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Little Feats: Life Lessons I Learned From New Motherhood

Little Feats: Life Lessons I Learned From New Motherhood

40 Percent and Rising  03. 4.2015
In November 2014, I gave birth to a new venture: a baby boy named James. He's pretty cute if I say so myself, and has so drastically altered...
10 Signs You Have A Newborn

10 Signs You Have A Newborn

Toni Hammer  03. 4.2015
Every article of clothing labeled "Dry Clean Only" has been packed up and put in the back of the closet, because that ain't happening anytime...
A Letter To My Daughter On Her Second Birthday

A Letter To My Daughter On Her Second Birthday

Becky Tountas  03. 3.2015
May you always be so proud of your body -- pointing out your beautiful belly and happy to see your reflection in the mirror. You only...
On Bribing Small Children

On Bribing Small Children

Kim Caloca  03. 3.2015
When I saw this picture, my eyes welled with tears. Because she captured a real moment. A moment that I would have gladly given five ice...
Evolution of the Family Dog

Evolution of the Family Dog

Amanda Rumore  03. 3.2015
When I became pregnant, every adult I knew that had both children and dogs were quick to relay that my days of prioritizing Gigi were dwindling....
My Problem With Being Present

My Problem With Being Present

Dina L. Relles  03. 3.2015
This is how I live. Looking out more than in. Worrying about perception, appeasing others more than asserting myself. Never acknowledging...
Ready or Not: A Birth Story

Ready or Not: A Birth Story

Lisa Page Rosenberg  03. 3.2015
During my pregnancy my husband, Mr. Rosenberg, kept me supplied with the white bread sandwiches I was craving. He didn't complain when...
Do Twins Run In The Family?

Do Twins Run In The Family?

Pamela Alma Weymouth  03. 3.2015
While I imagine this question is intended as a pleasant conversation starter, what people don't realize is that the answer for many of...
Truthful Tuesday

Truthful Tuesday

Kerry Lyons  03. 3.2015
We are a happy family -- thank God for that! But I'm not always snapping pictures, we're not always smiling and you can be darn sure that...
The Passionate Parenting Manifesto

The Passionate Parenting Manifesto

Dr. Shelley Prevost  03. 3.2015
What began as a creep toward adolescence now feels like a full on gallop toward adulthood. I can't stop it, nor do I want to. But I have...
What It Took For My Husband And Me To Become A Family

What It Took For My Husband And Me To Become A Family

Christine Haughney Dare-Bryan  03. 3.2015
When does a family become a family? Does it start when a couple adopts its first dog? The day a child is born? The moment the wheels lift...
My Daughter Is A Gift, But Her Autism Is Not

My Daughter Is A Gift, But Her Autism Is Not

Ravishly  03. 3.2015
She is both crushingly disabled by autism and absolutely, emphatically her own self. She is a gift, that much is true. But her autism,...
What 'The Dress' Teaches Us About Autism

What 'The Dress' Teaches Us About Autism

Mary Hickey  03. 2.2015
In this brief Internet phenomenon, we have all learned something about the frustration of not being able see as others do. We have learned...
My Son Doesn't 'Get' Math

My Son Doesn't 'Get' Math

Stephanie Laing  03. 2.2015
He's wise beyond his years and is so good at guitar, he's a teacher and a student, 7th grade doesn't even apply. So he doesn't "get" math,...