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For That Time... Thank You

Reem Kassis | Posted 04.19.2016 | Parents
Reem Kassis

Before being a "hover-mother" or a "free-range" one, before being a "modern hippie" or a "conventional old school" mom, we are all the same thing. We are all mothers.

Yes. I Do Know.

Shari Medini | Posted 02.07.2015 | Parents
Shari Medini

They know that you felt obligated to go to the park because it was 65 degrees in November. They know that you would rather be at home (or more honestly, in bed).

The Friend That Every New Mom Needs

Carissa K | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

A true friend doesn't come with obligation or guilt to remember birthdays or reciprocate social invitations. A true friend comes with the security and power of knowing that they love you always, celebrate your successes no matter what, and feel your heartbreaks deeply.

When Kids End the Friendship But Parents Hang On

GalTime | Posted 04.24.2013 | Parents

You miss the camaraderie you shared with the other parent. You now find yourself wondering if the relationship that felt so real was actually just one born out of convenience. Should you move on and let your mom-friendship continue to fray, or should you try to reclaim the relationship?


Susan H. Berger | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women
Susan H. Berger

I know the drill. I pretend to be incredibly busy checking voicemail in order to avoid glancing her way as I briskly walk by. For a few minutes after seeing her, my heart beats rapidly and my hand trembles.

'It's Not Me, It Is You'

Meredith Gordon | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Meredith Gordon

If there's a room full of people who don't want or need to make friends, there is invariably one in the room who wants and needs to make a friend. That person will, without fail, find me.