kate Auletta is the Executive Editor of Huffington Post Voices.

Entries by Kate Auletta

The Haunting Realities Of Postpartum Depression, Illustrated

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 10:19 AM

"It felt like hopelessness, resentment and anger," wrote mom Michaela Ludwig of her postpartum depression. "I felt like I wasn't going to be a good enough mother and as much as I love my son, I felt like he would be better off...

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The 'Battle Hymn Of The Republic' As Feminist Anthem

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 2:18 PM

The "Battle Hymn Of The Republic", one of America's most famous songs, has a long history of being adapted for activist causes since it was written by Julia Ward Howe in 1861.

In fact, it was rewritten as an anthem for both the Women's and the Civil Rights movements...

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Every Thought That Goes Through a Working Mom's Brain on Her Commute

(14) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 8:43 AM

OK -- first step done: the apartment door is closed and I'm on one side and he's on the other. Bravo me. Oh sh*t, he's screaming for me. Elevator, please, please, please get here faster. Oh thank God.

Today was more painless than yesterday, I think. I should probably...

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9 Things Kids Can Play With In-flight That Don't Involve Technology

(7) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 4:13 PM

Flying with kids. Some call it fun, but most call it a necessary evil.

As the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends parents withhold screen time from their children before the age of 2, here are 9 ways to keep your kids entertained in-flight. Yes, some...

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21 Totally Frantic Thoughts Parents Of Toddlers Have At Dinnertime

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2015 | 4:28 PM

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After a long day, no matter if you're a working or stay-at-home parent, dinnertime with a toddler can be a total struggle. First, you have to physically make the dinner as your child holds your leg. Then you have to actually have them eat it,...

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Neun Wahrheiten, die Ihnen niemand über einen Kaiserschnitt verrät

(34) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 5:58 PM

Wenn Sie Glück haben, dann verbringen Sie die letzten Wochen Ihrer Schwangerschaft damit, andere Mütter zu fragen, was Sie denn nun wirklich bei der Geburt zu erwarten haben. Ich habe damals all die unangenehmen Fragen gestellt, um mich auf alles vorzubereiten.

Die meisten, wenn nicht alle der Mütter, mit...

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9 Real Things No One Tells You About Having a C-Section

(158) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 3:50 PM

If you're lucky, the final weeks of your pregnancy are spent asking fellow moms what you really need to know about childbirth. I asked all the down and dirty questions getting ready for the birth day. Most, if not all, of the moms I spoke with had delivered their children...

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Norwegian Air Will Adopt New Cockpit Rules

(6) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 1:48 PM

In light of this week's horrific Germanwings crash, Norwegian Air is taking steps to adopt new cockpit rules.

The airline will instruct all flights to have at least two crew members in the cockpit "as soon as possible," the company said in a press release. Airline spokeswoman Charlotte...

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How Ron Jon, The Little Surf Shop Down The Shore, Became A Vacation Destination All Its Own

(1) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 8:32 AM

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The original Ron Jon location on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, as seen in the 1960s.

Souvenirs are often the sign of a great vacation, but what if the store you bought it from...
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6 Destinations You Should Visit In Ireland, As Recommended By The Actual Irish

(3) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 7:00 AM

Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?

Based on travel data collected by our friends at, we were...

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How To Find The Best Flight To Get You Where You Want To Go

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 2:37 PM

Well, this has just taken the lead for best Internet invention of the day., the wonderous ESPN site from Nate Silver, launched an interactive tool on Wednesday aptly named Which Flight Will Get You There Fastest?

It does exactly what you think it does. The site...

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Sugru Is The Home Hack You Never Knew You Needed

(0) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 7:00 AM

Are you a little kid trapped in an adult's body (and by body, we mean life)? Meet your new friend, Sugru.

The stuff looks an awful lot like Play-Doh, but it's actually a totally useful (read: adult-friendly) silicone rubber that basically hacks everything in your home -- nay, in your...

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10 Surprising Hacks That Will Make Your Bathroom A Better Place

(13) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 8:20 AM

We're always looking for the easiest, fastest and most effective ways to clean our homes... who isn't? And this is especially important when it comes to cleaning our bathrooms.

So we've rounded up 10 awesomely inventive, totally useful bathroom lifehacks that will make dealing with...

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12 Streets You Need To Know About In New York City

(14) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 6:00 AM

Welcome to New York. It's been waiting for you.

Walking the streets of our fair city is one of the best pastimes we know of (even in the freezing weather). Here are the 12 streets around the boroughs that, for one reason or another, hold a special place in our...

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12 Things You Didn't Know About Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A.

(38) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 7:00 AM

Main Street, U.S.A. is America at the turn of the [20th] century – the crossroads of an era, the gas lamps and the electric lamp – the horse-drawn car and the auto car. Main Street is everyone’s hometown . . . the heart line of America. - Walt Disney
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Paris' Most Secret Streets You Need To Walk

(3) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 6:00 AM

Ah, Paris. From its famous food to the stunning architecture, hell, even its snobby locals, we love pretty much everything about the city (not to sound too American, but have you seen the Eiffel Tower?!).

And now there's a guidebook,...

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Paris está repleta de jardins secretos, você só precisa saber onde procurar

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2015 | 10:44 AM

Quando você pensa em Paris, provavelmente lembra da Torre Eiffel, da Notre Dame e do Louvre. Quando pensa em curtir a cidade, imagina descansar em um dos parques famosos da cidade, com um croissant e um livro clássico na mão, para se sentir bem parisiense. Os Jardins das Tuilleries e...

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The Most Popular Places To Study Abroad By State

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 6:00 AM

Ever wondered where American college students are going each semester? Well now we know thanks to the folks at Student Universe.

The travel deals site looked at booking data on their site to determine the results . Yes, London is awesome and Paris is stunning, but if...

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The Only Tipping Guide You'll Ever Really Need

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 6:00 AM

We all know Americans like to tip (and that's a good thing) and it seems as though we're always trying to remember how much to tip everyone from bell hops to restroom attendants when we're on the road.

Now we don't have to try to...

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Pantelleria Might Just Be Italy's Most Fantastically Awesome Island You Didn't Know About

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 6:00 AM

It's completely horrible outside and so of course you're envisioning your summer retreat, wherever that may be. Be it Greece or Italy (or anywhere else on the continent for that matter), summer is a great time to go to Europe, and Italy is a prime spot...

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