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Meagan Francis is a mother of five and publisher of The Happiest Home.

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Der Grund, warum ich auch nachts für meine Kinder da bin

(6) Comments | Posted October 27, 2014 | 5:56 PM

Um die Zeit seines siebten Geburtstags herum begann mein Sohn Owen, einige Ängste zu entwickeln. Und während des folgenden Jahres hielten sie an. Manche wurden sogar schlimmer.

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Spiegel. Fenster. Puppen. Der Android-Klingelton.

Obwohl er langsam anfängt, diese Ängste zu überwinden, fand ich ihn...

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Why I Believe in Nighttime Parenting

(54) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 11:45 AM

Right around his seventh birthday, my son Owen started developing a lot of fears. And over the following year, his fears persisted. Some even got worse.

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Mirrors. Windows. Dolls. The sound of an Android ringtone.

Though he's slowly starting to overcome those fears,...

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6 Tipps, wie sich Mamas ENDLICH nackt wohlfühlen können

(1) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 11:40 AM

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Dieses Bild veröffentlichen wir mit der Erlaubnis von Bloggerin Jes Baker und Fotografin Liora K.

Vor Kurzem habe ich darüber geschrieben, wie man mehr Sex haben kann, sogar als vielbeschäftigte Mutter. Und viele von euch haben mir anvertraut, dass...

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A Mom's Guide To Feeling Better Naked

(12) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 6:08 PM

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Used with permission, courtesy blogger Jes Baker and photographer Liora K

Recently, I wrote about having more sex, even as a busy mom. And what many of you privately shared is that you're too repulsed by your...

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Making Dinner Doesn't Need To Be As Hard As We Make It

(6) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 6:47 PM

"You're hungry again? Didn't I just feed you yesterday?"

What parent hasn't felt this from time to time? Yes, feeding our families is the parenting "gift" that keeps on giving; possibly the most endless task from the time we stick a nipple in their mouth when they're newly born, until...

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Could the Internet Have Saved My Mother?

(16) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 4:05 PM

The last time I spoke to my mother was on an early fall day in 1999. I remember the conversation well. I'd been avoiding her calls since my son Isaac, then five weeks old, had been born in late September, but that day I picked up in a rush of...

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Parents of Teens: We Need to Redefine High School 'Success'

(0) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 3:56 PM

After going through infancy and toddlerhood and a rather rocky preschool period with my two oldest sons, things started to come together for us, and I experienced a slow but steady increase in parental self-confidence.

Seeing my boys thrive and grow and, yes, learn to fall asleep on...

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A Snapshot in Time

(643) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 12:37 PM

This photo was taken at my brother's wedding, ten years ago this summer. In it, I'm marching away from what turned into a nightmarish wedding photo session with my screaming son Isaac clutched under my arm.

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While this picture makes...

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