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How Jenny Lawson Became The Bloggess

Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.18.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Jenny Lawson's voice on the "page" is so different than her voice in person. Which speaks volumes about the role of blogging and the internet in helping all of us have our say.

Why I Won't Let My Son Join the Boy Scouts

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 06.17.2012 | Parents
Brittany Gibbons

My 6-year-old wants to join the Boy Scouts, and I know he'd love the Pine Wood Derby and camping with friends. But I also know The Boy Scouts of America has an explicit anti-gay policy.

The Scary Mommy Manifesto

Jill Smokler | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Jill Smokler

I shall not compete with the mother who effortlessly bakes from scratch, purees her own baby food, or fashions breathtaking costumes from tissue paper. Motherhood is not a competition. The only ones who lose are the ones who race the fastest.

'When I Looked In The Mirror, I Was Thirteen Again'

Rebecca Woolf | Posted 05.06.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Woolf

I still call myself a girl. I'm thirty years old and I have four children and one of them is going to be seven in two months and I'm only six years older than he is.

The New App: How to 'Be'

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

The Internet boom is creating a technological language around what used to just be part of basic human interaction and relatedness. Will we soon need to be advised to say hello when greeting another person, to hug our child when she cries?

7 Things Mom Bloggers Should Stop Doing in 2012

Bunmi Laditan | Posted 03.24.2014 | Comedy
Bunmi Laditan

As a member of both the mom blog community and PR freak show, I'd like to offer up a few (strong) suggestions for us uterus-using scribes going forward.

The Movers And Shakers Of The Mom Blog World | Posted 11.16.2011 | Parents

Jaelithe Judy has been taking her son with her when she votes ever since he was born. They've been talking about politics since he was 4. Now 7 yea...

Parents, Have You Joined Today's Parenting Blog-In?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Are there any subjects on which parents can agree simply because they are parents? While the role defines our lives, does it not spill over and define our politics?

Mom Bloggers: Smarter, More Educated, More Social?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

A study shows that Mom Bloggers are a force to be reckoned with. Which ones do you read (Dad blogs, too...) and why?

What It Feels Like For a Mom

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

I do not blog because I think that every little aspect of my life and my son's childhood is adorable/hilarious/praise-worthy. If I did think that, then I'd be posting every 10 minutes, not once a week.

Super Mom: Melissa Lopata

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

When a woman feels creatively, spiritually, and emotionally fulfilled, then she has the mental and physical energy to be the best mom she can be: a Super Mom.