Parenting

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Consent Is Best: Let's Stop Shaming Mothers Into Breastfeeding

When I first realized I wasn’t going to really breastfeed, I was determined that everyone knew why. We need to stop shaming mothers into Read...
Jacinta Nandi of The Refresh    |   06.13.18   |   SHARE
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There's so much you should've learned in high school.

23 Things You Should Have Learned In High School (But Didn't)

I’d like to teach a high school class called “Sh*t You Should Know To Be An Adult.” There's so much you should've learned in high school. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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Yes, we should be criticizing these straight, cisgender dads. We’ve been far too easy on them for too long.

We're Too Easy On (Straight, Cisgender) Dads

Yes, we should be criticizing these straight, cisgender dads. We’ve been far too easy on them for too long. It’s straight out of the patriarchy Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   06.8.18   |   SHARE
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Managing End Of The School Year Stress When You’re A Single Parent

As much as parents look forward to the end of the school year, it can also be an incredibly stressful time, especially when you're a single mom. Read...
Stacey Freeman    |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
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Be careful what you wish for! I'm raising an outgoing kid and I'm reserved.

Raising An Outgoing Kid When You're Reserved

Be careful what you wish for because at eight years old my son is exactly like his father in this aspect. I'm now raising an outgoing kid and I'm Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   05.24.18   |   SHARE
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Parenting With Your Child's Love Language In Mind​

It’s important parents learn how to speak their child’s love language fluently. It makes a strong foundation for a growing and blossoming Read...
Mariana Plata    |   05.24.18   |   SHARE
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I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works.

I Don’t Want My Children To Inherit My Eating Disorder

I am doing a few things to prevent my children from inheriting my eating disorder, and I’m hoping and wishing and praying that it works. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   05.21.18   |   SHARE
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The Quiet Violence At The Heart Of Motherhood 

From the beginning, mothering and being mothered are both brutal. One day you’ll hurt your mom, I thought. And she’ll hurt you, somehow, without Read...
Kate Washington    |   05.14.18   |   SHARE
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