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Why I Became Friends With My Kid's Stepmom

Trish Eklund | Posted 01.20.2017 | Divorce
Trish Eklund

The beginning was tough for both of us. It's difficult for a new stepmom to come into a new role with children who already have a mom. It is equally hard for a mom going through a divorce to let go and allow another woman to parent her children.

Whatever Moves The Project Along

Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.

I am not making any resolutions this year to change for the better. I have plenty of room for improvement but, like gender and sexuality, resolutions that are based in the binary of success/failure simply don't work for me.

What Babies Know That You Don't

Alba Brunetti | Posted 12.30.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Alba Brunetti

Babies know they need to keep trying. Staying on his or her cute butt isn't an option. Even if there are tears, even if it takes days or weeks - progress happens and babies learn how to walk.

The Baby Decision

Mara Altman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Mara Altman

Just a few months ago, I'd asked a 36-year-old friend who was six months pregnant how she'd decided. "It's not that I wanted to have a baby," she'd said, "but I didn't want to regret not having had one. Everyone feels that way, right?"

A New Year Career Cleanse

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Instead of setting unattainable goals that you will most likely abandon by Valentine's Day, consider your professional future and what you really want out of your career this year.

Babies Walking For The First Time Will Send You Over The Moon

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Parents

One small step for babies, one giant leap for baby compilation videos. Via FunnyPlox...

Feeling Overwhelmed Can Feel Overwhelming

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

If I find myself unable to move from the enormity of the forest, it's time to focus on just one tree. If that one tree seems like too much, it's time to focus on one branch or one leaf of that one tree. Narrowing the focus to the minutiae of the situation can make the forest seem more manageable.

Ready, Set, Step

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

For me, it was that step, that first step, that was so difficult to take. As the new year approaches, we each have that once-yearly opportunity to create and recreate our own, personalized thousand-mile journey. What's yours?

Three Things to Do When the "F" Word Stops You Cold

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

There are simple tools that will help you reach new goals and literally reinvent yourself -- at any age -- despite the universal presence of fear.

13 Ways to Improve Your Luck

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Luck is the product of our own mental focus and attitudes.