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Does My Pixie Piss You Off?

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.18.2015 | Women
Lauren Cahn

I cut off my long hair because I wanted short hair. It's really that simple. I didn't do it to piss anyone off. If my pixie pisses you off, just remember: it's mine.

No Amount of Yelling Was Going to Fix This Problem

Heidi Mulligan Walker | Posted 12.07.2014 | Parents
Heidi Mulligan Walker

I never cease to be amazed at the power that using problem solving over punishment or reward can have on actually making situations better. Problem solving has never let us down. Yelling, however, has never worked.

Soccer Mom, Helicopter Mom or Snow Plow Mom?

Andy Braner | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Andy Braner

Parenting today has to be one of the hardest jobs on the planet. I read the back-and-forth articles between business CEO's who think stay-at-home mom...

Is Your Smartphone Stealing Your Joy?

Melissa Maypole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Melissa Maypole

I've been thinking lately, though, about how technology not only connects us but separates us, not just from one another, but from life itself.

I Am The Anti-Soccer Mom

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 01.19.2013 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

I feel guilty because my kids don't do enough, then feel guilty when I make them participate. I came to the point where I had to make a decision for our family.

Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Play Football

David Aronchick | Posted 12.01.2012 | Parents
David Aronchick

I think, as a parent, it is up to us to educate our children the best we can and provide them with the most options possible while advocating for safety measures with our children's Pop Warner, middle school and high school sports associations.

Which Parent are You?

Grown And Flown | Posted 11.12.2012 | Parents
Grown And Flown

There is simply no better place to learn about yourself as a parent than the sidelines of a 12-year-old's soccer game.

Pornographer Or Soccer Mom?

Lynn Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lynn Powell

When a mother in my small Ohio town told me she had just been arrested for child pornography, I had exactly the wrong response: I laughed. Later on, I realized the damage done when fiercely held assumptions and rigid principles become more important than people's lives.

5 Signs You're Not a Sports Mom

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

I'm wondering if it's time to rethink the label "soccer mom" for myself.

Tea Party Excess?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I'm not saying the Tea Party wackadoodles shouldn't be exposed by the Left, to show the lunacy and nastiness being openly displayed by some Tea Partiers. But it doesn't mean the movement itself is solely comprised of such gadflies.

Meleanie Hain: Gun-Carrying Soccer Mom, Husband Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

The Associated Press | Mark Scolforo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LEBANON, Pa. - A soccer mom who was thrust into the national gun-rights debate after taking a loaded pistol to youth sports events was killed by her h...