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6 Words That Will End Picky Eating

6 Words That Will End Picky Eating

The Mid  04.28.2015
This system totally eliminates the power struggle that goes along with "getting kids to eat."
Who Has it Harder: The Working Or The Stay-at-Home Parent?

Who Has it Harder: The Working Or The Stay-at-Home Parent?

Natalie Thomas  04.27.2015
We're no longer on an even playing field. We haven't been for some time now. The ground seems slanted, the court warped,the turf tainted....
2 Things Parents Need to Grow

2 Things Parents Need to Grow

Anastasia Gavalas  04.27.2015
Providing children with opportunities to build self-confidence and a strong sense of self is what roots them. Individuals who successfully...
To Those Caring for Sick Children

To Those Caring for Sick Children

Lexi Behrndt  04.27.2015
As a parent of a child who was deeply cared for by a medical team for nearly seven months before he passed, I cannot describe the respect...
Keep Your Hands Off My Cheetos and Other Lessons Learned From My Kids

Keep Your Hands Off My Cheetos and Other Lessons Learned From My Kids

Christine Organ  04.27.2015
Sometimes life is unfair and exhausting. Sometimes it feels like the odds are stacked against us, like everyone has it better and easier,...
The Many Dances of Parenting

The Many Dances of Parenting

Jennifer Bly  04.27.2015
The Chicken Dance: I learned this dance when we were released from the hospital. I remember looking at the nurse and thinking, "Really?...
10 Reasons Motherhood is the Easiest Thing Ever

10 Reasons Motherhood is the Easiest Thing Ever

Iulia Gulia  04.27.2015
Basically, as a mom, your day-to-day involves comfy clothes, resting and playing with your (well-behaved, of course) kiddos. No wonder...
On Postpartum

On Postpartum

Tramanh Phi  04.27.2015
I consider myself a pretty even-keeled person and have a pretty firm grasp over my emotions. Those first two weeks, though... WHEW. It...
The Boy Who Couldn't Be A Cub Scout

The Boy Who Couldn't Be A Cub Scout

Mary Hickey  04.27.2015
Do you know that this boy was born a month too soon? Do you know that in the hospital, I watched him through the glass as warming lights...
What It Really Means To Have A Toddler

What It Really Means To Have A Toddler

April McCormick  04.27.2015
Finding two socks that match is impossible, since the last time they were worn, one was removed in the backyard, the other in the kitchen....
'You Don't Look Like A Mom'

'You Don't Look Like A Mom'

Rachael Boley  04.27.2015
Let's join our sticky, motherhood-soaked hands together and remember that we are all just trying our best. Giving our best. Looking our...
How NOT to Remove a Tick During Breakfast

How NOT to Remove a Tick During Breakfast

Sarah Kooiman  04.27.2015
While I combed my fingers through his hair, I prattled some nonsense about his math homework, hollered at Micah not to pick his nose while...
Embracing The Demise of My Fashion Sense

Embracing The Demise of My Fashion Sense

Brooke Arellano  04.27.2015
There was a time when my designer jeans weren't shoved to the darkest corners of my closet. There was a time when my fancy 4" heels would...
To the Mom Throwing Shade

To the Mom Throwing Shade

Jacqueline Wilson  04.27.2015
You know I saw you because you were directly in my line of sight. You clearly intended for me to see and hear you, so there was no reason...