lessons

“Know what, mama? It’s a good thing I’m good at falling.”

Good At Falling

In a flash, my daughter was back on her feet and just a few steps forward, she was letting herself sink into the snow once more. “I love this, mama! Read...
Pauline Campos    |   12.3.18   |   SHARE
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My Parents Stole My Identity. I Won’t Let Them Steal My Future. 

I’ve built my life from ashes, and I’ve filled it with intentional kindness and trust. My parents stole yesterday. I won’t let them take tomorrow. Read...
Heather Sommerlad    |   10.2.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
Knowing a few compulsive liars over the course of my life has taught me some things.

How To Maintain Your Sanity Around A Compulsive Liar

Knowing a few compulsive liars over the course of my life has taught me some things. Living during Trump’s presidency has reinforced them. Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   09.26.18   |   SHARE
Culture
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I'm Glad I Chose Myself Over My Boyfriend​

I smiled and walked out the door, choosing myself over a guy, choosing my business over a person who wanted me to be someone I no longer was. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   04.25.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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Let's Stop Calling Them "Failed" Relationships

Being vulnerable enough to get into a relationship is a win — is it helpful to think of the experience we gain intimately relating to another as a Read...
Myisha Battle    |   02.27.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
I can foster confidence in hands-on parenting. I'm teaching my child what I never learned.

This Is How It’s Done: Teaching My Child What I Never Learned Growing Up

By learning from my husband what confident parenting looks like, I can foster confidence in hands-on parenting. I'm teaching my child what I never Read...
Leslie Kendall Dye    |   11.22.17   |   SHARE
Families
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Talking To (And Teaching) Our Kids About 9/11

Talking with our kids about tragedy will never be easy, but it will always be important. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.10.17   |   SHARE
Families
Chances are, you actually DON'T know how to raise their kid better than they do.

Judge Other Mothers And The Universe WILL Slap You Right In Your Face

By the time he was two, I was ready to give him to my sister-in-law. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.23.17   |   SHARE
Families