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27 Things That Made Me Cry When I Took My Kid To College

27 Things That Made Me Cry When I Took My Kid To College

Peyton Price  08.31.2015
25. Choking and sputtering at that first drive-thru order of just four burgers instead of "six burgers, please, two with double patties...
How To Beat The Monday Morning Mommy Blues

How To Beat The Monday Morning Mommy Blues

Rachel Brehm  08.31.2015
It all starts on Sunday afternoon. That overwhelming sensation that the weekend is coming to an end, the ominous notion that Monday is...
The Hidden Perk Of Parenting That Has Nothing To Do With Your Kids

The Hidden Perk Of Parenting That Has Nothing To Do With Your Kids

Rachel Brehm  08.28.2015
Since the birth of my twins, I have talked to more people, made more new friends, and generally experienced a more extroverted lifestyle...
It's National Breastfeeding Month, And For The First Time, I'm Not Sad Or Angry

It's National Breastfeeding Month, And For The First Time, I'm Not Sad Or Angry

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn  08.28.2015
When I nearly died from complications after delivering our twins, I grieved one thing possibly more than any other: the loss of my ability...
Teach Kids How to Not Get Hit by a Car

Teach Kids How to Not Get Hit by a Car

Kate Carr  08.28.2015
A sure sign that kids are back to school is that crossing guards are in place, directing the careful choreography involved when kids and...
6 Life Lessons I've Learned From Preschool Children

6 Life Lessons I've Learned From Preschool Children

Vicki Palmer  08.28.2015
They are positive, enthusiastic and energetic. They make friends easily and are walking, talking sponges, ready to learn and absorb all...
10 Signs That You're Ready for the Kids to Go Back to School

10 Signs That You're Ready for the Kids to Go Back to School

Lynn Perkins  08.27.2015
It's tough to give up the more leisurely pace of summer break and a bit sad to see the time go by so quickly, but there's no denying the...
The Parenting Cliché I Cannot Stand

The Parenting Cliché I Cannot Stand

Rachel Farrell  08.27.2015
Yes, I know, and I agree: Motherhood is precious. Babies are miracles. Time goes too fast. The days are long, but the years are short....

How I Overcame Working Mom Guilt

Lantern  08.26.2015
Yes, I always left the office by six o'clock so that I could be home to hear about my kids' days, help with homework, and just hang out...
A Mother's End-Of-Summer Love Note

A Mother's End-Of-Summer Love Note

Jennifer S. White  08.26.2015
So much of my life has been this space between managing my reactions with the authenticity of internal need and awareness of this reaction...
5 Simple Ways to Slow Down

5 Simple Ways to Slow Down

Andi Wickman  08.26.2015
We all talk about slowing down time and enjoying the moments but the moments are pure chaos with kids. We always want and hope for this...
Why Our Daughters Should Play More Video Games

Why Our Daughters Should Play More Video Games

Samantha Parent  08.26.2015
At first, I was resistant to the idea of my young girls (ages 7 and 11) playing video games. My sons -- and husband -- have always been...
6 Steps to Deleting the 'R' Word

6 Steps to Deleting the 'R' Word

Chester Goad, Ed.D.   08.26.2015
The next time you see a middle-schooler or even a peer use derogatory terms, make faces or inappropriate impressions or gestures related...
Why American Companies Should Start Promoting Moms

Why American Companies Should Start Promoting Moms

Hilary Young  08.26.2015
The day I became a mother I signed some invisible pact to take on more in one day than I ever thought possible and somehow get it all done....