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#CleaningGoals don't always translate so well into reality. (Image Credit: Gemma Hartley)

My Cleaning List Is A Thing Of Beauty, But My House Is A Hot Mess

If you were to walk into my house on any given day, you wouldn’t know that I am an efficient and organized person. I would, of course, disagree. In Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
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If kids get rewarded for chores, moms should get theirs too. (Image Credit: Think Stock)

Chore Motivation For Busy-Ass Moms: Rewards (Of Course)

Plenty of moms out there hate housework as much as their kids do, but there is no fairy godmother en route to tidy up for us. Here's how to get those Read...
Sarah Fader    |   09.13.16   |   SHARE
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I only took a few drags, not sure how I would handle it, and not wanting to get too altered, after all these years. Image: Thinkstock.

Domestic Dope: One Housewife, Half A Gram, And A Clean-A** House

I’ll be the first to admit that a large part of my twenties was spent in a euphoric haze brought on by fairly regular pot smoking. I loved the stuff Read...
Anonymous    |   07.27.16   |   SHARE
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Motherhood brings with it many occupational hazards. Image: Thinkstock.

A Million Mom Steps That Have To Happen In Order To Watch Freaking TV

Now, I would love to sit down and watch a movie without interruptions as well. But alas, motherhood brings with it many occupational hazards. Read...
Christine Lometti    |   06.7.16   |   SHARE
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Unfriending My Old Friend, Guilt

I don’t like my old friend Guilt very much. We are not BFFs. She smells funny, and I don’t appreciate her company. Read...
Tamarah Rockwood    |   07.31.15   |   SHARE
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5 Reasons My Room Is Immaculately Clean

"Who puts folded shirts on top of your closet shelf? I can hardly reach the hangers, alone. Honestly, people." Read...
Tamarah Rockwood    |   05.14.15   |   SHARE
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I'm A Domestic Disaster: Does That Make Me A Bad Woman?

Yesterday, it happened again: While attempting to make breakfast, the kitchen transformed into a stage for my latest unintended slapstick routine. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   08.25.14   |   SHARE
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What are the Rights of Pregnant Women in America?

Walmart abused a pregnant employee and subsequently fired her. But what exactly were Candis Riggins' rights to begin with? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   08.5.14   |   SHARE
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