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But now the jig was officially up. My daughter knew Santa isn't real.

Why Telling My Daughter "Santa Isn't Real" Was More Liberating Than Sad      

The jig was officially up. My daughter knew Santa isn't real. Had I ruined Christmas? Destroyed her sense of childlike wonder? Killed her holiday Read...
Sarah Bregel    |   12.15.17   |   SHARE
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Why the hell didn’t anyone remind me how hard the toddler years are?

Why Didn't Someone Remind Me How Hard The Toddler Years Are?

Why the hell didn’t anyone remind me how hard the toddler years are? I’m taking all the mental notes on how to survive the toddler years. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   12.15.17   |   SHARE
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My Family Doesn't Celebrate Holidays, But I Do 

Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa are nearly here. So, what do you do when your family doesn’t celebrate any holidays whatsoever? Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   12.12.17   |   SHARE
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Help! My family loves Trump.

How To Love Your Family That Loves Trump 

Family is family and long after this president is out of office. Here is how I intend to keep my relationship even though my family loves Trump. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   12.11.17   |   SHARE
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If you happen to have a homophobic family and are bringing your new girlfriend home for the first time, you’re probably feeling so stressed.

Introducing Your Partner To Your Homophobic Aunt: A Holiday Guide         

If you happen to have a homophobic family and are bringing your new girlfriend home for the first time, you’re probably feeling so stressed. Read...
Zara Barrie    |   12.8.17   |   SHARE
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Dear Mom: I'm A Stripper (Image: Reese Piper)

Dear Mom: I’m A Stripper 

This isn’t what you pictured for me at 26, I know, but it’s the best job for me. I transform into a primped, brazen stripper three days a week. Read...
Reese Piper    |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
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Yule is a promise: winter sucks, but spring will come again.

Centering Yule During A Month Full Of Christmas

After the solstice, the light very slowly begins to return, and every day is a little longer. Yule is a promise: winter sucks, but spring will come Read...
Katherine DM Clover    |   12.5.17   |   SHARE
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Disney can be exhausting if you don’t enter the parks with a plan.

7 Ways To Make It Through A Disney Trip Without Wanting To Leave Your Family

Disney can be exhausting if you don’t enter the parks with a plan, use your Fast Passes strategically, and always know where they nearest Starbucks Read...
Allison Cooper    |   12.4.17   |   SHARE
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