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It's Frida Kahlo's Birthday! Let's Celebrate With 9 Things You Might Not Know 

Whaddya know, it's Frida Kahlo's birthday! Born July 6, 1907, she'd be 110! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.6.17   |   SHARE
Listen more than you talk. This is going to be hard for you, because you are my child and my mouth runs like a duck’s ass. Image: author.

21 Life Lessons I Want To Share With My Daughter On Her 21st Birthday

Her birth turned my life upside down in the very best way a tiny human can; and through her, I’ve learned some of the most profound life lessons. By Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.11.16   |   SHARE
Third Child Party Favors: My favor to you was providing booze and grilled meats. Image: Thinkstock.

To My Third Son On His First Birthday: I'm Sorry

My first child’s milestones were elaborately marked, photographed, and celebrated with much fanfare... My third child however? Not so much. His first Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   07.5.16   |   SHARE
The author on her birthday. Image: Mamamia.

I Have Terminal Cancer, And I Hate It When You Tell Me To 'Live In The Moment.'

I put too much pressure on this celebration. I put too much pressure on making memories. I put too much pressure on making sure that this birthday Read...
Emma Betts of Mamamia    |   09.25.15   |   SHARE

37 Things I've Learned In My 37 Years

"23. Coffee is full of antioxidants and is therefore a healthy and necessary part of each day." Read...
Jody Allard    |   07.8.15   |   SHARE
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Happy Birthday, Malcolm X—What Can We Learn From His Legacy? 

Malcolm X left this world with compassion, as well as a desire for equality and peace between folks of all ethnicities. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   05.19.15   |   SHARE

This Is What Happens When You Turn 21 On Easter Sunday

According to that fateful day in October, the vision of my pending 21st was a deafeningly loud, "I don't think so." Clad in pastel. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   04.3.15   |   SHARE

Happy Birthday, E.E. Cummings!

Get savvy on the acclaimed writer and poet—it won't take long, his poems are short. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.14.14   |   SHARE
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