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From Bad Moms to Thriving Moms

Margaret Moore | Posted 08.02.2016 | Parents
Margaret Moore

The movie "Bad Moms" just opened in US theaters, and while it's a comedy about some ridiculous standards the movie Moms are called to meet, the truth is not so far off. Mom shaming is rampant -- made worse by the constant comparisons brought to our doorsteps every moment by social media.

5 Reasons Why We Need More 'Bad Moms'!

Mercedes Samudio | Posted 05.10.2016 | Parents
Mercedes Samudio

Art often imitates life, doesn't it? For me, this movie is a great way to not only show everyone that parent shaming is ridiculous, harmful, and not effective at all at helping change the dynamics in parenting. But it's also a great vehicle for getting us to talk about the pressures placed on parents in today's society.

When My 9-Year-Old Daughter Told Me I Was A Terrible Mom

Diana Whitney | Posted 03.08.2015 | Parents
Diana Whitney

How many angry letters and emails have I written in my lifetime? Volatile letters that brought powerful release for me, the writer, but perhaps churned up pain for their recipients?

Culturing My Kids, Episode 2

Elise Sax | Posted 08.31.2013 | Parents
Elise Sax

Instead of a tourist with a guide book and suitcase of wash and wear, I would have to be more like Sir Richard Burton, packing to explore Africa in search of the source of the Nile. Richard Burton didn't pack as much as I did.

Even Parents Trip

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

The moment the word "trip" left my mouth, I burst into tears. I had been holding my emotions in all day, trying to stay calm for my daughter. But as I recounted that day's events to the nurse I couldn't do it for a second longer. I tripped, my daughter hit her head and now we're in the ER.