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Time for a Truce in the Mommy Wars

Time for a Truce in the Mommy Wars

Carol Bryant  05.10.2016
Growing up in the 50's, I was told that girls were made of "sugar and spice and everything nice". Boys, on the other hand, were made of...
Enough With The Mommy Shaming!

Enough With The Mommy Shaming!

Tova Leigh  03.29.2016
I love my children with all my heart. They are by far the most treasured people in my life and I want to spend as much time as I can with...
Why I Don't Do Mommy Groups

Why I Don't Do Mommy Groups

Shea Curry  03.24.2016
There are actually several reasons why I don't do Mommy Groups. One reason is that I don't like paying for an activity that requires a...

The Daddy Wars: Where Are They?

Michelle Zunter  03. 5.2016
I recently came across a phenomenon called, "The Mommy Wars." Essentially, this is the idea that women are in constant competition with...
Hidden Health Complications and Motherhood

Hidden Health Complications and Motherhood

Lauren Dillard  02.24.2016
In the daily shuffle, it's easy to forget that there are millions of families living and coping within the confines of their special needs....
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The "Super-Mommy" Myth

Reem Kassis  02.10.2016
You're such a super mom. I really don't know how you are able to work on this project, write a blog, and be a full time parent all at the...
Finding Mom Friends Is Like Dating All Over Again

Finding Mom Friends Is Like Dating All Over Again

Jennifer Petro-Roy  02. 9.2016
We flit in and out of each other's lives like acquaintances at a cocktail party, stopping just long enough to compliment a fancy dress...
Why It's OK If Motherhood Is Your Greatest Accomplishment ... Or Not

Why It's OK If Motherhood Is Your Greatest Accomplishment ... Or Not

Trana Pittam  02. 3.2016
It was shortly before I met my husband and knew with certainty that I would have children someday that Felicity Huffman told 60 Minutes...
7 Things To Tell Yourself When Facebook Makes You Feel Like Crap

7 Things To Tell Yourself When Facebook Makes You Feel Like Crap

Ashley Abramson  01.12.2016
We're so good at giving grace to others, but when it comes to our own parenting, we withhold it -- especially on the internet.
Can We Just Be?

Can We Just Be?

Natalie Thomas  01.11.2016
I've been asked by men and women, young and old, acquaintances and strangers and family and friends. In intimate settings and public forums....
7 Reasons My Epidural Made Me A Better Mom

7 Reasons My Epidural Made Me A Better Mom

Ashley Abramson  12.18.2015
I really believed I couldn't have a healthy baby AND pain medication. Hashtag face in palm.
To The Mom Of The Screaming Toddler At The Park

To The Mom Of The Screaming Toddler At The Park

Mama Bean  12.18.2015
You had a choice, you see, this morning in the sunshine at the park.
I Hated Being A Stay-At-Home Mom

I Hated Being A Stay-At-Home Mom

Liz Lewis  12. 9.2015
Before you come after me with pitchforks, let me explain myself.

Don't Call Me a "Sanctimommy" Just Because I Care About My Kid's Food

Bettina Elias Siegel  12. 7.2015
Over the weekend, Salon published a provocative piece, "Stop telling me I'm poisoning my kids": Food crusaders, sancti-mommies and the...