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Why I Won't Make My Daughter 'Play Nice'

It probably isn’t the sort of parenting moment that is supposed to make a mother proud — the hitting, growling, and otherwise uncivilized decorum... Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   08.28.17   |   SHARE
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How To Buy A House: A 15-Step Guide To Finding (And BUYING) The Home Of Your Dreams

A good realtor will handhold you a little bit, without treating you like a moron (even if you are a moron.) Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.21.17   |   SHARE
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Being Pro-Choice Means Respecting My Choice To Not Have Kids

Assuming all women want to bear children is as anti-feminist and reductive as we can get — despite how often I’m on the receiving end of these Read...
Alexis Dent    |   08.21.17   |   SHARE
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Visitation exchanges need not be police matters or events that create patterns of family dysfunction in the children we love.

What Should A Custody Exchange Look Like? 10 Ways To More Peace

What should a custody exchange look like and how do co-parents manage to keep them peaceful and productive? Read...
Divorce Warrior of DivorcedMoms    |   08.16.17   |   SHARE
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Perfect Family Envy: Letting Go & Learning To Love What You Have

I’ve been that single mom perusing my friend’s pages on social media as their catalog-like family portraits, holiday photos, and tales of family Read...
Divorce Warrior of DivorcedMoms    |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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That Time I Found A Tumor On My Baby

The night I discovered that tumor on her back was essentially just like any other. Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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When an entirely unplanned (not even enough time to save money for) vacation opportunity landed in my lap, I said “yes” instead of passing as the typical me would.

How Travel Allowed Me To Reconnect With My Family

Family travel helped me see what I'd been missing out on. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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I Went On A Kid-Less Vacation And All I Got Was An Emotional Breakdown (And Some Pretty Great Clarity)

No one ever told me that relaxing would be such a hard thing to do. Read...
Jonita Davis    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
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