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Is This the Little Girl I Carried?

Is This the Little Girl I Carried?

Leslie Kendall Dye  04. 9.2015
She's mesmerized by the girls, and I'm fascinated by her. I can feel her leaning into them. We are social animals and her timer has gone...
10 Signs It's Time For Umbrella Drinks

10 Signs It's Time For Umbrella Drinks

Courtney Reynolds  04. 9.2015
For those who live in warm climates, I'm happy for you (not really). But for the rest of us who shivered our way through the season with...
Top Parenting Experts Take On Sibling Rivalry

Top Parenting Experts Take On Sibling Rivalry

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter  04. 8.2015
In honor of National Siblings Day (April 10), I asked a few of our top experts in the field of sibling relationships to offer the number...
The Many Reasons 'Toddlers Are A**holes' In Under 3 Minutes

The Many Reasons 'Toddlers Are A**holes' In Under 3 Minutes

Caroline Bologna  04. 8.2015
A new book from Bunmi Laditan might be just what parents need to get through the vortex of exhaustion known as "the toddler years." With...
10 Times You Wish You Had A Mute Button For Your Toddler

10 Times You Wish You Had A Mute Button For Your Toddler

Holly Rust  04. 3.2015
How much easier would our lives be if these little people didn't have permanent megaphones attached to their mouths, or if they knew when...
The 6 Rules Of Preschool Fight Club

The 6 Rules Of Preschool Fight Club

Elizabeth Broadbent  04. 3.2015
The first rule of Preschool Fight Club: You must talk about Preschool Fight Club. You must talk to the participants so they know the limits...
This Touching 'Wrecking Ball' Lip-Sync Will Hit You Hard In The Feels

This Touching 'Wrecking Ball' Lip-Sync Will Hit You Hard In The Feels

Cameron Keady  04. 2.2015
This lip-sync comes in with more force than a "Wrecking Ball." Nathaly Hernandez, aged just 2 and a half years, loves to mouth the words...
The 5 Stages of Being Woken Up Too Early By Your Kids

The 5 Stages of Being Woken Up Too Early By Your Kids

Bethany Neumeyer  04. 1.2015
This isn't happening. This IS. NOT. HAPPENING. This is just a horrible dream. It is way too early for them to be awake.
Teaching my Daughter That Her Voice Matters

Teaching my Daughter That Her Voice Matters

Becky Tountas  04. 1.2015
Every time I hear her loudly demanding to watch Frozen again or asking for the RED cat shirt, not the white one, I think to myself: Yes,...
Parenting's 10 Plagues

Parenting's 10 Plagues

Katia Bishops  04. 1.2015
The bible recounts the 10 plagues with which God struck the Egyptian Pharaoh and his people. Home confinement opened my eyes to a whole...
5 Things Corporate America Taught Me About Motherhood

5 Things Corporate America Taught Me About Motherhood

Meredith Hale  04. 1.2015
It was one of those moments where I just wanted to crawl into bed and emerge 18 years later. Was I really going to survive these early...
When Your Child Walks Away Happy

When Your Child Walks Away Happy

Laura Lifshitz  03.30.2015
The confident girl who walked away from us without blinking an eye is maybe coming back to us, her loving and worried parents.
The (Genderqueer) Kid I Never Expected

The (Genderqueer) Kid I Never Expected

Julie Tarney  03.30.2015
When Harry told me at age 2 that "inside" his head he was a girl, I have to admit it was an unexpected moment. And it took me awhile to...
The One Thing You Need To Know Before Having Two Kids

The One Thing You Need To Know Before Having Two Kids

Lyz Lenz  03.27.2015
I didn't handle the transition from one to two kids very well. I've been trying to figure out why. Maybe it was just more overwhelming...