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This Mother's Day Let's Stop Treating Emotional Labor Like Extra-Credit Work For Men 

...[M]en get a lot of praise for the “extra-credit work” they do in regards to domestic labor (the actual house cleaning and keeping work) and Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   05.9.19   |   SHARE
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Because like my mother, I’m not perfect. I’m just not that type of mom.

Becoming A Mother Helped Me To Forgive My Own

I didn’t see similarities between my mother and I until years later, after I became a mother. The constant conflict hid how my mother and I are alike Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   05.10.18   |   SHARE
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Wouldn’t it be nice to get Mother's Day cards from your kids that showed they actually get you?

11 Mother's Day Cards We Should Be Getting From Our Kids 

Wouldn’t it be nice to get Mother's Day cards from your kids that showed they actually get you? A cards and 15 pounds of good chocolate should about Read...
Sarah Zimmerman    |   05.8.18   |   SHARE
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The pain of losing my pregnancy has set me free from the patriarchal office politics that have dictated so many of my days and so much of my mental space.

Non-Mother’s Day: How My Miscarriage Delivered Me From Secrecy

I called myself “mama” for the first time on the morning of the day that I miscarried. Read...
Christine Kandic Torres    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE
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How Binge-Watching The Golden Girls Brought Me Closer To My Mom

Thanks to The Golden Girls, I was able to see those mother/daughter dynamics play out between two adults. Read...
Melissa Blake    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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21 Ways You Know You're A Mother

14. You believe that being in the pool is basically the same as being in a bath. Chlorine works at least as good as soap. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.8.17   |   SHARE
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Ethically Sourced Gifts Mom Will Love

We’ve made it incredibly easy for you to make ethical, informed purchases with this wonderful Mother’s Day gift guide. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE
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"I have a lifetime of momless moments ahead of me, but I’ve prepared for those since her death. What I hadn’t prepared for was that I’d have to celebrate one of those milestones on a day that I typically spend in mourning."

My Graduation Is On Mother’s Day, But My Mom Won’t Be There

I have a lifetime of momless moments ahead of me, but I’ve prepared for those since her death. What I hadn’t prepared for was that I’d have to Read...
Alaina Leary    |   05.3.17   |   SHARE
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