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Excuse Me While I Lather My Child In This Toxic Death Cream

Sarah Kallies | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Sarah Kallies

I've had it. Please, and I mean this from the bottom of my overly exhausted heart, take your scientific pie chart and shove it.

Facebook Made Me Realize I'm Not A Superhero

Angela Ashton Smith | Posted 05.25.2016 | Parents
Angela Ashton Smith

The other day, scrolling through my regular news feed on Facebook, I broke down. I dropped the façade of the superhero mother who is completely at peace with her child's autism, and realized I was human.

How to Outwit an Olympic Mom

LJ Charleston | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
LJ Charleston

We've all met Olympic Mom. She is the ultimate competitor. If medals were awarded for motherhood, she has her sight set on the gold.

You Are Supermom and So Are You

Jessica Watson | Posted 10.31.2013 | Parents
Jessica Watson

No matter how elaborately your neighbor organized her daughter's lemonade stand, no matter how perfectly manicured your sister-in-law's nails are and no matter how many runny-nosed children your best friend manages to entertain in her minivan, there is no supermom.

The Mompetitors: Can't Stop, Can't Win

Jill Herzig | Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents
Jill Herzig

I grew up in the '60s and '70s, when motherhood was a different ball game. No one suggested that my mom do half the things that mothers feel compelled to do in 2012.

The Endless Summer Conversation Loop of Suburban Moms

Jen M.L. | Posted 09.10.2012 | Parents
Jen M.L.

I should know better by now. If I leave my house I'm going to encounter people who bug me.

Should Parents Sell Girl Scout Cookies for their Daughters?

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.19.2012 | Parents
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Should parents be doing the selling for their kids?