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Reliving My Birth Trauma At A Birth Celebration
Barely able to choke out the reading through my tears, I was mortified at having allowed the baggage of my birth to enter this sacred space.
How a Teacher’s Ridicule Helped Form How I Parent
My teacher publicly ridiculed my classmate and I and invited our friends to join in on the fun.
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I was thrust into motherhood believing my instinct would kick in. Instead, being a mom threw me into an earth-shattering identity crisis.
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The constant waves of emotions and the stress of trying to keep up with Instagram were hurting my health.
The Best Books To Refresh Your Kids' Bookshelf For Fall
During fall, books that normalize transitions and the feelings that come with them can start great conversations. These are the books you'll want to get!
Teachers, You Can Help With After-School Restraint Collapse
After-school restraint collapse is real, and teachers can be instrumental in reducing this phenomenon for children when they leave school and go home.
Andrea Loewen Nair
Your Usual Routine With The Kids Isn't Working? Do This Instead
You want your kids to get ready for bed, they want to keep playing. Here's how to get on the same page without having to use your 'mean' parent voice.
How To Communicate To Your Partner That You Need More Sex
If you find yourself wanting more sex but don’t quite know how to have that conversation, you’re not alone.
How School of the World Changed My Teen Daughter
She traveled alone. She came back changed. Healed from pandemic lockdowns.
I'm Leaving My Happy Marriage
Who would do this? What kind of person ends something so love-filled and beautiful?
Let it GO: The Amazing Benefits of Not Caring About What Your Kids Wear
Parenting is a day-to-day process of managing and triaging the number of effs you need to give to each and everything your precious little child does.
Here's Why Parenting Kids Differently Actually Works
The mother-of-three version of me knows that treating my kids differently doesn’t mean that I don’t love them the same.
Why I Stopped Trying to Make Other People Happy
I was a lifetime pleaser of people, desperately seeking their approval so that I would feel loved.
Why Having Your Grandmother When You're an Adult is True Gift
I spent a lot of time with my grandmother as a child. Being with her was always interesting and always an adventure.
We Found Her: The Mom Who Enjoyed *Literally* Every Minute of Parenting
When the tiny, wrinkled baby was first placed in Carol’s arms, an older, experienced mom passed by her room, peeked in, and told her, “Enjoy every minute."
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In The News
Sexual Assault Victims Owe You Nothing, Including When or IF They Report
“It’s totally political,” said the president of the United States, speaking of an alleged sexual assault victim.
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Inside Your Home
Get Your Sh*t Together: Your House is a Mess; Invite Friends Anyway.
Stop waiting for everything to be perfect and invite some friends over already.
Here's Your Much Needed Kindergarten Refresher Course, Fellow Adult
My youngest child is in kindergarten. I taught kindergarten for years. Kindergarten is kind of my thing.
Heather M. Jones
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