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I Was 30 Weeks Pregnant When Doctors Told Me I Had Breast Cancer
I wasn't prepared for the moment I found out I had breast cancer, especially since I was 36 - and 30 weeks pregnant.
Incredible YA Novels Even Adults Should Read
These incredible novels may be written for Young Adults, but they should be enjoyed by adults, too.
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Why Your 8-12 Year Old Isn't Sleeping
Why your child has insomnia and what you can do to help your child fall asleep and stay asleep throughout the night.
Be an Unsung Hero in Someone's Mental Health Struggle
It has been a no good terrible very bad year. And it’s only the beginning of May.
Take the 28 Days of Intimacy Challenge to Help Your Relationship Thrive
We dare you to take this challenge.
This is How I Really Feel About Newborn Babies...
Other people's sweet little newborns fill my bucket. And they also make me kind of bitter.
10 Rad Retro Movies That Remind You What it Was Like to be a Teenager
Watch these retro teen movies with your kids and see how they stand up against today's flicks.
Inside Your Home
Is Your Family Ready to Deal With a Fire?
There is more to safety and being fire-ready than checking smoke detectors.
Heather M. Jones
Life is Too Short for Crappy Underpants
Those holey, stained cotton briefs, that pilled bra with the spent elastic you’re spilling out of — that is the equivalent of impostor syndrome.
Get Your Sh*t Together: Do These Things EVERY DAY
A few minutes spent on these chores every day goes a long way towards getting into a clean routine.
The 7 Golden Rules of Neighbourhood Playdates
It’s Saturday. I have arranged for my daughter to have a friend over. By text, Chloe’s mom and I have agreed that Chloe will come to our house at 1:00 pm.
The Real Truth About Why I'm Not Going to That Gym I Just Joined
Short Story: In January 2016 I joined a gym. Here's why I've never been.
In The News
Why You Need to Teach Your Boys to Handle Rejection
In the age of #MeToo, people often ask why a victim of sexual assault didn’t just leave, or say no more aggressively. This is why.
Heather M. Jones
Let the Kids Have Their Sleepover Fun
I was pretty shocked to see how many moms in my local moms group said they would never allow their children to sleep over at a friend’s house.
The 10 Judy Blume Novels that Changed Us Forever
These classic Judy Blume books changed the way we looked at ourselves - and others.
Study: There Are Real Benefits to Being an Only Child
When I was four-years-old, I would return from a long day at daycare and greet my collection of dolls warmly.
I'm a Parenting Writer. So is it Okay That I Write About My Kids?
“What are you writing?” My seven-year-old asks, walking into my bedroom while I sit propped up against pillows, my laptop balanced on my thighs.
Why Are Families in The Netherlands Happier Than Us?
Studies say Dutch moms and families are among the happiest, most relaxed in the world.
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