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The Inconvenience Of Motherhood

Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable.

Like accidentally seeing your parents naked, ambivalence about motherhood makes people uncomfortable.

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I Want To Be Like My 12-Year-Old Daughter When I Grow Up​

My daughter moves unabashedly through this world taking up as much space as she damn well pleases.

My daughter moves unabashedly through this world taking up as much space as she damn well pleases. I want to be like my 12-year-old daughter!

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Fear Not The Empty Nest: A Mother's Reflection

I will always be a parent, always the mom, our home will always be their home, but they’ve outgrown life here.

I will always be a parent, always the mom, our home will always be their home, but they’ve outgrown life here and that's my new normal.

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Frequently Asked Questions About My Neurodivergent Kid That Shouldn't Be Asked So Frequently

5. Are you taking care of yourself?

Every time I complain about the difficulty of parenting, whether the child is neurodivergent or absolutely 100% neurotypical, someone drops in my mentions to tell me either A. Children are a blessed gift from heaven that should never be taken for granted or (even less helpful) B. UR DOING IT WRONG.

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My Mother Is Alive And I Mourn Her Every Day

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The truth is, I have no idea where she is. I don’t even know if my mother is alive. I haven’t spoken to my mother for eight years.

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Why I Let My Son Believe In The Tooth Fairy

When he looked up at me with his big, brown eyes and asked, “Mommy is the tooth fairy real?”

My son had just lost another tooth. When he looked up at me with his big, brown eyes and asked, “Mommy is the tooth fairy real?”

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Finding My Unsolvable Mother In Her Left-Behind Crossword Puzzles​

I had retrieved at least one constant in my mother’s life: her love of puzzles and word games.

Looking at her left-behind crossword puzzles, I had retrieved at least one constant in my mother’s life: her love of puzzles and word games.

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18 Things Your Kid Should Know Before They Go Off To College

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The time has come. College is a wonderful time but here are a few things you might want to tell your little parasite before they go.

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Talking To Toddlers About Death And Poultry Is Unnerving

My kid, who turned three the day after Mary the duckling died, wasn’t old enough to get any of it.

My kid, who turned three the day after Mary the duckling died, wasn’t old enough to get any of it. Yet talking to toddlers about death is part of life.

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Mothers In Medicine Made My PPD Bearable

“Oh honey, you’re doing great. I know, I’ve been there. And we’re going to get you through this.”

Mothers in the medical field got me into support groups, onto meds, and back into life again. I am so grateful for mothers in medicine.

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