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Why Mothers Are Just Different Than Anyone Else

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Our relationship with our mom is just different than any other relationship we'll ever have. As a mother of three, I've found this to be true. I am a mom, and with that has come a completely different perspective.

My Mom May Be Gone, But She Left Some Amazing Things Behind

Jim Higley | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Jim Higley

It was sudden. A load of clothes still in the dryer. A letter in her typewriter still waiting to be finished. And a dentist appointment on the calendar at the exact time hundreds of people ultimately gathered for her funeral.

Advice from Mom: It's Never Too Late... Until It Is

Mary Novaria | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

My bliss is different from my mom's. I don't have a bucket list and I don't have a manic need to rush out and make grand plans. What does feel compelling and urgent is that I embrace what is, that I don't worry so much, that I stay present and grateful.

Home Economics: Give Mom a Little (Professional) Respect

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alyson Gounden Rock

This Mother's Day, we can all do three things that will bolster mom's value and support gender equality. We can stop making throwaway negative comments about mothers. We can acknowledge that mothers do real work, and we can value that work more highly.

6 Lessons I'm Proud To Say I Learned From My Mom

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

Yes, my mom has encouraged me to enjoy this time, but she's also very honest about how freaking hard it is to be home with your kids every day.

20 Reasons I'm Not a Cool Mom

Sarah Bregel | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

12. If you can put on no less than 14 different outfits a day a warp speed without a problem, you can most definitely dress yourself for school. I will, however, gladly help with tricky buttons.

How Is Being a Good Boss Just Like Being a Good Parent?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This is the most important one. Your boss, like your parent, should be aiming for your success. If you don't feel like your boss is looking for ways to help further your career, or worse, is trying to sabotage you, then you don't have a boss -- you have a problem.

A Mother's Day Reflection

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, your relationship with your mom is probably the most significant in your life because, well, she was the first person you met! I say significant instead of important, life-changing, or loving because every mother/child relationship is different.

Mother's Day 2.0: Top 5 Tech Gifts for Moms

Melissa Thompson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Melissa Thompson

Give the gift of connection this Mother's Day with cutting-edge tech gifts -- from in-the-womb baby monitoring to app-enabled massages on-demand. Here are five Mom 2.0 gift picks.

Is That Bouquet Toxic?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Thinking about sending flowers to mom? It's a beautiful gesture -- who doesn't love to come home to a fragrant bouquet on her doorstep? But please don...

'Mom' Finale Gets Somber

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 04.12.2014 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pregnant teenager, the daughter of an unmarried mother and granddaughter of another, is repeating family history. Does she deci...

CBS Renews Basically Everything

Posted 03.13.2014 | TV

CBS renewed 18 of its series on Thursday, March 13. The renewals included nine dramas, all of its reality shows, and all but one of its comedies. ...

The 17 Stages Of Your Mom Joining Facebook

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy

You knew this day would come, but somehow, you're still not quite prepared. We feel you. Take a deep breath and realize that your social media life, a...

Parents: Teach Your Kids That Women Rock!

Neale Godfrey | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

We know that every mom is a hero to her children, but how well do your children really know you? How much of your life and history do you share?

DOCUMENTARY: How One Email Changed One Guy's Life... Forever

Tony Potts | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

For anyone who has been adopted, adopted or had friends and family who were adopted, this film is incredibly resonant.

What I Wish I'd Known About Breastfeeding

Kara Pogue | Posted 04.26.2014 | Parents
Kara Pogue

I do wish I had realized that just because something is biological or natural, doesn't mean it comes without struggle. It's such a simple thought, but I think it was lost on me in those early days when I was short on sleep and high on anxiety.

Meet the Morphmoms

Kathleen Smith | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Kathleen Smith

So, you say to yourself, a blog about morphmoms. Sounds great, you say. Just one question: What is a morphmom? Well, I'm one. But this blog isn't ...

Here's How Brands Are Leveraging The Olympics

Beverly Macy | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Beverly Macy

Peter Ueberroth, who ended up with a nearly $250 million surplus from the 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles, was named TIME's Man of the Year in 1984 and brands have been leveraging that gold ever since.

Ever Have a Panic Attack?!

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

My son was 10 minutes late to the car today after school. And the level of panic I felt was, well, definitely excessive and probably not normal. But ...

What Getting a Job Feels Like Once You're a Mother

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Katie Mgongolwa

Here's the thing: I don't completely want to get back in the game. I want to spend every minute soaking up my daughter's sunshine. You miss stuff when you're gone.

Allison Janney on TV, Film, Life and Love

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

"I want to find a man who will be in love with me and take care of me, and I will love him and take care of him. I want to find love so badly. They say if you don't look, then it will come, but I desperately want to find a relationship that works for me."

I'm Keeping This Kid I Found Lost on the Streets of London!

Laura Wellington | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Laura Wellington

Many moms inadvertently misplace their own inner-child as they endeavor to raise their own children. Playfulness gives way to responsibility. As such, we begin "growing up" beyond what is good or healthy for us -- truly to the detriment of ourselves and our entire families.

Trolling for Chum On Craigslist: When Puppies Become Puppy Chow!

Laura Wellington | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Laura Wellington

If you find yourself caught in the situation where someone would like to adopt your pet, my suggestion would be to check out a few personal references as well as your pet's potentially new living environment first hand before agreeing to do so.

You Are What You Eat? You Are What You Repeat

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

You are not your negative or disempowered thoughts. They are temporary, if you want them to be. Your true state is one of possibility, joy, ease and purpose, so dig in and repeat that.

7 Tips on Finding a Balance Between Work and Motherhood

Sojourner Marable Grimmett | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Sojourner Marable Grimmett

Maternity leave gave me time to collect my thoughts and prioritize my life. Before returning to work, I decided to modify my work schedule in this manner.