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The Debate Over Whether Motherhood Should Be Considered A Job

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 05.07.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I was getting annoyed. Standing there watching the salesman give precedence to a phone caller over a real live customer waiting to pay for a fair amount of merchandise didn't make any sense to me whatsoever.

10 Things This Stay-At-Home Mom Is Grateful for This Holiday Season

Jennifer S. White | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

In this spirit of thankfulness, and also within the reality that daily life as a stay-at-home mom is not always easy or perfect, I'd like to share a few of the things I'm grateful for today.

10 Reasons You're Not Having Sex Today

Meredith Hale | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents
Meredith Hale

Finding time for intimacy with kids around can be hard. By the time they go to bed at night, it's a miracle if you have enough energy to make it to the living room couch without collapsing.

What Not To Say To Parents With Fussy Babies

Holly Klaassen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

Give us a break. Give us a hug! Tell us we're doing great and to hang in there. Better yet, offer to babysit, take our baby for a walk, or bring us a coffee.

The Question of Kissing Your Children

The Next Family | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
The Next Family

Apparently, it feels "awkward" and "weird" and "uncomfortable" to kiss one's children on the mouth.

It's Time to Find Your Tribe

Courtney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
Courtney Fitzgerald

I was just about to hang up my hat and decide that I wasn't a writer that anyone would read when a tiny incident changed everything.

New Parenthood Is A Messy Challenge. This Ad Shows Why It Is Also A Time Of Sheer Delight.

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

There are two ways to look at the early days of parenthood. In one scenario, ages 0 - 4 are like one long practical joke. Babies come with too muc...

3 Words From My Daughter That Made Me Change A Bad Habit

Christine Gross-Loh | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents
Christine Gross-Loh

It had become such a mindless, automatic habit to constantly check in online wherever I was, so automatic that I often didn't realize I was glancing at my screen. But what felt like freedom back in the U.S. -- the freedom to get online wherever I might be -- had actually become a burden.