Children

I wish I had a mother. I don’t miss her; I do miss the idea of her.

I Wish I Had A Mother

Biologically speaking, I do have a "mother." There is a woman somewhere who gave birth to me. But that's not a mom and I really wish I had a mother! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
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What can you do for your kids after tragedy? We have some helpful tips!

7 Things You Can Do For Your Kids After Tragedy

Following a tragedy we are left devastated and desperate for answers. And what about our kids? Here are 7 things you can do for your kids after Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.2.17   |   SHARE
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Even as a kid, I think understood the song was a metaphor

Dragons Live Forever

This cartoon was about a friendly, magical dragon having nautical adventures, but it filled me with a terrible sense of dread, not unlike the feeling Read...
Amanda Parrish Morgan    |   09.12.17   |   SHARE
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"I learn something new from them almost daily, in large part because they have generously made space for me in their lives."

My Children Taught Me How To Be A Good Mom

I learn something new from my children almost daily, in large part because they have generously made space for me in their lives. Read...
Candace Karu of Role Reboot    |   06.30.17   |   SHARE
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New Parenting Trend: Banking Kid's Baby Teeth

One thing is for sure: it’s a heck of a lot easier to bank your child’s teeth that to deal with coordinating banking umbilical cord blood as soon as Read...
Allison Cooper    |   06.2.17   |   SHARE
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YAWN. Talking about abuse accusations is soooo boring. (image credit YouTube)

DaddyOFive Doesn't Deserve The Title Of "Daddy"

IT IS NOT FUNNY TO ABUSE YOUR KIDS ON THE INTERNET Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.21.17   |   SHARE
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The Invisibility Of Motherhood

I didn't have even an ounce of energy to spare to process my own feelings. Everything I had went to my son. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE
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Some tips on what to do when dealing with a child phase that is not your fave.

Warning To New Parents: You May Not Like Every Phase

So, it's likely you won't love every stage your child goes through… and that’s actually okay. My son just entered the Read...
Sara Mann    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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