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Mom Wars

18 Annoying Things I Don't Want to Hear About Your Child

Mommy Nearest | Posted 11.06.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Friends, if you say any of the following things to me, know that I still love you and your child, but I'm also going to have a good chuckle at your expense later.

14 Moms We All Know, And May -- Or May Not -- Love

Joni Edelman | Posted 09.11.2015 | Parents
Joni Edelman

It takes all kinds. No really. It takes ALL kinds. It even takes the kinds you don't necessarily like so much as tolerate. If you're lucky enough to have a tribe of mom friends, even if you just go to the park to skulk and observe, you'll recognize these moms. They are everywhere.

5 Perfectly Good Reasons You're NOT a Bad Mom

Julie Maida | Posted 09.10.2015 | Parents
Julie Maida

I don't believe there is such thing as a "bad" mom. We are all just doing the best we can with the tools we have. If your mind immediately jumped to, 'Yeah, but what about those moms on the news who...' understand I mean those moms too.

Look at All That Green Grass: The Motherhood Trap

Shannon Day | Posted 08.14.2016 | Parents
Shannon Day

Naturally, as mothers, we compare and contrast ourselves to other moms. Every day, as we go about our lives, we are consciously and subconsciously assessing the way we live in comparison to others.

Moms: Enough Is Enough

Holly Rust | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
Holly Rust

Why do we live in a world where people deem themselves to be so self-righteous that they can publicly insult another human being? Am I perfect? No. Have I had my outbursts in the car at other distracted drivers? Yes. But I would never approach a complete stranger, in person or online, and give them my mean-girl, unsolicited opinion.

Dear Moms, Here's Why I Don't Care If You Work

Julie Maida | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Julie Maida

I care about who you are, how we relate to one another, and what motivates you. I care about what matters, and I really don't care about the rest.

Ain't Nobody Got Time to be the Perfect Parent

Jessica Bensten | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Jessica Bensten

There is so much competition to be "the best." Where did all of this competition come from? I just have to be honest and say I'm never going to be the World's Best Parent. I've got some bad news for you too...it's probably not going to be you, either.

Shape Your Mommy Legacy

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Kathryn Sollmann

It's all a matter of perception and communication. When children are home they often see mothers preparing meals, helping with homework, folding laundry and doing other tasks that seem familiar, easy and routine. They're not as aware of what else mothers out of the full-time workforce do while children are at school.

The Mom Wars Conspiracy

Toni Nagy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Toni Nagy

We can point fingers and argue over the biological realities and psychological influences, but that is missing the point. Moms and dads feel inadequate, as it were only their fault that they can't be two in places at one time, when in reality, they are dealing with a systemic problem.