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7 Of The Most Ridiculous Things My Kids Are Freaking Out About

This is not an exhaustive list, of the most ridiculous things my kids are freaking out about, but I am an exhausted mother. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.26.18   |   SHARE
So, let’s clear something up right now: You have a right to feel your feelings. Full stop.

Feel Your Feelings And Don't Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise

Feelings are important. I don’t mean this in a trite, self-help sort of way. I mean, you have a right to your feelings. Full stop. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
The things happening to my body are both unexpected and unwelcome. Image: Thinkstock.

7 Things To Know About Perimenopause (AKA Why I'm Crying/Yelling/Bleeding Everywhere)

I’m not mourning the loss of fertility. I’m mostly just waiting to see what happens next, like some sort of hormonal roulette. I’m writing this for Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.26.16   |   SHARE
Ella. NOT going to school.

Why I Did Not Force My Hysterical Child To Go To Kindergarten

I tried to gently push her toward the door. More crying. I tried to enlist the teacher. More crying. I tried to convince her that the other children Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.13.15   |   SHARE

5 Things Friday: Parenting Pitfalls

Becoming a parent is a blessed and sacred event. Never has there been a more life altering experience. No, seriously. Things you could never imagine Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.29.15   |   SHARE