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Surrounded By Kid Germs

Sick of being cooped up and facing a three-day weekend, my husband and I loaded up the kids yesterday and …

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Kids That Go Bump in the Night

My overnight life improved dramatically last spring when I weaned my youngest. She has basically slept until 7 a.m. every …

Asian boy with broken arm at hospital

The Aftermath of a Broken Bone

You know how it is when you can’t do something. It’s the forbidden fruit. It’s the thing you want to …

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There's a new research project that is shining a light on a lot of the struggles and feelings and issues facing new moms today. And it's raw and it's powerful.

The Up All Night Phenomenon

I remember the first few weeks after bringing home Gwen. I was exhausted, joyous, insecure, panic-filled, grateful and everything in …

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Never Let the Tantrums Win

My son can be a total angel. Goofy and sweet, a little quiet and shy. At school he’s the epitome …

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3 Reasons You Have Mom Brain

Ever since the school year started back up, I’ve felt like my head is spinning. With three kids in three …

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Say Yes to Help

As moms, we tend to give give give give. We give hugs and snacks and meals and backpacks and shoes …

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It’s OK to be THAT Mom

Yesterday was the first rainy day since school started a couple of weeks ago. It was a day that I’d …