Parenting

What I Learned About Self-Care After Turning 30

I was so consumed with being selfless that I never stopped to take care of myself, and it all came to a head. Now after turning 30 things have Read...
Allison Cooper    |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
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But sometimes when I’m going through all of these emotions, I’m hard on myself and use that “lazy mom” label.

I'm Not A Lazy Mom, I'm In Survival Mode

I can't just embrace the chaos. I wish I could follow the advice: “Stop stressing, Allison, you work full time, stop comparing yourself to mothers Read...
Allison Cooper    |   10.8.17   |   SHARE
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I'm Postpartum — Please Stop Talking To Me About How I Look

There’s so much going on with a postpartum mom, so much more than meets the eye, and we need to be aware of that. Stop talking about her body! Read...
Allison Cooper    |   10.2.17   |   SHARE
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I'm learning to let go of my perfectionism.

On Learning To Let Go Of My Perfectionism

I am a compulsive memorizer. I am terrified of making a mistake, ever. But I'm learning to let go of my perfectionism. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   09.29.17   |   SHARE
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Many believe that validating a child’s feelings, always, leads to whiny, clingy, entitled children. That just isn’t the case.

Validating A Child Doesn't Mean Coddling Them

Validating a child isn't telling them what's worth or not worth crying over. We don't get to judge our kids for having a different perspective. Read...
Sam Milam    |   09.27.17   |   SHARE
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Photo courtesy of the author.

Good Fathers Are Not Saints

An equitably responsible life between a man and a woman should not be seen as a rare wonder, but an expectation. Read...
Amy Monticello    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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The world is inherently full of risk, and to be honest, travelling doesn’t elevate that risk much.

Why I Sent My 6-Year-Old To London Alone After The Terrorist Attacks

My mother called me the morning after the terrorist Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.12.17   |   SHARE
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We can stop gaslighting our children by changing our perspective.

Stop Gaslighting Your Kids

We can teach our children resilience, empathy, and compassion by modeling those behaviors with them. And most importantly, we stop gaslighting them. Read...
Sam Milam    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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