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What Nobody Tells You About the First 3 Months of Motherhood

Catherine Alford | Posted 08.23.2014 | Parents
Catherine Alford

Just like marriage and weddings, all society really shows us of motherhood is the romance, the surface story that everyone dreams of and simultaneously hides behind.

How To Raise A Punk

Andrea Blaugrund Nevins | Posted 01.04.2012 | Parents
Andrea Blaugrund Nevins

My third child was still a toddler when it became clear he was the punker his older siblings weren't. If they said something that even slightly smacked of pandering to his diminutive size or age, he'd look them right in the eye and tear up the artwork they'd just brought home.

'Speak To The Baby!' And Other Rules About Speech We Don't Need To Follow

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 01.03.2012 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

During the times I was alone with the baby and the toddler was at preschool, I treasured the moments of quiet, relishing in the child that could not yet talk. As Phyllis Diller so eloquently put: "We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up."