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Are Arab Bombs Deadlier Than Irish Bombs?

Monique El-Faizy | Posted 04.26.2014 | World
Monique El-Faizy

The IRA set off bombs in pubs, department stores, shopping centers, and subway stations and on busy roadways. There was no way to know what their target might be and when they might choose to strike. Yes, Egypt could still deteriorate that far, but it hasn't yet.

22 Unexpected Gifts Of Having Twins

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.15.2014 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Holding a baby is delicious -- but holding your two infants at the same time is nothing short of a miracle.

You Know You're The Mom of a Girl If...

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

You do more pretend cooking in a miniature kitchen than you do actual cooking in the full-sized one (and frankly, you're not sure which meals taste better).

10 Ways to Deal With a Child's New Diagnosis

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 11.20.2012 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

At about 2 ½, M was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder. From that point on, it was an emotional roller coaster filled with ups and downs, different doctors, confusing information, conflicting info from school and of course way too much Googling by Mom.

11 Phrases We Should Teach Our Children to Say

Jenny Isenman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

If this tiny, guileless thought could make me feel so great, why can't we train our children to say things that will make us feel hipper, younger and smarter?

Camp Phone Calls Could End A Marriage

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

It's sleepaway camp season and everyone is getting their calls from the kiddos. I've found a pattern: I desperately want to strangle my husband after each call.

Why is Sending Kids to Sleepaway Camp so Freakin' Stressful?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Sending the kids to camp is supposed to be this delightfully awesome time of freedom and reprieve, but it's not for me.

How to Scar Children for Life or When Bedazzling Goes TOO Far

Jenny Isenman | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

At a baseball game recently, a mom friend and I were having a bout of witty banter that went terribly, horribly, irrefutably awry.

I'm Pregnant! Where's The Buffet?!

Catherine McCord | Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents
Catherine McCord

I had just discovered I was pregnant with my first child. Most women in my shoes would be making lists of names, mentally designing the nursery or simply immersing themselves in baby bliss. I was reveling because I could finally eat whatever the hell I wanted.